Home » Archives by category » Features » Celebrating Citizens (Page 2)

5th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast Honors Veterans

5th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast Honors Veterans

More than 150 attended the recent Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans held at Traditions at the Chesapeake Golf Club.  The group was welcomed by Carl Dozier, Chairman of the Mayor’s…

Citizen of the Month – Taylor Grissom

Citizen of the Month – Taylor Grissom

“My Brother’s Keeper” By JOHN DOWNS, SR Taylor Grissom takes the concept of being his brother’s keeper very seriously. “It really should be the standard that we all live by,”…

Tidewater Arts Outreach: Bringing Hope and Healing Through the Arts

Tidewater Arts Outreach: Bringing Hope and Healing Through the Arts

By BELINDA ELLIOTT Each month across Hampton Roads talented musicians and other artists give top-notch performances for crowds of all ages. You won’t find these events listed with Ticketmaster, and…

Rhine Embraces Role as New Provost at TCC Chesapeake Campus

Rhine Embraces Role as New Provost at TCC Chesapeake Campus

By MJ Knoblock Tidewater Community College (TCC) Chesapeake Campus has a new provost. She is Lisa B. Rhine, PhD. She started in the position on August 1, 2013, and is…

The Taste of Chesapeake

By VICKI BRADNER Sixteen years ago, Larry Zoeller and  Donn Irby were taking a risk, somewhat flying by the seat of their pants, to bring the first Taste of Chesapeake…

Citizen of the Month – David Wright

Citizen of the Month – David Wright

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH With so much press about baseball players gone bad lately, we have chosen one of the good guys to celebrate as our Citizen of the Month: one…

Veteran of the Month: Phyllis Schirle

Veteran of the Month: Phyllis Schirle

By MJ KNOBLOCK Much to the dismay of her parents, Phyllis Schirle wasn’t interested in attending college right after graduation. Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, she graduated from high…

Veteran Spotlight – August-Leah Schafer

Veteran Spotlight – August-Leah Schafer

By MJ KNOBLOCK Leah Schafer wanted to be a nurse when she was a teen-ager. Little did she know that her nursing career would carry her all over the world…

Citizen of the Month – Mary Hill

Citizen of the Month – Mary Hill

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH “You can’t talk about my volunteerism without talking about the Niners,” insists Mary Hill. “It’s not about me, it’s the whole club. The Niners are first-class people.…

Citizen of the Month: Louis Tayon, Jr.

Citizen of the Month: Louis Tayon, Jr.

By MJ KNOBLOCK Chesapeake wouldn’t be the city it is today without the efforts of volunteers throughout the community. Just ask Louis Tayon, Jr. He believes that. It’s one of…

Page 2 of 41234