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Warwick Moose Lodge To Hold Merry Market Craft And Vendor Fair December 4

NEWPORT NEWS—Warwick Moose Lodge, in conjunction with Giving Hope in Hampton Roads, will host a Merry Market Craft and Vendor Show on Sunday, December 4 from 9am to 4pm at 1711 Warwick Moose Ln. in Newport News. The event is...

Dancers Unveiled For 2023 Dancing With the Williamsburg Stars

WILLIAMSBURG-The lineup of dancers for the 2023 Dancing with the Williamsburg Stars fundraising contest has been announced. Roughly 20 local “stars” will compete in this year’s event, which will be held on February 25, 2023. Dancing with the Williamsburg Stars pairs...

NetworkPeninsula Hosting 10th Annual Impact Forum on December 8 in Williamsburg

NEWPORT NEWS-NetworkPeninsula will host its 10th Annual Impact Forum from 11:30am to 1:30pm on Thursday, December 8 at the College of William & Mary School of Education in Williamsburg. NetworkPeninsula, which celebrates its 15th anniversary on Monday, December 5, facilitates...

CDR Raises More Than $50,000 In Annual Oyster Roast Event

WILLIAMSBURG-Child Development Resources (CDR) recently raised more than $50,000 during its third annual oyster roast on October 30. More than 300 individuals attended the event, which was sponsored by several local businesses and community members including: Optimal Service Goup (presenting...

Peninsula Women’s Network Aims To Connect, Support, and Empower Women On Their Professional Journeys

Whether you’re climbing the corporate ladder, embracing independence as an entrepreneur, or taking a hiatus from the business world to raise a family while yearning to keep business connections up to date, Peninsula Women’s Network (PWN) hopes to be...

Locals Attempting To Reopen Mekos Skatepark In Hampton After Abrupt Closure

HAMPTON—For more than 14 years, Mekos Skatepark has been inviting skateboarders and scooter riders to their business at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton on von Schilling Drive next to Buffalo Wild Wings. In early October, the business abruptly closed...

Three-Day Mayflower Marathon Event Will Benefit Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

HAMPTON—The Virginia Peninsula Foodbank will hold its 26th annual Mayflower Marathon Food Drive on November 18, 19, and 20. The event, which will feature 106.9 The Fox and FM99, runs for 57.5 straight hours and is intended to provide...

NetworkPeninsula Seeking Cohorts For 2023 Entrepreneurial Thinking Classes

NEWPORT NEWS-For the past two years, NetworkPeninsula and the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation have been providing Entrepreneurial Thinking Classes for the non-profit sector. Karen Dutro, executive director with NetworkPeninsula said the idea for the classes was born from a conversation...

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Hampton Mayor Delivers State Of The City Address

HAMPTON—On Thursday, December 1, more than 500 people gathered at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton to hear the State of the City...

Urban Air Adventure Park Slated To Open In Newport News In 2023

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NEWPORT NEWS – Differentiating between an employee and an independent contractor is not always easy. The United States Department of Labor and many states...