Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Grants Available For Non-Profits In York County

YORK-York County has announced that it is offering one-time grants of up to $5,000 for local non-profit organizations that meet eligibility requirements. Funds may be used to cover expenses related to the improvement of a nonprofit, which may include marketing...

Williamsburg EDA Announces New Board Chair And Vice Chair

WILLIAMSBURG-The Williamsburg Economic Development Authority recently announced its 2022 board chair and vice Chair. The EDA’s new chair is Adria Vanhoozier, president of Riverside Doctors’ Hospital. In addition to serving on the EDA, Vanhoozier is involved with the Board governance...

Waller Mill Park In Williamsburg Celebrating 50 Years With Free Parking And Amenities

WILLIAMSBURG-In honor of its 50th Anniversary, Waller Mill Park in Williamsburg will offer free amenities to the first 50 guests who visit on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24. Fees for the first 50 boat rentals will be waived...

Ribbon Cutting Set For July 23 For Andre Julius Men’s Custom Suits & Accessories

JAMES CITY-The Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a ribbon cutting celebration for Andre Julius Men’s Custom Suits & Accessories on Saturday, July 23. Andre Julius Men's Custom Suits & Accessories is owned by local entrepreneur Andre McLaughlin....

Salon Seven Hosting Summer Bash July 23

WILLIAMSBURG-Salon Seven, a hair salon in Midtown Row at the corner of Richmond Road and Monticello Avenue, will host a Summer Bash event on Saturday, July 23. The event, which will be held from noon to 4pm in the Midtown...

Military Job Fair Coming To Hampton Roads Convention Center On July 21

HAMPTON—RecruitMilitary and the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) are teaming up to bring employers to the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton on Thursday, July 21 from 11am to 3pm. The Hampton Roads Convention Center is located at 1610 Coliseum...

Tax Free Weekend In Virginia Set For August 5-7

The annual three-day sales tax holiday in Virginia will take place Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7. During the event, the state sales tax will be waived on certain items. These include selected school supplies, clothing and shoes, hurricane...

The Offices @ Two Five & J To Host Free Entrepreneurial Seminars

NEWPORT NEWS-The Offices @ Two Five & J, a co-working space in the Southeast Community of Newport News, will host two free seminars for entrepreneurs within the coming weeks. The first seminar, entitled “I Have a Business Idea, Now What?”...

June 2022 Was Busiest Month Ever For Norfolk International Airport

NORFOLK-Norfolk International Airport (ORF) set a record in June as the busiest month in the airport’s history. In a release dated July 13, the airport reported a 20.9 percent increase in passenger activity for June 2022 with 401,517 passengers, which...

Scares That Care Hosting Its 8th Charity Weekend July 29-31 In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-Horror buffs will be elated to know that the 8th Scares That Care Charity Weekend is right around the corner. This year's charity weekend will be held Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31 at the Doubletree by Hilton...

Southeastern Virginia Chapter Of The Alzheimer’s Association Names Katie McDonough As New Chapter Executive

NORFOLK-Katie McDonough has been named the new chapter executive of the Southeastern Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, effective July 3. McDonough began her career as director of program and services with the association in 2016. “Over the past six...

Start Peninsula Holding Its 2nd Annual Meet The Resources Event July 22

Entrepreneurs in Hampton Roads who are wondering what resources are available to help kick-start their businesses are in luck. Start Peninsula is holding its 2nd Annual Start Peninsula Meet the Resources event from 11am to 1pm on Friday, July...

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Reports Second Quarter Results

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) reported second quarter 2022 revenues of $2.7 billion, up 19.3 percent from the second quarter of 2021. The gains were primarily driven by revenue attributable to the acquisition of Alion Science and Technology in...

Hampton Officials To Meet To Discuss Economic Growth

HAMPTON-What is the current state of the economy for the City of Hampton and where is Hampton headed? Those questions and more will be addressed by government officials who serve on the Hampton City Council, Economic Development Authority, Redevelopment and...

Hampton Roads Workforce Council Receives $11 Million In Federal Funding For Job Training

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council recently received $11 million in federal funding for job training. The news was announced during a ceremony on August 3. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded the American Rescue Plan Good Jobs...