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Saturday, February 2, 2013
Hampton Roads Virginia Pulse 2/5/13 5:30 PM
Community Pulse Reminder: Tuesday, February 5, 5:30 - 7:30, Piccadilly Cafeteria, 530 N. Military Highway, Norfolk
Meet leaders of organizations featured in the February issue of Hampton Roads Gazeti
HAMPTON ROADS COMMUNITY CHANGERS was founded by "fellows" of The Mission Continues, a nationwide nonprofit which helps returning veterans find renewed strength and purpose through service to their communities. Above, members of the HRCC Leadership Team and other volunteers pose after a planning meeting for their massive three-day revitalization project over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend.
SHE MATTERS G.I.R.L.S. celebrates one year of "Helping Girls Unleash Their Talents, Limitless Possibilities," Above, girls from the group place and retrieve orders during their Veteran's Day Flapjack Breakfast Fundraiserat Applebee's.
BEST KEPT SECRET-STOP THE VIOLENCE: The youth come for the free hair cuts. "They don't know they're about to get 'The Lesson'," says Terry Riddick, founder/director about the organization's mission to save inner-city youths from lives of violent crime. Above, BKS leads a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day march against violence.
YOUTH SPOTLIGHT: Oscar Smith junior Aamir Madison: scholar, amateur musician, community servant.
IN THE LIMELIGHT: Bob Chauncey, chaplain for multiple organizations and prolific volunteer with crime prevention and crisis intervention groups, shares his views on community service and servants.
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PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS ABBA List African American Cultural Center of Excellence Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Va. Beach Chapter Archonettes of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Beta Theta Zeta Chap. Autism Buddies Boys Choir of Hampton Roads Children of the Sun Athletic/Education Foundation Continental Societies, Norfolk-Va. Beach Chapter Daughter Connection of Hampton Roads Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Ches.-Va. Beach Chapter Drug and Substance Abuse Ministry Excellence Girls Club Garden of Hope Community Development Corp. Girls With Goals Alliance Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management Health & Awareness Kidney Conference International Black Women's Congress Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Alpha Chi Chapter John R. Gray Missionary Ministry, Mt. Gilead Las Amigas, Portsmouth Chapter Making a Difference Foundation Men of Faith Minority Health Coalition of South Hampton Roads Missionary Society of Metropolitan AMEZ Church My Brother's Keeper Foundation NAACP Norfolk Youth Council National Naval Officers Association National Council of Negro Women, Norfolk Section People Helping Our Youth Every Day Raphael Lodge #162, PHA Royal Neighbors of America Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Norfolk Alumnae Chap. Sisters Network, Tidewater Chapter South Hampton Roads Pan-Hellenic Council Starlight Creative Arts Center The Ultimate Family Foundation (TUFF) Top Ladies of Distinction, Hampton Roads Chapter Vigilant Watch Virginia Organizing Zonta Club of Hampton Roads
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