Celebrate Healthcare presents: Hampton Roads Marketplace Enrollment
Celebrate Healthcare, LLC have partnered with the Urban League of Hampton Roads, local agencies & organizations to host the Hampton Roads Healthcare Enrollfest. At the event, individuals & businesses will be able to attend seminars, enroll in healthcare on site, participate in healthcare screenings & more. There will be a Healthcare Career & Education fair component too.
Where: Hampton Roads Convention Center
When: March 7th & 8th @ 10 am- 6 pm
For More Info: (757) 287-2077 or www.celebratehealthcare.net
Virginia Stage Company presents: Dr. King As An Icon in Today's Society Symposium
Join the Virginia Stage Company for a Symposium moderated by Barbara Hamm Lee. Speakers include Maurice Jones, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade, and Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Ph.D, Professor of History (NSU). Free and open to the public
Where: Wells Theatre
When: Sunday, March 9th @ 3:45 p.m., immediately following the 2 p.m. performance
The Second Congressional District's First Annual Women's Symposium
Congressman Scott Rigell invites you to attend the First Annual Women's Symposium. Join the office for an opportunity to hear from accomplished business leaders, participate in personal and professional development workshops, and speak with a variety of vendors such as local businesses, government organizations, non-profits, health providers, and other community organizations.
Featured Keynote Speakers: Susan Kilrain, NASA Astronaut and Carla Hessletine, Owner of Just Cupcakes Cupcakery
Where: Tidewater Community College 3rd floor New Student Center 1700 College Crescent Virginia Beach, Va. 23453
When: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 @ 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Norfolk State University Women's Economic Development Center Presents: 3rd Annual Sista's In Step Conference "I'm Every Woman"
Keynote Speaker: Bishop Vashti Murphy Mckenzie
Where: Norfolk State University Student Center
When: March 14, 2014 @ 8:30 a.m. (Networking and Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
My Authentically Natural Evolution Presents: What's Your Texture?
Where: Spring Hill Suites Hampton, V.A.
When: Sunday, March 23rd @ 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Voices Six: Let a New Earth Arise
This concert will feature the NSU Concert Choir under the direction of Carl Haywood and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Benjamin Rous.
Where: Norfolk State University L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center
When: Friday, March 28, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
For Ticket Info: (757) 823-8529
30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance
A legacy of service through the eyes of community leaders of Hampton Roads.
Where: North Cafeteria, Webb University Center Old Dominion University
When: Thursday, April 3, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.
For More Info: (757) 683-3116 or www.odu.edu/univevents/rsvp (Event code: KLS14)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference Presents: "Ask the Candidates Forum" For All Newport News and Hampton Candidates in the May 2014 General Elections
The public will be given an opportunity to hear from the candidates running for School Board and for City Council in Newport News and both Mayor and City Council in the City of Hampton. Moderators for the forums are media professionals Wil La Veist, host of The Wil La Veist Radio Show/ Author and former Daily Press Columnist/ Journalist and Bill Thomas, Director of Governmental Relations at Hampton University
Where: Hampton City Council Chambers located at 22 Lincoln Street
When: Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
For More Info: Contact Andrew Shannon (757) 877-0792 or Edna V. Davis (757) 218-8157
The New Chesapeake Men for Progress Education Foundation, Inc. Presents: Annual Black Male Scholarship and Achievement Awards Breakfast
Recognizing achievement of black male students in Chesapeake Public Schools. Theme: "Forging Ahead- Striving for Excellence"
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Samuel T. King, Superintendent for Norfolk Public Schools
Where: Chesapeake Conference Center 900 Greenbrier Circle Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
When: Saturday, April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
For More Info: Please call Dr. William E. Ward (757) 377-2733 or George F. Reed (757) 650-0174
2014 Recruiting Initiative for Student Engineers (RISE) offered by the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED) at VA Tech
High school sophomores who are interested in engineering are invited to join us in Blacksburg, VA where you will meet students, alumni, staff, and faculty who want to introduce you to VT and what we have to offer in our top ranked College of Engineering. for high school sophomores only. It offers free transportation, a tailgate party/picnic, and admission to the 2014 VT Spring Football Game.
When: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Application Deadline: March 10, 2014
Hampton Roads Youth Poetry Slam SessionWho: All youth poets 13-19
Norfolk (Last) Qualifying SlamWhen: March 29, 2014Where: Roper Theater, Tidewater Community College, Norfolk
Grand Slam!When: April 26, 2014Where: Norfolk State University, Norfolk
Brave New Voices 2014When: AugustWhere: Philadelphia, PA
American Association of University Women $500.00 Scholarship
Who: Female resident of Virginia Beach who returned to school after a period of time and is 23 or older. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Forms Available: http://virginiabeach-va.aauw.net/scholarship/, or by sending a self-addressed envelope to AAUW Virginia Beach Scholarship Committee at 1010 Barnacle Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Deadline: April 15, 2014
Information: Call 757-630-7097
Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Anti-Bullying Conference
This conference is meant to raise awareness of the underlying factors that can lead to bullying, empower educators to be able to identify and effectively address incidents of bullying, and provide practical tools to increase inclusion in school environments. Keynote speaker will be actor and clinical psychologist Dr. Michael Fowlin.
When: March 14, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Thomas Nelson Community College
For More Info: Call 804-515-7950 or visit www.inclusiveva.org/antibullying.php
VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS - (200 N. Blvd. Richmond, VA 23220)
Race, Place, & Identity
2014 Community Conversations Series: Engages the community in a dialogue about the region's past and how that past can positiviely shape our collective furture.
Signs of Protest: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era. This exhibition includes 25 photographs of
the culture of resistance during that turbulent decade.
When: Thru - August 3rd
Where: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Information: (804) 204-2704
LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capital
When: Now through March 9
Where: Anderson Gallery VCUarts
Information: (804) 204-2704
Signs of Protest: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era
What: New Works by African American Photographers
Where: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
When: Thru - August 3, 2014
Admission: is free.
AMC Television Series TURN Seeks Background Actors (non-speaking roles)
When: Through March 2014
Where: In and around Richmond
For more info: http://arvoldcasting.com/actors, Michelle Kelly 434 422-0530
Red Cross Call For Blood and Platelet Donations
When: On going.
Where: Various locations.
For More Information (and Appointments): Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.