By Dawn Jefferies – First Lady Maureen McDonnell is getting an up-close look at how this garden grows.
She’s touring the West End Community Market in Roanoke, one of four recipients of her "Opportunity Hall of Fame" award for its work in promoting preventive healthcare and healthy living. "A lot of kids now don’t realize and understand that food comes from the farm," she said. "They think it comes from the grocery store."
But at the community market, produce comes from the community including...Read Full Story
The Associated Press
The Associated Press
FORT BELVOIR, Va.
The nearly 1,000 single soldiers who live on Fort Belvoir will get a little taste of home, thanks in part to Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell.
The wife of Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be on base Tuesday to help pack bundles of home-baked cookies to give to the single soldiers on base.
She will also participate in a holiday home tour organized by the Belvoir Officers' Spouses Club.
McDonnell's office says...Read Full Story
Richmond, Va. (1140wrva.com) - Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has introduced a new initiative that’s designed to help the state’s military families, especially in these times when spouses may be away overseas in the military. It’s called “Serving Our Service Member Families”..or “S.O.S.” McDonnell says it will use on-line connection between the families of deployed soldiers and military and fellow Virginians, businesses, places of worship, and civic and volunteer organizations...Read Full Story
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