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Mentor image smallMy Mentor Rocks, Support for One and All ... "I was sick of losing friends to suicide,” recounts Hailey Dollar. A veteran of the Armed Forces, Dollar served as a combat medic within the Army including a yearlong deployment to Iraq. Upon returning home, she attended peer mentor training with the Wounded Warrior Project and found an extreme need for mentorship in the world. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Free Summer Breeze Concert Series Marks 25th Year with Standards, New Sounds ... The free Summer Breeze concert series kicks off its 25th year in Merchants Square July 3 with a special pre- Independence Day show by the United States Air Force Band, leading a lineup that combines standards with fresh new sounds. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News | Tide Chart ... Offshore fishing has been good when the weather has FI 23jun16 smallallowed boats to get out there. Good numbers of yellowfin tuna are being caught along with a few bigeye tuna. Dolphin catches are good. Some wahoo are around. Increasing numbers of blue and white marine are being encountered. Bottom fishing is producing some very nice blueline tilefish and some grouper and golden tilefish.FI4 23jun16 smallThe ocean wrecks are holding sea bass and flounder are being caught around some of them. Spadefish can be found over the wrecks, at the Chesapeake Light Tower, at the CBBT and on other structures in the bay. Amberjack are at the southern towers. Some really nice sheepshead are being caught at the CBBT. Spanish mackerel can be found along the oceanfront and in the lower bay. (Read Full Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)

Exchange image smallJust so you know 23jun16Poquoson Exchange Club 2016 Scholarship Awards ... The Poquoson Exchange Club recently awarded three Poquoson High School graduating seniors Scholarship Awards. Spirit of Youth winners for 2015-16 were Ki Hadfield and Mackenzie Miller and our Youth Of The Year award winner was Caitlyn Cason. Each Student was presented a $1000 check at the awards night ceremony on 8 Jun 16. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
CWEvents imageColonial Williamsburg Independence Day and Weekend Events ... Make a weekend of it in the Revolutionary City where the ideals that shape our nation were originally conceived. Immerse yourself in the spirit of 1776 in the world's largest living history museum. Fire a musket, visit the military encampment, listen to patriotic tunes, or enjoy an authentic 18th-century tavern meal. (See Page 3, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... Magruder Elementary School has released their Third Quarter A and A-B Honor Rolls; Mt. Vernon Elementary School has released their Third Quarter A and A-B Honor Rolls; Seaford Elementary School has released their Third Quarter A and A-B Honor Rolls. (See Page 4, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Fresh imageFarm Fresh® Donates $25,000 to Support Colonial Behavioral Health ... Farm Fresh Food and Pharmacy® has presented a $25,000 grant from the SUPERVALU Foundation to Colonial Behavioral Health (CBH) in support of the agency’s mission, which CBH earmarked for services for military, veterans, and their dependents. (See Page 5, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
York County Mosquito Control 3rd Annual Tire Amnesty Event ... The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has declared the week of June 26 - July 1, 2016, as the 20th annual "National Mosquito Control Awareness Week." The goal of Mosquito Week is to educate the public about the significance of mosquitoes in their daily lives and the important service provided by mosquito control workers throughout the world. (See Page 5, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
WCF imageWilliamsburg Community Foundation Elects New Trustees ... The Williamsburg Community Foundation recently elected six new members to its 2016-2017 Board of Trustees. The Williamsburg Community Foundation is a collection of gifts from generous local citizens, mostly invested in long-term endowment funds, that will benefit our community forever. Each fund provides grantmaking dollars for community needs. Since 1999, the Foundation has distributed $6.9 million for grants and scholarships combined. (See Page 7, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Lab imageJefferson Lab to Hold Science Camp for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Youth ... Science Education staff at Jefferson Lab will conduct a Science Camp for deaf and hard-of-hearing youth Aug. 15-19. The program is for rising fourth- through rising eighth-grade students. In addition to deaf and hard-of-hearing youth, the siblings of deaf children and children of deaf adults (CODA) may also participate. (See Page 7, June 23, 2016 Edition) (Have a Comment?)

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