All monthly chapter regular member meetings and all chapter events/activities have been canceled through August 31st, 2020 as approved by our chapter board of directors and in accordance with Governor Northam’s recently updated executive orders covering stage 2 restrictions as they pertain to COVID19 social distancing/business operating guidelines. Our chapter board of directors will be reviewing the Governor’s revised executive orders on a regular basis to ascertain when it will be safe/feasible to add events/activities back onto our calendar.


Chapter History

SNIWLA CharterThe Suffolk-Nansemond Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America was chartered in June of 1954 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.




Burdge Caton, Frank Cumpler, and William B. Harrell observe the construction of the lake within our Chapter park, circa early 1960s.

If you want to find out more about the founding Members of our Chapter and the construction of our Chapter park, download  NSIWLA_Historical_Newspaper_Clippings, a single large PDF document containing several scanned newspaper clippings circa 1960.





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