Sunday, May 26th, 2019

C Current Stories



A&A Awnings and Storm Shutters
Providing protection and comfort no matter the weather

Berkshire Hathaway’s Katrina Griggs
“When it comes to my clients, I am all in!”

Black Pelican Seafood Company
Executive Chef shares the perfect recipe for success

Coastal Prosthetics and Orthotics, LLC
Providing hope and help for patients of all ages

Julius Miller, MD, FACP
A physician is part bartender, part priest, part mom, part coach

Landscape Plus
Giving people their Saturdays back

Maid For You offers big benefits of convenience & insurance
Advises choosing a company, not an individual

Morgan Marrow Company’s Lisa Copeland
Reading between the lines, asking the right questions, solving problems

Nauticus Salutes Battleship Wisconsin
Year-long celebration honors historic ship’s 75th anniversary

Primrose School at Cahoon Commons
Celebrating a decade of educational excellence

RealVisions Realty Team
Moyock couple invest care and time in their relationships with clients

The Red Chair Consignment Shop Stands Out
Karen Marable offers Top-of-line furniture and accessories

Willow Creek Gracious Retirement Living
An active lifestyle filled with camaraderie

Your Pie
Every pizza is a one-of-a-kind culinary creation



P Past Stories by Category



Automotive

West Service Center
Sons David and Tom bring unique insight to the family business

West Service Center
Celebrating 30 years of expert service and devotion to customers

Car Struction
Rebuilding damaged vehicles with meticulous care


Business

Internet Marketing and Design
Internet Marketing and Design's CEO Terry Young: the reigning genius in custom website development

Internet Marketing and Design
Helping businesses successfully navigate the World Wide Web for 19 years and now taking to the sky

The Shopper reflects its clients:
Entrepreneurial, family-owned, the foundation of America

Mike Poole of TowneBank Mortgage
Educating seniors to make the best choice for their unique situation

Internet Marketing and Design
Staying eager to learn something new is the key to CEO Terry Young’s success

Korving and Company
Helping people plan for a financially secure future

Dee Liles of TowneBank Mortgage
A generational shift in attitudes regarding reverse mortgages

Mike Poole of TowneBank Mortgage
Security and peace of mind with a reverse mortgage

Langley Federal Credit Union
Community-based financial institution expands on the Southside

The Moran Practice
Decorated Navy Veteran finds joy in helping others plan for the future

Terry Young’s Internet Marketing and Design’s Journey with SEALS
Web Developer credits fourteen-year project as emotional pinnacle of his career

Korving & Company
Father and son guide clients to financial awareness and stability


Charity and Non-Profit

Samaritan House
Help when life seems hopeless

People In Need Ministry
Virginia Beach gives hope to the homeless

Edmarc Hospice for Children
A place of hope and life

Virginia Beach Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Heroes with a heart for animals

Gimme Shelter, Inc.
Dog-Lover Finds her Niche in Life Helping the Animals in Isle of Wight County

Smithfield Little Theatre
Hamming it up since 1962

Parents In Need
A heartwarming example of loving thy neighbor

Chesapeake Care Clinic
Celebrating 25 years of helping the community

Portsmouth Humane Society
Offering love to those with room in their hearts and homes

Nansemond River Baptist Church
Celebrating 50 years of mission and discipleship

Recovery for Life
Giving hope to those who are hopelessly lost

Virginia Beach Christian Church
Celebrating 50 years at the church that love built

H.E.R. Shelter
Santa Claus visits early for Christmas in July

Hampton Roads Morning of Hope
Healing and help for those touched by depression and suicide

PingPong.GIVES Charity Foundation
Cross-train your brain: ping pong is therapy!

Habitat for Humanity of Southern Hampton Roads
Veteran and civilian families wanted for new homes in Chesapeake

Children’s Health Investment Program of South Hampton Roads
Improving the future for less fortunate children

Extreme Seal Adventures
Web Developer credits fourteen-year project as emotional pinnacle of his career

CBN Christmas Village
Bringing the spirit of European Christmas markets to Hampton Roads

H.E.R. Shelter
Helping victims of domestic violence from all walks of life

Montero Medical Missions
Wherever the need appears

Greenbrier Family YMCA
Livestrong program offers strength and fellowship to those battling cancer


Cultural Arts

The Commodore Theatre
A bit of true, Americana movie magic in the heart of Olde Towne

Commodore Theatre
Commodore Theatre's Fred Schoenfeld sets visionary sights on Cradock's Afton Theatre

The Commodore Theatre
Movies as they were meant to be seen

Smithfield Little Theatre
Hamming it up since 1962

The Commodore Theatre’s Fred Schoenfeld
Preparing for the future by uncovering the past


Education

Quality Music and Dance
Celebrating 20 years of spreading the joy of music, and now, dance

Discover Learning Center
Christian curriculum prepares kindergartners for first grade and life

Quality Music and Dance
Fun that brings life-long advantages

Apple Tree Learning Center
A dynamic, nurturing environment where children grow and thrive

Greenbrier Family YMCA
Livestrong program offers strength and fellowship to those battling cancer


Entertainment and Event Planning

The Shopper reflects its clients:
Entrepreneurial, family-owned, the foundation of America

PingPong.GIVES Charity Foundation
Cross-train your brain: ping pong is therapy!

GameOn! - The Ultimate Gaming Environment
Deidre and Daniel Thompson provide fun for kids of all ages!

CBN Christmas Village
Bringing the spirit of European Christmas markets to Hampton Roads


Financial

Mike Poole of TowneBank Mortgage
Educating seniors to make the best choice for their unique situation

Korving and Company
Helping people plan for a financially secure future

Dee Liles of TowneBank Mortgage
A generational shift in attitudes regarding reverse mortgages

Mike Poole of TowneBank Mortgage
Security and peace of mind with a reverse mortgage

Langley Federal Credit Union
Community-based financial institution expands on the Southside

The Moran Practice
Decorated Navy Veteran finds joy in helping others plan for the future

Korving & Company
Father and son guide clients to financial awareness and stability

CMS Mortgage Solutions Inc.
Offering what big banks can’t - personalized service and low costs


Health and Fitness

Assure Wellness Group
Life-changing results for men and women with bioidentical hormone therapy

Hurricane Gymnastics
Positive instruction, persistence and the joy of gymnastics

KK Wellness Consulting & Orangetheory Fitness
“We will make 2019 the healthiest year of your life”

Greenbrier Family YMCA
Livestrong program offers strength and fellowship to those battling cancer


Home and Garden

Russell‘s Heating & Cooling
After Ted Koppel's book, Lights Out, professional-grade generators are in!

Maid For You
Dennis Thompson and his team have focused on the individual cleaning needs of his customers for over 30 years

Family Flooring
Quality products and professional service with heart lead to enduring success for this family business

Russell‘s Heating and Cooling
Hard work and leadership skill take Marc Sawyer to the top of this successful local business

New Image Lawn & Scapes
Planting seeds and deepening roots within the communities of Hampton Roads

Russell‘s Heating & Cooling
Proof that investment in training is an investment in customer satisfaction

Mr. Handyman of Virginia Beach
Helping make those 'honey do' lists disappear

Air Aspects
The sky is the limit with aerial imaging from a bird’s eye view

Russell’s Heating and Cooling
Team strength results in conscientious customer service

Addition Associates
Through exceptional craftsmanship, Barry Hobbs and his team earn a sterling reputation

Maid for You
Lifelong dream of business ownership reinvents success

Family Flooring
Customer caring is their finest product

Russell’s Heating and Cooling
Proud son celebrates 40th anniversary of business started by his parents

Mr. Handyman of Virginia Beach
Making home maintenance easy

Premier Roofing and Siding
Owner Pam Standish thrives in a once male-dominated industry

Air Aspects
Outstanding photographer and videographer expands repertoire to include aerial images

New Image Lawn and Scapes
Time to love the outdoors again

New Image Lawn and Scapes
Perfecting lawns and flower beds for your outdoor enjoyment

Maid For You
An exceptional cleaning each and every time

Russell’s Heating and Cooling
New Chesapeake-based facility revolutionizes the workplace

Premier Roofing and Siding
Embracing a hands-on approach to customer service

Russell’s Heating and Cooling
Keep any place comfortable with the Mitsubishi Mini-Split

New Image Lawn and Scapes
After a hot summer, seed and aerate for a beautiful lawn

Air Aspects
Embracing the newest technology to capture amazing photographs and videos

Family Flooring
Luxurious flooring, personalized service

Russell’s Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electric
Kindness, caring and compassion as guiding principles

Addition Associates helps restore Obici House to its former grandeur


Great Bridge Frame and Art
With a personal touch, third generation craftsman turns custom framing into an art

MEP Home Services
Putting the joy of homeownership back in the spotlight

Fabric Factor
Dynamic duo of design help clients reinvent their homes

Decorating Den Interiors (757) 356-0082
Peter and Angie Lowry make home transformation effortless and fun

Smiley’s Heating & Cooling
Bringing a smile to customers throughout Hampton Roads

MaidPro and Eco Carpet Pro
Small business takes care of its employees and the community

Air Aspects
Realtors and developers use quality photography and videography to enhance real estate listings

Tucker Homes, LLC and Tallen Concrete Construction, LLC
Chesapeake couple enjoys providing their neighbors with high-quality custom homes

Conrad’s Climate Control Heating and Air Conditioning
Scott Conrad offers his clients honest, friendly, personalized service

Mr. Handyman of Virginia Beach
What honey can’t do, they can

Premier Roofing and Siding
Celebrating 30 years of outstanding customer service

New Image Lawn and Scapes
Creating and maintaining beautiful lawns through every season of the year


Jewelry

Long Jewelers
International jewels with hometown heart

Long Jewelers of Chesapeake
Engagement diamonds to fit everyone’s budget

Long Jewelers
Traveling the world to find the best diamonds

Boulevard Jewelers
A three-generation tradition of artistry and excellence


Kids

Discover Learning Center
Christian curriculum prepares kindergartners for first grade and life

New Superintendent of Chesapeake Schools, Dr. Jared A. Cotton, is back home


Hurricane Gymnastics
Positive instruction, persistence and the joy of gymnastics

Apple Tree Learning Center
A dynamic, nurturing environment where children grow and thrive

Greenbrier Family YMCA
Livestrong program offers strength and fellowship to those battling cancer


Legal

James E. Short, PLC
A good friend in the law

Linda M. Sherfey, P.C.
Preventing stress, frustration, and a family meltdown by creating customized estate plans for seniors

Alperin Law
Planning for the future made simple

Linda Sherfey - Estate Planning Solution
Preventing stress, frustration, and a family meltdown by creating customized estate plans for seniors


Medical and Dental

Family Medicine Healthcare
Where compassion and a personal approach are the hallmarks of the doctor/patient relationship

Midgette Family Dentistry
Long-term relationships create an atmosphere of family among patients and pros

Barker Animal Hospital
After a year of treating patients and building relationships, new vet practice is still going strong

Midgette Family Dentistry
Celebrating 30 years of high quality, compassionate service

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Geoff Campbell, DVM, is a special kind of family doctor who truly loves animals

Dr. Bill Austin of Tidewater Pastoral Counseling
Retirees need to plan meaningful use of time

The Cat Clinic of Chesapeake
Feline exclusive care and boarding for kitty companions

Alzheimer’s Association - Southeastern Virginia Chapter
Working for a world without ALZ

Bostic Veterinary Hospital
Where devotion to patients and community are core values

Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services
Offering hope, health and healing to all

Barker Animal Hospital
A foundation of compassion for animals and those who love them

Family Medicine Healthcare
Former combat doctor joins dedicated medical team

Edinburgh Family Dentistry
Trio of dentists expand well-loved practice for patients who are more like friends

Chesapeake Care Clinic
Celebrating 25 years of helping the community

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Pursuing a holistic approach to comprehensive veterinary care

Newman Family Pharmacy
The Neighborhood Pharmacist is Back at Last! Scott Newman’s Family Pharmacy Begins Sixth Year

Bivins Orthodontics
Dr. Todd Bivins brings an artist’s eye to the practice of orthodontics

Ahmed Rahman, MD, FASC
Retiring surgeon begins a new chapter as a writer and a painter

Family Medicine Healthcare
Committed to helping patients feel and look their best

Midgette Family Dentistry
Family-friendly, advanced dentistry

Mt. Pleasant Urgent Care & Family Practice
Where everybody knows your name

Children’s Health Investment Program of South Hampton Roads
Improving the future for less fortunate children

The Carney Center
Changing patients’ outlook on life as well as outward appearance

Cardinal Plastic Surgery
For Dr. Julia Stevenson, the patient is the standard of beauty

Bostic Veterinary Hospital
Committed partners offer compassionate care

Midgette Family Dentistry
A new face continues to uphold tried and true values

Webb Family Dentistry
Small family practice offers big results

Barker Animal Hospital
Welcoming two new doctors to its dedicated veterinary team

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Helping pets reach their fullest, happiest potential


Miscellaneous

The Shopper reflects its clients:
Entrepreneurial, family-owned, the foundation of America

Carroll Smithâ€'Chesapeake’s First Citizen of 2018


PingPong.GIVES Charity Foundation
Cross-train your brain: ping pong is therapy!

A story a half-century in the making
Reverend Dr. Bill Austin recalls youthful assignment working among prehistoric tribe

CBN Christmas Village
Bringing the spirit of European Christmas markets to Hampton Roads

Debbie Ritter Selected 2018 Woman of the Year
by Women’s Division Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Chesapeake


Music and Dance

Quality Music and Dance
Celebrating 20 years of spreading the joy of music, and now, dance

Quality Music and Dance
Fun that brings life-long advantages


Personal Services

Maid For You
Dennis Thompson and his team have focused on the individual cleaning needs of his customers for over 30 years

Maid for You
Lifelong dream of business ownership reinvents success

Maid For You
An exceptional cleaning each and every time

Great Bridge Frame and Art
With a personal touch, third generation craftsman turns custom framing into an art

Fabric Factor
Dynamic duo of design help clients reinvent their homes

Decorating Den Interiors (757) 356-0082
Peter and Angie Lowry make home transformation effortless and fun

MaidPro and Eco Carpet Pro
Small business takes care of its employees and the community


Pets

Barker Animal Hospital
After a year of treating patients and building relationships, new vet practice is still going strong

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Geoff Campbell, DVM, is a special kind of family doctor who truly loves animals

The Cat Clinic of Chesapeake
Feline exclusive care and boarding for kitty companions

Bostic Veterinary Hospital
Where devotion to patients and community are core values

Barker Animal Hospital
A foundation of compassion for animals and those who love them

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Pursuing a holistic approach to comprehensive veterinary care

Portsmouth Humane Society
Offering love to those with room in their hearts and homes

Bostic Veterinary Hospital
Committed partners offer compassionate care

Barker Animal Hospital
Welcoming two new doctors to its dedicated veterinary team

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Helping pets reach their fullest, happiest potential


Professional Services

Internet Marketing and Design
Internet Marketing and Design's CEO Terry Young: the reigning genius in custom website development

Internet Marketing and Design
Helping businesses successfully navigate the World Wide Web for 19 years and now taking to the sky

James E. Short, PLC
A good friend in the law

Air Aspects
The sky is the limit with aerial imaging from a bird’s eye view

Auction757
Scott Freeman helps charities take their benefit auctions to the next level

Dr. Bill Austin of Tidewater Pastoral Counseling
Retirees need to plan meaningful use of time

Mike Poole of TowneBank Mortgage
Educating seniors to make the best choice for their unique situation

Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services
Offering hope, health and healing to all

Scott Freeman and Auction757
After forty years, Master auctioneer still loves helping buyers and sellers

Internet Marketing and Design
Staying eager to learn something new is the key to CEO Terry Young’s success

Linda M. Sherfey, P.C.
Preventing stress, frustration, and a family meltdown by creating customized estate plans for seniors

Korving and Company
Helping people plan for a financially secure future

Dee Liles of TowneBank Mortgage
A generational shift in attitudes regarding reverse mortgages

The Crossings at Harbour View
Pets are a welcome addition to this community

Air Aspects
Outstanding photographer and videographer expands repertoire to include aerial images

The Crossings at Harbour View
A warm continuum of care as residents’ needs change

Mike Poole of TowneBank Mortgage
Security and peace of mind with a reverse mortgage

Alperin Law
Planning for the future made simple

Willow Creek Gracious Retirement Living
Couple find joy and meaning after a change of direction

Air Aspects
Embracing the newest technology to capture amazing photographs and videos

ProMedia Video Services
Preserving precious memories for generations to come

Jones CPA Group
Firm’s new downtown Norfolk office reflects the future of the industry

The Store For Stores
Q & A About The Store For Stores Relocation

The Moran Practice
Decorated Navy Veteran finds joy in helping others plan for the future

The Crossings at Harbour View and Oakbrooke
Two local communities redefine senior living

Terry Young’s Internet Marketing and Design’s Journey with SEALS
Web Developer credits fourteen-year project as emotional pinnacle of his career

Korving & Company
Father and son guide clients to financial awareness and stability

K & M Winslow Associates, Inc.
Kelly Winslow adds a personal touch to tax preparation

Lewis Accounting & Tax Service, Inc.
Friendly, personalized help in a season filled with changes

Linda Sherfey - Estate Planning Solution
Preventing stress, frustration, and a family meltdown by creating customized estate plans for seniors

Air Aspects
Realtors and developers use quality photography and videography to enhance real estate listings


Real Estate

Air Aspects
The sky is the limit with aerial imaging from a bird’s eye view

Mike Poole of TowneBank Mortgage
Educating seniors to make the best choice for their unique situation

Dee Liles of TowneBank Mortgage
A generational shift in attitudes regarding reverse mortgages

The Crossings at Harbour View
Pets are a welcome addition to this community

Air Aspects
Outstanding photographer and videographer expands repertoire to include aerial images

Riddle Associates, Inc.
Daughters honor Dad for 30 year business and a lifetime of love and guidance

Keene Woods Realty
A place where family matters

The Crossings at Harbour View
A warm continuum of care as residents’ needs change

Mike Poole of TowneBank Mortgage
Security and peace of mind with a reverse mortgage

Air Aspects
Embracing the newest technology to capture amazing photographs and videos

Lake Prince Woods
A vibrant, spirited life-style surrounded by the beauties of nature

The Crossings at Harbour View and Oakbrooke
Two local communities redefine senior living

Rose and Womble - Wilkey Extreme Team
Bringing honesty, integrity and experience to the table

The Retreat at Bennett’s Creek
An active lifestyle at one of the region’s most picturesque spots

CMS Mortgage Solutions Inc.
Offering what big banks can’t - personalized service and low costs

Air Aspects
Realtors and developers use quality photography and videography to enhance real estate listings

Murphy Brown of The Real Estate Group
Realtors provide invaluable guidance whether buying or selling


Restaurants

The Commodore Theatre
A bit of true, Americana movie magic in the heart of Olde Towne

Commodore Theatre
Commodore Theatre's Fred Schoenfeld sets visionary sights on Cradock's Afton Theatre

The Commodore Theatre
Movies as they were meant to be seen

Freemason Abbey Restaurant and Tavern
Inviting, old-world charm meets inspired menu

The Commodore Theatre’s Fred Schoenfeld
Preparing for the future by uncovering the past

Lockside Bar and Grill
Come be a part of this warm neighborhood gathering place

Off the Hook Steamer & Raw Bar
Taking its award-winning cuisine to Ghent

The Stacked Eatery Co.
Former Navy child shares roots, food and love with Hampton Roads

The Cockeyed Rooster Cafe
Great food and good times at “the friendliest restaurant around”

Vino Italian Bistro
Tantalizing dishes for any appetite

What the Gritz
Part bistro, part diner, with a touch of country

Freemason Abbey Restaurant and Tavern
Distinctive casual elegance and unique menu

Warriors Taphouse
Giving back to those who have given so much

I Got Your Crabs
“And awesome oysters, too!” restaurant’s owners declare

Off The Hook Seafood & Chophouse
Ringing in the New Year with a new location in Norfolk


Retail

Long Jewelers
International jewels with hometown heart

Quality Music and Dance
Celebrating 20 years of spreading the joy of music, and now, dance

Long Jewelers of Chesapeake
Engagement diamonds to fit everyone’s budget

Ann’s Hallmark
The go-to place for that special gift gets a monumental makeover

Quality Music and Dance
Fun that brings life-long advantages

Long Jewelers
Traveling the world to find the best diamonds

The Store For Stores
Q & A About The Store For Stores Relocation

Boulevard Jewelers
A three-generation tradition of artistry and excellence

GameOn! - The Ultimate Gaming Environment
Deidre and Daniel Thompson provide fun for kids of all ages!

Great Bridge Frame and Art
With a personal touch, third generation craftsman turns custom framing into an art

Fabric Factor
Dynamic duo of design help clients reinvent their homes


Sports & Recreation

Carroll Smithâ€'Chesapeake’s First Citizen of 2018


Debbie Ritter Selected 2018 Woman of the Year
by Women’s Division Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Chesapeake


Technology

Internet Marketing and Design
Internet Marketing and Design's CEO Terry Young: the reigning genius in custom website development

Internet Marketing and Design
Helping businesses successfully navigate the World Wide Web for 19 years and now taking to the sky

Air Aspects
The sky is the limit with aerial imaging from a bird’s eye view

The Shopper reflects its clients:
Entrepreneurial, family-owned, the foundation of America

Internet Marketing and Design
Staying eager to learn something new is the key to CEO Terry Young’s success

Air Aspects
Outstanding photographer and videographer expands repertoire to include aerial images

Air Aspects
Embracing the newest technology to capture amazing photographs and videos

Terry Young’s Internet Marketing and Design’s Journey with SEALS
Web Developer credits fourteen-year project as emotional pinnacle of his career

Air Aspects
Realtors and developers use quality photography and videography to enhance real estate listings