Archive for October, 2007

Two Sweet Briar Riders Qualify for Regional Competition after Three IHSA Appearances

| October 31, 2007

Sweet Briar came out of this season’s third meeting of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association’s Zone IV, Region II teams with two riders headed for regional competition and a good overall finish.

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Sweet Briar Welcomes Familiar Face for ‘First Wednesdays’ Writers Series

Sweet Briar Welcomes Familiar Face for ‘First Wednesdays’ Writers Series

| October 29, 2007

In “The Family Diamond,” a new collection of short stories by author Edward Schwarzschild, a restless wife steals a truck, a young boy learns about his father’s shady business dealings, and two brothers quarrel their entire lives without ever reconciling.

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Business Management Students Put People in the Poky for Make-a-Wish

| October 29, 2007

If you see a member of the Sweet Briar community being carted off to the poky Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 there’s no need to worry. It’s just for fun and to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Sweet Briar Riders Met their Equine Matches at Second IHSA Show

| October 25, 2007

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team attended its second fall IHSA competition on Friday, Oct. 12 at Randolph College. The show was co-hosted by Randolph College and Lynchburg College.

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Business Students ‘Dress Wild, Save a Child,’ and Raise $500 for Make-A-Wish

| October 25, 2007

On Oct. 18, Sweet Briar’s business management lab hosted a benefit concert to raise money and awareness for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization that grants wishes to seriously ill children.

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Sweet Briar Conference Center Hosts French Wine Dinner

| October 23, 2007

The Florence Elston Inn & Conference Center will host a six-course French wine dinner with sommelier Stan Davis from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at Sweet Briar College.

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Local Fourth Graders Collecting CDs for SBC Recycling Drive

Local Fourth Graders Collecting CDs for SBC Recycling Drive

| October 22, 2007

Fourth graders at Lynchburg’s James River Day School have joined forces with Sweet Briar College to save the world one CD at a time.

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Sweet Briar’s Young Team has Good Showing at First IHSA Outing

| October 19, 2007

The Sweet Briar Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team attended its first competition of the 2007-08 season on Oct. 7. The show was hosted by Radford University at Walnut Springs Stable in Blacksburg, where temperatures hit a record high for October.

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Friends of the Library Host Apple Tasting at Sweet Briar

Friends of the Library Host Apple Tasting at Sweet Briar

| October 19, 2007

The Sweet Briar Friends of the Library will host an apple tasting presented by internationally known orchard and nursery consultant Tom Burford at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 in the Browsing Room of Cochran Library. The event is free and open to the public.

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Sweet Briar’s IHSA Team Saddled Up for 2007-08 Season

| October 18, 2007

The Sweet Briar College Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team held tryouts for the 2007-08 season on Sept.14 and had a fabulous turnout.

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