Wonderful news ! The Old Church Gallery received -two- local grants for its Floyd Story Center's "Roots with Wings" oral history program which pairs Radford University mentors with Floyd County High School students. Funding came from both the Community Foundation of the NRV Responsive Grant program to aid our digital archives, and from the Feisty Floyd FPhilanthropists toward assisting our oral history program, now in its eighth year at FCHS. Way to go!
Catherine Pauley and Melinda Wagner took a tour of the Volvo plant in Radford, sponsor of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley event, before the grant awards' breakfast there on Nov. 18th. We don't know which vehicle they drove to get home... but all of us are excited to put the grant funds to work.