Rising Stars Rejoice at Willard Hotel
A Christmastime celebration of students and singing, "An Evening With the Stars," rang through the ballroom of the historic Willard Hotel Dec. 11. With great food and great decor, the get-together saluted those involved with Rising Stars -- a non-profit founded in 2012 by Oliver T. Carr, Jr., and corporate partner Carr Workplaces -- "that raises money to support organization which help at-risk children succeed in their education." Rising Stars adds that it "truly believes by helping children rise up through education and creating a lifelong love of learning, we will help our nation continue to grow and succeed." Other event sponsors included EagleBank and Colonial Parking.