Prior to the August member’s meeting, volunteers picked up their trash grabbers, safety vests and trash bags for the second biannual road clean up of the year. Read more
Want to participate in this year’s annual Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Clean the Bay Day event scheduled for June 4th, 2016? If so, you may want to register soon since registrations at some locations are already starting to fill up!
Suffolk residents can register at http://www.cbf.org/events/clean-the-bay-day/city-of-suffolk or contact Wayne Jones, Litter … Read more
The View From A Canoe
Canoes Help Make Adopt-A-Stream Project a Success
After much anticipation, the Suffolk-Nansemond Chapter of the IWLA was finally able to put canoes … Read more
As part of our youth program, the Suffolk-Nansemond Chapter of the IWLA held its second Teddy Bear Hunt at the SNIWLA park on April 23rd, 2016. If smiles are any indication, the event was a huge success.
There was a big smile on the face of all 35 little hunters. … Read more
Our April guest speaker was one of our chapter members, Ruth Debrito. Ruth conducted a safety training session in preparation for our up coming Nansemond River clean up project. Ruth covered various water safety issues associated with the proper operation of canoes including the requirements for wearing life jackets, obtaining … Read more
The Suffolk Clean Community Commission (SCCC) sponsored a recycling drive and tire amnesty day on Saturday, April 16th, 2016 in the Lowe’s parking lot on North Main Street. The event ran from 10:00am until 2:00pm but apparently some people were eager to get rid of their … Read more
Our Chapter is hosting the second annual Teddy Bear Hunt at our Chapter park, on April 23, 2016. Make your reservation now by contacting Ricky George at 757-285-5088 or . See contact info show on the flyer below. This event is open to the general public. You may choose to download … Read more
On Tuesday January 26th, N2 publishing sponsored a community event at the Planters Club in northern Suffolk. N2 publishing creates magazines focused on specific neighborhoods and associated businesses. The magazine includes personal articles about both residents and businesses in order to aid in their efforts to transform neighborhoods into communities.
The … Read more
The Nansemond River Preservation Alliance is seeking volunteers to spend a couple of hours this month restoring a 100-foot buffer adjacent to North Suffolk’s Sleepy Hole Park’s new 300-foot pier and kayak/canoe launch. The water access project is almost complete and is expected to open to the public later this … Read more
On December 9th, 2015 the City of Suffolk, the Green Infrastructure Center and students from the University of Virginia hosted a community forum in the City Council Chambers. The meeting was well attended and the audience was composed of many interested and engaged members of the local community. Included, among … Read more