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WELCOME to Hampton Roads Naval Air Station Oceana is the most sophisticated and critically important air station in the Navy, with collectively almost 20 squadrons and almost 300 aircraft stationed there. The base employs 10,500 military and 2,340 civilian personnel. Dam Neck Annex, also part of NAS Oceana, hosts the Fleet Combat Training Center, which trains more than 1,000 students each month. Dam Neck employs another 2,412 military and 1,080 civilian personnel.
he armed forces have played a pivotal role in H Hampton Roads, a nautical term meaning protected anchorage or safe harbor, since the English set foot here in 1607. The soldiers who accompanied the ﬁrst settlers are the predecessors of the thousands of men and women who have donned uniforms to protect the United States. The region is proud to house bases associated with each branch of the military, including: Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Fort Monroe, Coast Guard Station Portsmouth and numerous Navy bases – including Naval Station Norfolk, Naval Air Station Oceana, Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek-Fort Story.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown is the Navy’s premiere weapons facility. More than 3,000 military and civilian personnel work on the 11,500-acre base, maintaining missiles and other ordnance for the Atlantic Fleet. With a list of Navy resources, childcare options, community information and contact information for public and private schools and religious organizations, this special section is intended to help make the transition to Hampton Roads a little easier and a little more enjoyable while getting to know the Navy and civilian communities.
With so much presence in the area, the Navy is the heart of the region. With more than 95,000 uniformed men and women currently stationed here, the Navy has had undeniable impact on the region’s history, economy and culture. More than 300,000 residents are part of the Navy family, plus an overwhelming number of retired or separated Sailors who choose to remain here. Naval Station Norfolk is the world’s largest naval base. More than 60,000 military and 10,000 civilian personnel work on the base, which homeports more than 80 Atlantic Fleet ships and 16 squadrons. The world’s largest amphibious base – formerly Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek and now part of Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story – is the homeport for 30 amphibious ships, including patrol aircraft and salvage ships. About 80 tenant commands are based at JEB-Little Creek, including Naval Special Warfare Group II, East Coast-based SEALs and the Armed Forces School of Music. JEB-Fort Story is home to the 11th Transportation Battalion, which conducts amphibious operations. It is the Army’s only saltwater-puriﬁcation training site. The site offers amphibious training for all branches, including explosive ordnance disposal Sailors and Navy SEALs. PAGE 3 | Welcome Aboard
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? EXPLORE HAMPTON ROADS! Publisher: LAURA BAXTER MNV Editor: REBECCA S. HASTINGS Photographer: HARRY GERWIEN Creative Director: TRICIA LIEURANCE Designers: ALLYSON GARNER KYLE RAYMER SUSAN COFER ROSS FROEHLICH
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RELOCATION Services & Information B Before signing delivery documents, note all known loss or damage susttained to the shipment. If any property was damaged or lost, contact the CPPSO as soon as possible to ﬁnd out how to ﬁle a claim.
GETTING SETTLED IN HAMPTON ROADS CHECKING IN: Working Hours Arrival – Norfolk normal hours of operations are from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Personnel arriving during normal working hours should report to their respective unit’s administrative department for check-in. All After Hours Arrivals – Report to the Naval Station Norfolk Quarterdeck located at Bldg. N-26, 1530 Gilbert St., Suite 2000, Norfolk. The Quarterdeck can be reached at 322-2866. Ensure your orders are stamped with the reporting date and time prior to departing the Quarterdeck.
NORFOLK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Norfolk International Airport provides an information booth from 8 a.m. to midnight seven days a week. Uniformed personnel have information about Hampton Roads bases, transportation and telephone numbers for duty ofﬁces, ombudsmen and emergency assistance. The booth may be reached by calling 444-3040.
PERSONNEL SUPPORT ACTIVITY: The Personnel Support Activity located on Naval Station Norfolk provides one-stop service personnel reporting to or departing from commands in this area. Detachments are at every naval installation to assist with personnel, disbursing and educational matters. For information about services, locations and hours, visit http://1.usa. gov/XaSo8X call 445-4981.
DEFENSE PERSONAL PROPERTY // MOVE.MIL In an effort to make moving a little bit easier for you, the US Department of Defense (DoD) United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) developed the Defense Personal Property Program, or DP3. As part of the DP3 mission, an internet-based system to manage DoD household goods moves was created. It’s called the Defense Personal Property System (DPS). Through DPS and the DP3 initiative, you will have the ability to self-counsel and submit your application online, track your shipment through DPS or Interactive Voice Response (IVR), have the option to ﬁle a claim online, and to settle directly with your moving company as well as Full Replacement Value (FRV) of lost and damaged goods.
FLEET AND FAMILY SUPPORT CENTERS Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSC) of Hampton Roads are a valuable resource, available 24 hours a day. The seven full-service FFSC’s in Hampton Roads are staffed with highlytrained specialists who understand the unique demands of military life. Get up-to-date information on military and community resources such as TRICARE, child care, schools, ombudsman information, ships’ care lines and much more
CALL AN FFSC SPECIALIST
HOUSEHOLD GOODS: The Consolidated Personal Property Shipping Ofﬁces (CPPSO) in Norfolk and at Joint Base Langley-Eustis has a full range of services available including storage of household goods, baggage and vehicles. Contact the CPPSO upon arrival even if the delivery address is unknown.
NAVSTA Norfolk 444-2102
NSA Northwest Annex 421-8770
JEB Little Creek 462-7563
NWS Yorktown 887-4606
NAS Oceana 433-2912
Newport News 688-6289
For those who plan to live on the Southside, call 4433700 and follow the prompts. For those who plan to live on the Peninsula, call 764-2045.
Dam Neck Annex After Hours: 444-NAVY or 433-2912 (800) FSC-LINE (372-5463) For more, visit www.cnic.navy.mil/navylifema.
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RELOCATION Services & Information For information on workshops and services, check FFSC Signal newsletter available at any of the FFSC locations or visit www.cnic.navy.mil/NorfolkSta/FleetAndFamilyReadiness/ SupportServices. For information about services available at the JEB-Fort Story Army Community Service Center, visit http:// www.eustismwr.com.
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: FFSC offers one-on-one consultation from experienced relocation counselors – including extensive information and referral services. FFSC provides information about housing, child care, schools and local resources, including Welcome Aboard Packets and information about bases worldwide.
STRESS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS: FFSC offers stress management workshops for active duty or family members, as well as programs to help reduce the stress of deployments and parenting.
PARENTING WORKSHOPS: Learn and grow with strategies from today’s leading experts in childrearing. The centers’ parenting workshops make expert advice easily available. Parenting workshops include Parenting in a Military Family, Dads and Discipline, Enhancing Stepfamilies, Single Parenting in the Military and others.
TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: For those with household goods in transit, the FFSC Lending Locker offers short-term loans of basic furniture and kitchen items, such as foldout mattresses, cribs, car seats, strollers, kitchen utensils, folding tables and chairs.
The Transition Assistance Program is a four-day course that covers resume writing, interviewing skills, salary negotiations, military beneﬁts and many other topics to help smooth the transition from military to civilian life.
FFSC offers a variety of workshops, including Welcome to Hampton Roads. FFSC can also help foreign-born spouses acclimate to the area and provide audio and video language tapes. For more information, visit http://www.cnic.navy.mil/NorfolkSta/ FleetAndFamilyReadiness. You can request a Welcome Aboard Packet, ﬁnd out about local FFSC relocation services and other resources.
EMPLOYMENT AND CAREER RESOURCES:
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Each FFSC has a one-stop Career Development Resource Center (CDRC) open to military personnel and family members. The CDRC offers employment assistance, job leads, computer job search resources and employment workshops.
PERSONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Sign up for ﬁnancial education workshops like The Art of Money Management, Car Buying Strategies, Savings and Investments and many others. FFSC provides one-on-one ﬁnancial counseling to help manage debt, create a budget or address speciﬁc concerns.
Diesel/Heavy Vehicle Technology HVAC/Refrigeration Technology Maritime Welding Training Commercial Driving Training WE OFFER: Graduate Employment Assistance, Day & Evening Classes and Financial Aid if Qualified. Approved for VA/TA.
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FFSC offers short-term counseling and crisis intervention for active duty individuals and military couples. Family members are referred to appropriate mental health providers in the community for individual and family counseling. FFSC also offers a variety of therapeutic and educational groups. PAGE 5 | Welcome Aboard
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RELOCATION Services & Information CONT. Command career counselors can set up a quota. The CDRC is available for individual services. For service members who are still unsure about separation or retirement, FFSC offers Career Options Navy Skills and Evaluation Program (CONSEP).
For more information or for reservations, call the central reservation center, visit www.Navy-Lodge.com. or call a Hampton Roads Navy Lodge directly:
CALL A NAVY LODGE DIRECTLY NAVY LODGE LITTLE CREEK 464-6215 1125 Gator Blvd., Building 3335, Virginia Beach NORFOLK NAVY LODGE 489-2656 7811 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk
EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM: Identifying resources to meet the special needs of family members can be overwhelming while moving. Special needs consist of ongoing requirements for medical treatment, psychological services or special education. FFSC can assist families with the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) enrollment process and ﬁnd suitable resources for care and information.
SPONSOR TRAINING: This single-session training teaches command personnel to serve as sponsors. Topics include ways to be an effective sponsor, duties and responsibilities, military and community sources and FFSC relocation assistance. The training is available by request at Dam Neck Annex, Little Creek, Norfolk, Northwest Annex, Oceana and Yorktown.
NAVY LODGES: Hampton Roads offers three convenient Navy Lodge locations at Naval Station Norfolk, JEB Little Creek and Fleet Combat Training Center Atlantic, Dam Neck. The Norfolk Lodge provides 292 rooms, including eight suites; Little Creek offers 100 rooms and Dam Neck offers 50 rooms. These modern, comfortable rooms provide more conveniences to their guests than one might expect from a commercial chain of hotels. Cribs are available upon request, as well as irons and ironing boards. Personnel can make reservations anytime in advance. Orders must be presented at check-in along with a valid military identification. Reservations are held up to 6 p.m. without deposit. Check-in time is 3 p.m., however, early arrivals will be accommodated according to room availability. Due to base restrictions, not all Navy Lodges are “Pet Friendly.” For guidelines and restrictions, contact the Navy Lodge Central Reservation Center at 1-800-628-9466.
NAVY LODGE DAMNECK 437-8100 FCTCL Dam Neck , Virginia Beach.
NAVY HOUSING SERVICES: All DoD personnel, married and single, assigned to a command in Hampton Roads can receive housing information from the Navy Housing Welcome Center located at 7924 14th St., Bldg. SDA-337 in Norfolk. For services, call 445-2832 or (800) 628-7510. The Yorktown satellite center is located at 1970 Von Steuben Dr. in Newport News. For services, call 847-7806 or toll free (800) 704-5488. For Public Private Venture (PPV) housing, Navy Housing counselors qualify members for PPV Housing. Housing counselors will process housing applications for referral to PPV housing. Lincoln Military Housing is the housing partner who managers the PPV homes. Members are also counseled on lease agreements, sales contracts, tenant and landlord issues and other housing concerns. Service members can rent apartments, condominiums, town homes and houses through the Rental Partnership Program (RPP). Properties extend from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg. The RPP provides affordable housing at a discounted rate. Military members agree to a one-year lease and pay rent by allotment. Other savings for civilian property managers and owners include reduced turnovers, operations and maintenance costs. Details are available at the Navy Housing Welcome Center. The Navy Housing Welcome Center maintains a large data base of community rental and sales listings to suit every need. Services are customized to assist in locating living accommodations and to familiarize customers with the Hampton Roads area.
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THE HOUSING SERVICE CENTER CAN HELP YOU WITH ALL OF YOUR HOUSING NEEDS. Visit http://1.usa.gov/JbH3BG to learn more.
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RELOCATION Services & Information The Navy Housing Welcome Center provides home buying, selling and property management workshops each month. The instructors are Realty specialists who provide information about the home buying process, how to determine the sales price, selecting a real estate agent and real estate closing details.
and alarm monitoring. Compare pricing and plan offerings from multiple service providers. To register for the service, the new address and move-in date is required to get started. For more information, visit www.militarymovingcenter. com/nexcom.
NAVY MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION Housing information for outbound families is available in the departure library. Plan for your new duty station by visiting the Navy Housing Welcome Center where you can access information on all military bases worldwide. Other services include command presentations, brieﬁngs and training; showing services for personnel without transportation and counseling for special needs. Maps, telephones, copiers, fax machines and more are available.
ARMY HOUSING SERVICES – JEB FORT STORY:
The Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Division provides a varied program of recreation, social and community support activities on U.S. Navy facilities worldwide. Their programs provide active duty, reserve and retired Navy personnel and their families with sports and physical ﬁtness activities, child development and youth programs and a variety of food and beverage services. For more information, visit mwr.navy.mil. For Information, Tickets and Tours (ITT), call or visit one of the Hampton Roads ITT ofﬁces. CONT. 8
Military Family Housing: Balfour Beatty Communities 560A Cape Henry Rd., Virginia Beach Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.ftstoryfamilyhousing.com or call 962-3511.
VEHICLE DECALS: Decals are required for all vehicles and must be obtained from the pass ofﬁce. Decals are valid for three years or until end of enlistment. Applications include proper DoD identiﬁcation, registration, a valid driver’s license and evidence of insurance and state inspection. Vehicles must display the inspection sticker from state of registration. Virginia law requires $25,000 (injury or death to one person), $50,000 (injury or death to two or more persons) and $20,000 (property damage). Lesser amounts of insurance are acceptable if they meet the minimum requirements for the state the vehicle is registered in.
NAVY EXCHANGE MILITARY MOVING CENTER The Navy Exchange Military Moving Center offers free and easy on-line access to connect essential services at a new home. The service can be used before arriving in the area, provided the new address has been established. With this service, utilities can be selected and purchased, billing and payment methods can be chosen and utilities can be disconnected among many other services. The referral feature can connect members to a variety of services like self-storage facilities, local movers PAGE 7 | Welcome Aboard
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RELOCATION Services & Information TREASURE SHOP:
MWR FACILITIES DAM NECK ANNEX Bldg. 524, 1977 Terrier Ave. Virginia Beach 492-6806 Local attractions tickets only. JEB-LITTLE CREEK Bldg. 3530, 1210 Amphibious Dr., Virginia Beach 462-7665 JEB-FORT STORY 720 New Guinea Rd., Fort Story 422-7472 NAS OCEANA Bldg. 430, 3rd St., Virginia Beach 433-3301 NMC PORTSMOUTH Bldg. 3, 620 John Paul Jones Cir. 953-5439
NAVSTA NORFOLK Bldg. 1560, Mall Dr. 445-6663/6664 NWS YORKTOWN Bldg. 2006, Shuprer Dr., Yorktown 887-4609 NWS CHEATHAM ANNEX Bldg. 284, Williamsburg 887-7418 Local attractions tickets only NNSY PORTSMOUTH Bldg. 1559, Scott Center Annex, Portsmouth 396-1776/396-1777 NSA NORTHWEST ANNEX Relay Rd., Bldg. 237, Chesapeake 421-8628
NAVY EXCHANGES: The Navy Exchange (NEX) carries a wide variety of products from clothing, luggage to health and beauty aids to house wares, electronics, giftware, toys and ofﬁce supplies. On average, customers save 15.8 percent on the merchandise they purchase, not including the savings from no sales tax. NEX also offers a wide variety of services throughout the area, including barber shops, beauty salons, dry cleaners, laundries, tailor shops, watch repair, ﬂower shops and photo processing. Most exchanges also feature retail merchandise stores, cafeterias, garages and gas stations. NEX also includes uniform shops. The Uniform Support Center’s mail order program is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week from CONUS, Guam, Hawaii, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, call (800) 368-4088. NEX offers locations at NAVSTA Norfolk, Armed Forces Staff College and LANFLT Norfolk in Norfolk; FISC Norfolk, Cheatham Annex in Williamsburg; Oceana, Little Creek and Dam Neck in Virginia Beach; NNSY Portsmouth in Portsmouth; NSGA Chesapeake in Chesapeake; and Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in Yorktown. For information, visit www.navy-nex.com or call (800) 628-3924 Mon. through Fri. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time.
ARMY AND AIR FORCE EXCHANGES: The Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) offers a full service location at JEB-Fort Story. For more information, visit www.shopmyexchange.com/ExchangeStores.
Naval Station Norfolk’s Treasure Shop is located in the former Immaculate Conception Chapel. Founded in 1973, The Treasure Shop is a nonproﬁt consignment shop operated by military and civilian volunteers. All Treasure Shop proceeds go to local charities. The shop is open from September to May, Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the ﬁrst and third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 423-0790. The Treasure Shop accepts all types of items with the exception of clothing and uniforms.
ON-BASE RELIGIOUS SERVICE TIMES: JEB LITTLE CREEK CHAPEL ROMAN CATHOLIC Mass schedule: 5p.m., Sat. (fulﬁlls Sun. obligation), 9a.m. & 12:15 p.m., Sun. Fellowship: 10a.m., Sun. Choir practice: 6p.m., Tues. Confessions: 3:30-4:30p.m., Sat.
PROTESTANT Sun. School: 9a.m. Sun. AWANA/Children’s Church: 10a.m., Sun. Worship:10:30a.m., Sun. Fellowship: 11:30a.m., Sun. Coffeehouse: 6p.m., Sun. Bible Study/Band Practice: 5p.m., Mon. PWOC: 9:30a.m., Wed Choir practice: 6 p.m., Wed.
LATTER DAY SAINTS Worship: 11:30a.m., Sun. (Chapel Annex Classroom 1)
Meeting: 7p.m., Wed. (Chapel Annex Classroom 4)
DAM NECK ANNEX CHAPEL ROMAN CATHOLIC Confessions: 4:15p.m. - Sat. Mass Schedule: 5p.m. - Sat. PROTESTANT Worship service: 9 a.m. - Sun. JEB FORT STORY CHAPEL ROMAN CATHOLIC Mass schedule: 9 a.m., Sun. Bible study: 9:30 a.m., Tues. PROTESTANT Worship:11a.m., Sun. Bible study: Noon, Wed.
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NAVAL STATION NORFOLK ROMAN CATHOLIC Our Lady of Victory Chapel Mass schedule 11:45a.m., Wed. 10a.m., Sun.. PROTESTANT David Adams Memorial Chapel Worship: 10:30a.m., Sun. JEWISH SABBATH Commodore Levy Chapel (Second Floor Bldg. C7)
Sabbath: 7:30 p.m., Fri. (Sabbath Fellowship Oneg Shabbot Follows)
ISLAMIC WORSHIP Masjid al Da’wah 2nd Floor (Bldg. C-7) Services: 1:30 p.m., Fri. Chapels are open daily for prayer. NAS OCEANA CHAPEL ROMAN CATHOLIC Mass schedule: 11:30a.m., Mon.-Thurs. 9a.m. & 12:15p.m., Sun. PROTESTANT Sun. school: 9:15a.m., Sun. Worship:10:40a.m., Sun. Bible study: 11a.m., Wed. CONTACT INFO: Norfolk 444-7361 JEBLCFS 462-7427 Yorktown 887-4711 Oceana 433-2871 Dam Neck Annex 492-6602
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CHILD CARE For Military Families Quality, Accessible and Affordable Child Care
NAVY CHILD & YOUTH PROGRAMS (866) NAVY-CDC | 1-866-628-9232 NAS DAM NECK ANNEX CDC 492-8685 WILLOUGHBY CDC 444-3008 NAVSTA NORFOLK CDC 444-3239; Youth Center 444-8259 JEB LITTLE CREEK CDC 462-7868; Youth Center 462-8718 JEB FORT STORY CDC 422-7413; Youth Center 422-7714
NNS PORTSMOUTH CDC 967-2676; Youth Center 396-1990 NSA NORTHWEST ANNEX CDC 421-8266; Youth Center 421-8258 CHILD DEVELOPMENT Homes 462-8930 MIDWAY MANOR YOUTH Center 444-1007 CHILD AND YOUTH 24/7 Centers: NAVSTA Norfolk 445-8815
NAS OCEANA CDC 433-3164; Youth Center 433-3976
NSA Norfolk 444-3379
NWS YORKTOWN CDC 887-4733; Youth Center 887-4310
JEB Little Creek 462-4841
ampton Roads offers a number of excellent child care options, including the Navy Child Development Centers and Navy-sponsored Child Development Home program.
NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER PORTSMOUTH (NMCP) provides free child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years old when active duty and/or family members have medical appointments at NMCP. You will need the child’s current immunization record. For reservations or more information, call 953-6873. Finding quality accessible and affordable child care is possible for every military family. National Military Family Association, Military OneSource, the Child Care Aware Hotline (800) 4242246 and Military Homefront all provide information about child care resources. For additional choices in the Hampton Roads community, contact The Planning Council’s Childcare Resource and Referral Service. The Planning Council, contracted by the Virginia Department of Social Services, trains child care providers and helps parents locate quality child care. Referrals may be received by calling the Child Care Answer Line at 622-9268 ext. 3045 or 3051, by emailing email@example.com or by visiting www.theplanningcouncil.org/childreferral.htm. Parents are urged to research each child care facility thoroughly before settling on a particular one. Ask when the center or home facility will be open. Ask how the program is administered – whether snacks and meals are offered, what the adultto-child ratio is and what the age ranges are for children. Visit the facility to learn more about it, including its licensing and accreditation.
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f you are new to Hampton Roads, it probably wonâ€™t take you long to ďŹ t in. Not only are the local people welcoming, but you have a lot of military company here too. And there are lots of military retirees representing all branches of services. And at some point, they all need a doctor! For those reasons, Hampton Roads has some of the ďŹ nest military medical facilities in the world. There are more than 100,000 active duty service members and approximately 430,000 TRICARE beneďŹ ciaries in the area. That translates into a lot of choices for you when it comes to your health care.
TRICARE Standard, Extra and Prime Open to all rates and ranks
â€œTri-Service Coordinatedâ€? Health Care refers to the coordination of resources between the local military hospital, clinics, and civilian sources. All branches of service are covered by TRICARE. TRICARE Service Centers offer military appointments, civilian network referral, beneďŹ ts information and claims assistance. Hampton Roads is part of the TRICARE North Region.
UTILITIES & SERVICES HAMPTON www.hampton.va.us Garbage/Recycling 727-8311 Water and sewer, 727-6346
CABLE: â€˘ Charter Communications (Suffolk), (888) 438-2427 â€˘ Cox Communications 224-1111 â€˘ Verizon Fios Internet and TV (888) 881-8161
PORTSMOUTH www.portsmouthva.gov Garbage collection and recycling, 393-8663 Water and sewer, 393-8524 SUFFOLK www.suffolk.va.us Garbage collection, 514-7630 Recycling, 543-5766 Water and sewer, 514-7000
Flexibility in choosing a speciďŹ c health care provider will affect the amount patient will pay in cost share. For more information, call 1-877-874-2273 Medical Appointments 1-866-645-4584 Mental Health appointments 1-866-645-4584
United Concordia Tricare Family Dental Plan 1-800-866-8499 â€” 24 hours www.TRICAREdentalprogram.com
VIRGINIA BEACH www.vbgov.com Garbage/Recycling, 427-4650 Water and sewer, 427-4631
NORFOLK www.norfolk.gov Garbage collection, 441-5813 Recycling, 441-1347 Water and sewer, 664-6700
Services provided at several locations
CHESAPEAKE www.chesapeake.va.us Garbage/Recycling, 382-2489 Water and sewer, 382-6352
NEWPORT NEWS www.nngov.com Garbage/Recycling, 269-2700 Water and sewer, 926-8000
TRICARE OPTIONS IN HAMPTON ROADS
ELECTRICITY: Dominion Virginia Power (866) 366-4357 GAS: â€˘ Columbia Gas of Virginia (Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Suffolk)
(800) 543-8911 â€˘ Virginia Natural Gas (866) 229-3578 LOCAL PHONE SERVICE: â€˘ Cox Communications 224-1111 â€˘ Cavalier Telephone (800) 291-9699 â€˘ Verizon (800) 837-4966
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SEVEN CITIES Of Hampton Roads he Hampton Roads region is located in Southeastern Virginia along the East Coast of the United States. The region is the birthplace of Colonial America, merging centuries of history with rich culture, beautiful waterfront landscapes, lively communities, modern technology, economic prosperity, a thriving maritime industry, and a strong military presence.
Hampton Roads is actually made up of seven independent cities. Like other major metropolitan areas, it may be difﬁcult at ﬁrst to ﬁgure out where one city leaves off and the next begins. Many people of the southeastern area of Virginia still refer to the region as “Tidewater.” With a landmass of nearly 1,500 square miles and a population of more than 1.7 million people, Hampton Roads is the 36th largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States. Hampton Roads has much to offer in terms of quality of life. Residents enjoy the best of city, suburban and country living
and can take advantage of expansive shorelines, museums, opera, festivals, sports, colonial cities and towns, state and national parks and many retail and residential options. The culturally diverse region offers something for everyone – from NASCAR racing at Langley Speedway to Shakespeare under the stars. Family entertainment is central. Hampton Roads is home to the Children’s Museum of Virginia in Portsmouth and the Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach. Local libraries are bursting at the seams with special programming for children and adults. Spend a quiet summer afternoon ﬁshing at Grandview Pier in Hampton. In the fall, whale watch off the shores of Virginia Beach. From opera to bluegrass and from city dwelling to farm life, it is easy to ﬁnd something appealing, whether the niche is a small urban neighborhood like Ghent in Norfolk or the rural landscapes of Suffolk. Get to know the communities of Hampton Roads and its 400 years of history and see why so many call Hampton Roads home.
from MY MILITARY FAMILY to YOURS,
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
TO HAMPTON ROADS
I’m a local Realtor®. But I’m also a Mom and Wife.
Mark S. Levin, DDS John I. Barney, DDS Michael F. Hasty, DDS, MS
In my 20 plus years of being a Military spouse, I’ve gained lots of experience in the ups and downs of moving and how to balance moving with family life. If you’re interested in Renting, Buying or Selling a Home in the Hampton Roads area, I’m here to help.
Scott H. Rosenblum, DDS, MPH
I’m a No Pressure Realtor® who believes in Working Hard and Earning Your Business. If this is what you’re looking for then give me a call or email me. I’m always here to help and I’m only a phone call or email away. 663-A Turnberry Blvd Sharon Rand-Voogd Newport News, VA • 23602 (757) 746-0777 Turzac Realty LLC Sharon@welcometohamptonroadshomes.com
Orthodontics John I. Barney, DDS
We accept military dental insurance 4169 Virginia Beach Blvd. Va Beach, VA 23452
1055 Kempsville Rd Va Beach, VA, 23464
905 N. Battlefield Blvd. Chesapeake, VA 23320
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FOR THE 2013 HEROES AT HOME MILITARY SPOUSE AWARDS WARDS
All nominees will be recognized by our local business and military communities at the awards luncheon on May 9th where we will announce the 10 finalists and the 2013 Heroes of Home me Military Spouse of the Year! The Heroes at Home Military Spouse of the Year will be chosen from nominees provided by active duty personnel from all branches of the military, spouse support groups, charitable organizations, friends and family. PRESENTED BY:
2012 Heroes at Home Military Spouse of the Year
TONI E. HALL Spouse of CMSGT Ronald S. Hall Jr., 30th Intelligence Squadron Joint Base Langley-Eustis
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ALL NOMINEES will be honored by our local business and military communities at awards luncheon on May 9th where we will announce the 10 ďŹ nalists and the 2013 Heroes at Home Military Spouse of the year!
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CHESAPEAKE Virginia hesapeake
was formed in 1963 by a political consolidation of the City of South Norfolk with the former Norfolk County, which dated to 1691. The new city joined the ranks of the current Seven Cities of Hampton Roads which are linked by the circumferential Hampton Roads Beltway. And just like much of Hampton Roads, the area boasts an impressive history. Chesapeake’s history goes far back into Virginia’s colonial roots. On the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, which passes through Chesapeake, lays the site of the Battle of Great Bridge. On Dec. 9, 1775, the red coats and colonists clashed in the Battle of Great Bridge when the American rebels defeated the British and drove them from nearby Norfolk. Today, the municipal center complex rests a few hundred yards from that historic spot. Until the late 1980s and early 1990s, much of Chesa-
peake was either suburban or rural, serving as a bedroom community for the cities of Norfolk and Virginia Beach with residents commuting to these locations. Beginning in the late 1980s and accelerating in the 1990s, however, Chesapeake saw signiﬁcant growth, attracting numerous industries and businesses of its own. The business community unity includes more than 80 foreign-based commpanies from 19 diffferent countries. This is economic developpment and the attractive ve residential properties es have created a popuulation boom. Chesasapeake has grown from om 78,000 at its inception on
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CHESAPEAKE WAS FOUNDED IN 1963 to an estimated 222,209 in 2010, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Today, Chesapeake is a vibrant community that enjoys the best of two worlds – one of urban variety, culture and excitement and another of rural landscapes and relaxed country living. In fact, nearly 300 farms occupy close to one-ﬁfth of the city’s land, growing corn, soybean and wheat.
POPULATION: 222,209 MEDIAN INCOME (HOUSEHOLD) $67,855 CITY INFO: 382-2489 www.cityofchesapeake.net LIBRARIES: www.chesapeake.lib.va.us SCHOOL INFO: 547-0153 www.cps.k12.va.us PARKS: 382-6411 www.cityofchesapeake.net/page3023.aspx
Chesapeake is host to many culturally-diverse events and is home to many beautiful parks, lakes and rivers. The city has more miles of deepwater canals than any other in the country. The Dismal Swamp Canal runs through Chesapeake as well. It is the oldest continuously used man-made canal in the United States today and has been in service for over 230 years. Chesapeake is home to Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Fentress, a Navy facility under Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach.
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HAMPTON Virginia ampton is one of America’s oldest cities and
with a proud and rich history and is one of the fastest growing cities in the region. Hampton is the most populous settlement with the name and is the sixth most populous city in Virginia. Hampton’s history is traced to April 30, 1607 when Captain John Smith and company landed at Kecoughtan. They declared the land brought them “great comfort,” before continuing upriver to establish Jamestown. On October 1, 1609, Fort Algernourne, one of America’s ﬁrst forts, was constructed at Point Comfort – the site several fortiﬁcations would occupy. Hampton is nestled along the beautiful Chesapeake Bay and graced with miles of shoreline and breathtaking water views. Hampton has a distinct small-town feel with little traffic and an abundance of amenities.
HAMPTON WAS FOUNDED IN 1908 Like most cities in Hampton Roads, Hampton also has a strong military presence. Fort Monroe is headquarters for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Langley Air Force Base hosts the 1st Fighter Wing and Air Combat Command. As the home of NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton lays claim to the birth of the American space program – the ﬁrst training ground for American astronauts like John Glenn and Alan Shepherd and the Mercury Seven. Langley Speedway offers NASCAR fans an outlet for their “need for speed.” Call 865-RACE (7223) for more information about the track and for upcoming races.
POPULATION: 137,436 MEDIAN INCOME (HOUSEHOLD) $49,815 CITY INFO: 727-8311 or 311(City) www.hampton.va.us LIBRARIES: www.hamptonpubliclibrary.org SCHOOL INFO: 727-2000 www.sbo.hampton.k12.va.us PARKS: 727-6348 www.hampton.va.us/parks
In addition to the cost of living being well below the national average, Hampton has one of the lowest crime rates in the region and was rated as one of the “Best Places to Live” by Money Magazine. Hampton was also named one of the “100 Best Communities for Young People” in the ﬁrst-ever national competition held by America’s Promise. Hampton offers exciting nightlife and family entertainment with endless choices to spend leisure time. With its prime waterfront location, boating is one of the most popular activities. The city has numerous cultural treasures, a vibrant arts community, distinctive festivals and signature events. Feature parks, nature preserves, community centers, public golf courses, classes or programs are available for almost any hobby or interest.
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NEWPORT NEWS Virginia HE CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS was formally organized and became independent of Warwick County in 1896 by an act of the Virginia General Assembly. It was one of only a few cities in Virginia to be newly established without earlier incorporation as a town. Newport News is currently ranked as Virginia’s ﬁfth largest incorporated city by population and is located at the southwestern end of the Virginia Peninsula on the north shore of the James River, thus playing a huge role in the maritime industry.
The City of Newport News was essentially founded by Collis P. Huntington. Huntington, a Northern railroad tycoon from Connecticut, brought two magnet industries to Newport News: the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. Now known as Northrop Grumman Newport News, the shipyard, chartered in 1886, has built aircraft carriers for the Navy since the 1930s, including the ﬁrst nuclear-
NEWPORT NEWS WAS FOUNDED IN 1896 powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise and is today the sole builder of the Navy’s carriers. The ﬁrst vessel built by the yard was the tugboat Dorothy. Newport News is also home to the Army’s Fort Eustis, home of the U.S. Army Transportation Corps and to the U.S. Army Transportation Museum, featuring traditional and experimental devices like the Avro-Car which resembles a ﬂying saucer. The city provides residents and visitors with plenty to do. History buffs can stroll through Civil War battleﬁelds and 1862 Peninsula Campaign sites or peruse the exhibits at The Mariner’s Museum, which records 3,000 years of maritime history. Children of all ages love the Virginia Living Museum where exhibits depict Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea and introduces visitors to more than 250 living species native to Virginia through discovery centers and interactive hands-on exhibits.
POPULATION: 180,719 MEDIAN INCOME (HOUSEHOLD) $49,562 CITY INFO: 926-8000 www.nngov.com LIBRARIES: www.nngov.com/library SCHOOL INFO: 591-4500 www.sbo.nn.k12.va.us PARKS: 926-1400 www.nnparks.com
Newport News is also home to 32 city parks, including one of the largest municipal parks in the country. Newport News Park is a magniﬁcent 8,000 acre-oasis home to an incredible variety of native wildlife — deer, foxes, otter, raccoon and beaver, to name a few — all found in a natural setting of lush woodlands, ﬂowering meadows and shimmering lakes.
NO ONE KNOWS FOR SURE WHERE NEWPORT NEWS GOT ITS NAME, BUT “NEWPORTES NEWES” FIRST APPEARS IN THE VIRGINIA COMPANY RECORDS IN 1619, MAKING IT ONE OF THE OLDEST PLACE NAMES IN THE NEW WORLD. -COURTESY OF NEWPORT-NEWS.ORG /ABOUT-OUR-CITY/FUN-FACTS
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NORFOLK Virginia ORFOLK is named for the large natural harbor of thee same name located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. The city is bordered to the west by the Elizabeth River and d to the north by the Chesapeake Bay. One of the oldest off the Hampton Roads cities, Norfolk is considered to be thee historic, urban, ﬁnancial and cultural center of the region.
Established in 1624, the city was the colony’s mostt prosperous town by 1775. It was an important port forr n exporting goods to the British Isles and beyond. But on New Year’s Day 1776, during the three-day siege of thee Revolutionary War, most of Norfolk’s early structures were destroyed. In the spring of 1862, the Battle of Hampton Roads took place off the northwest shore of the city’s Sewell’s Point Peninsula, marking the ﬁrst ﬁght between two ironclads, USS Monitor and CSS Virginia. 1907 brought both the Virginian Railway and the Jamestown Exposition to Sewell’s Point. The large naval Review
NORFOLK WAS FOUNDED IN 1736 at the exposition, demonstrated the Peninsula’s favorable location and laid the groundwork for the world’s largest Naval base. By 1917, as the United States built up to enter World War I, Naval Air Station Hampton Roads had been constructed. Now home to Naval Station Norfolk, the largest Navy base in the world, it is impossible to miss the imprint of the Navy at work and at play. Norfolk has a long history as a strategic military and transportation point. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has its defense headquarters here. It also has the corporate headquarters of Norfolk Southern Railway, one of North America’s principal Class I railroads and Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company.
POPULATION: 242,803 MEDIAN INCOME (HOUSEHOLD) $42,677 CITY INFO: 664-4000 www.norfolk.gov LIBRARIES: www.npl.lib.va.us SCHOOL INFO: 628-3830 www.nps.k12.va.us PARKS: 441-2400 www.norfolk.gov/rpos
Norfolk’s easily-walked downtown waterfront boasts attractions such as the battleship USS Wisconsin and Nauticus, The National Maritime Center, an interactive science and technology. Tugboats and visiting cruise ships share the waters with sailboats and merchant ships. Other treasures include The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Botanical Gardens and the Virginia Zoological Park. Norfolk serves as home to the two highest level professional franchises in the state of Virginia, the Norfolk Tides baseball team and the Norfolk Admirals hockey team. See page 40 for more information on those and other local sports teams!
NORFOLK HOSTS THE WORLD’S LARGEST NAVAL BASE, THE REGION’S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND IS ONE OF THE BUSIEST INTERNATIONAL PORTS ON THE EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES. -Courtesy of www.norfolk.gov/about
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PORTSMOUTH WAS FOUNDED IN 1752 ORTSMOUTH, named for Portsmouth, England, is the smallest in Hampton Roads. It was founded in 1752 by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on behalf of Col. William Crawford, a wealthy merchant and ship owner, who dedicated the four corners of High and Court Streets for a church, a market, a courthouse and a jail.
Directly opposite of Norfolk, the city of Portsmouth has miles of waterfront on the Elizabeth River as part of the harbor of Hampton Roads and is another Hampton Roads community that boasts a lot of waterfront shorelines. Portsmouth is connected to the rest of Hampton Roads by two underwater tunnels â€“ the Midtown and Downtown tunnels. Portsmouth is also home to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.
Established in the 1830s, the facility is the Navyâ€™s oldest continuously operating medical hospital. The Norfolk Naval Shipyard, the oldest shipyard in the country â€“ actually located in Portsmouth despite the name â€“ is a historic and active U.S. Navy facility that builds, remodels and repairs all classes of Navy ships. Portsmouth is also headquarters to the Coast Guardâ€™s Fifth District and the Coast Guardâ€™s Integrated Support Command. Many of Portsmouthâ€™s attractions are clustered within easy walking distance of each other, making it the perfect place to spend a day. And with its central location, itâ€™s easy to get to â€“ just a quick ferry ride from downtown Norfolk, a 20-minute drive from Virginia Beach and less than an hour from Colonial Williamsburg. CONT. 22
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POPULATION: 95,535 MEDIAN INCOME (HOUSEHOLD) $45,488 CITY INFO: 393-8000 www.portsmouthva.gov LIBRARIES: www.portsmouthpubliclibrary.org SCHOOL INFO: 393-8751 www.pps.k12.va.us PARKS: 393-8085 www.portsmouthva.gov/parksandrec/
CONT. 21 Olde Towne Portsmouth has over 40 restaurants in one square mile and offers something for every palate and every budget. Besides shops and restaurants, the area features events such as â€œFirst Weekendâ€? each month, a Farmerâ€™s Market, arts and antiques shows and holiday-related events like the â€œAnnual Ghost Walkâ€? and â€œWinter Wonderland.â€? The Childrenâ€™s Museum of Virginia is the stateâ€™s largest childrenâ€™s museum, with more than 80 hands-on exhibits and an antique toy and model train collection. Sports enthusiasts will love the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, which honors Virginia athletes, coaches, administrators, educators and journalists who have made a major impact on the world of sports. The city also has great options for active folks, including: golďŹ ng, boating, cycling, urban hiking, canoeing and rowing.
The Coast Guard came to Portsmouth, Virginia back in 1790, and, seeing a good thing, the Navy arrived soon after. So when we say you can live in the heart of this town, you know we mean it. And once youâ€™re here, youâ€™ll find nice homes, great apartments, new condos, and a lively downtown within an easy drive, or walk, to your new assignment. Find out more at MoveToPortsmouthVa.com.
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SUFFOLK WAS FOUNDED IN 1742 ing communities for new residents. The revitalized downtown features historical attractions as well as shopping and dining. Newer developments offer residents the option of suburban-style living.
UFFOLK Of all the Hampton Roads communities, Suf-
folk offers the greatest opportunity for a little extra acreage for real country living. Geographically, Suffolk is the largest independent city in land area in the entire Commonwealth. Though it is the largest of the cities in Hampton Roads, it has the smallest population.
Country living provides outdoors-types with plenty to do as well. From free-fall skydiving with U.S. Parachute Association to ﬁshing along the city’s 8,000 acres of waterways – the city is certain to keep you adrenaline ﬂowing. The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge offers a nice getaway to bicycle, hike, bird watch or just to enjoy a family picnic.
Suffolk was founded by English colonists in 1742 as a port town on the Nansemond River as part of the Virginia Colony. Before European contact, indigenous tribes lived in the region for thousands of years. At the time of English settlement, the Nansemond Indians lived along the river. In the early colonial years, the English cultivated tobacco as a commodity crop, but later turned to mixed farming.
SUFFOLK IS THE LARGEST CITY IN VIRGINIA, AND WITHIN OUR 430 SQUARE MILES ARE RICH WOODLANDS, VERDANT FIELDS, SPARKLING WATERS, AND FRIENDLY PEOPLE. -Courtesy of suffolkva.us/welcome
Burned by the British in 1779 and damaged by other ﬁres throughout the next century, Suffolk survived to become a city in 1910. In 1974, it became the present City of Suffolk, consolidating with the towns of Holland and Whaleyville and the County of Nansemond. The end result was a new municipality encompassing a total of 430 square miles, making it the largest city in land area in Virginia and the 11th largest in the country. Peanuts grown in the surrounding areas became a major industry for Suffolk and the area is known as the heart of peanut production. Suffolk is also the birthplace of Mr. Peanut, the mascot of Planters’ Peanuts. In 1912, an Italian immigrant named Amedeo Obici moved from Pennsylvania to Suffolk and opened Planters Nut and Chocolate Company. Each year in the fall, the City of Suffolk hosts Suffolk Festivals Incorporated’s annual Peanut Fest, hosting close to 200,000 visitors over four days. The charisma of Suffolk is clear and its population is expected to more than double in the next 20 years. But the city is careful about development and preserving the landscape while creatPAGE 27 | Welcome Aboard
POPULATION: 84,585 MEDIAN INCOME (HOUSEHOLD) $65,104 CITY INFO: 514-4000 www.suffolk.va.us LIBRARIES: www.suffolk.lib.va.us SCHOOL INFO: 925-6750 www.spsk12.net PARKS: 514-7250 www.suffolk.va.us/parks | Spring 2013
IRGINIA BEACH The most populous city in Virginia, it began as a small resort area in Princess Anne County after the 1888 arrival of rail service and electricity and the opening of the original Princess Anne Hotel at the oceanfront near the tiny community of Seatack.
The growing resort of Virginia Beach became an incorporated town in 1906 and an incorporated city in 1952. Although the resort was initially dependent upon railroad and electric trolley service, the completion of Virginia Beach Boulevard in 1922, which extended from Norfolk to the oceanfront, opened the way for automobiles, buses, trucks and passenger rail service, the latter of which was eventually discontinued. Virginia Beach is a resort city with miles of beaches and hundreds of hotels, motels and restaurants along its oceanfront. Every year the city hosts the East Coast Surﬁng Championship as well as the North American Sand Soccer Championship. The city features 79 miles of scenic waterway, 60 miles of bike paths,
VIRGINIA BEACH WAS FOUNDED IN 1952 38 miles of shoreline and 28 miles of public beach. In fact, the city is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as having the longest pleasure beach in the world, which is located near the longest bridge-tunnel complex in the world – the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. The beaches contribute substantially to the tourism that produces a large share of Virginia Beach’s economy and welcomes approximately 2.75 million visitors annually. Although Virginia Beach is best known for its tourism, the military and agribusiness sectors contribute considerably to the city’s economy. Virginia Beach is home to three military installations – Naval Air Station Oceana, NAS Oceana Dam Neck Annex and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. The “sound of freedom” ﬁlls the sky every day as Navy jets swoop through the air on training missions.
POPULATION: 437,994 MEDIAN INCOME (HOUSEHOLD) $64,618 CITY INFO: 385-3111 or 311(City) www.vbgov.com LIBRARIES: www.vbgov.com/dept/library SCHOOL INFO: 263-1000 www.vbschools.com PARKS: 385-1100 www.vbgov.com/dept/parks
The Contemporary Art Museum of Virginia features internationally renowned artists, as well as regional and local favorites. Animal lovers should not miss the Virginia Aquarium. With interactive exhibits spotlighting aquatic animals and marine science, this attraction is ranked as one of the top 10 marine science facilities in the country. For those who want to discover sea life on their own, Virginia Beach features 18 marinas with public access. The American Music Festival, the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend, and the NAS Oceana Air Show are just a few of the city’s festivals and events not to be missed.
VIRGINIA BEACH IS LISTED IN THE GUINNESS BOOK OF RECORDS AS HAVING THE LONGEST PLEASURE BEACH IN THE WORLD. -Courtesy of visit-virginia-beach.com/virginiabeachfunfacts
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Museums, Cultural ACTIVITIES Shopping, Activities in Hampton Roads
MILITARY MUSEUMS AIR POWER PARK 413 W. Mercury Blvd. Hampton 727-8311
FORT MONROE’S CASEMATE MUSEUM 20 Bernard Rd. Fort Monroe 788-3391 www.monroe.army.mil/ Monroe/sites/installation/ museum/Casemate_Museum.aspx
HAMPTON ROADS NAVAL MUSEUM
OLD COAST GUARD STATION 24th Street and Atlantic Ave. Virginia Beach 422-1587 www.oldcoastguardstation.com
OLD CAPE HENRY LIGHTHOUSE 583 Atlantic Ave. Fort Story Virginia Beach 422-9421
PORTSMOUTH LIGHTSHIP MUSEUM
One Waterside Dr., Ste 248 Norfolk 322-2987 www.hrnm.navy.mil
Water and London streets Portsmouth Waterfront 393-8591 www.portsnavalmuseums.com
MACARTHUR MEMORIAL MUSEUM
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD MUSEUM
198 Bank St. Norfolk 441-2965 www.macarthurmemorial.org
2 High St. Portsmouth Waterfront 393-8591 www.portsnavalmuseums. com
MARINERS’ MUSEUM 100 Museum Dr. Newport News 596-2222 www.mariner.org.
U.S. ARMY TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM
MILITARY AVIATION MUSEUM
300 Washington Blvd. Besson Hall, Fort Eustis 878-1115 www.transchool.eustis.army.mil/ Museum/Museum.html
1341 Princess Anne Rd. Virginia Beach 721-7767 www.militaryaviationmuseum.org
MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY
VIRGINIA WAR MUSEUM 9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News 247-8523 www.warmuseum.org
701 Court St. Portsmouth 393-2773
HISTORICAL MUSEUMS ADAM THOROUGHGOOD HOUSE 1636 Parish Rd. Virginia Beach 385-5100
HUNTER HOUSE VICTORIAN MUSEUM 240 W. Freemason St. Norfolk 623-9814 www.hunterhousemuseum.org
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2803 Oak Ave. Newport News 247-2360 www.newsomehouse.org
NORFOLK HISTORY MUSEUM 601 E. Freemason St. Norfolk 333-1087 www.chrysler.org/WB_house.asp
SHIRLEY PLANTATION 501 Shirley Plantation Rd. (804) 829-5121 www.shirleyplantation.com
EVELYNTON PLANTATION 701 John Tyler Hwy., Charles City, VA (800) 473-5075 www.jamesriverplantations.org
OCEAN VIEW STATION MUSEUM 111 W. Ocean View Ave. Norfolk 531-0445 www.ovsm.org
RIDDICK’S FOLLY 510 N. Main St. Suffolk 934-0822 www.riddicksfolly.org
BERKELEY PLANTATION 12602 Harrison Landing Rd. Charles City, VA (804) 829-6018 www.berkeleyplantation.com
SUFFOLK SEABOARD STATION Railroad Museum 326 N. Main St. Suffolk 923-4750 www.suffolktrainstation.org
JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT 2110 Jamestown Rd. Route 31 S. 253-4838 www.historyisfun.org
VIRGINIA SPORTS HALL OF FAME
221 North St. Olde Towne Portsmouth 393-0241
THE NEWSOME HOUSE MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER
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206 High St. Portsmouth 393-8031 www.vshfm.com
Museums, Cultural ACTIVITIES Shopping, Activities in Hampton Roads SEVEN VENUES
THEATER VENUES AMERICAN THEATRE 125 East Mellen St. | Hampton 722-2787 | www.hamptonarts.net
FERGUSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS 1 University Pl. | Newport News 594-7448 | www.fergusoncenter.cnu.edu
Visit www.sevenvenues.com or call 664-6464 for tickets and information for at Attucks Theatre, Chrysler Hall, Harbor Park, Harrison Opera House, Prism Theatre at Scope Arena, Norfolk Scope Arena and Wells Theatre.
SUFFOLK CENTER FOR CULTURAL ARTS 110 W. Finney Ave. | Suffolk 923-0003 | www.suffolkcenter.org
GENERIC THEATRE 215 St. Paulâ€™s Blvd. | Norfolk 441-2160 | www.generictheater.org
ART MUSEUMS & GALLERIES
LITTLE THEATRE OF NORFOLK
ATLANTIC WILDFOWL HERITAGE MUSEUM
801 Claremont Ave. | Norfolk 627-8551| www.ltnonline.org
1113 Atlantic Ave. | Virginia Beach 437-8432 | www.awhm.org
CHARLES H. TAYLOR ARTS CENTER
317 Monticello Ave. | Norfolk 627-4547 | www.thenorva.com
4025 Victoria Blvd. | Hampton 727-1490 | www.hamptonarts.net
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CHRYSLER MUSEUM OF ART
901 Crawford St. | Portsmouth 393-8181 | www.pavilionconcerts.com
245 W. Olney Rd.| Norfolk 664-6200 | www.chrysler.org
SANDLER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER OF VIRGINIA
201 Market St. | Virginia Beach 385-2787 | www.sandlercenter.org
2200 Parks Ave. | Virginia Beach 425-0000 | www.cacv.org
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ART MUSEUMS & GALLERIES CONT.
420 High St. | Portsmouth 393-8543 | www.courthousegalleries.com
310 Shea Drive, Chesapeake 547-0153
CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF VIRGINIA
208 E. Main St. | Norfolk, 625-4211 | www.d-artcenter.org
221 High St., Portsmouth 393-5258 www.childrensmuseumva.com
HAMPTON UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 11 Frissell Ave. | Hampton 727-5308 | museum.hamptonu.edu
VIRGINIA AIR & SPACE CENTER
600 Settlers Landing Rd. | Hampton 727-0900 | www.vasc.org
7637 N. Shore Rd. | Norfolk 423-2052 | www.hermitagefoundation.org
VIRGINIA AQUARIUM & MARINE SCIENCE CENTER
101 Museum Dr. | Newport News 596-8175 | www.pfac-va.org
717 General Booth Blvd. | Virginia Beach 385-3474 www.virginiaaquarium.com
PORTLOCK GALLERIES AT SONO
VIRGINIA LIVING MUSEUM
3815 Bainbridge Blvd. | Chesapeake 502-4901
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. | Newport News 595-1900 | www.thevlm.org
VISUAL ARTS CENTER GALLERY
PENINSULA FINE ARTS CENTER
340 High St. | Portsmouth 822-1888
HUNT CLUB PETTING FARM 2388 London Bridge Rd. | Virginia Beach 427-9520 | www.huntclubfarm.com
TATTOO? NOT SURE WHERE TO GO? Fuzion Ink is the largest tattoo studio in the Hampton Roads area. With over 4,000 sq. ft of creative space, six tattooing booths with lots of elbow room to accommodate two artists in each, and a private piercing room, we can meet all your needs.
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PENINSULA SPCA EXOTIC SANCTUARY & PETTING ZOO 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. | Newport News 595-1399
VIRGINIA ZOO 3500 Granby St. | Norfolk 441-2374 | www.virginiazoo.org
SHOPPING MALLS/DISTRICTS: GREENBRIER MALL 1401 Greenbrier Parkway S. | Chesapeake 424-7300 www.greenbriermall.com
LYNNHAVEN MALL 701 Lynnhaven Pkwy. | Virginia Beach 340-9340 www.lynnhavenmall.com
MACARTHUR CENTER 300 Monticello Ave. | Norfolk 627-6000 | www.shopmacarthur.com
PATRICK HENRY MALL 12300 Jefferson Avenue | Newport News 249-4305 | www.shoppatrickhenrymall.com
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5715 Richmond Rd. | Williamsburg 565-0702 | www.primeoutlets.com | Outlets in Lightfoot: www.williamsburgoutletmall.com
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PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION TAXI SERVICES NORFOLK CHECKER 757-855-3333 www.norfolkcheckertaxi.com Open 24/7, credit card cabs available upon request
ORANGE CAB CO. 757-369-8977 Based in Newport News www.orangecabco.com
HRT SERVES CHESAPEAKE, HAMPTON, NEWPORT NEWS, NORFOLK, PORTSMOUTH AND VIRGINIA BEACH
ANDY’S TAXI GROUP OF HAMPTON ROADS 1-866-840-6573 Based in Norfolk/Virginia Beach www.andystaxigroup.com
HRT BUS: Hampton Roads Transit provides bus service to over 1.3 million people in Chesapeake, Hampton, Norfolk, Newport News, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach. There are a total of 81 bus routes, and all HRT vehicles are equipped with bike racks. HRT also provides express bus services, known as The MAX, two shuttle services, the NET Connector and the VB Wave, as well as the Peninsula Commuter Service. Visit www. gohrt.com for more information, routes.
NEW! THE TIDE LIGHT RAIL: The Tide, Virginia’s ﬁrst light rail, debuted in Norfolk on August 19, 2011. It extends 7.4 miles from the Eastern Virginia Medical Center complex east through downtown Norfolk and adjacent to I-264 to Newtown Road. Eleven stations provide access to shopping, dining and entertainment as well as the Norfolk State University and Norfolk’s Tidewater Community College campuses. There are four park-and-ride lots with free parking. Visit www.gohrt.com/services/the-tide for more information.
BLACK & WHITE CABS OF VIRGINIA BEACH 757-855-3334 www.vabeachblackandwhitecabs.com Power wheelchair accessible Taxicabs available
YELLOW CAB OF HAMPTON 757-855-0000 www.yellowcabofhampton.com
YELLOW CAB OF NEWPORT NEWS 757-855-1111 www.yellowcabofnewportnews.com Only Ft. Eustis Recommended Taxi Company
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PADDLEWHEEL FERRY: There are three 150-passenger paddlewheel ferries operating on the Elizabeth River between Norfolk (the Waterside festival marketplace in downtown)and Portsmouth (North Landing and High Street). Ferries operate every 30 minutes with 15-minute service during the summer at peak times on weekends. Schedules are subject to change based on operating situations. The ferry is wheelchair accessible and allows boarding passengers to walk on with bicycles. PAGE 33 | Welcome Aboard
Warwick River Christian School “Inspiring students to know and follow Jesus Christ” 252 Lucas Creek Rd., Newport News 757.877.2941 | Spring 2013
30% of our students are connected to the military. TCC IS BEHIND THEM 100%. Whether studying on campus, on base, or online, Tidewater Community College militaryrelated students enjoy customized education and career planning services. Trust the TCC Center for Military and Veterans Education to help you take command of your education and go from here . . . to anywhere. • • • • • • • • • •
College Entry Services Financial Aid Assistance Military Transcript Reviews Degree Planning Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Student Agreements Certiﬁcation and Certiﬁcate Program Planning Continuing Education Programs Programs for Student Success Employment Resources Community Support Services
• Military-Related Student Clubs Learn more today at tcc.edu/military.
1700 College Crescent Virginia Beach, VA 23453 757-822-7777 email: CMVESupport@tcc.edu Serving Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, Coast Guard, veterans, and their families.
VIRGINIA DMVs Check out online services to ﬁnd everything from renewing vehicle registration to checking the status of online transactions, or for a list of documents that customers may use to prove identity, residency and legal presence, visit www.dmvNOW.com or call (804) 497-7100. Customers can make their driver’s license or ID card transactions a success if they plan ahead and know what to bring to DMV.
VEHICLE REGISTRATION: While stationed in Virginia, if you purchase a vehicle, you may title and register that vehicle in your home state or you may title and register the vehicle in Virginia. Vehicles titled and registered in your name may be driven with valid outof-state license plates if you are the sole owner. If the vehicle is co-owned and out-of-state plates are used, all co-owners must be active duty members of the Armed Forces. If all the co-owners are not active duty members, the vehicle will need to be registered in Virginia. To title a vehicle in Virginia, submit the following to DMV: Completed Application for Certiﬁcate of Title and Registration (form VSA 17A). Proof of address
LOCATIONS CHESAPEAKE 813 Greenbrier Pkwy. Chesapeake, VA 23320
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The manufacturer’s statement of origin if the vehicle is new, or
The previous owner’s title signed over to you if the vehicle is used. If you are titling a vehicle from another state, bring your title from your previous state of residence. Your name must appear on the out-of-state title as owner. Or, you may have the previous owner of the out-ofstate vehicle assign the title to you.
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NORFOLK/MILITARY CIRCLE 5745 Poplar Hall Dr. Norfolk, VA 23502
NORFOLK/WIDGEON RD. 850 Widgeon Rd. Norfolk, VA 23513
PORTSMOUTH 6400 Bickford Pkwy. Portsmouth, VA 23703
SUFFOLK 268 Holladay St. Suffolk, VA 23434
VIRGINIA BEACH/BUCKNER 3551 Buckner Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23453
VIRGINIA BEACH/HILLTOP 1712 Donna Dr. Virginia Beach, VA 23454
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www.buschgardens.com/bgw One Busch Gardens Blvd., Williamsburg, Va., 23187 Busch Gardens Williamsburg is an incredible combination of European ﬂair and high-ﬂying action with thrilling rides, fabulous shows, and charming villages. Season begins March 17. *Special military deal available – visit www.herosalute.com
WASHINGTON D.C. Our nation’s capital provides visitors with all kinds of vacation destinations. Visit the Smithsonian, tour the national monuments and memorials, tour the three houses of government, take a walk through Georgetown, walk, bike, or kayak along the C & O Canal.
LURAY CAVERNS 101 Cave Hill Road, Luray, Va., 22835 4,000,000 centuries in the making beneath Virginia’s storied Shenandoah Valley, the Luray Caverns features one- hour tours. Well-lighted, paved walkways lead visitors through cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high. Enormous chambers are ﬁlled with towering columns, shimmering draperies and crystal-clear pools.
COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG The Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg stretches over 301 acres and includes 88 original 18th-century structures. Hundreds of houses, shops and public outbuildings are reconstructed on their original foundations. Hundreds of houses, shops and public outbuildings are reconstructed on their original foundations.
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0UMVYTH[PVU *LU[LYZ 6WLU +HPS` *$99 down offer is only available with certain loan programs and subject to credit approval/ qualiﬁcations with preferred lender. Offers cannot be combined with any other offers or incentives. Actual homes as constructed may not contain the features and layouts depicted and may vary from photos, renderings and plans. Features and options may not be available on all plans or in all communities. Homes depicted may not represent the lowest-priced homes in the community and may be shown with upgraded landscaping and optional features. Prices shown may not include charges for options, upgrades and/or lot premiums. Floorplans, elevations, features, plans, amenities, speciﬁcations and related information,and information concerning the pricing,incentives and availability of our homes,are subject to change without notice. See new home sales executive for details. Sales by Prudential Towne Realty.
THE DIFFERENCE IS IN THE DETAIL.
From the footsteps of the new world’s ﬁrst colonists, to the rush of landing your ﬁrst trophy billﬁsh, one thing is clear - The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a different kind of place. The cities, which include Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, and Nags Head, have sporting events, museums, historical sites, cultural sites, and lighthouses for your enjoyment.
RICHMOND Curving around a bend in the James River, Richmond, Virginia’s state capital, is a many-faceted city. Burned and rebuilt twice (Revolutionary and Civil Wars respectively) and once the headquarters of the Confederacy, this historic urban
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GETAWAYS center is now home me to major universities and Fortune 500 companies as well as expansive parks. While there is plenty of suburban sprawl at its edges (as well as the Richmond International Raceway and an international airport) and a good bit of the city fringe that ranges towards the ramshackle, the aged heart of Richmond is ostensibly atmospheric, dotted with cultural sights and framed for blocks by historic buildings (there are over 20 national and state historic districts in the downtown area alone).
of town, Thomas Jefferson’s former home, Monticello is set on 1,000 acres of restored gardens and is open daily (guided tours only of the house itself). Montpelier, onetime home of third president James Madison is located just south of the town of Orange (the residence itself recently restored), while Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of James Monroe, is located near Monticello and Michie Tavern, built in 1784.
APPLE PICKING IN WINCHESTER CHARLOTTESVILLE / PRESIDENTIAL HOMES Charlottesville, a charming little city surrounded by the hazy Blue Ridge Mountains and acres of rolling farmland, bears the mark of Thomas Jefferson. The third president built his home in the hills nearby and founded the University of Virginia located here, which has continued to ﬂourish over the intervening centuries. Most tourists come to the area to visit three presidential homes. Located three miles southeast
Winchester-Frederick County’s roots lie in the apple industry, so it’s no surprise that even today the rolling hills still feature family-owned farms and markets. While away an afternoon picking your own apples, sipping Shenandoah Valley wine, or enjoying a leisurely hayride. Other attractions in Winchester include Civil War battleﬁelds and cemetaries, historic manor homes and museums. Visit www.visitwinchesterva.com for more information.
NORTH SHORE PEDIATRICS The Virginian-Pilot READER'S CHOICE AWARD
Joseph Toland, M.D. Over 36 years of caring for children in Hampton Roads
Nor f ol k 2010 • 2011• 2012
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FREE New Parent Classes: Info on bringing home your new baby Classes taught by Dr. Toland and Dr. Saeed ALL MAJOR INSURANCE CARRIERS ACCEPTED Conveniently located in Norfolk, VA near Naval Station Norfolk and Little Creek Amphibious Basee
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SPORTS In Hampton Roads NORFOLK TIDES HARBOR PARK | 150 PARK AVENUE, NORFOLK The Norfolk Tides are the Triple-A afďŹ liate of the Baltimore Orioles, and a member of the International League. Known as The Tidewater Tides, the team was formed in 1961. Learn more at http://atmilb.com/HeJjEh.
NORFOLK SCOPE | 201 E. BRAMBLETON AVE, NORFOLK
NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY: www.nsuspartans.com OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY: www.odusports.com
The Norfolk Admirals are a minor professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League, and are afďŹ liated with the Anaheim Ducks. Learn more by visiting http://www.norfolkadmirals.com.
VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE: www.vwcathletics.com HAMPTON UNIVERSITY: www.hamptonpirates.com WILLIAM AND MARY: www.tribeathletics.com
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ENROLLING YOUR CHILD IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS In order to enroll a child in a Virginia public school, state law requires the parent/guardian to provide certain information to the childâ€™s school division. Please visit http://1.usa.gov/eeVW2C to view the list of required information. Education specialists at Fleet and Family Support Centers have additional information and phone numbers for area schools and community agencies. Some Hampton Roads area schools require children rent or purchase their textbooks. The rental amount varies by school district or grade and must be paid upon enrollment.
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From Retired Military to Active Duty Student After 20 years of service to her country, retired military veteran Carmella Murray still wants to lead and serve. She chose Regent University to ﬁnish her undergraduate degree for its academic integrity, leadership focus and values-based approach. The former Air Force recruiter says Regent’s military-friendly beneﬁts, tuition discounts and textbook credits make her exceptional education possible. Ready to join us?
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Carmella Murray, Retired Military Veteran School of Undergraduate Studies
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PRIVATE SCHOOL COLLEGE PREP: CAPE HENRY COLLEGIATE 1320 Mill Dam Rd., Virginia Beach, 481-2446 CHESAPEAKE BAY ACADEMY 821 Baker Rd., Virginia Beach, 497-6200 HAMPTON ROADS ACADEMY 739 Academy Ln., Newport News, 884-9100 NANSEMOND-SUFFOLK ACADEMY 3373 Pruden Blvd., Suffolk, 539-8789 NORFOLK ACADEMY 1585 Wesleyan Dr., Norfolk, 461-6236 NORFOLK COLLEGIATE SCHOOL 7336 Granby St., Norfolk, 480-1495 RYAN ACADEMY/BUILDING BLOCKS OF NORFOLK 844 Jerome Ave., Norfolk, 583-7926
VIRGINIA BEACH FRIENDS SCHOOL COURT SREET ACADEMY 1537 Laskin Rd., 447 Court St., Portsmouth, 393-2312 Virginia Beach, 428-7534 CRAWFORD DAY SCHOOL Crawford Pkwy., OTHER PRIVATE SCHOOLS: 825 Portsmouth, 393-0061 BAYLAKE PINES PRIVATE SCHOOL EAST END ACADEMY 4444 Shore Dr., 2000 27th St., Virginia Beach, 464-4636 Newport News, 247-0039 BEACH MONTESSORI SCHOOL/ EAST BEACH MONTESSORI SCHOOL SUMMIT TUTORING CENTER 4491 Pleasant Ave., 1101 Eaglewood Dr., Norfolk, 739-5626 Virginia Beach, 428-5437 CHILDREN’S HOUSE OF GALILEE GHENT MONTESSORI SCHOOL 610 Mowbray Arch, Norfolk, 622-8174 3928 Paciﬁc Ave., GREENBRIER MONTESSORI SCHOOL Virginia Beach, 428-1034 1100 Greenbrier Parkway, CHRISTOPHER ACADEMY 3300 Cedar Ln., Portsmouth, 484-6776 Chesapeake, 549-8584 COURTHOUSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL HAMPTON ROADS MONTESSORI SCHOOL INC. 1305 Windmill Point Cres., 610 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Virginia Beach, 468-0099 Newport News, 873-8950
MCLEA DAY SCHOOL 745 Bancker Rd., Norfolk, 587-7841 MCDONALD MONTESSORI 4200 Granby St., Norfolk, 423-1800 MONTESSORI LABORATORY SCHOOL 1101 Madison Plaza, Chesapeake, 548-8762 OAKTREE ACADEMY 817 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, 248-9560 ROLLINGWOOD ACADEMY 1752 Prodan Ln., Virginia Beach, 430-8244 TOWN & COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL 1421 Kempsville Rd., Norfolk, 461-5456 THE WILLIAMS SCHOOL 419 Colonial Ave., Norfolk, 627-1383
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PRIVATE SCHOOL PORTSMOUTH CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RICHMOND DIOCESE 2301 Oregan Ave., 7800 Carousel Ln., Portsmouth, 488-6744 Richmond, (804) 359-5661 STAR OF THE SEA CATHOLIC SCHOOL BISHOP SULLIVAN 309 15th St., CATHOLIC HIGH Virginia Beach, 428-8400 4552 Princess Anne Rd., ST. GREGORY THE GREAT SCHOOL Virginia Beach, 467-2881 5343 Virginia Beach Blvd., CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL Virginia Beach, 497-1811 3401 Tidewater Dr., Norfolk, 625-4951 ST. JOHN THE APOSTLE HOLY TRINITY PARISH SCHOOL 1968 Sandbridge Rd., 154 W. Government Ave., Virginia Beach, 821-1100 Norfolk, 583-1873 ST. MARY STAR OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT THE SEA SCHOOL CARMEL SCHOOL 14 N. Willard Ave., 52 Harpersville Rd., Hampton, 723-6358 Newport News, 596-2754 ST. MATTHEW SCHOOL PENINSULA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL 3316 Sandra Ln., 600 Harpersville Rd., Virginia Beach, 420-2455 Newport News, 596-7247
ATLANTIC SHORES CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Jr./Sr. High) 1217 N. Centerville Tnpk., Chesapeake, 479-9598 ATLANTIC SHORES RELIGIOUS, OTHER: CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Elementary) ALL SAINTSâ€™ EPISCOPAL 1861 Kempsville Rd., DAY SCHOOL Virginia Beach, 479-1125 1969 Woodside Ln., AZALEA GARDEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Virginia Beach, 481-0577 5160 Beamon Rd., ALLIANCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS Norfolk, 855-3563 5809 Portsmouth Blvd., BACK BAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY Portsmouth, 488-5552 1212 Princess Anne Rd., ALPHA BETA CAPPA Virginia Beach, 426-7943 CHRISTIAN ACADEMY BAYVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 7425 Chesapeake Blvd., 707 E. Bayview Blvd., Norfolk, 857-5215 Norfolk, 480-9154 ANCHOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 3624 Dupont Cir., 1647 BriarďŹ eld Rd., Virginia Beach, 460-0024 Hampton, 826-7711 ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL 1000 Bolling Ave., Norfolk, 440-5500 ST. PIUS X SCHOOL 7800 Halprin Dr., Norfolk, 588-6171
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PRIVATE SCHOOL BINA HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS 425 Washington Park, Norfolk, 627-2462 CALVARY BAPTIST DAY SCHOOL 4832 Haygood Rd., Virginia Beach, 499-4076 CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 2311 Tower Place, Hampton, 325-4222 CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL SYSTEM 2311 E. Little Creek Rd., Norfolk, 480-4400 CALVARY CLASSICAL SCHOOL 403 Whealton Rd., Hampton, 262-0062 CANTERBURY DAY SCHOOL 3164 Magic Hollow Rd., Virginia Beach, 468-2245
CATHEDRAL OF FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 2020 Portlock Rd., Chesapeake, 545-8050 CEDAR ROAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 916 Cedar Rd., Chesapeake, 547-9553 CENTRAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 1200 Hodges Ferry Rd., Portsmouth, 488-4477 CHESAPEAKE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 1229 Hazel Ave., Chesapeake, 420-9504 CHURCHLAND COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL 4249 Taylor Rd., Chesapeake, 484-8783 COASTAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 640 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, 217-2151 COOK’S DAY SCHOOL 22 Marple Ln., Hampton, 838-1221
Education CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1212 Willow Ave., Chesapeake 424-7230 DENBIGH BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 13010 Mitchell Point Rd., Newport News, 249-2654 DENBIGH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY SCHOOL 1233 Shields Rd., Newport News, 874-8661 EMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL 23 Semple Farm Rd., Hampton, 865-7800 FAITH ACADEMY SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE 1010 E. 26th St., Norfolk, 624-1724 FAITH OUTREACH EDUCATION CENTER 3105 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton, 838-8949
You receive it on graduation day. But it’s never handed to you. Because when it’s a degree from Columbia College, it’s a degree that demands effort and rewards hard work. That’s a notion our students at 18 campuses on military bases truly understand.
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FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 237 N. Main St., Suffolk 925-0274 FOX HILL PRIVATE SCHOOL 415 Fox Hill Rd., Hampton, 851-0617 GATEWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS 5473 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, 499-6551 GREENBRIER ENRICHMENT CENTER & SCHOOL 825 Greenbrier Pkwy., Chesapeake, 548-9280 GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN SCHOOL 250 Fox Hill Rd., Hampton, 851-6292 GRACE BAPTIST SCHOOL OF NORFOLK 3423 Sewells Point Rd. Norfolk, 853-6049 GREENHILL FARMS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 969 Philpotts Rd., Norfolk, 853-0111
PRIVATE SCHOOL GREAT HOPE BAPTIST SCHOOL 1401 S. Battleﬁeld Blvd., Chesapeake, 482-5121 GREENBRIER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 311 Kempsville Rd. Chesapeake 547-9595 HAMPTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS 2424 N. Armistead Ave. Hampton, 838-7538 HAMPTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL, INC 225 Chapel St. Hampton 723-1428 HEBREW ACADEMY OF TIDEWATER 5000 Corporate Woods Dr. Suite 180, Virginia Beach, 424-4327 HOLLOMAN CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION CENTER 1520 Todds Ln., Hampton, 838-3188
HOLY TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 14749 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, 886-9515 INDIAN CREEK-WELCOME INDEPENDENT BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL 1200 Kempsville Rd., Chesapeake, 547-3552 INDEPENDENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 4413 Wishart Rd., Virginia Beach, 464-4941 IVY LEAGUE ACADEMY 520 Constitution Dr., Virginia Beach, 499-6064 KEMPSVILLE ACADEMY, INC. 1458 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, 467-1234
KEMPSVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DAY SCHOOL 805 Kempsville Rd., Virginia Beach, 495-1913 KING’S GRANT DAY SCHOOL 873 Little Neck Rd., Virginia Beach, 431-9744 LEVEL GREEN BAPTIST 1305 Level Green Blvd., Virginia Beach, 424-1279 MOUNT LEBANON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 884 Bells Mill Rd. Chesapeake, 547-3388 MOUNT PLEASANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1613 Mount Pleasant Rd. Chesapeake, 482-9557 NEW LIGHT SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE 5549 Indian River Rd., Virginia Beach, 420-0945
NORFOLK CHRISTIAN LOWER SCHOOL (Norfolk campus) 7000 Granby St., 423-5812 NORFOLK CHRISTIAN LOWER SCHOOL (VA Beach campus) 1265 Laskin Rd., 428-1284 NORFOLK CHRISTIAN UPPER SCHOOL 255 Thole St., Norfolk 423-5770 OLD DONATION EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL 4449 N. Witchduck Rd., Virginia Beach, 497-0563 OLIVET CHRISTIAN 14425 Old Couthouse Way, Newport News, 877-1159 OCEAN VIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 9504 Selby Place, Norfolk, 583-1808 OPEN DOOR CHRISITAN ACADEMY 3177 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, 340-6683
Forming leaders of Christian character. • Grades K4 - 12 • College prep academics • Biblical worldview • Athletics for all ages
Attend a Nation Changers Tour Thursdays from 8:00 - 9:00 am February 21, March 7 & 21, April 18, May 2 & 16 Call to RSVP, or schedule an appointment.
Mr. Pollard, a Commander in the U.S. Navy, with wife, Jennifer, and children, Jacob, Ryan and Makayla
StoneBridge School cultivates young people to serve the “Lord and others as stewards, servant-leaders, scholars, and statesmen. StoneBridge is unashamedly American, teaching this generation the principles of liberty they will need as citizens to preserve freedom.I believe the education my three children are receiving is the foundation they need to become
Christian leaders who change the world!” ~ David-Tavis M. Pollard
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PRIVATE SCHOOL ORCUTT BAPTIST SCHOOL 653 Baxter Ln., Newport News, 249-2323 PARK VIEW ELEMENTARY 260 Elm Ave., Portsmouth, 393-8647 PARKDALE PRIVATE SCHOOL 321 Virginian Dr., Norfolk, 583-5989 PARKVIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY/ CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER 1116 Briarﬁeld Rd., Newport News, 826-4074 PORTSMOUTH CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS 3214 Elliott Ave. Portsmouth, 393-0725 PROVIDENCE BAPTIST SCHOOL & DAY CARE 501 Providence Rd., Chesapeake, 523-6480
ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL 45 Main St., Newport News, 596-0371 ST. CHRISTOPHER SCHOOL 3300 Cedar Ln., Portsmouth 484-6776 ST. MARY ACADEMY 921 Holt St., Norfolk 622-7246 STONEBRIDGE LOWER SCHOOL 4810 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, 488-7586 STONEBRIDGE UPPER SCHOOL 1629-A Jolliff Rd. Chesapeake, 488-2214 SUMMIT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 69 Saunders Rd., Newport News, 599-9424 SWEETHAVEN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 5000 W. Norfolk Rd., Portsmouth, 484-4082
Education TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH OF VIRGINIA BEACH 717 Whitehurst Landing Rd., Virginia Beach, 424-4673 TABERNACLE OF PRAYER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 3611 Colley Ave., Norfolk 625-4977 TIDEWATER ADVENTIST ACADEMY 1136 Centerville Tnpk., Chesapeake, 479-0002 TIDEWATER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 5225 Elmhurst Ave., Norfolk, 857-5358 TORAS CHAIM 3110 Sterling Point Dr., Portsmouth, 686-2480 TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL 6812 River Rd., Newport News, 245-2576
TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL 6001 Granby St., Norfolk, 489-2732 VIRGINIA BEACH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 5277 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach, 473-1190 VIRGINIA BEACH COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL 2100 Harbor Ln., Virginia Beach, 481-0111 VERITAS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 700 Oak Grove Rd., Chesapeake, 546-7504 WARWICK RIVER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 252 Lucas Creek Rd., Newport News, 877-2941 WEST GHENT SCHOOL 1009 W. Princess Anne. Rd., Norfolk, 622-4403
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