Pauley Heart Center

Pauley Heart Center

Sandra Shelley wrote this cover story on cardiothoracic surgeon and artificial heart pioneer Dr. Vigneshwar Kasirajan and other articles for The Beat, a publication of VCU’s Pauley Heart Center.  Please click on image to view story.
National WWII Museum

National WWII Museum

Every day after work, Dr. Nick Mueller used to stop by the home of his friend, noted historian Dr. Stephen Ambrose.  They’d have a glass of sherry, said Mueller, “and we would cook up our schemes.”  Please click on the image to learn how one of those “schemes” grew into the...
Governor's School Brochure

Governor’s School Brochure

Step inside and feel it – the energy of 700+ remarkable students coming together to pursue their dreams. Sandra Shelley wrote the copy for this brochure for the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School in Richmond, Virginia. Please click on image to view brochure.
Governor's School Annual Fund Campaign

Governor’s School Annual Fund Campaign

“At Maggie Walker, it’s cool to be excited about being back in school.” Learn why on this postcard that will help launch the 2012/2013 annual fund campaign of the Governor’s School Foundation in Richmond, Virginia. Please click on image to view sample.
Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

In the midst of the current recession, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida raised $38.5 million to improve its campus.  Find out how they did it in this homepage article by Sandra Shelley.  Please click on the image to view the content.  (Photo credit: Conservancy of Southwest Florida.)
Sandler Training

Sandler Training

Sandra Shelley wrote this white paper on market research results for Sandler Training, a leading provider of sales management training.  Please click on image to view document.
CCF Annual Report

CCF Annual Report

Every day, every hour, every minute, children face crisis situations.  Sandra Shelley writes about a humanitarian organization’s response to the needs of children around the world in this 2007 Annual Report.  Please click on image to view sample pages. Photo credit: ChildFund International (formerly Christian Children’s Fund)
Grantwriting and Research

Grantwriting and Research

Sandra Shelley has conducted grantwriting and research for a number of non-profits, including Virginia Commonwealth University’s First Novelist Award, the William Byrd Community House, Jake’s Reindeer Race, and the Billy Austin Sidewalk Project. Photo credit: VCU First Novelist Award
Early Childhood Development

Early Childhood Development

The first three years of life are critical in the development of a child, a time when the fundamental wiring in the brain takes place.  ChildFund International’s programs in Early Childhood Development are featured in this brochure, one of a series written by Sandra Shelley.  Please click on image to view sample pages. Photo credit:...
AdvanTech Brochure

AdvanTech Brochure

A downtown business incubator with reasonable rates and screaming fast Internet connections wanted to create its first brochure.  Read what Sandra Shelley crafted for this innovative center in Richmond, Virginia.  Please click on image to view brochure. Photo credit: AdvanTech
Lenten Easter Postcard

Lenten Easter Postcard

People drove by it every day, but rarely came inside.  Forest Hill Presbyterian Church sought to change that through its first-ever direct mail campaign.   Sandra Shelley created the concept and copy for the campaign, and oversaw its production.   Please click on image to view postcard.
Sponsor of 125

Sponsor of 125

A man who sponsors 125 children is featured in this article written for ChildWorld magazine by Sandra Shelley.  Please click on image to view article. Photo credit: ChildFund International
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Virginia Living

Virginia Living

Sandra Shelley served as Assistant Editor and also wrote articles for the Health and Wellness supplement of Virginia Living magazine, which appeared in March 2013.
Governor's School Foundation 2011-2012 Annual Report

Governor’s School Foundation 2011-2012 Annual Report

Sandra Shelley helped write and edit this annual report for the foundation of the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, which serves gifted children in Central Virginia.  Please click on image to view document.
VCU Pauley Heart Center

VCU Pauley Heart Center

Sandra Shelley wrote this cover story on female cardiologists and other articles for the VCU Pauley Heart Center’s newsletter, The Beat. Please click on image to read sample pages from the issue.
Profile: Health Warrior

Profile: Health Warrior

Please click on image to read this profile on Shane Emmett, the ceo of Health Warrior, who wants to revolutionize the way you think about snack bars. The article appeared in the March 2013 Health and Wellness issue of Virginia Living.