Across the country, women are stepping into more active leadership roles in business, media, sports and education. They are leading advocacy groups, launching initiatives and yes, running for office.
Since then the organization has expanded into country after country, bringing American know-how and supplies to treat deformities and train local medical professionals.
Congress had approved funds to relocate Slabtown’s residents. Their homes, about 100 of them, sat on coveted ground in what would become a key part of the Colonial National Historical Park: the Yorktown battlefield.
Tucked away in Newport News, some 650 miles from the museum at the World Golf Hall of Fame, is a collection of artifacts so special it could make Tiger Woods do a fist pump.
Laura Klemt Slaymaker is the co-owner, with her mother, Mary Jane Klemt, of Serendip in Norfolk.
The Simon Lake was a vital pillar in the good working order of the United States Navy, despite never having the mystique or the munitions of the sexier classes.