Nakeya Green took her grief from losing her mom to make young ladies look pretty. Green founded Queen in a Dress, an organization that provides prom dresses and accessories to young ladies whose families may not be able to afford it. “My goal is to ensure no young lady does not attend prom simply because she cannot afford the attire in order to attend. Our mission … [Read more...] about Queen in a Dress Provides Prom Items To Those in Need
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Peninsula Community Theatre Presents Bridges Of Madison County
When a ruggedly handsome National Geographic photographer stops to ask directions, in a rural area, he gets more than just a map. The Bridges of Madison County is set in 1965. Francesca Johnson is an Italian housewife married to a former American soldier. While her husband and children head to the state fair for four days, she stays behind. What happens next may change … [Read more...] about Peninsula Community Theatre Presents Bridges Of Madison County
Newport News Mayor Jones Addresses Chamber
The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce hosted the newly-elected Newport News Mayor Phillip Jones in a luncheon on Tuesday. The first-time mayor began his presentation by addressing the shooting at Richneck Elementary on Jan. 6. He recognized school board members that were present. Jones said that Newport News plays an important role in the region. He plans to grow … [Read more...] about Newport News Mayor Jones Addresses Chamber
Mayor Jones Talks Richneck and Plans
Newly-elected Newport News Mayor Phillip Jones began his first term with baptism by fire days before he was officially sworn into office. VA Peninsula Media spoke with Jones after taking the oath of office on Wednesday about the Richneck Elementary shooting and his plans for Newport News. Richneck Elementary Jones said due to the ongoing investigation, he could … [Read more...] about Mayor Jones Talks Richneck and Plans
Contemporary Arts Network Works to Help Artists
The Contemporary Arts Network (CAN), in Newport News, wants to help artists and art lovers connect. Asa Jackson, director of CAN, said they developed a platform where visual artists can upload, their portfolio and resume. Musicians can also use the website to upload their performances. “This is for any art professional. It can be a photographer, DJ, or graphic designer,” … [Read more...] about Contemporary Arts Network Works to Help Artists