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Part 2 “Judge Handley and the Handley Bequests” by Garland R. Quarles

Part two of a two-part book discussion about Judge Handley, his bequests to Winchester, and the formation and role of the Handley Trust. Facilitated by Kimberli Ball, Attorney and Vice-Chair of the Handley 100th Celebration, and by Dennis McLoughlin, Attorney and Chair of the Handley Board of Trustees.

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Part 1 “Judge Handley and the Handley Bequests” by Garland R. Quarles

Part one of a two-part book discussion about Judge Handley, his bequests to Winchester, and the formation and role of the Handley Trust. Facilitated by Kimberli Ball, Attorney and Vice-Chair of the Handley 100th Celebration, and by Dennis McLoughlin, Attorney and Chair of the Handley Board of Trustees.

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Fireside Chat with Giovanni Taliaferro ’96

Giovanni Taliaferro, a 1996 Handley High School graduate, is vice president of memorabilia and design for Hard Rock International. He gave a “fireside chat” on Tuesday evening at Handley Regional Library as part of Handley’s 100th Anniversary. Interviewing him is Handley classmate Mitch Hoopes.

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A Fireside Chat with Jimmy Wilkins (’63)

On Wednesday, October 4, 2023, the Handley 100th Anniversary celebration continued. As part of the Alumni Speaker Series, the community joined Barry Lee an James R. Wilkins Jr. for a “fireside” chat.

If you were unable to attended the event, enjoy.

Video credit: Birchfields

Photo credit: The Winchester Star

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American Tenor Norman Shankle

On Thursday, September 7, 2023, the Handley 100th Anniversary celebration continued. As part of the Alumni Music Series and the Alumni Speaker Series, the community listened to Norman Shankle. Shankle, a 1988 Handley graduate and former Shenandoah University student, has enjoyed worldwide renown in his classical and operatic career. He performed to piano accompaniment and discussed his life and career since his Handley days.

If you were unable to attended the event, enjoy watching below.

Handley 100th Music/Speaker Series | Norman Shankle

Norman modified his performance as he went along. His original list of pieces to perform were as follows.

Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Minstrel Man – Margaret Bonds (1913–1872)

Silent Noon – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)

Ah! Leve-toi, soleil! – Charles Gounod (1818–1893)

Love Went A-Riding, H.114 – Frank Bridge (1879–1941)

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Experiences Along the Appalachian Trail: A Father & Son Trek

On Wednesday, August 16, 2023, the Handley 100th Anniversary celebration continued. As part of the Speaker Series of the Handley 100th anniversary celebration, the community listened to Jimmy Robertson ’86 and his son Braden ’21 talk about their 2021 hike of the Appalachian Trail. Their presentation included photos, maps, gear and stories about circumstances and people they encountered during the 2,200 mile hike.

If you were unable to attended the event, enjoy watching below.