Monday May 25 from 10:00AM – 11:00AM
The ceremony will honor all veterans who have given their lives and reminds us that we must remain vigilant to protect our freedoms. There will be extended hours at the Virginia War Memorial during the weekend with special activities. Governor Terry McAuliffe has been invited to be the Guest Speaker. The event is open to the public and is free. The Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony is co-hosted with the 11th District American Legion. The Thomas Jefferson High School Corps of Cadets Alumni Band will play patriotic music in the Shrine of Memory at 2:00 pm.
WEST Associates Joe Armstrong and Justin House with NFL Legend, Willie Lanier
M. H.West & Co., Inc.’s Marilyn West, Radcliffe Chambers, Justin House and Joe Armstrong attended the Children’s Home Society of Virginia’s 6th Annual Legacy Breakfast at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Sitting with them were friends Gilbert Carter, Joyce Carter, Denise Lewis and Cheryl Burke. The keynote speaker, NFL Hall of Fame member Willie Lanier spoke about the value of a solid family and how it sets the tone for all future endeavors. Next Children’s Home Society President and CEO, Nadine Marsh-Carter went over the latest foster care statistics which reinforces why it is important to support organizations such as the Children’s Home Society of Virginia. Foster Parent, Lori McConnell who has adopted three children from the Children’s Home Society then spoke about how the experience changed her life for the better and how her three adopted daughters now have a much brighter future.
M. H. West & Co., Inc.’s Chair & CEO, Marilyn West is a former board member of the Children’s Home Society of Virginia. She wrote their first strategic plan when volunteering for the organization and she is proud to help support them by sponsoring this event.
The two Richmond area schools both received the coveted gold rating from US News Best High Schools. Richmond Community High School is ranked 207th nationally and is the only high school in Virginia’s top ten which is not located in Northern Virginia. Deep Run High School is ranked 421st nationally and 17th in Virginia.
The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. View the rankings here.
M. H. West & Co.’s CEO, Marilyn H. West applauds both schools…students, teachers, administration and parents…as such achievement only comes from a team effort. WEST’s education programs such as its Young Entrepreneur Program help to boost academic excellence.
“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius
M. H. West & Co., Inc. congratulates all recent graduates and upcoming graduates of college, vocational school or high school. M. H. West & Co., Inc.’s PIE (Positive Relationships + Image Enhancement = Employment) and Life Skills Programs are resources that extend a helping hand to the graduate and those advocating on the graduates’ behalf. The programs create pathways or plans of action that introduce or sharpen skills needed for a successful job search or additional education following graduation. Find us on Twitter (@MHWestco) and use the hashtags #PIEMHWest and #Skills4Life for additional information. Contact as well Justin House or Jillian Winans at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Author Unknown
Management & Education Services
Marilyn H. West
888.WEST904 (Toll Free)
All things are difficult before they are easy. –
Boost student academic performance and life skills with M.H. WEST & Co., Inc.'s award–winning Young Entrepreneur Program. Your students will learn about business concepts and sharpen their skills in: Reading, Math, Critical Thinking, Decision–Making, Goal Setting, Teamwork and Time Management. The Young Entrepreneur Program can be adapted for elementary, middle and high school students. Click here to learn more.
M. H. West & Co., Inc. is a small business that is 100% woman–owned and 100% minority–owned. M. H. West & Co., Inc. is a member of numerous trade & professional associations.