SEVACF Treasurer Featured in Tidewater Women Magazine’s Women in Business

Date: March 9, 2015 By Stephanie Calway Category: Blog Category

Emily Robbins, the Foundation Board's Treasurer was recently featured in the "Women in Business" section of Tidewater Women Magazine! The section in the publication's January 2015 issue highlights several business women throughout Southeast Virginia. Emily is listed as Account Vice President at Virginia Asset Group, where she helps improve her clients' financial portfolios by creating custom investment and financial plans for them. "I believe in a balanced, disciplined approach to investing," she states in the article, explaining that her recipe for success is made up of customized planning, personalized attention and...

SEVACF to Sponsor Cycle for Survival Virginia Beach with Opening of Special Project Fund

Date: March 6, 2015 By Stephanie Calway Category: Blog Category

On May 3, 2015 Southeast Virginia residents will gather at One Life Fitness in Virginia Beach to raise money for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to conduct rare cancer research. How? By riding stationary bikes. Part of a national movement, Cycle for Survival Virginia Beach challenges teams of up to eight people to take turns riding stationary bikes for a period of four hours. Each team is given one stationary bike and a fundraising goal of at least $1,000. While they ride, their friends and family can make donations...

Give Local 757 Updates

Date: February 23, 2015 By Stephanie Calway Category: Blog Category

We have some major Give Local 757 updates to share with you! We are happy to report that this year's Give Local 757 will include $20,000 in matching funds to be evenly divided between Southside and Peninsula organizations! Furthermore, Obici Foundation grantees will be eligible for an additional $45,000 in matching funds and prizes. Next, based on feedback from the nonprofits themselves and from last year's donors, we have decided to revert the hours for the event from 36 hours back to 24 hours. So, the 2015 Give Local 757...

More Community Leaders Join SEVACF Board of Directors

Date: February 11, 2015 By Stephanie Calway Category: Blog Category

We held our year-end Board meeting this past December, during which three new Directors were elected to the Board! Please join us in welcoming them: Michelle Butler: Having joined TowneBank back in 2006, Michelle is now Senior Vice President of Private Banking at the bank’s Churchland location. She is a Chesapeake native and a graduate of Old Dominion University with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Marketing Research. Before joining Towne, Michelle was a Vice President of Premier Banking at Bank of America where she gained 14...

SEVACF Partners with Other 757 Community Foundations for Spring Giving Event

Date: January 5, 2015 By Stephanie Calway Category: Blog Category

  The Southeast Virginia Community Foundation is pleased to annouce that we will be partnering with the Peninsula Community Foundation of Virginia, the Suffolk Foundation, and the Obici Healthcare Foundation to cohost 2015's Give Local 757! Give Local 757 is an online, fundraising event for the benefit of all 757 community nonprofits, which will take place on May 5-6, 2015. In it's second year, Give Local 757 will give nonprofits a chance to receive as many online donations as possible during its 24 hours. These donations will be amplified by matching funds and...

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