MEMBER ADVISORY STATUS UPDATE 01-11-21: all previously scheduled chapter events through March 31st, 2021 are hereby canceled with the exception of virtual monthly chapter board meetings. Our chapter board of directors will be  reviewing the VA Governor’s executive orders on a monthly basis as they pertain to COVID-19. Note: All members and guests must continue to follow appropriate social distancing while using our park facilities.

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New Members January 2021

Please welcome the following new members who were sworn in by chapter President Powell on the Constantia House Front Porch just prior to the January, 2021 chapter virtual board meeting.  To comply with the governor’s executive orders regarding maximum event headcounts of 10 individuals, Alan Ferguson, chapter Membership Chair, scheduled … Read more

2020 Year End Committee Reports

For 2020, a consolidated year-end report for all chapter committees is presented below.  Members, if you are interested in helping out and/or participating in any of these committees in 2021, we encourage you to reach out to the respective committee chair(s) using the contact information posted under menu >Members>Committees. … Read more

New Chapter Members December 2020

Pictured in the photo below are eight (8) new chapter members being sworn in by chapter president Powell  just prior to the December, 2020 chapter board meeting. Pictured below from left to right are: Honnalora and Billy Hubbard, Roger Gossett, Ken Keiger, Ben Lee, Sam Chambers, Joe DeStefano, and Bruce … Read more

Fall 2020 SCCC Recyling Event

The Suffolk Clean Community Commission (SCCC) held its Fall Recycling Drive and Tire Amnesty Day event at Public Works Operations, 800 Carolina Rd, Suffolk, VA (near the airport) from 9:00am until 1:00pm on Saturday, November 21st.

Two S-N IWLA chapter volunteers, Mike Lane, and Ray Powell, showed up to … Read more

Tobin Award Presented in September, 2020

Every year, Izaak Walton League chapters across the country present the IWLA Judge John W. Tobin Award to one of their members. To receive a Tobin Award is a singular and distinct honor because it represents a chapter’s acknowledgment of a dedicated member whose outstanding volunteer contributions to the chapter … Read more

Park Cleanup Workday September 2020

On Saturday, September 12th, eighteen (18) chapter Ikes showed up for our scheduled park maintenance work day.   Mother nature provided a wonderful breeze and cool temperatures, and everybody worked hard, practicing social distancing by maintaining a safe distance from one another, and by wearing face masks whenever in close proximity … Read more