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South Norfolk named ‘2017 Children’s Champion’ by ForKids

The entire community of South Norfolk has been named 2017 Children’s Champion by ForKids, South Norfolk’s newest corporate neighbor and Virginia’s largest provider of services to homeless kids and families, as part of the organization’s annual Phoenix Awards promoting positive social change. There will be an awards luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1401 Ballentine Blvd., Norfolk, and YOU are invited to attend. Attendees may choose from three kids’ style box lunch sandwiches with applesauce, chips and a cookie: turkey on wheat, tuna on white or peanut butter and jelly on white. Please...

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ForKids presents $11M development plans tonight

ForKids, a non-profit, will present their $11M development plans for the old library property on Poindexter, at the South Norfolk Neighborhood Watch meeting tonight at 7 at the Chesapeake Avenue United Methodist Church, 1200 Chesapeake Ave. Everyone is invited to attend, especially if you have questions! Hope to see you...

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ForKids seeks to invest $11M+ in South Norfolk

ForKids, the state’s largest service provider, hopes to build an $11M+ headquarters on the old library property at 1100 Poindexter St. in South Norfolk by 2019. The organization employs about 100 professionals who reportedly earn an average about $43k annually. For the full plan, please read the group’s proposal below. You are invited to attend the South Norfolk Civic League’s next monthly meeting, Monday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., at the South Norfolk Community Center, 1217 Godwin Ave., in Portlock. There will have two speakers this month, Mr James Baker, City Manager and Ms. Thaler McCormick, CEO from ForKids....

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Here’s the 4-1-1 on South Norfolk’s Fourth

Seems like South Norfolk is buzzing with activity today with folks and super heroes alike, getting ready for the borough’s annual Fourth of July festivities. Here’s a brief rundown: HOME DECORATING CONTEST The fun begins July 3rd with the Home Decorating Contest, managed by Brenda Johnson. Folks along the parade route and within the historic district who decorate their homes by 2 p.m. July 3 for the Fourth of July will be considered to win one of several prize baskets. Winners are selected by a special committee and announced in the park after the parade on Independence Day. FOURTH OF...

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You’re invited to a potluck!

The South Norfolk Civic League invites all South Norfolk friends and neighbors to bring their favorite dish to share at the league’s annual holiday party, Monday, Dec. 12, 6-8:30 p.m. at the South Norfolk Community Center, 1207 Godwin Ave. If you plan to attend, please RSVP and sign-in your potluck dish by emailing southnorfolkcivicleague@gmail.com by Dec....

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