The first annual Community Day was held at the Northern Virginia 4-H Community and Conference Center in Front Royal on May 21, 2017. Under a cloudy sky and with rain threatening, the beautiful 4-H Center high up in the hills surrounding Front Royal opened its doors to folks from Warren County, Virginia and beyond. Continue reading LALO PARTICIPATES IN 4-H COMMUNITY DAY
The Selah Theatre Project in Front Royal puts on a series of events that showcase local writers and artists. They will have a variety of artists show their work and also talk about why art matters: writers, visual artists, a filmmaker, dancers, actors. Continue reading Lalo Artists to be Featured at Selah Theater Event
At a recent luncheon talk given by Dr. Alonso Aguirre to the Calvary Church Men’s Group in Front Royal, listeners learned of the perils of lost species and a growing lack of caring for our home planet. “The so-called Border Wall between the U.S. and Mexico will prevent the natural migration of certain species,” warned Dr. Aguirre, who is both a veterinarian and environmental scientist. “This may add to the dimunition in numbers of affected animals,” he added. Continue reading SCIENTIST DECRIES “BORDER WALL” IN FRONT ROYAL TALK
The Browntown Community Association (Browntown, VA) holds the Redbud Festival each Spring. The Festival turns tiny Browntown into a venue for arts, crafts, music, duck races, food and fun, and attracts many local and regional visitors. This year the Festival will, for the first time, feature art from Lalo artists. There will be art on exhibit and for sale at the Community Association indoor exhibition and sale space. The Festival takes place this coming Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 9AM til 3PM. The Community Association promises a good time for the entire family.
The speaker for this month’s Men of Calvary (Calvary Episcopal Church) meeting is an internationally known ecologist and conservationist, professor and author. Dr. Alonso Aguirre heads a department at George Mason University. His own background is diverse including veterinarian medicine, masters in science and a doctorate in ecology of and wildlife disease. He heads a collaborative program looking at links to human health of wildlife disease and is an acclaimed expert in biodiversity. Continue reading Invitation to the Community
The Board of Directors of Lalo, Inc. has announced that the Spring Reception, with art, food and music, will be held on Saturday afternoon, June 3, 2017, in Weber Hall at Calvary Episcopal Church in Front Royal. All members and supporters of the mission of Lalo to Let Art Live On™ will be invited. “We wanted to announce the date early so our members and supporters could save the date and plan to attend,” said Charles “Chips” Lickson, Lalo President. “We’ve been at this facility before and Weber Hall is a great venue for us,” he added. While early planning will get under way soon, Lalo Vice President for Special Events Jennifer Nicholson promised “an even greater event this Spring than last year’s party – which was memorable.” Jenn is expected to invite other members to be on this Spring’s event committee. Details here.
On Saturday evening, April 29, 2017, Samuels Public Library in Front Royal, Virginia, will again hold its Annual Fundraiser – and Lalo will be there. Under the direction of Lalo Director and Vice President of Special Events Jennifer Nicholson, Lalo will again be part of the fun and action based upon “Around the World in 80 Days”. Please mark the date on your calendars for this amazing evening of food, books and, thanks to Lalo, good art. And Lalo can be justly proud that it won last year for Best Costumes. According to Jen, “We anticipate an even more colorful table and art this year.”
“Integrity in the Workplace” is the title of a program being presented on Saturday morning, November 12, 2016, from 9:00AM to 1:00PM, at the Byrd Business School of Shenandoah University. The event came about through the good efforts and ideas of Dr. Richard Anson and his wife Barbara, who are the principles of Ezekiel’s Place/Peace and Justice Academy of Shenandoah Crossing, West Virginia. Continue reading Shenandoah University’s Ethics Event To Feature LALO
“IT WAS A VERY POWERFUL EVENT AND ONE THAT SHOULD BE REPLICATED OFTEN” was the comment most heard at the Race Relations Dialogue held the evening of October 10, 2016, at the Byrd Center of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV. The audience for the program, numbering over 100 people, included members of the regional community (from West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and DC), local officials, activists and the folks from law enforcement. Continue reading Lalo Art At Shepherd University Event
Everyone agrees that the address that NAACP President and CEO Rev. Cornell William Brooks gave to approximately 200 people gathered to hear him and his views on the progress and challenges facing Americans in the future was significant. Brooks was introduced by his wife Janice in most eloquent fashion. The news is full of clashes between police and demonstrators that have risen again in several American cities, and Brooks’ remarks could be a peacemaker in these troubled times. Continue reading Lalo Directors And Advisory Member Hear And Meet NAACP President
Thanks to the continuing generosity of Lalo Director Dr. Mark Appleton and his wife Lorrie, the Lalo “Pop-Up” art show, the first in greater D.C./Northern Virginia, at the Appleton residence in Fairfax on July 16, 2016, was a big success. Continue reading POP-UP ART SHOW DRAWS CROWD TO FAIRFAX RESIDENCE
Thanks to the generosity of Lalo Director Dr. Mark Appleton and his wife Lorrie, Lalo has scheduled a “Pop-Up” art show at the Appleton residence in Fairfax on July 16, 2016 from 3PM to 6PM. Continue reading POP-UP ART SHOW SCHEDULED FOR FAIRFAX RESIDENCE