1. Homeschool for the Holidays – Virginia Beach – December 6

Regent University, Robertson Hall lobby
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Thursday, December 6, 2018, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Check-in begins at 3 p.m. Optional campus tour begins at 3:30 p.m. Cost: This is a free event, but registration is requested.

Homeschooled students and their families are invited to visit Regent University’s campus in Virginia Beach for a campus tour, transcript workshop, and more. Explore Regent’s degree programs, learn how to access scholarships and financial aid, and gain insight about preparing transcripts and completing the admissions process.

Experience Regent’s campus, meet other homeschool families over light refreshments, and enjoy CBN’s Christmas Village–a free, outdoor, German-themed community event with a live nativity, festive decorations, Santa’s Cottage, crafts, food trucks, live music, and more.

 

2. Valiant Warrior Project Quilting Event – Purcellville – January 18-27

Joshua’s Hands
201 N. Maple Avenue
Purcellville, Virginia

Friday, January 18 through Sunday, January 27, 2019, Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Valiant Warrior Project meets twice a year to teach and mentor quilting skills while making quilts for those who have been wounded in service to our country. To date, the organization has made more than 1,500 quilts, which have been sent to Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Qatar, and the military hospitals at Ramstein and Landstuhl.

No experience is needed, no registration is required. All supplies are provided, although donations of red, white, or blue fabric are welcome. Experienced quilters are welcome to bring their own machines if preferred. Those wishing to participate but unable to attend may contribute projects made from home, and monetary contributions to help underwrite quilting and shipping costs are also gladly accepted.

 

3. Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship – Application Deadline Is June 30, 2019

The Recovery Village is dedicated to maintaining exceptional service while providing unique opportunities for education and personal development. As part of this commitment, The Recovery Village is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student pursuing a medical-related course of study.

To apply for the scholarship, students should submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing why they are passionate about substance use disorder and mental health treatment. Essays can be in the form of a personal narrative with a medical perspective or focus specifically on clinical experience.

Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of application and be enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, and psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field).

For a complete list of scholarship terms and conditions, application, and more, visit the website.

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