On Monday, March 19th The Willing Servants Sunday School Class of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church hosted a Spring event. Our littles played games, “shot hoops”, and enjoyed a pizza dinner followed by cupcakes for dessert. Joe taught the youth about the “True Meaning of Easter” and the willing servants never forget to sing Happy Birthday to any littles that may have celebrated a birthday in that month. This event ended by the kids receiving a special goody bag. For more information, call Pat Daniel (434)792-3700 Ext. 234.
On Saturday, March 10th Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area held their Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake at Riverside Lanes. There was various teams from corporations of Danville/Pittsylvania Co. along with fraternities, sororities, and unions. The Men’s Fellowship from the Ascension Lutheran Church and the Men’s Division from the Cherrystone Baptist Church assisted our “littles” with their bowling game. There was food, fun, a photo booth, and door prizes. Special thanks to Mayor John Gilstrap, Sherriff Mike Mondul, and Chief Scott Booth for their participation. For more information, call Pat Daniel (434)792-3700 Ext. 234.
On February 19th Joe Nicholson led an event with our littles along with other members of the Willing Servants Sunday School class of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church. Joe taught the children a lesson and helped them with a fun activity. There was a feast of spaghetti, salad, and deserts. The youth enjoyed basketball and relay racing games. During each event the Willing Servants never forget to sing Happy Birthday to any littles that may have celebrated a birthday in that month. For more information, please call Pat Daniel (434)792-3700 Ext. 234.
On Friday, February 26th 29 littles and 8 mentors traveled with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area to Richmond, VA and stayed overnight. On Saturday, February 27th there was a visit to the Tom Leonard’s Farmer’s Market in Glen Allen, VA. Every child was given the opportunity to purchase two fruits of their choice. Following that was a visit to the Science Museum of Virginia located in Richmond, VA. This visit included a tour of all the exhibits and an educational movie in the museum’s Dome entitled, “Planet Nine”. Special thanks to the Community Foundation of Dan River Region and The Community for making this trip possible. For more information, please call Pat Daniel (434)792-3700 Ext. 234.
On Thursday, February 15th our littles visited the Ascension Lutheran Church in celebration of “Fat Tuesday” with a pancake supper. They had their choice of regular or blueberry pancakes. Also, they had a Mardi Gras parade marching to the tune of “When the Saints Go Marching In”. During their march they held umbrellas, wore masks, and beads. Arts and crafts were led by two women of the church’s congregation.