Monthly Archives: November 2008

Student Volunteer Gains Experience, Helps Museum

Lauren Knabel, a junior art history major at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, donated many hours of work to Legacy this past summer. A Lynchburg resident who aspires to become a museum professional, Lauren managed to fit her volunteer hours around two summer jobs.
Lauren worked with museum administrator Cheryl Robinson and volunteer Carolyn Bell to learn [...]

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Cardwell, Woodruff, and Wild Tell Stories of the Past, Express Hopes for Beloved Community of the Future

The two African American students who desegregated E.C. Glass High School in January of 1962 and the white woman who wrote a book about their experiences presented a panel discussion at the Legacy Museum’s new Activity Center on Saturday, October 12.
About fifty people heard the views of Dr. Lynda Woodruff, the Rev. Dr. Owen C. [...]

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Luncheons Spark Enthusiasm for Legacy Activity Center

Early in October, the Friends of the Legacy Activity Center (LAC) hosted a series of luncheons for local artists, teachers, and community organizers known for their experience working with young people.
In the course of lively discussions, participants offered a wealth of exciting and workable suggestions for the future of the LAC. Those gathered agreed that [...]

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