How Eleanor Roosevelt Championed Civil Rights

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Discover the Story of Helen Keller

Learn more about Helen Keller. Ernie Kyger, Van Metre’s lifestyle blogger, explores the story of Helen Keller and...

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Explore How Eunice Shriver’s Vision Became the Special Olympics

For Women’s History Month, join Ernie Kyger—resident Lifestyle Blogger and Diversity and Inclusion Council Member—in...

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Learn About the Courageous Life of Harriet Tubman

Learn more about Harriet Tubman. In honor of Women’s History Month join Van Metre’s lifestyle blogger, Ernie Kyger,...

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How Clara Barton Helped Revolutionize Medicine

In honor of Women’s History Month, join lifestyle blogger Ernie Kyger in exploring  how this nurse with local ties...

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Meet local celebrity, Chef Spike Mendelsohn. From chef and restauranteur to television personality, product...

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In honor of Black History Month, learn more about the Homestead Grays with Ernie Kyger—Van Metre’s Resident...

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Learn more about DC native, Duke Ellington. In honor of Black History Month, Ernie Kyger—Van Metre’s resident...

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