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CultureFix Scrumptious Weekend Set For October 23-30

CultureFix will host a week of outdoor festivities from Saturday, October 23 through Saturday, October 30 as part of Scrumptious Weekend under a tent on the lawn of the Colonial Williamsburg Art Museums. Here’s the lineup of activities: Field Dayz Fest Saturday, October 23 from 1pm to 5 pm Precarious Beer Project will...

Huntington Ingalls Industries Employees Honored at Women of Color STEM Conference

NEWPORT NEWS—Twelve Huntington Ingalls Industries employees were recognized for their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) during the 26th annual Women of Color STEM Conference. Both the conference and awards ceremony were hosted virtually Oct. 7-9. Three employees received Technology All-Star awards, which recognize accomplished women of color...

The Torggler Center At CNU Is Ready For Visitors

NEWPORT NEWS—While the Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center at Christopher Newport University already had visitors over the summer, the official opening to the public will be on Sunday, October 31 at 1pm, and will include the premier exhibition titled Night Light. The inaugural gala will be held on...

ITA International Awarded $100 Million GSA Contract

NEWPORT NEWS—ITA International (ITA) was awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) phase III, five-year, $100 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. General Services Administration to implement data driven tools to enhance warfighting, training, and decision-making for the U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal...

Riverside Health System Announces Pay Raises And Other Compensation For Employees

NEWPORTS NEWS-On October 7, Riverside Health System announced that it would be increasing compensation for its employees beginning in January due in part to express gratitude for their dedication throughout the covid-19 pandemic. Riverside is committing an investment of more than $20 million toward this compensation for all team...

Newport News Launches New Initiative In Honor Of Safe Sleep And SIDS Awareness Month

NEWPORT NEWS-Newport News recently launched the “On the Safe Side” Sleep Campaign to raise awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in honor of Safe Sleep And SIDS Awareness Month. Research indicates that unsafe bedding such as soft or loose blankets in a baby’s sleep space is a leading cause...