Improving The Community One Project At A Time”
PO Box 117 - Alderson W Va. 24910
© Alderson Main Street 2014
THREE GENERATIONS OF CARE
When someone does something for which they receive little or no compensation, it is often referred to as a “labor of
love.” That is certainly the case for the Sears family who has been mowing the grass, bush hogging the rough
areas, and weed eating the fence row at the Blue Sulphur Spring pavilion this summer.
Three generations of the Sears family—Larry, Brad, and Dustin—have been working hard to keep up with the grass.
They had a bit of a break in July when the weather was unusually dry but are making up for it now as Mother Nature
seems to think it is spring.
Dustin said, “We went all out for the 4th of July. We trimmed everything!” Grandfather Larry reminded him to look
out for snakes as he used the weed eater.
Friends of the Blue Committee Chair Alex McLaughlin said, “We are really grateful to the Sears family for their work
this summer. It helps all of us to imagine how the Blue will look when it is finally restored.”
The restoration of the Blue is an on-going project of the Greenbrier Historical Society and donations are needed to
further the work. While all possible grants will be applied for, most grants require a 50% match and so private
contributions are very much needed. To support the Blue, tax-deductible contributions can be made to the
Greenbrier Historical Society or “like” Blue Sulphur Springs on face book and donate with a credit card or Pay-Pal
PHOTO CAPTION: Dustin Sears uses a weed eater to trim grass at the Blue Sulphur Spring pavilion. (Click on
photo for larger view)