Sunday, June 8, 2014

Four Youngsters That Made a Difference

Hello from Applejack Lane.  It's been a while since I have posted, but four young people inspired me to do some bragging about the next generation.  Ben and Meredith, brother and sister from Henrico, and Stu and Emma from Crozet , donated their times and talents to participate in two very important community causes over the weekend.
Ben and Meredith participated on two Relay for Life teams at Pocahontas Middle School Friday night.  Each raised $70 for a total of $140 going to the American Cancer Society. 
Ben and Meredith's grandmother recently fought a bout with cancer and won.  They dedicated a luminary in her honor at the relay.
On Saturday, Stuart and Emma supported the UVA Health System's research for pediatric peanut and other food allergies. . The event was called Kid's Craft for a Cause.  Stu provided some of his house drawings while Miss E made beaded bracelets.

Stu was part of the initial research group at UVA which now allows him to eat peanut products safely.  He and Emma raised $61 towards the UVA research fund.
We are so proud of these youngsters.  They are learning at an early age about caring and developing a community spirit.  We also commend their parents, John and Leslie and Tom and Beth,  who are teaching them to be selfless and giving individuals.

Ben, Meredith, Stuart, and Emma-we salute you! 

In loving memory of Jeanette Blair Waybright Clemmer -June 20, 1919-June 9, 1988