On August 6th, 2019, Wanda Gerard, our chapter’s Marketing Chair, coordinated a National Night Out (NNO) display booth for our chapter, in partnership with Master Gardeners in her role as Suffolk Master Gardener Coordinator. The NNO event was held at Suffolk High School.
The chapter held it’s first archery camp the week of June 17th. The camp was conducted by chapter Youth Program Coordinator Rob Carpenter, Chapter Board Member Dean Matty, Nathaniel Carpenter and Dean’s daughter Malory.
The event was held in conjunction with the Nansemond Suffolk Academy’s summer camp program. Two school … Read more
Saturday, May 18th, the chapter park was buzzing with activity from early morning until late afternoon. Gary Brown, BBQ Fundraiser Chairman, and a crew of volunteers set up at the front gate to fill orders for pork barbecue. A steady line of customers arrived to pick up their pork. A … Read more
It was a beautiful, sunny, breezy-kind-of-a-day for our fifth-annual open-to-the-public chapter teddy bear hunt held on April 27th. The day began with hay rides to our park gazebo with about twenty (20) young hunters and their parents/guardians showing up for a brief safety briefing before heading out to search for … Read more
The day started out rainy and dreary but by the afternoon it had evolved into one of those picture-perfect days, a breezy, sunny, kind of a day. The work crew, consisting of a dozen-or-so chapter Ikes, was able to accomplish all the items on our park manager Jimmy Fanny’s list … Read more
On April 17th, 2019, about a dozen or so Chapter Ikes showed up early before the monthly dinner meeting to help pull trash out of the roadside ditches alongside Kings Fork Road, and Providence Road, all the way from the community house to Rt 460, to fulfill our semi-annual commitment … Read more
On Saturday, March 30th, chapter volunteers turned out to participate in the Keep Suffolk Beautiful spring river cleanup. The event was a city wide event with volunteers working on the … Read more
Contact Rob Carpenter at for more information about this year’s scheduled chapter teddy bear hunt on April 27th, 2019.
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It was a beautiful, crisp morning on the 16th of March, 2019, at the chapter park’s firing range. About a dozen chapter Ikes showed up to participate in a chapter members & guests .22 caliber rimfire competition, coordinated by chapter Shooting Coordinator Chris Ferguson. Assisting Chris in scoring the targets … Read more
The chapter held their regular monthly dinner meeting on January 20th at the Kings Fork Community House.
After calling the meeting to order, and following the Pledge of Allegiance and Member’s Pledge, Chapter President Ray Powell asked for a moment of silence for Chapter Ike Bill Ashley, who passed on … Read more