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Away in a Manger, no Crib for His Bed

by Chris Davies,
Coordinator for Congregational Assessment, Support and Advancement (CASA)

Sweet Baby Jesus is in a caravan of travelers, heading north. He is tiny, carried by his tender mother, fleeing from a country with no space left for growing. Or Jesus is walking barefoot as a toddler, wearing through shoes en route and feet burning in deserts. Jesus is hungry, terrified and crying. His parents do what they can, pushed by the promise of hope, the allusive caring that perhaps, maybe… maybe… pulled by the stories that come and the meager help already offered from family in the north, and the jobs that may have already been promised. Continue reading Away in a Manger, no Crib for His Bed

To break racial stereotypes, be a friend . . .

(This reprint is of an article recently found dated 1997, written by Marcia Weis, a retired professor at Virginia Western, who passed on August 13,2018 at age 100th)

BLACK HISTORY month is over. Racism is not! In February, however, I took a long, hard look at some experiences and things I’ve learned since joining “People Uniting Against Racism” a few years ago. Continue reading To break racial stereotypes, be a friend . . .

Junior Achievement inducts two into SWVa Hall of Fame

Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, president, Jefferson College of Health Sciences and Dr. Vinod Chachra, founder, VTLS, Inc.

Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia held its 28th annual Southwest Virginia Business Hall of Fame, presented by SunTrust, honoring some of the biggest names in business.

Two regional business leaders were added into the Southwest Virginia Business Hall of Fame – Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop, president of Jefferson College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Vinod Chachra, founder of VTLS, Inc. Continue reading Junior Achievement inducts two into SWVa Hall of Fame

Chubb presented ACA Presidential Citation

Richard Chubb (left) & Dr. Gerard Lawson

The Virginia Counselors Association (VCA) convened at the Hilton Hotel in Norfolk, VA, November 8 –10, at the Awards Luncheon on November 9, Richard was presented the prestigious (ACA) American Counseling Association, Presidential Citation by immediate past president Dr. Gerard Lawson, for remarkable contributions to the field of professional counseling by an individual. Continue reading Chubb presented ACA Presidential Citation