Category Archives: Volunteers

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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Legacy Board Member Named to YWCA Academy of Women

For volunteer service to the Legacy Museum, board member Carolyn Bell was honored at the YWCA’s semi-annual Women of Achievement dinner on October 30 at the Kirkley Hotel.
Nine other local women were also honored, representing such categories as the arts, communication, science, education, and business. Carolyn, who has served on the Legacy board since it […]

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Sweet Briar History Professor, Students Provide Original Research for Next Exhibit

Dr. Katherine Chavigny, associate professor of history at Sweet Briar College, and five of her upper-level history students have been assisting curator Dianne Swann-Wright with research for Legacy’s next exhibit, “For Our Own Good: African American Civic and Social Groups in Central Virginia.”
In the fall semester, Natalie Cutchin wrote a report on Jimmie Bugg, a […]

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