Posted by Barbara Bradley
 
Last Saturday, November 2nd, we had the honor and pleasure to collect donations for our local Food Bank at the Food Lion grocery on General Booth and Dam Neck Road. It was very successful and we thank all the folks that participated. Seen here is our crew: Patti Phillips, Renee Flinchum, Eva Poole, Jim Flinchum and Ernest Gaie. Not pictured is Barbara Bradley.
Food Bank Donation Collection Barbara Bradley 2019-11-02 04:00:00Z 0
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President Hearst Vann, Past President Mike Summers, Past President Barbara Bradley, Ross Loomis and his father all gathered recently at the Virginia Zoo to contribute our efforts to the building of a Nature Play area for visitors to the Zoo. 
Virginia Zoo project continues 2019-05-27 04:00:00Z 0
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Rotarian Patti Phillips gave a brief history of The Dr. Jimmy Williams Service Award which has been awarded by the club since 1980.  She then introduced Emily Labows and her family.   Rotarian Patti then introduced two guests, Ron Williams, City of Virginia Beach Deputy City Manager, and Linwood Branch, former member of the Virginia Beach City Council, who provided kind remarks about Emily and cites the many projects and cultural art events that Emily has been involved in with the City.  Rotarian Patti Phillips, Rotarian Dot Wood and President Hearst Vann then presented a personalized crystal statue to the honoree.  Following a standing ovation, Emily then provided a brief acceptance speech, thanking the Rotary Club for the award and honor and especially thanked everyone who attended in her honor and cited various persons who had helped her through the years in her job.
Outstanding City Employee Award Dinner 2019-05-27 04:00:00Z 0
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Keano Rich of Ocean Lakes High School was honored on May 16, 2019, as the recipient of the Brickell Scholarship.  Andrea Pember, First Colonial High School, was announced as winner of the Richard A. Schlimgen Student Leadership Memorial Scholarship by Dr. Aaron Spence, Superintendent, Virginia Beach City Public Schools.  Recognition of the 2019 Jim Spore Community Service Winner was presented to Will Butler, Kellam High School by James K. Spore, Retired City Manager of Virginia Beach
 
Click here for more photos of the event: https://vbrotary.com/photoalbums/2019-brickell-scholarship/
2019 Brickell Scholarship Banquet 2019-05-27 04:00:00Z 0
Tern & Wheel March 21, 2019 Vol. 92.14 Eva Poole 2019-03-27 04:00:00Z 0
Tern & WheelMarch 14, 2019Vol. 92, No. 13  Eva Poole 2019-03-27 04:00:00Z 0
Tern & Wheel March 14, 2019 Vol. 92.13 Eva Poole 2019-03-14 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Feb 01, 2019
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This is our 9th Annual Corks for Cures event. Great food will be served by The Catering Place and Wine by Mermaid Winery. Funds earned will help Rotary International eliminate Polio from Planet Earth once and for all, as well as several Local well-deserving charities. Come have some fun with us! The art gallery will be open to our guests from 7-8 p.m. There will be a jazz group headed by Jimmy Masters playing throughout the evening and a Silent Auction. Sponsorships are welcome!
2019 Corks for Cures Event Barbara Bradley 2019-02-01 05:00:00Z 0
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The Rotary Clubs of Norfolk, Norfolk-Sunrise, Virginia Beach and the Rotary Club of Hampton Roads applied for and received a grant from District 7600 to create a Nature Play area at the Norfolk Zoo, as well as act as ongoing helpers with horticulture education programs.  
 
In the photo below, the participants from left to right are: Angela Benard, Director of Development of the Virginia Zoo; Hearst Vann of the Virginia Beach Rotary Club; Lorna Cochrane, of the Rotary Club of Norfolk; Michelle Lewis, Education Manager of the Virginia Zoo; Lori Lampert, Operations Manager of the Virginia Zoo; Pamela Tubbs, Rotary Club of Norfolk; Greg Bockheim, Executive Director of the Virginia Zoo. — at The Virginia Zoo.
Virginia Zoo Nature Play Project Barbara B. Bradley 2019-01-29 05:00:00Z 0
Bob Scott Barbara Bradley 2018-08-10 04:00:00Z 2
Stay Tuned! 2018-06-06 04:00:00Z 0
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Curtis Brown, Jr., of Green Run High School was honored on May 18, 2018, as the recipient of the Brickell Scholarship.  Abby Ramsay of Bayside High School was announced as winner of the Richard A. Schlimgen Student Leadership Memorial Scholarship.  Robert Tillman, IV, of Tallwood High School was announced as winner of the Jim Spore Community Service Scholarship.
 
Click here for more photos of the event:  photoalbums/may-2018-brickell-scholarship-banquet
May 2018 Brickell Scholarship Banquet 2018-05-10 04:00:00Z 0
Visit to Mermaid Winery 2018-03-27 04:00:00Z 0
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Long-time Virginia Beach Rotarian, Pat Bridges, passed away on October 18, 2017.  Pat had 52 years of perfect attendance in Rotary.  Click here to read his full obituary.  We'll miss you, Pat.
In Memoriam - Pat Bridges 2018-01-08 05:00:00Z 0
Past Meetings March 17-July 17 2018-01-08 05:00:00Z 0
We Support Our Troops! 2018-01-08 05:00:00Z 0
Our 2017 Grantees have been announced!
Each year our club raises money through various events and fundraisers to allow us to reinvest in our nonprofit community through our grantmaking program.  Grantees will be awarded checks at our November 30 meeting.  This year, $1,000 has been awarded to each of the following programs (click on the name to learn more about each):
2017 Grantees 2017-10-27 04:00:00Z 0
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This year we honor Wayne McCoy and Tony Pirrone as City and School Volunteer of the Year, respectively.  Read about the great work these men do to serve our community.
2017 Volunteer of the Year 2017-03-03 05:00:00Z 0
Thank You 2019 Corks for Cures Sponsors! Barbara Bradley 2017-02-06 05:00:00Z 0
Thank You 2017 Corks for Cures Sponsors! 2017-02-06 05:00:00Z 0
Past Meetings 2016-12-20 05:00:00Z 0
Past Meetings Jul 17- Dec 17 2016-12-20 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Sep 07, 2016
 
During her visit to our club September 8, District Governor Diane Hagemann awarded club member Bud Satterwhite with his Pin for 26 years of Perfect Attendance! Congratulations, Bud!
Perfect Attendance for 26 Years! 2016-09-08 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 18, 2016
By collaborating with three other regional Rotary Clubs, we were able to maximize the grant we received from the District to help support literacy among youth in area shelters.  (L – R) Norfolk Rotary President Bryce Burton, Reading Enriches All Children (REACH) Executive Director Lori Miller, Town Center Rotary President Pat Edwards, Portsmouth Rotary President Calvin Molen, and Virginia Beach Rotary President Amy Kurtz. The four Rotary clubs joined together to apply for a District Grant for the REACH program and received the $20,000 award! The photo shows Lori's reaction to being presented with this great news. With the funds, she will be able to purchase many new books for her reading programs, as well as update some book shelves, purchase bags for the children with the Rotary logo, and other items to support the program which encourages the literacy needs of at-risk and homeless children in our community.
REACH Program Receives $20,000 Rotary Award 2016-07-19 00:00:00Z 0
Posted on May 04, 2016
Our 2015-2016 City Employee of the Year is Christopher J. Wojtowitz of the Virginia Beach Public Works Department.  (L - R) Chris was nominated by Kal Kassir, Chairman of the Bayfront Advisory Commission. Chris is Project Manager of the Lesner Bridge Project on Shore Drive. He has proven to be a highly effective liaison between city government and the residents and business people of the Shore Drive Corridor.
2015-2016 City Employee of the Year 2016-05-05 00:00:00Z 0
Congratulations Rotarian Dan Edwards who continues an historic run of 17 years as Chairman of the Virginia Beach School Board 2016-02-14 00:00:00Z 0
Rotarian Bernard McNamara Honored by The Opticians Association of Virginia 2015-05-31 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Apr 15, 2015
Our 2015 - 2016 Volunteers of the Year are Kurt Williams and Anne Bright. Keep doing great things!  (L- R) Kurt Williams was nominated by White Oaks Elementary Principal Stephanie Haus. Joining them is Dan Edwards.
2015 - 2016 Volunteers of the Year 2015-04-16 00:00:00Z 0
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