Members of Virden’s medical staff have a message for everyone, “Just stay home.”
These front-line professionals in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic took a few minutes of their day last week to step outside and be part of Virden’s Front Step Project, a story that began in the March 27 issue.
Photographer Sharla George has now completed the Front Step Project with 40 families participating. “I hope this brought cheer and will continue to do so this upcoming week as I continue to edit and post the images,” she says.
Intended as a way to build-up morale for a largely shut-in community, each family was asked to “pay it forward” in whatever way they could.
“We took pictures of families from a VERY safe distance. I had my long zoom lens and, in many cases, I was more than 10 feet away from anyone.”
George says, “I am honored at some of the ways some families have already done this. I am honored at the community support.”
People can see their photos on Sharla George Photography Facebook page.