Hitting A Milestone: Community Foundation Turns 25

DANVILLE- Twenty-five years is a significant anniversary for any group. That’s certainly true for The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region, which celebrated that milestone in September 2021.  The group’s coverage area stretches across the entire Hyco Lake region, from Danville and Pittsylvania County to South Boston and Halifax County. It even helps people …

Halifax County Cancer Association – Real Help… Real Hope…

The Halifax County Cancer Association (HCCA) was founded in 1957 and is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and direct services along with financial and emotional support to residents of Halifax County battling cancer. The HCCA consists of 13 volunteer board members at this time, along with many volunteers for hope that are …

One of Santa’s Best Helpers

By Norwood Walker Santa’s Helpers has been active in Person County for some time, and, thanks to the Steelhorse Strangers (see the Fall 2020 issue of Hyco Lake Magazine for their story) is able to help more children than ever before have brighter Christmases. This is a diverse group of volunteers that dates back to …

Motorcycles And Toys And Strangers

By Norwood Walker The roar of hundreds of motorcycles. Men and women clad in leather jackets. Long hair, beards, bandanas. What reaction does this bring to your mind and body? Are you ready to close and lock all the doors and windows and hide under the bed? Or, you may be ready to slap on …

Steelhorse Strangers

Local Motorcycle Club Brings Christmas Joy to Children in Person County Story and Photo provided by Steelhorse Strangers Motorcycle Club, Inc. Blast from the Past – This story appeared in 2013 Winter Issue of Hyco Lake Magazine! Several years ago a group of friends with a shared passion for motorcycle riding envisioned a club dedicated …