[va-richmond-general] Backyard Bird Count and Concert for Belmead Powhatan VA

  • From: Diane Jadlowski <djadski@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: va-richmond-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, "VA-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <va-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Brent *Publicity Mundt <brenton.mundt@xxxxxxxxx>, Emily Gianfortoni <riverinechapter@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 16:19:21 -0500

RESTORING BELMEAD ON THE JAMES a Benefit Concert, Feb 11, 2012, 3PM
BACKYARD BIRD COUNT, Feb 17, 18, 19 or 20

Belmead is situated on the James River in Powhatan, Virginia with over 2,600 acres of land. A great place to look for birds and take photos. The St Francis/St. Emma site, built in the 1890's, had two high schools, one for girls and one for boys. These two educational institutions influenced the lives of many African American woman and men.

They are trying to save their buildings and are having a concert to gather money to replace the roof on one. Please help as you can. You can donate online at http://www.francisemma.org/%5Cdefault.asp?Parent=24&Child=24

They are having a Backyard Bird Count there Feb 17,18, 19, or 20th if you want to participate contact Wendy Ealding at wealding@xxxxxxx <mailto:wealding@xxxxxxx>

Read more about Belmead on http://www.facebook.com/BelmeadontheJames?sk=info
or their website http://www.francisemma.org/%5Cdefault.asp?Parent=19&Child=19

If you can't make it to the concert you may sponsor some children to attend by calling the number below.


Peter Bell and the Vaughan Singers (if you attended our July 15^th "Most endangered Presentation" this group did the music....peter plays and the couple sing...they are great.) And the Handbells Choir of May Memorial. Celebrating Pioneers of Powhatan and the The Freedom of Choice Schools. Look back and look forward. Celebrate the story of courage and freedom.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:00 PM at the Village Building 3910 Old Buckingham Road Powhatan, VA. 23139. Suggested Donation: $10 For tickets and information call: Vernell Straughter 804-598-6155 call to sponsor youth tickets, Winfred Taylor 804-598-4913, Margaret Manning 804- 598-3478 Belmead 804-598-8938Call for more information

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