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Recognizing National Fentanyl Awareness Day in Virginia

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - In honor of National and Virginia Fentanyl Awareness Day, the First Lady started the day in Roanoke at a ribbon cutting for Four Truths Recovery -- a new recovery home for those striving to overcome addiction.

Service throughout the Commonwealth

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - First Lady and Governor Youngkin contributed to Norfolk’s New Elevate Early Education (E3) School as part of ongoing efforts to support education excellence that benefits little learners, and as part of the Governor’s pledge to gift the entirety of the gubernatorial salary to nonprofit organizations doing great work for Virginians.

Women's History Month with The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - In honor of Women’s History Month and on the 166th anniversary of the signing of the deed for a group of female patriots to take ownership of George Washington’s Estate, the First Lady and Governor Youngkin honored the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association (MVLA) with a 2024 Spirit of Virginia Award.

Celebrating Black History Month

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - This Black History Month hundreds from across the Commonwealth gathered in Virginia’s executive home.


Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - Yesterday, the First Lady and Attorney General Jason Miyares announced the launch of their Fentanyl Awareness Pilot Program, @ItOnlyTakesOneVA in Roanoke, Virginia. This first-of-its-kind Virginia Department of Health Initiative is being supported by the First Lady, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and the Attorney General's 'One Pill Can Kill' campaign to elevate awareness and resources to Virginians about the dangers of fentanyl poisoning.

Holiday Happenings 2023

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - This holiday season, the Governor and First Lady welcomed hundreds of guests from across the Commonwealth to the Executive Mansion for fellowship, cheer and to see the beautiful Christmas display, 'A Commonwealth Christmas.'

Artistic Visions of Virginia

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - The First Lady unveiled the second installment of the Art Experience at the Executive Mansion.

Horsing Around

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - The Governor and First Lady and the Virginia Equine Alliance welcomed more than 150 guests to a “Secretariat Comes Home” reception at the Executive Mansion to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Secretariat's Triple Crown victory in 1973.

Celebrating Family and Freedom

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - During National Family Month, the First Lady joined the Governor at two, very special events.

Happy Holidays from W+g

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - The First Lady wishes you a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy Holidays! Learn more about the inspiration behind the Women+girls (W+g) acronym, L.I.F.E.

A New Season of Sisterhood

Women+girls (W+g) L.I.F.E. - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, The First Lady is broadening her sisterhood and awareness activities with her initiative, Strengthen the Spirit of Virginia’s Women+girls, or W+g.

Virginia Wine Month

Sisterhood Monthly - Cheers to the new, limited-edition wine Cornus Virginicus, meaning "Flowering Tree of Virginia," a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Virginia Agriculture, Barboursville Vineyards and the First Lady of Virginia.