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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.
For the first time in 11 years, Bargain Fair made more money than the year before, instead of less. Let's make that a trend that continues.
Fall…what an exciting time of year. From back to school and football games, to Halloween and Holiday preparations, there is so much going on and the same can be said for the Charity League as well.
Thank you to all the sustainers who donated this year. Your dedication are part of what keeps Charity League alive.
New Babies and an engagement and a wedding.... so many special events happening in our League.
THE CHARITY LEAGUE PRESENTS TWENTY-TWO SCHOLARSHIPS AND THREE RENEWABLE SCHOLARSHIPS TO AREA STUDENTS
The Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County recently awarded 25 scholarships worth $1000.00 each to area high school graduates and college students.
One of several Charity League volunteer placements is working with Success by Six. The members serving in this placement volunteer on Saturday mornings in the fall and spring to help with the “Building Blocks” program. This program is led by Janet Boucher at the Martinsville Branch of the Blue Ridge Regional Library.
The Fundraising Committee has been busy with events this summer.
Despite the declining economy, the 2009 Bargain Fair made more money than the year before. Hopefully, this has started a new trend of the 2010 Bargain Fair to make even more money for the various programs that Charity League supports.
My, how time flies when you’re having fun. Charity League has been very busy this year. Two new fundraising events have been added.
Charity League sustainer Virginia Whitener turned 100 years old September 5.
The Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County recently awarded 27 scholarships worth $1,000.00 each to area high school graduates and college students. The Charity League, established in 1931, strives to promote growth and development of children throughout Martinsville and Henry County through education and health programs.
Did you know that Charity League has a facebook page? Go to your FB account and do a search for ‘The Charity League’.
If you enjoy scrapbooking, cooking, and fishing you have many things in common with Amy Branson.
Once again the Charity League participated in the Annual TGIF Concert Series. This one was originally planned for August 28, but rescheduled to October 23 due to the rain.
In the early hours of June 27, 2009, the members of Charity League gathered in the TGIF parking lot for an event that had been more than a year in the making.
Our stocking stuffing project has gotten kicked off with a bang! 417 Stockings were stuffed on Sunday... and we are still counting...
Our hard work and dedication certainly paid off, and this year’s Bargain Fair was an amazing success. All the wonderful donations and the work of our members, their families, and the support of the community helped us to exceed last year’s sales by approximately $3,000 (quite an accomplishment in today’s economy).
This year’s event was supported by mostly local runners and included 12 runners under the age of 14. Among those who successfully completed the race were Sustainers Tiffany Coleman and Dr. Theresa Bechtel, Dave Meyer (husband of Theresa Bechtel), Win Bassett (son of Sustainer Diane Bassett), Matt and Luke Erikson (husband and son of Past President Nancy Erikson), Hugh Haskins (husband of Active Corinne Haskins) and Nicholas Brunner (son of Senior Valerie Brunner).We also appreciated the support of runners Makunda Abdul and Laura Frazier (who are both now Provisionals) as well as Laura’s husband, Andrew Hynes.
The Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County awarded 27 scholarships worth $1,000.00 each to area high school graduates and college students for the 2010-11 academic year. Recipients of the Charity League scholarships were chosen by the Scholarship Committee on the basis of college plans, financial need, grade point average, community involvement and service and recommendations from their high school or college counselors.
On Saturday July, 2010 members and friends of The Charity League gathered at Laurel Park Putt-Putt to play in the 2nd Annual Pro-Am Putt-Putt tournament. The evening started off with a hot dog supper and a chance for the amateurs and professional putt-putt players to become better acquainted. After dinner, amateurs were able to practice with the professionals before official play started.
The Starting Place is a one-stop center that serves as a single point of entry for the community, providing parent support, education, information and referral sources for parent and day care providers. The Starting Place has provided services to 97 families thus far.
February 12, 2011 - CL 80th Anniversary GalaFebruary 19, 2011 - Missoula Children's Theater's performance of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
2011 marks the Charity League's 80th Anniversary. Anyone interested in participating in the planning of service days in 2011 should contact Janine Jacob at 276-732-1756 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As the “Not Me, Not Now” program begins, we wanted to sit down with Dawn Mills, Chairperson for the League’s Teen Pregnancy program, to learn more about this new groundbreaking program.
Time does fly!!! Thanks to the support of our members and sustainers, hundreds of less advantaged children in our community will experience the hapiness and joys of the holidays this season...
For over ten years, the Charity League has committed to coordinate with the Salvation Army to fill Christmas stockings for needy children in Martinsville and Henry County...
The League awarded 18 scholarships worth $1,000 each to area high school graduates for the 2003-2004 school year...
This fall the League has two new and 'filling' ways to support our ongoing community programs...
In September, the League donated 225 children's books to Success by Six as a part of the United Way's Day of Caring...
The League's Emergency Fund has a special mission in our community. This fund is designated to assist area families with children who do not fit need assistance profiles in local and state agencies...