Rev. Jackie Kirby and St. George’s School

St. George’s School has an exciting development to share with the world. The educational institution has just recruited its only female chaplain ever. It’s been in existence for more than 120 full years as well. St. George’s School recruited Reverend Jackie Kirby to be its latest chaplain. Earlier this year, Dr. Alixe Callen took her…

The Committee Formed To Provide Disaster Relief To The U.S. Virgin Islands

The committee consist of many experienced, knowledgeable and professional individuals with their fields. This includes the CEO of WICO, Clifford Graham who be the groups Chairman, Dr. Jerome M. Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General, and the founder of Island Capital Group, Andrew Farkas. Additional committee members include Geri Purvis who has spent 15 years serving FEMA, the Buccaneer Hotel’s general manager Elizabeth Armstrong, Pace University’s visiting scholar Judith Enck, and the owner of the Royal Caribbean, Vivek Daswani.

Military Dream Week: Surprising Those Who Served

During Military Dream Week, 13News Now, teamed up with a number of local Virginia based sponsors, like ADS and Operation Once in a Lifetime to help those in need. In a partnership with the City of Norfolk’s Naval Station Norfolk Centennial Commission, Cavalier Ford Lincoln, and Virginia Ship Repair Association, they honored those who serve with with surprise parties, gifts, and donations to servicemen, servicewomen, and their families.

Big Wins for SMBs with New Department of Defense Contract

Atlantic Diving Supply (ADS) Inc. and Ricochet Manufacturing Co. have a lot to celebrate following a September deal. A contract from the Department of Defense has been awarded to the two companies to the tune of more than $60 million. The contracts, for the manufacturing of top-of-the-line protective gear for the Air Force, Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard firefighters, have seen to the rise of these two players in the market of firefighting protective garments and equipment.

New venture funding brings jobs, businesses, venture capital firms to Connecticut

Connecticut has a new crop of venture capital funding options with an infusion of over $130 million in funding opportunities for the state’s business sector. The allocation of funds to venture capital investments was the result of a 2010 policy change in Connecticut’s Insurance Reinvestment Tax Credit program. In-state small and medium sized high-growth businesses…