Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

C Current Stories



Alperin Law
Planning for the future made simple

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

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

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

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

Midgette Family Dentistry
Family-friendly, advanced dentistry

Mr. Handyman of Virginia Beach
Making home maintenance easy



P Past Stories by Category



Automotive

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

Beach Mobile Mechanic
Skill, honesty and convenience without compromise

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

Car Struction
Rebuilding damaged vehicles with meticulous care


Beauty

Skin Renaissance
With genuine care and state-of-the-art procedures, this talented team is changing the way people look at skin care

Virginia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center
Devoted to making a positive difference for people suffering from unpredictable hair loss

Skin Renaissance
Patient-centered, highly-trained medspa team provides results-oriented aesthetic treatments in a safe, welcoming environment

Skin Renaissance
New technology makes beautiful, natural skin available to everyone

Skin Renaissance
New anti-aging laser treatments offered by award-winning spa

Xanadu Salon & Spa
Award-winning salon expands to second Chesapeake location

Virginia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center
Virginia’s original Clinical Trichology Practitioner has a heart for helping the forgotten

Reflections Tanning and Hair Salon
Rejuvenating customers with modern, welcoming ambience


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

Coastal Benefits Group, Inc.
Educating Baby Boomers on Medicare insurance options

N. A. Small Group Inc.
A fighter eager to help policyholders

Korving and Company
Helping people plan for a financially secure future

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

Specialized Insurance Services
Where relationships and loyalty are valued

Chesapeake Insurance Services
Life insurance is a gift for one’s family

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


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

New Song Fellowship
A church of true unity and caring

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

Forgotten Treasures
The antique shop that love built

The Hitching Post Educational Center Hickory Trading Company
Two businesses with one special mission

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church
A small congregation making a big difference

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

Community United Methodist Church
Celebrating Easter’s transformative power

St. Baldrick’s Foundation
Shaving for Heroes celebrates and supports kids with cancer

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


Clothing

The Lil’ JOYtique
Owner Dawn Leonard finds purpose in life by spreading joy


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

Whitfield Music LLC
Transforming Lives Through the Joy of Music

The Hitching Post Educational Center Hickory Trading Company
Two businesses with one special mission

Discover Learning Center
Preparing children for a bright educational future

Copeland Mills School of the Arts
Former student and teacher returns with daughter to share gift of dance

Creative World School
Sharing more of your child’s day in real-time with new app


Entertainment and Event Planning

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

The 2017 Chesapeake Wine Festival


Whitfield Music LLC
Transforming Lives Through the Joy of Music

Mr. Margarita of Hampton Roads
Frozen drinks and soft serve treats for adults and kids

The Chesapeake Jubilee
The perfect place for creating great memories

David Rosado
Chesapeake Sheriff Office Lieutenant uses magic to prevent bullying


Financial

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

Coastal Benefits Group, Inc.
Educating Baby Boomers on Medicare insurance options

N. A. Small Group Inc.
A fighter eager to help policyholders

Korving and Company
Helping people plan for a financially secure future

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

Specialized Insurance Services
Where relationships and loyalty are valued

Chesapeake Insurance Services
Life insurance is a gift for one’s family

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


Health and Fitness

Skin Renaissance
With genuine care and state-of-the-art procedures, this talented team is changing the way people look at skin care

Skin Renaissance
Patient-centered, highly-trained medspa team provides results-oriented aesthetic treatments in a safe, welcoming environment

Skin Renaissance
New technology makes beautiful, natural skin available to everyone

Skin Renaissance
New anti-aging laser treatments offered by award-winning spa

Escape Massage and Yoga
Despite blindness, owner’s positive outlook turns adversity into triumph

Chesapeake Weight Loss Consultants
Now offering noninvasive body shaping


Home and Garden

Russell‚Äės 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‚Äės 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‚Äės 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

Four Seasons Garage Doors
Award winning business flourishing in its second year

refreshed
Discover coastal decor, furniture, gifts, custom painting, and DIY workshops for creating one’s own seaside retreat

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

Maid for You
Lifelong dream of business ownership reinvents success

W.T. Francis Electric Company, LLC
Former Navy electrician serving the community for over 30 years

Family Flooring
Customer caring is their finest product

White’s Old Mill Garden Center
Sharing the beauty of flowers for over 60 years

Perfection Painting Pro
757-243-1200

Excellence in customer service and quality

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

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

Stateline Builders
Sheds, gazebos and playhouses - oh my!

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

Hickory Ridge Farm
Chesapeake family discovers the joy of hard work and community

Budget Blinds
Innovative window treatments to grace your home

Hybrid Air Heating & Air Conditioning
Caring for the comfort of families

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

Family Flooring
Luxurious flooring, personalized service


Jewelry

Long Jewelers
International jewels with hometown heart

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


Kids

Discover Learning Center
Preparing children for a bright educational future

Creative World School
Sharing more of your child’s day in real-time with new app

David Rosado
Chesapeake Sheriff Office Lieutenant uses magic to prevent bullying


Legal

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

The Decker Law Firm
Jeffrey Partington is a trustworthy and compassionate advocate for the injured

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

Chesapeake Legal Group, PLLC
Talented young lawyer navigated the twists and turns in the road to success

Pender & Coward
Character and commitment to community count

Dillon Law Group, PLC
A family tradition of service inspires attorney George Dillon


Medical and Dental

TotalCare for Women welcomes Candice Geary, MD
Dr. Geary has made it her mission to help menopausal women deal with their issues directly and with confidence

Bivins Orthodontics
For 20 years this hometown orthodontist has helped his patients achieve and maintain beautiful, healthy smiles

Virginia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center
Devoted to making a positive difference for people suffering from unpredictable hair loss

Southside Eye Care
Comprehensive ophthalmologist who specializes in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery joins this caring, respected team of eye care professionals

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

TotalCare for Women
Convenience and comfort with in-office procedures

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

Bivins Orthodontics
School’s out, braces on

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

Southside Eye Care
Better vision opens up the world

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

Asthma and Allergy Clinic
The only allergy and immunology board-certified physicians west of the Elizabeth River

Southside Eye Care
Better vision opens up the world

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

The Comfort Dentist, Dr. Wesley Kandare
Bringing serenity to the dentist’s chair

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

Alencar Family Dentistry
Welcoming all to warm, family-style practice

David L. Jones, DDS & Associates
Dental practice welcomes Dr. Jillian Rose, DMD to its family

Chesapeake Weight Loss Consultants
Now offering noninvasive body shaping

Virginia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center
Virginia’s original Clinical Trichology Practitioner has a heart for helping the forgotten

TotalCare for Women
A practice where women’s concerns are truly heard

Dr. Louis Carideo
Cherished memories of a career enriched by service to others

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

Covenant Way Clinical Counseling
Life’s unexpected turns led Dr. Sarah Williams-Tolliver to find her calling

Virginia Center for Women
Performing robotic-assisted hysterectomies

Chesapeake Care Clinic
Celebrating 25 years of helping the community

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Pursuing a holistic approach to comprehensive veterinary care

Enjoying Life Coaching, LLC
Life Coach Kimberly Frazier encourages clients to ‚ÄėEnjoy Life‚Äô on purpose

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

Urology of Virginia
Giving back quality of life for men and women


Miscellaneous

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

Chesapeake’s First Citizen of 2017
Bishop Kim Brown

The 2017 Chesapeake Wine Festival


Thomas "TJ" Wright for Portsmouth Commonwealth’s Attorney
"Taking the Lead" for change, safety and community engagement

Michael Moore
Optimism and service to community fuel Portsmouth Sheriff candidate

Paige D. Cherry
Servant leadership and experience motivate Vice Mayor’s candidacy for Portsmouth Treasurer

Nischelle Buffalow Selected 2017 Woman of the Year
by Women’s Division Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Chesapeake

Electro Magnetic Tattoo Studio
Renowned artists are excited to share their talents with the community

Bryan ‚ÄúBubba‚ÄĚ Miles for Chesapeake School Board
Local family man and mortgage lender with long record of helping children

Roland Davis
Team player for Chesapeake City Council with vision of technology for city’s future

The Chesapeake Jubilee
The perfect place for creating great memories

Hickory Ridge Farm
Chesapeake family discovers the joy of hard work and community


Music and Dance

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

Whitfield Music LLC
Transforming Lives Through the Joy of Music

Billboard Top 10 artist opens NY/LA Music in Virginia Beach
Jazz great Johnny Capers, Jr. has opened NY/LA Music in Virginia Beach

Copeland Mills School of the Arts
Former student and teacher returns with daughter to share gift of dance


Personal Services

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

refreshed
Discover coastal decor, furniture, gifts, custom painting, and DIY workshops for creating one’s own seaside retreat

Maid for You
Lifelong dream of business ownership reinvents success

Perfection Painting Pro
757-243-1200

Excellence in customer service and quality

Electro Magnetic Tattoo Studio
Renowned artists are excited to share their talents with the community

Maid For You
An exceptional cleaning each and every time

Whiskers & Tails
Yvonne Galle-Bishop’s love of animals inspires her to treat all pets as if they were her own


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

Whiskers & Tails
Yvonne Galle-Bishop’s love of animals inspires her to treat all pets as if they were her own


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

The Decker Law Firm
Jeffrey Partington is a trustworthy and compassionate advocate for the injured

Knox Studios
Celebrating 30 years of preserving life’s special moments

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

Bookkeeping 21
Growing businesses with bookkeeping, coaching and more

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

Beverly Jones, CPA
Trusted and knowledgeable accounting professional guides clients for over 20 years

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

Chesapeake Legal Group, PLLC
Talented young lawyer navigated the twists and turns in the road to success

Second Sale Consignments and Estate Liquidations
Antique treasure trove returns to Great Bridge

Coastal Benefits Group, Inc.
Educating Baby Boomers on Medicare insurance options

N. A. Small Group Inc.
A fighter eager to help policyholders

Korving and Company
Helping people plan for a financially secure future

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

Specialized Insurance Services
Where relationships and loyalty are valued

Covenant Way Clinical Counseling
Life’s unexpected turns led Dr. Sarah Williams-Tolliver to find her calling

The Crossings at Harbour View
Vibrant resident, Mrs. Ercel Jackson,
rallies others to enjoy their new home as much as she does

Pender & Coward
Character and commitment to community count

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

Dillon Law Group, PLC
A family tradition of service inspires attorney George Dillon

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

Chesapeake Insurance Services
Life insurance is a gift for one’s family

The Store For Stores
Transitions to Exclusively Online

Transitioning from retail to exclusively online

Enjoying Life Coaching, LLC
Life Coach Kimberly Frazier encourages clients to ‚ÄėEnjoy Life‚Äô on purpose

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


Real Estate

Riverview at the Preserve
Waterfront living in the heart of Chesapeake

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

Riverview at The Preserve
Offering an active lifestyle that feels like vacation

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

Greenbrier Real Estate and Appraisals
Of Family Trees: Thrasher Roots Run Deep In Chesapeake

Exit Realty
Historic Carraway House - New Zoning Provides Buyers with Business Opportunities

Donna Wooten of Berkshire Hathaway Towne Realty
Dedicated to finding a dream home for each of her clients

Greenbrier Real Estate
Building a bright future on a century-old family legacy

Riverview At The Preserve
Finding a home in a truly happy place

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

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

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

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


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

Off The Hook Steamer & Raw Bar
Unique award-winning fresh seafood and family dining establishment grows

The Commodore Theatre
Movies as they were meant to be seen

Amazing Glazed
A happy place where donuts meet ice cream

Dock of the Bay Seafood Restaurant
Treating guests like family with fresh and wholesome dining

Court House Café
Where friends and family gather for home-style Southern cooking

Philly Pretzel Factory
Father and son soft pretzel makers bring a new twist to Virginia Beach

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

Baker’s Crust
Encouraging everyone to have a stake in their community

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

Rockafeller’s
Great food, family and fun for almost 30 years

Dock of the Bay II
Second Carrollton location offers family dining with same delicious food and great service

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 ‚Äúthe friendliest restaurant around‚ÄĚ

Vino Italian Bistro
Tantalizing dishes for any appetite


Retail

Long Jewelers
International jewels with hometown heart

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

Four Seasons Garage Doors
Award winning business flourishing in its second year

refreshed
Discover coastal decor, furniture, gifts, custom painting, and DIY workshops for creating one’s own seaside retreat

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

Lasting Impressions Flowers and Gifts
Remarkable arrangements for any occasion

Greenbrier Florist
Sending your love with unique holiday flowers and greenery

Second Sale Consignments and Estate Liquidations
Antique treasure trove returns to Great Bridge

Upscale Resale for Montero Medical Missions
Retired surgeon Dr. Juan Montero is busier than ever
with medical missions around the world

Budget Blinds
Innovative window treatments to grace your home

The Store For Stores
Transitions to Exclusively Online

Transitioning from retail to exclusively online


Sports & Recreation

Chesapeake’s First Citizen of 2017
Bishop Kim Brown

Nischelle Buffalow Selected 2017 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