Apr 19, 2013
Congratulations to the New Officers!
New League Officers for 2013-2014. Thank you to those who served on last year's Board!
Apr 10, 2013
Congratulations to the Pickett Family!
A big congratulations to Scott and Chandres Pickett on their successful adoption of Viktorya Katerina Pickett, 10 years old, and Evan Denis "Denny" Pickett, 6 years old. The adoption was finalized on 3/1/13 and everyone returned home on 3/30/13.
Apr 10, 2013
Great Turnout for the Annual Spring Dessert Social!
The Spring Dessert Social was held April 9, 2013, at the Parish House of Christ Episcopal Church. As the event approached, the excitement was palpable due to the 22 provisionals who had been invited to attend! The turnout was great. The food was delicious, and everyone enjoyed the opportunity to chat with actives, sustainers, and provisionals.
Mar 28, 2013
Welcome to the world, Sawyer Brennan Reed! Sawyer was born on 3/28/13 to Amy Reed and her husband, Cameron. Sawyer weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and was 19 1/2 in. long. Both mother and baby are doing well. Congratulations, Amy and Cameron!
Mar 25, 2013
Congratulations Jaime and John Whitlow!
Jaime and John Whitlow welcomed their twin boys, Mason Timothy Whitlow and Eli Paul Whitlow, on March 22nd. Mason weighed 4.5 pounds and was 17 inches long. Eli weighed 4.1 pounds and was 18.1 inches long. Congratulations to the family!
Mar 5, 2013
Charity League Showcases at FAST TRACK 2013
The Charity League of Martinsville-Henry County had a presence at the biggest expo in the area. Members worked a booth and participated in the Taste of Martinsville-Henry County. This was a wonderful opportunity to increase awareness in the community about Charity League, as well as highlight our cookbook for sale. Many of the baked goods provided by members were made from recipes in the current cookbook.
Miss Martinsville/Henry County and Miss Virginia stopped by the Charity League booth to enjoy the baked goods.
Feb 19, 2013
Welcome Hayes Winn Hundley
Kara and Jonathan Hundley welcomed Hayes Winn Hundley into the world on February 15th. Hayes weighed 7 lbs. and 1.5 ounces. Kara and Hayes are doing well!
Feb 19, 2013
Missoula's Production of Beauty Lou and the Country Beast
On February 16th, local youth showcased their talent in the Missoula Children's Theatre production of Beauty Lou and the Country Beast. Each evening the cast worked hard to bring a show together in only 5 days! By Saturday, they had created a show along with gaining knowledge, confidence and new friends!
Almost every week the Missoula actors roll into a new town and perform their magic in less than a week. They are trained on how to relate to kids making it a fun and educational experience for everyone. Each year we have children return for the chance to be part of this wonderful production!
Feb 2, 2013
Congratulations Kate and Jason Muehleck!
Kate & Jason Muehleck welcomed James Granville "Gray" Muehleck to their family on February 2nd at 1:29pm. Gray weighed 7lbs 4oz. Everyone is doing great!
Dec 27, 2012
Congratulations Jenny and Clint Spivey!
I am happy to announce the arrival of Eleanor Leona Spivey, daughter of Jenny and Clint Spivey, born on Tuesday, December 18th at 7:50pm. Eleanor weighed 7lbs. and 12oz. and was 20 inches long.
Aug 15, 2012
Congratulations to Jennifer and Carson Nease!
Lane Campbell Nease, son of Jennifer and Carson Nease, was born July 31, 2012.
Jul 10, 2012
Saturday, July 28
Get ready for the Summer Social (pool party) to be held on Saturday, July 28th, at Forest Park Country Club at 6:00 pm! Come to socialize, swim, and eat with other Charity League members and their families!
May 2, 2012
Congratulations! Parker Bond Hynes, son of Laura Frazier and Andrew Hynes, was born May 2, 2012.
Jan 12, 2012
Mardi Gras Celebration Friday, Feb. 24th 7:30 - 11:30pm
Charity League Mardi Gras Celebration
Who: Charity League members and guests
When: Friday, Feb. 24th 7:30 - 11:30
Where: Bassett Country Club 1230 Oak Level Road
$25/ person $50/couple
Enjoy Mardi Gras hors d’oevures, cash bar, dancing, and music by "The Broken Glass Band"
RSVP by Feb. 15th to Sarah Robertson (276) 734-0603
Nov 30, 2011
One Stop Christmas Shopping is Here
Holiday Crafter's Market is THIS WEEKEND!!!!! Come ready to shop 'til you drop this Friday or Saturday or both days. Find something for everyone on your Christmast list.
Sep 24, 2011
An EASY way to make a donation to Charity League
Now you can make a donation to Charity League right from our homepage. Click on the "Donate" tab on the left and you can quickly and easily make your donation. I would like to say a big THANK YOU to sustainer, Masha Edelen, at HDWesbstudio for setting that up for us and for bringing us into the 21st century.
Sep 16, 2011
Holiday Crafter's Market
Mark your calendars for the 3rd Anual Holiday Crafter's Market. The dates are Friday, December 2nd from 4-8pm and Saturday, Decemeber 3rd from 9am-3pm.
Sep 8, 2011
Charity League Cook of the Week
Bredamus said that she also is kept busy in the kitchen with the Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County, which she joined in 2006. When a league member has a baby or a family emergency, members take turns preparing enough meals for a two-week period.
Sep 6, 2011
Charity League in the News
Sunday, September 4, 2011
By TRISHA VAUGHAN - Bulletin Accent Writer
A lot has changed in 80 years for the Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County.
Jett Groves and Tammy Moore joined the league 50 years apart, but both agree that the mission of the organization stays the same.
Moore, the current president of the Charity League, said the group’s focus remains helping children in the community through several efforts each year.
Aug 20, 2011
80th Anniversary Celebration of the Child - September 10, 2011
In collaboration with Piedmont Arts Association, Southern Virginia Artisian Center and the Blue Ridge Public Library, the Charity League of Martinsville & Henry County is hosting a variety of activities for children on September 10, 2011. This event celebrates the arts, education and reading. Each event is free and open to the age groups noted below. Advance registration is required as there are a limited number of spaces available
Aug 4, 2011
Preview Party is all the RAVE!
Bargain Fair's Preview Party has become the most anticipated and talked about event of the year the past few years, and this year looks like it's going to take the cake!
Aug 2, 2011
A Big Thanks from The Starting Place
I received a nice Thank You note from Brenda Jordan from the Starting Place that I wanted to pass along to League members.
Aug 2, 2011
Melany Stowe had her baby!
I am happy to announce the arrival of "Collin “Jagger” Stowe" son of Melany and Brain Stowe. Jagger was born Friday, July 29th. He weighed 7 lbs 7 oz, and is 20.75 inches long. Both mom and baby are doing well.
Jul 11, 2011
Farmer's Market Fun
Charity League members have been looking for hands on ways to work with the children of Martinsville and Henry County. Saturday, July 9th Charity League partnered with the Starting Place and other community groups to provide activities for children at the Farmer's Market.
May 1, 2011
Engagements, and Weddings, and Babies – oh my! Lots of exciting announcements!
Mar 10, 2011
A Magnificent Night for a Gala
After months of planning and preparation, the Charity League’s 80th Anniversary Gala was held on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Chatmoss
Country Club. The air outside may have been chilly, but the air inside was filled with warmth and beauty from the rose-filled ballroom and tea light candles placed on the white tablecloth covered tables. Members and guests arrived at 7:00 p.m., and soon the magical laughter that accompanies this wonderful group of women could be heard throughout the club. As Sustainers and Actives found their tables, the happy sound of chatter filled the room as
old friends and new friends greeted each other.
Mar 2, 2011
Annual Board of Governors Meeting
The annual Board of Governors meeting took place on January 19, 2011 at Hillcroft, the home of Cindy Edgerton. Cindy Edgerton and Lee Anne Fuller hosted the event.
Mar 2, 2011
The Stockings Were Hung By The
Charity League members gave Santa a helping hand by stuffing 600 Christmas
stockings for area children at the Salvation Army on December 7, 2010. League members were filled with the spirit of giving, and laughter filled the room as each stocking was filled with toys, books and other goodies to be enjoyed by all the children.
Mar 2, 2011
Martinsville Bulletin Cooks of the Week
Sisters and Charity League members Monica Carter and Kara Carter-Hundley were featured in the Martinsville Bulletin’s Cook of the Week section on November 3, 2010. Monico and Kara shared recipes from the League’s cookbook, and cooked treats for the Charity League’s Holiday Crafter’s
Market that was held November 5th and 6th at the National Guard Armory.
Mar 2, 2011
Crafters Market Helped Make the Holidays Happy
The 2nd Annual Charity League Holiday Crafter’s Market (formerly Holiday Premiere) was held on November 6-7, 2010 at the National Guard Armory.
Mar 1, 2011
Grace Network Donation
The Charity League of Martinsville-Henry County recently donated $3,000 to the Grace Network. Presenting the check to Dick Ephgrave, Grace Network board president are Suzy Williams, Member Relations Secretary, Sarah Robertson, Member Events Secretary and Janine Jacob, Charity League President.