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The recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has raised many questions and has caused a world of uncertainty for everyone. Although it’s easy for most people to be anxious about what the future may hold, a way to take action against a sense of helplessness is to service others and work together during this difficult time. High risk groups are more susceptible to the effects of the outbreak and the same goes for local businesses. 

Of course, the number one priority and solution to combating this virus is to follow the rules: refrain from touching your face, practice social distancing, wash your hands, wash your hands some more, and do not come into work if you’re feeling under the weather. Here are some ways we can offer some help to those who are

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Celebrate the month of March and all things St. Paddys Day themed with the Shamrock Marathon! The 48th annual Shamrock Marathon is the longest continuously ran road race in Virginia. Enjoy festivities, a flat running course and the unmatched Virginia Beach views. This weekend long event full of running and family fun begins Friday, March 20th and lasts through Sunday, March 22nd. Beginning on the first day, the event also offers a cool sports and fitness expo along with races of all distances for the family!

The Shamrock Marathon Course

Starting from the Virginia Beach resort area, the course then heads to Shore Drive along First Landing State Park, then to JEB, Ft. Story. The course includes many places of historical note. The course then heads

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Moving is stressful for us. It is also stressful for our pets. Dogs and cats pick up on our stress as well as the stress of their own. So here are some ways to reduce the level of stress on your dog or cat during a move. Also included are some tips to help protect them during the move.

Get new collar tags that have your new address.

Many pets get anxious during a move to a new home and may try to run away in the first days in the new surroundings. With many new smells and sounds,  if they do run away they may have less of an idea of where to come back to, and are more likely to get lost, which is why having tags with your correct address and contact information is very important. Make sure that they have their new tags on BEFORE the move so that

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Looking for the hottest rental listings in Hampton Roads? Look no further. Below you can browse our curated selection of rental listings to find the one that meets your specific needs!

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Hampton Roads is an area diverse and rich in history and an area that has a large number of events celebrating African American History Month for the entire month of February. Many of these events are open to the public at no cost, but they fill up fast. Here are three FREE events of the many that are happening soon among all the ones in Hampton Roads that still have room for you. 

Home school Discovery Days: African American History Month & Crafts

Home school Discovery Days is an educational opportunity for home schoolers in grades K-5 that celebrates African American History Month with a review of biographies on trail-blazers and leaders. Kids get to create a "hands wreath" of their own with many different skin tones.  and add your own special

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Getting a handle on home organization already has a number of benefits. You can find things more easily, it helps you relax to have and organized home, and allows you to enjoy your home more completely. But if you are getting ready to sell your homes, getting things decluttered and organized the right way can mean more money for your home and a home sold more quickly.

Organizing with style.

The idea is not to simply reduce the amount of stuff that you have. And it is not simply to find a place to put all of your stuff. It is to reduce the items that you are not using and that don't fit into your lifestyle and then find places for those items that do that are functional and that accentuates the style of your home.

Step 1: "Stuff" Reduction /

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So let's say that you are thinking about selling your home. Maybe you are ready to move up to your dream home or you have been in your home a while and have some equity built up. Maybe you just want to make sure that it reaches the widest audience possible. It is likely these days that a percentage of the potential home buyers for your home are younger home buyers (particularly Millennials and Gen Z). So what makes a home more attractive to these buyers? What improvements do you need to focus on to maximize your sales price and net return? Here are some possible answers:

Home Office: Yes

The way we work has shifted. The current generation of home buyers has a much greater likelihood of working from home than ever before. As you prepare (or stage)

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People often come to Hampton Roads expecting to find beaches, waterfront living and a vibrant and historical atmosphere. That is what we are known for, so that makes sense. What they may not be expecting is access to a thriving Arts community that offers residents a wide variety of experiences to choose from. The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is a brilliant example of the rich and broad amount of opportunities that there are.

At a time when many orchestras are falling victim to cutbacks and dwindling participation, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra has a full schedule of events and performances at Venues ranging from the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, Chrysler Hall in Norfolk, Feguson Center for the Arts in Newport News and many

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Chesapeake Planetarium - Educational Opportunities

Would you like to explore the wonders of the world around us?. The Chesapeake Planetarium was built by the Chesapeake public school system and offers public programs and telescope observations.

The Chesapeake Planetarium provides Educational programs to school age children and the general public alike. Each year over 50,000 visitors both young and old enjoy learning about the stars and all that surrounds us. Hampton Roads is home to many museums and other places to learn about science, history and the world around us. It is one of the great things about living here!

The general public programs change monthly and are at 8pm each Thursday night. This months program is "The Edge of Space". There is no cost to attend these programs. They are

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If you or a family member serves in the military, buying a home can bring a lot of opportunities to use the benefits that you have earned. It also is an important time to make sure you get the most out of those benefits. Here a few tips that will help you maximize what you have earned.

VA Home Loan Program and Benefits.

Learn and Understand about VA home loans, its benefits and times when there are better options.

While the VA home loan program is often the benefit most people hear about, and it does provide some significant benefits, it helps some more than others. The first tips is to make sure that you understand how the program works and work with a mortgage professional who really understands the details and can help you through it. Your

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