Month: April 2009

A Bit of the Virginia Arts Festival at SMHDC

It was a busy weekend at St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children. On Saturday, CEO William C. Giermak led the ninth Family Forum, which was followed by a tropical-themed Family Night program put on by the Recreational Therapy Department. On Sunday afternoon, our...

Open Up and Say "Ahhhhhhhh"

“Do you want watermelon?” Jennie Jones asked Jahmari as Amber Nester gently stroked his hand. Jones then used a tiny brush to paint a watermelon-flavored flouride varnish on Jahmari’s teeth. Nester and Jones, pictured at left giving Jahmari’s...

Getting Ready for Her Closeup

Sister Mary June Morin has been featured in The Virginian-Pilot and in her hometown paper in Madawaska, Maine. Now, she’s headed to television. Sister, who is celebrating 50 years with St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children, is going to be the focus of an...