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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Senior advisory committee is accepting nominations for 2018 Senior Citizenship Award

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Oct. 5, 2018 - The Senior Citizen Advisory Committee, in partnership with Hampton's Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services Department, is accepting nominations for the 2018 Senior Citizenship Award through Nov. 1. 

Nominees must be between the a...

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Nomination information Foster Grandparents Program
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Senior Corps names Hines Foster Grandparent of the Year for outstanding service

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June 21, 2018 – Foster Grandparent Mary Hines was recognized as the Senior Corps Foster Grandparent of the Year for her outstanding service and volunteerism with the program. Hines, currently the team leader at Carver Elementary School, voluntee...

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Foster Grandparents Program
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Foster Grandparent Program volunteer honored for her work at Bassette Elementary

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June 5, 2018 - Foster Grandparent volunteer Cleo Byrd was recently honored by WTKR TV for her work at Hampton's Bassette Elementary School. Known throughout the school as Grandma Byrd, she is in the classrooms Monday through Friday helping kids with their...

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Foster Grandparents Program
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Foster Grandparent Program director receives “Promoter of Excellence” award from city schools

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Apr. 27, 2018 – Gina Lewis, Director of the Peninsula Foster Grandparent Program, received the “Promoter of Excellence” award recently during Hampton City School’s Recognition Reception for Parents, Volunteers and C...

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Foster Grandparents Program
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Mayor honors volunteers with the Peninsula Foster Grandparent Program

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March 15, 2017 - Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck last week honored six ladies in their 80's and 90's who are committed to working with the city's young people and serve as volunteers with the Peninsula Foster Grandparent Program. Tuck recently saw the women in ...

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Foster Grandparents Program
Posted on: March 31, 2017

Vice mayor will help recognize mayor, county recognition day for national service

April 3, 2017 - Vice Mayor Linda Curtis is scheduled to help recognize the 5th Annual Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service during a ceremony Tuesday at City Hall. Curtis  will present a proclamation and have brief remarks during ...

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Foster Grandparents Program
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Foster grandparents recognize service of older Americans in community

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May 15, 2017 - This week the city’s foster grandparents observe National Senior Corp Week by recognizing the service that older Americans in the community provide to help others. On Friday, May 19th, The Peninsula Foster Grandparent Program will celebrate...

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News release Foster Grandparents Program