The Arc of the Virginia Peninsula Celebrates Partnership with Alcoa, Inc.
On Thursday, April 18th, The Arc of the Virginia Peninsulaheld a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their new contract with Alcoa Power and Propulsion. Through partnerships with businesses, The Arc provides employment programs for individuals with disabilities. They have an excellent reputation for developing business solutions and providing reliable and effective employees. Alcoa, Inc. was in need of a way to digitalize their x-rays so that they could be retrieved and transferred in a fast and efficient manner. Alcoa already had a dozen contracts with The Arc. They were already familiar with the quality of work that Arc employees provide. They were also aware that the Arc provides digital imaging services. When Alcoa asked The Arc if it would
Giant Leaps in One Semester for Student Run Nonprofit
What do you get when you cross intelligent and ambitious college students with the desire to enhance their education and give back to the community? A student run nonprofit organization!The Captain’s Educational Enrichment (CEE) Fund is a 501(c)(3) that was established during the 2011-12 academic year by Christopher Newport University Students in order to gain real-life, hands on experience working with finance and investments as well as business development and nonprofit management.
The 4th Annual Arts in the Park Festival is Just Around the Corner
If you are anxious to get outside and enjoy a fun and free event, you won’t have to wait much further. On Saturday, May 18th, the Buckroe Improvement League will be holding their 4th Annual Arts in the Park Festival. It will be held at Buckroe Beach Park from 10am till 6pm. The festival offers live music, performed on stage by local musicians. There will also be plenty of children’s activities. One of the special opportunities for children will be
Attention Young Professionals: Come Out of Your Social Networking Shell!
Social networking isn’t just for the virtual world. Sure, we all get excited when we get a new facebook friend or someone requests to join our LinkedIn networks; but these don’t serve as a replacement for actually meeting and interacting with other people. Call me old school, but I still enjoy “social networking” in the real, tangible world. Fortunately, The Virginia Living Museum and The Mariners’ Museum are thinking