Our Evening with the Professor series is making military headlines
The Evening with the Professor presentation by Dr. Ira (Dick) Hanna was recently profiled in the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service.His presentation focused on the US Navy’s East Coast Capital and Its Future. Dr. Hanna is one of the Hampton Roads Naval Museum’s longest serving volunteer docents. His volunteer service spans more than eighteen years. Dr. Hanna's talk focused on the founding of Naval Station Norfolk. Thanks to two other members of our community Dr Hanna's presentation also provided extra entertainment by featuring a cameo appearance by two of the US Navy’s notable leaders; Commodore Thomas Tingey and Admiral David Farragut.
Our Birdsong Tablet is making national news
Our W.C. Pongers are making their mark with area school children
Our W.C.Pongers were featured on 13News Now. Daybreak Anchor Dan Kennedy highlighted our volunteers during his "In Session" segment. He talked about how our residents go out and teach 4th and 5th graders at Thalia Elementary how to play ping pong. It's a labor of love that is making a lasting impression on these children and teaching them a skill that will last a lifetime.
Our beautiful resort city makes Money Magazine's 10 Best Big Cities to Live in Right Now list
We know what a great city Virginia Beach is to live in and now thanks to MONEY Magazine so does everyone else. The magazine recently crunched the numbers to find big cities—those with a population of 300,000 or more—with the best of all worlds: attractions, iconic neighborhoods, a relatively low cost of living, and promising job growth. No surprise our beautiful city made the list of top 10 picks for best big cities to live in.