Monthly Archives: September 2014

Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute

  The Virginia Holocaust Museum (VHM) in Richmond, VA, holds two week-long seminars each summer that are generally attended by about 30, or more, teachers and individuals interested in enlarging their knowledge of Holocaust education. Three graduate credits can be earned. The tuition is free, including room and board at the University of Richmond, which partners with the museum to… (more…)

St. James Episcopal Church

       

Girl Scouts Making a Difference

  When Kaitlyn Sorensen and Abigail “Abby” Reasor  became friends at the age of 3, they couldn’t have imagined their friendship might eventually have national significance.  Their Sunday School class at Fairfield Presbyterian Church in Mechanicsville, VA, became a touchstone for their early lives, along with their decision to join a Daisy troop, the beginning level of Girl Scouts. In 2013, during… (more…)