Tag: anniversary

St. Mary’s Opened to the Public 67 Years Ago Today

Concerned about the growing number of abandoned and orphaned children in Norfolk during World War II, the Rev. Paul V. Heller had an idea: Create a home for them.A century-old downtown building that once had been a school was renovated and opened its doors as St....

St. Mary’s Home Featured in City of Norfolk’s Annual Report

St. Mary’s Home is featured in the City of Norfolk’s 2010 annual report, which covers 2009. The Home turned 65 in December.The report, published by Inside Business magazine, is available online here, or see below. Scroll to page 62 of the PDF (the actual page is...

St. Mary’s Home Chosen as Charity for 2010 Fall Homearama

TBA President Bill Halprin and Fall Homearama Charity House builder Scott Crumley at the 65th anniversary dinner for St. Mary’s Home. About 300 people who gathered Wednesday evening to celebrate St. Mary’s 65 years of comfort and caring were the first to...

Celebrating 65 Years of Caring for Children in Need

St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children has been caring for Virginia children in need for 65 years. In recognition of this history, we will present an anniversary dinner on Wednesday, March 24, at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and...

"New" St. Mary’s Home Turns 5 Today

While St. Mary’s Home is celebrating its 65th anniversary throughout this year, we’re celebrating another milestone today: The five-year anniversary of the move into our current building. Our dream Home, if you will.St. Mary’s Home had been in...