This Month In
Chivalry is not dead yet. It is very much alive, and Richmond has its own chevalier or knight, Alex Nyerges. He’s Director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and in November, he was named by the French government as a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (A Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters).
A well-balanced snack with good nutrition can help kids grow and provide them with the proper support and energy needed for school, sports and other daily activities. Parents have the best intentions when looking for nutritious options for their children, but challenges related to lack of access or knowledge of nutritious foods have contributed to an alarming trend. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity rates in the U.S. have more than doubled in the past 30 years, with over one-third of children currently overweight or obese.