Daily Archives: June 8, 2011

17 August 2010 Our guide and leader Amanda (daughter of Jasper Evans and owner of the camels) drove from her home to join us at the walk start. Those 90 miles took her 8 ½ hours to drive… and quite the teeth and bone-rattling ride these roads can be! On […]

Winnie’s journal

Michael is the executive director of Elk Hill, a not for profit organization providing education and direction to children – ages 11-18 – who experience educational, emotional, and behavioral challenges. Elk Hill operates 7 programs at 5 sites throughout central Virginia. Michael served in the Peace Corps in Makindu, Kenya […]

Michael Farley – Louisa, Virginia

Joshua currently works as a counselor at Elk Hill Farm in Goochland VA, and has had the pleasure of serving youth there for seven years. Born in Charlottesville VA, and transplanted to Richmond VA, Joshua studied at VCU with a focus in Child Psychology, and Reggae music. Joshua has worked […]

Joshua Dowell – Richmond, Virginia

Brian grew up in Charlottesville, VA where he graduated from Albemarle High School. He attended Washington College and later coached lacrosse at Notre Dame, Washington, and Lee University. Brian worked at Bacharach Rasin for several years, a lacrosse manufacturer. Brian started his own business C&A Sportswear in 1994. Brian is […]

Brian Corrigan – Baltimore, Maryland

Winnie Barron first traveled to Africa in 1994 to volunteer with a medical mission team during the genocide of Rwanda. She became enthralled with the rhythm of the land and captivated by the people and culture, and the children in particular stole her heart. In 1997 she returned to Africa […]

Winnie Barron – Brownsville, Oregon

David Brooks met Michael Farley in Kenya, east Africa in 1978 while he was a student with the National Outdoor Leadership School – NOLS. Dave later became an instructor for NOLS. After his NOLS experience Dave worked on the Harvard Masai Mara Baboon Project studying the male dominance hierarchy. Dave […]

Dave Brooks – Richmond, Virginia

David is the managing partner of Harman, Claytor, Corrigan, & Wellman; a 23 lawyer civil litigation firm. David graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1979 and in 1986 from the University of Notre Dame Law School. He and his wife Jean have three sons; Conor a sophomore at the U. of […]

David Corrigan – Richmond, Virginia

Introduction Day 1-3Day 4-6 Day 7 – Final Morning August 9, 2008 Today we enjoyed an incredible day of celebration at the Makindu Children’s Centre. The children, the guardians, the MCC Board, and the staff put on a welcoming ceremony that showed how much they appreciate the Proper Walk and […]

Celebration at the Centre