WINCHESTER — Deanna Schwalenberg held metal chimes in both hands, focusing on the conductor at the front of the room who danced and pointed whenever it was time for the novice musician to sound her chimes during The Weekend’s song “Blinding Lights.”
Check out this great video by Josh Janney of the Winchester Star explaining how NW Works assists adults with disabilities in our community! Despite the pandemic, NW Works is running strong.
About a year before he died on March 13 at the age of 85, retired Winchester Treasurer Walter H. “Skeeter” Knee planted a maple tree with his favorite person in the world, grandson Benjamin Walter “Benji” Knee. [Read the full article by Brian Brehm.]
Read the Winchester Star’s recap of our sixth annual Farm to Table event and view photos from the evening by Kimberly Needles. Thank you to all who attended!
WINCHESTER — At a time when businesses are struggling to find staff, NW Works Inc. has been a godsend. Just ask the folks over at Winchester-based Trex Co. Inc., a composite decking manufacturer that is so pleased with the 14 NW Works clients currently on staff, officials are talking about doubling that number in the near future. [Read More]Continue reading “NW Works clients play important role in Trex’s daily operations”
WINCHESTER — A lot of hearts were broken on Sept. 30 when Firefly Cafe went out of business. Foodies lost a beloved lunch spot, and the clients and staff of NW Works Inc. lost a prime employment and job-training center for adults with developmental issues. The good news is a new restaurant, Pho Bistro Winchester, opened Feb. 4 inContinue reading “Pho Bistro continues mission of Firefly Cafe – The Winchester Star”
WINCHESTER — Twelve graduates celebrated on Friday after completing an internship program at Valley Health’s Winchester Medical Center.
WINCHESTER, Va. (WDVM) — A graduation ceremony is an event to be celebrated especially for students in the Project SEARCH program as they enter the workforce.
Read our March 6 feature in The Winchester Star! Vaccines, hiking, and more.
WINCHESTER — Barring a Hail Mary pass in the game’s final seconds, Firefly Cafe and Bakery will close permanently at the end of the month.