Acts of Kindness: Artists honor retired nurse
2017-12-20T02:13:19Z2017-12-20T03:10:45ZBy Sabrina Squire, Anchor
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -
“If you’re stuck in the house, wondering what to do with yourself, get out and help somebody.”That’s the message from a Navy veteran and retired nurse who spends lots of time volunteering at The Virginia Home, a residential community for adults with physical disabilities.Bob Alexander says no one there feels sorry for himself.
Lois Jolley launched her business out of her garage, then moved to a local flea market, before opening the doors at her first brick and mortar location in 2010 and another in 2014. Along the way she’s inspired and mentored other women entrepreneurs. She’s also taken in several foster children and adopted two kids, all while finding ways to give back to the community.
It has been a year since Earl Fleming received a new heart and kidney. He says he is feeling like a million dollars. His medication has been cut by two thirds and he no longer has to have monthly biopsies. Earl says he couldn’t have reached this happy milestone without the support of the home care team that has provided meals, help with prescriptions, bills, and benefits.
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