Steve Uzelac: Our Founding Lodge Member

Try to find the words to describe Steve Uzelac and what he has meant to the Hope Family Village and NAMI Williamsburg communities. Not to mention me. You can’t. Save one. Iconic. I have known Steve for 8 years. We met after a NAMI Williamsburg Support Group Meeting at St. Stephens Lutheran Church. We were

Welcome President Lisa Thomas

Please join me in welcoming Hope Family Village’s new President, Lisa Thomas. Lisa is well known within our community, working for CDR for most of her professional career. On our board, she has been steadfast in her commitment to leading the village team. This has been a multifaceted role. Part of it is the huge

Agenda: 37th Annual Fairweather Lodge Conference (September 15 – 17, 2021). Hosted by Hope Family Village.

College students are returning to campus. Soon local schools will open. While we have seen a steady stream of tourists throughout Williamsburg this summer, we cannot know about the behavior of SARS-COV-2 (and Covid-19), nor the decision making of associated governments and businesses as we enter fall. We had assumed this. Decided to prepare a

It’s all about the community

The 37th Annual Fairweather Lodge Conference and Meeting of the Coalition for Community Living (CCL) will be held in Williamsburg Virginia this year. The conference, hosted by Hope Family Village, begins September 15th with registration and a reception at the Williamsburg Fairweather Lodge, the first Fairweather Lodge in Virginia. A great networking opportunity. You will

Future of Behavioral Health in Virginia

Next Saturday (May 22), I will be participating on a panel at the Women’s League of Voters Virginia Convention. Senator Monty Mason will be one of the panelists. Monty attended an event NAMI Williamsburg hosted in 2015. The Coalition for Community Living had there mid-year board meeting and offered to give our community a short