AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) Reviving a community celebration. Sweet Briar College and Amherst County came together to host the first community day since 1974. It's a chance to express mutual appreciation between the two. Organizers say both the college and community make a great impact on Amherst.
Mary Pope Hutson/VP Alumni Relations
"We welcome all Amherst County residents to Sweet Briar. We are reopening the gates to the community after many many years of what describe as a challenging time," says Mary Pope Hutson, VP of Alumni Relations and Development at Sweet Briar.
They hope to continue in the tradition and bring the event back for years to come.