“She selects organizations she feels are best able to improve the quality of education for all ages in southeastern Virginia”

From Pilotonline.com:

The Barrier Islands Center has received a $1 million Batten Endowment Challenge grant, earmarked for the Eastern Shore history museum’s endowment fund for education.

The gift came from a fund established by Jane Batten and her late husband, Frank Batten, former chairman of Landmark Communications, predecessor of Landmark Media Enterprises, which publishes The Virginian-Pilot.

Barrier Islands Center.

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