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King’s Daughters and Sons Convention held in Gloucester

The Virginia Branch of The King’s Daughters and Sons Convention was held on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church in Gloucester. April Le, major gifts officer of the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, was the guest speaker.

Le discussed the need for a 60-bed facility to treat children and teens with mental illness, to provide emergency room services, and to offer easily accessible outpatient mental health appointments.

The meeting was hosted by North River, Ware River and York River circles. Fifty-seven women and men attended. After a busy morning, the group had a luncheon with door prizes. In addition, the women’s ensemble from Grace Covenant presented a musical program.

Deborah Dorn won the raffle prize: A stained-glass blue heron made and donated by Angel Rowe.

The 13 KDS Circles that participated have been in existence for 125 years, said a press release, and their mission is to take on projects that benefit the co...

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