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Bank of America Donates 5,000 Dollars to Nauticus, Funding Youth Sail Program
The donation from Bank of America will go directly to funding programming dedicated to providing STEM education and helping at-risk youth develop leadership skills through sailing lessons.
Girl Scouts of Colonial Coast Hosting Open House June 22 at Regional Program Headquarters, A Place for Girls
This free event is open to those who wish to learn more about becoming Girl Scouts. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour A Place for Girls, The Lodge, and The Outback, a nine-acre nature area. Guests will meet staff members, learn about programs and summer camp opportunities, network with volunteers and learn about the Girl Scout mission. There will also be craft activities for kids, and guests can enjoy 10 percent off purchases in the Girl Scout shop.
TEDx Conference Coming to the Ted
On June 20, the daylong TEDx event called Relevant Progress will feature 16 speakers from various disciplines at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk. TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is well known for their 18 minute online Ted Talks. This event will showcase regional talent and identify relevant ways for Hampton Roads to grow.
Jobless Rate in Region Drops to Lowest Level in Five Years
As of April 2014, Hampton Roads unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in over five years to 5.1%. This is the lowest level, not accounting for seasonal positions.
Chamber Engaged in Community Issues
A group of business leaders and citizens gathered at the Amtrak station in Norfolk on June 5 for the announcement of the formation of Mobility Matters, an advocacy movement designed to engage citizens and promote regional cooperation on the future of transportation in Hampton Roads. Mobility Matters will be reaching out to the public through a series of meetings to gather feedback and support for what organizers see as a critical component to the future of the local economy a reliable and seamless transportation network.
G Force Karting Has Summer Specials!
G Force Karting Has Customized Specials for the Summer. Pay by the Session or by the Hour
Summer Kids Workshops Back for 2014 with Scholarships!
Back for 2014, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum will be offering their summer kids workshops for the sports-minded children throughout Hampton Roads.
ODU Offers a New Course at VA Beach
ENTR 201S: Intro to Entrepreneurship, will introduce students to the basic steps in starting a new business by entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds in an increasingly global marketplace
Stratford University's Virginia Beach Campus Invites Military Educators to their First Military Partners in Education Event
June 19, from 2:30-5:30 p.m., the military community and supporters have a chance to learn more about Stratford University and its mission to serve and educate the nations men and women in uniform.
Tidewater Association of Service Contractors Invites Public to Luncheon Featuring Keynote Speaker Michelle Currier, Professor of Contract Management at Defense Acquisition University
Wednesday, June 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Norfolk Airport
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