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Air Power Park Seeking Petition Signatures For Grant Funding

HAMPTON—The Hampton History Museum is seeking grant money that would enhance the restorations and improvements currently underway at Air Power Park, located at 413 W. Mercury Blvd. in Hampton. The museum is seeking digital signatures on an online petition...

ASPIRE Hosts 2022 Showcase

WILLIAMSBURG-The ASPIRE Young Professionals will host a 2022 Showcase on Thursday, January 27 from 5pm to 7pm in Brinkley Commons at Miller Hall, College of William & Mary. The event is designed for anyone aged 21-39 who would like...

Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce Plans Third Business Community Collaboration Ribbon Cutting Celebration

WILLIAMSBURG-Four Greater Williamsburg area businesses will be honored with a ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, January 21 as part of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce’s Business Community Collaboration initiative. The event kicks off at 11:30am at Loving Me Fashion,...

York County Introduces New Free Citizens Rewards Card

YORK-York residents can now receive discounts to county shops, restaurants, and attractions using a new Free Citizens Rewards card. Businesses and attractions in Historic Yorktown, including the businesses of Riverwalk Landing, are teaming with the York County Offices of Economic...

Williamsburg SCORE Hosts Legal Boot Camp For Small Businesses Workshop

WILLIAMSBURG-On January 22, Williamsburg SCORE will host a Legal Boot Camp For Small Businesses workshop. Small business owners and startups are invited to learn more about business law. The event will take place beginning at 9am at the Williamsburg...

Williamsburg SCORE Offering Free Workshop On How To Start Your Own Business

WILLIAMSBURG-Williamsburg SCORE will offer a free two-hour workshop on starting your own business on Thursday, January 20 at 5:30pm at Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland St. The event will be presented by Bruce Landefeld, who will cover topics such as...

Langley For Families Foundation Donations Exceed $1 Million

NEWPORT NEWS—The Langley for Families Foundation eclipsed a major milestone in annual impact in 2021, with donations to local causes exceeding $1 million, an increase of 18 percent over 2020’s contributions. With combined philanthropic efforts from Langley Federal Credit...

Mayor McKinley Price To Host Annual MLK Day Of Service Food Drive

NEWPORT NEWS—On Monday, January 17, Newport News Mayor McKinley L. Price will host the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day of Service Food Drive to provide essential support to residents on the Peninsula. This year’s event is more...

The Nautical Dog Donates Adoption Packs To Heritage Humane Society

JAMES CITY-The Nautical Dog, a pet supply store in New Town, recently donated adoption bags for individuals who adopt cats and dogs at the Heritage Humane Society. “We want our adopters to start their adventure with their new fur baby...

Dominion Energy ‘Solar for Students’ Programs Seeking Applications

The Dominion Energy Solar for Students program is soliciting new sites in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Through a Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation grant to the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project, the program offers K–12 students and educators a hands-on learning experience...

HII Announces New Vice President Of Contracts At Newport News Shipbuilding

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries announced recently that Matt Mulherin Jr. has been promoted to vice president of contracts at its Newport News Shipbuilding division. Mulherin assumed the new role on Monday, January 3, succeeding Christie Thomas, who has been...

Virginia Named State Of The Year For Business

RICHMOND – Business Facilities magazine recently named Virginia the state of the year in its Overall Business Climate category. The commonwealth also was recently named the best state for business by CNBC. “I am proud of the work our administration...

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York Seeking Artist Applications For “Art At The River”

YORK-Artist applications are due Tuesday, February 1 for the annual juried art show “Art at the River,” which will be held this year on Sunday, May 8. Original artwork in a variety of media are being accepted. This includes painting,...

Eastern State Hospital To Host Job Fair January 27

WILLIAMSBURG-Eastern State Hospital will host a job fair on Thursday, January 27, from 4pm to 6:30pm. The facility is located at 4601 Ironbound Rd. On-the-sport interviews will be available for the following positions: full- and part-time entry-level psychiatric technicians; forensic...

LISC Receives State Funding To Help Small Businesses Impacted By Pandemic

A new initiative called the Virginia Small Business Resiliency Fund program was recently launched, providing more than $9.7 million in grants for a dozen projects across the commonwealth. This funding will help create programs and products that will expand...