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Feature: Junior League of Lynchburg Hosts 44th Annual Day in the Park

Written by Alyssa Wilson, University of Lynchburg Bonner Intern 

For the past 97 years the Junior League of Lynchburg has been training women in the area to be committed, engaged volunteers with a passion for their community. 

Food for Thought Makes a Difference in Success of LCS Students

Written by Alyssa Wilson, University of Lynchburg Bonner Intern 

This week, Lynchburg City Schools opened its doors to students for the start of a new school year. What does it take for a student of any age to succeed in school? It takes a village of people and services to ensure a child’s success, but one thing that is crucial to every student is a regular, nutritious diet. 

Peer-to-Peer Lunch and Learn at Lynchburg Community Action Group, Inc.

Peer-to-Peer Lunch and Learn 
August 16
12-1:30pm

Lyn-CAG Conference Room 
1010 Main Street Lynchburg, VA 24504

Join us for a complimentary lunch followed by a presentation by the Lyn-CAG team. Who is Lyn-CAG? How can we partner? Come learn about our different programs such as Head Start, Weatherization, First Time Homebuyers Club, Employment Training, VA Cares, and so much more.

We will conclude with a tour of the Lyn-CAG facility.

Lunch will be provided by SHARE Greater Lynchburg and Freedom First.

Feature: Amazement Square Becomes the First Museum in Virginia to Earn Certified Autism Center™ Designation

The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) has named Amazement Square a Certified Autism Center™ (CAC), marking the first Museum in Virginia to earn this accolade. The CAC designation is granted to organizations that have completed training and certification to better serve autistic and sensory-sensitive visitors.

How Lynchburg Grows Will Expand their Mission with the $100K GLCF Century Fund

 

Written by Carrie Eobbi, Liberty University Intern 

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation (GLCF) recently announced their 2023 winner for the annual $100,000 Century Fund to be Lynchburg Grows.

Lynchburg Grows is a nonprofit farm located in the middle of the city of Lynchburg. Lynchburg Grows works with the community to provide access to healthy, locally grown food as well as provide jobs to disabled community members.

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