Finalists for $40,000 prize selected

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Finalists from left to right: Colin MacKnight, Sebastian Heindl, Thomas Gaynor, Bryan Anderson, Rashaan Allwood

Five talented musicians have advanced to the finals of the Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition to compete for the $40,000 Pierre S. du Pont First Prize. The finalists are Rashaan Allwood (Mississauga, Ontario); Bryan Anderson, (Stockbridge, Ga.); Thomas Gaynor (Wellington, New Zealand); Sebastian Heindl (Gera, Germany); and Colin MacKnight (Morristown, N.J.). The five will play for the top prize on Saturday, June 22 on the famed Longwood Organ.…

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Caring for dementia patients and caregivers

One of the major things someone caring for a dementia patient has to learn is to take care of themselves first. It’s not unlike an aircraft flight attendant telling passengers to put on their own oxygen mask first before helping to put one on a child or passenger having difficulty. That from Kelly McCarthy, the director of Memory Care and Engagement for LCB Senior Living,…

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Around Town June 20

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Build your own fairy house this Saturday, at the BRM.

• It’s a Fairy House Workshop at the Brandywine River Museum of Art this weekend. Celebrate the beginning of summer and the magic of nature by making a fanciful fairy house for your garden. All ages are welcome. Natural materials will be provided to create an enchanting home. Tickets are $20 per adult and $15 per child; museum members are $16 per adult and $12 per…

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Academic Achievement June 20

• Charles Joseph (CJ) McClure of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania was among 1,640 students who made the Dean’s List of Dyson College of Arts & Sciences at Pace University. McClure earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters of his freshman year. McClure is majoring in performing arts and is a Pforzheimer Honors College student. • Kelly A. Denton, Noah Davis Highfill,…

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