[Posted on Feb 03, 2016 | 1692 views]
Founder’s Day honoree Rosalind Knight, in front, shares a laugh with her sister Lanell Burton and niece Angela Burton, from left, during Monday’s program at Thomas Hunter Middle School. Her sister and niece, who live in Washington, D.C., and Maryland, surprised her by showing up at the start of Founder’s Day. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Monday night was all about the music, and among the many performers at the Thomas Hunter Middle School Founder’s Day program was fifth grader Ashley Cummings. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Monday night was all about the music, and among the many performers at the Thomas Hunter Middle School Founder’s Day program was Mathews High School grad Laura Bridges, now an instrumental music teacher with Alexandria City Public Schools. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Ginger Shuber, at left, wife of Founder’s Day honoree David Shuber, gives a hug to the night’s other honored guest, Rosalind Knight. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Rosalind Knight and David Shuber were honored for giving more than 60 combined years of service to Mathews, teaching generations of county residents a love of music. Photo by Edith Turner
Monday night was all about the music, and among the many performers at the Thomas Hunter Middle School Founder’s Day program were Lyman Minters and Alexis Foster. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Monday night was all about the music, and among the many performers at the Thomas Hunter Middle School Founder’s Day program were Tyler Heywood (partially obscured), Lanazia Whalen, Nisar Thomas, and Dakota Armentrout. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Monday night was all about the music, and among the many performers at the Thomas Hunter Middle School Founder’s Day program was Emmaus Men's Choir. Photo by Charlie Koenig
 
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Godspeed open to public this weekend

Photo: Dick Turner, kneeling, and Doug Lindeman, standing, talk to students about some of the diversions enjoyed by sailors aboard the Godspeed in 1607, including playing cards. Photos by Charlie Koenig
The public is invited to Williams Wharf tomorrow and Sunday to tour the Godspeed.

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Putt announces for HOD; Budget approved

Board also hears plans for Vintage Automotive Festival and Tour de Chesapeake

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Area residents encouraged to Shop Local on Saturday

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Businesses in two counties partnering for event

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Mathews homes featured on this year’s Garden Week tour

Saturday tour is sponsored by the Garden Club of Gloucester

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