Month: October 2009

Happy Hauntings at St. Mary’s Home

Folks at St. Mary’s Home tend to take holidays very, very seriously, and Halloween is no exception. This year, the celebration on “Spooky Friday” was bigger than ever, filled with fun and educational activities. Staff competed — fiercely...

And Here She Is

As residents, staff, Board members, Auxiliary Board members and other supporters gathered outside St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children this afternoon, a vehicle appeared in the distance. Ron Herrick and Tom Dvorak from St. Mary’s maintenance department...

St. Mary’s Mermaid Unveiled

A mermaid created for the children of St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children made her debut Saturday at St. Mary’s donor reception. The mermaid will arrive at the Home on Monday at 1 p.m.

The Mermaid is Coming to St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s mermaid is almost here. In fact, she will arrive on Monday. But … she needs a name. Come up with the perfect moniker for this lovely creature of the sea and you’ll win a copy of “There Goes a Mermaid!” by Norfolk author Lisa Suhay and a St. Mary’s tote bag...

Running for a Good Reason

Ready to start the 5K. (photo by Kathy Brobst)One-Mile Fun Run finishers, with “Rocket Man,” who warmed up the kids before the race. (photo by Kathy Brobst)More than 400 runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters turned out at Fort Story today for the...