The past two years have been very challenging for families and children, especially when it comes to education. That’s why the Shenandoah Valley Kiwanis Club used its Coolest Pet Contest to help raise money for the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Tutoring Network.
While there are a lot of opportunities in Virginia for youth in the foster care system to pursue higher education and get a college degree, the majority of them are unlikely to do so, but Dennis Villeda is a different story.
A nonprofit working to improve the lives of people living with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, has given a man in the Winchester area the opportunity to plan the trip of a lifetime.
“I’ve just never focused on being deaf. I’ve focused on what I can do. Just like a hearing person. I don’t believe that a hearing person has anything on me,” said Terry Waters, Fishburne Military School's wrestling head coach.