Category: Press Releases

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Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads (Habitat SHR) and Housing Hampton Roads are proud to be named the January 2018 “Charity of the Month” at Wasserhund Brewing Company in Virginia Beach. (more…)

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Camden, Nc. – TowneBank announces the promotion of Kelly Campbell to branch manager of its Camden location in North Carolina.

Campbell has been a member of the Towne Family for nine years and has more than 12 years of industry experience. She is a board member for Kids First, Inc. (more…)

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Suffolk, Va. – TowneBank welcomes Carla Mabry as a vice president and OFAC compliance/high risk relationship officer. She is based at TowneBank’s headquarters in Suffolk.

Mabry has 19 years of industry experience and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She received both her undergraduate and Master’s degrees from Saint Leo University and is currently a student at the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management. (more…)

PORTSMOUTH, VA (November 27, 2017) – Fairlead Integrated, a leading supplier of electrical and mechanical solutions and products, announces plans to build a new 40,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Virginia Beach by fall 2018.

The expansion project will extend Fairlead’s manufacturing footprint and allow the Hampton Roads-based company to prepare for an increased demand from military customers for new hardware and software. “We are excited about expanding and moving our operations to Virginia Beach,” said Fairlead Integrated President Fred Pasquine.

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Virginia Beach, Va. – The 22nd annual India Fest, hosted by local nonprofit group, the Asian Indians of Hampton Roads (AIHR), will take place at the Virginia Beach Convention Center on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. The free event draws more than 10,000 attendees each year and proceeds from sponsorships benefit various charities and disaster relief programs.

India Fest features all-day activities and entertainment, including Bollywood dance performances, yoga demos, and an Indian bazaar with clothing, jewelry and other vendors. Children can participate in essay writing, poetry, art and Lego competitions and more; more information about these contests can be found at www.aihr.org. (more…)

Cold Spring, Ky. (For Immediate Release) – DAV (Disabled American Veterans) announced today that registration is open for its 2017 DAV 5K National Race Series in the following host cities: Atlanta; Boston; Cincinnati; San Antonio; Newport News, Virginia; and Tulsa, Oklahoma. The DAV 5K is a run, walk, roll and motorcycle ride that thanks those who served and raises awareness of the issues our ill and injured veterans face every day. (more…)

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WHAT: Access College Foundation, which helps students in South Hampton Roads and Northampton County navigate the college admission and financial aid processes, will present 135 local high school graduates with scholarships during its 2017 annual luncheon. (more…)

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Jerrauld “Jay” Jones, a Norfolk native and graduate of the University of Virginia Law School, is joining the Hampton Roads law firm Bischoff Martingayle P.C. as a partner. Starting July 5, he will join attorney Emily Munn in the firm’s Monticello Arcade office in Norfolk. Four other Bischoff Martingayle lawyers, including founders William Bischoff and Kevin Martingayle, have their primary offices on Pacific Avenue at the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

Bischoff Martingayle specializes in civil and commercial litigation, and Jay Jones will enhance that reputation according to Bill Bischoff. “Jay is one of the finest young attorneys in our region with excellent analytical, writing, speaking and interpersonal skills. We are very excited to have him join us as a partner.” Jones graduated from the College of William and Mary in 2010 and from UVA Law School in 2015. Between those two academic pursuits, he worked in New York for Goldman Sachs. Jones comes to Bischoff Martingayle after two years with the Norfolk law firm of Willcox & Savage PC. (more…)

WHAT: The Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation is hosting the grand opening of The Spot at Lake Edward, a new space that serves as a neighborhood hub for families. The goal of the townhouse, located at the end of a cul-de-sac on Pickering Street in Virginia Beach, is to engage neighbors, strengthen community bonds and provide a safe and secure environment for all residents. (more…)

WHAT: More than 2,000 students from across Hampton Roads and Northampton County will gather for ACCESS College Commitment Day to celebrate their decision to further their education. 1,200 participated in the inaugural event in 2016. Since 1988, ACCESS has helped more than 55,000 students go to college by guiding families in South Hampton Roads and Northampton County through the admission and financial aid processes. During the high energy, one-hour long program on the arena floor, students, some of whom will be the first in their families to go to college, will share their excitement about this important step in their future on social media using #CatchMeInCollege2017.

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