Sunday, May 6, 2018

May Newsletter and Events

Clean the Bay Day
Date: Saturday, June 2, 9:00 am to Noon
New Location: Indian River Park, Ipswich Entrance, 1999 Paramont Ave.
(if coming from Greenbrier on Military Hwy, turn right at the light by the Volkswagon dealership and go 1 mile to the park's south entrance).

Volunteers needed!  We are doing our annual Clean the Bay Day cleanup at the south end of Indian River Park this year.  Please wear closed-toe shoes, a hat and bring work gloves, and if you wish to work in the flood plain of the creeks, rubber boots.  Participants under 18 years of age must have adult supervision.   Please RSVP to   (Last minute volunteers are still always welcome). 

Monthly Meeting - Buy Fresh Buy Local
Date: Thursday, May 17, 7 pm
Location: Oaklette United Methodist Church, 520 Oaklette Dr.

Our guest speaker will be from Buy Fresh, Buy Local working to connect farms to people and make it easy to find Hampton Roads'​fresh and delicious locally grown and produced food.​ 
There will be light refreshments and door prizes after the meeting.

City Council Election Results

The City Council elections results are in - returning for another term will be Rick West Chesapeake Mayor and Council Members Ella Ward, John de Triquet, and Dwight Parker. Newly elected are Council Members-Elect R Stephen Best Sr, Susan Vitale, and Matt Hamel.  Debbie Ritter and Robert Ike will continue with their terms in office.  The new council will be take their seats on July 1st.

We congratulate the winners and also wish to thank outgoing members Roland Davis, Lonnie Craig, and Suzy Kelly for their service.

Other News

Chesapeake Notable Yards Contest is now accepting nominations.   They are looking for "Yards That Look Good and Are Good For Nature".   Criteria include Visual Appeal and Garden Design, Healthy Lawn Practices, Native Trees, Shrubs and Flowers, Food Gardens and/or Wildlife Habitat, Rainwater Harvesting and Runoff Control, and a bonus category of being Active in the Community!  Submit nominations by May 31 at

The Comp Plan Review for the Aqua Virginia acquisition passed unanimously at the Planning Commission in April. This was the first of several steps in completing the takeover of the system.   Hopefully, we'll have more good news soon!
We had a fun time at our Earth Day Celebration at Plymouth Park. We had a service event collecting trash and then we planted shrubs at the park entrance.  See pictures at
Meetings continue with Parks, Recreation and Tourism to draft site plans for a future canoe/kayak launch site along the Indian River.   We had a briefing on the draft plans from Kristina Bezanson at our April monthly meeting.
Do you live along the tidal waterway? Well, you can help the river by becoming an Oyster Gardener. Help raise baby oysters off your shoreline, especially if you have a pier or other easy access to the water. And best of all, we will likely be able to keep many of the oysters raised on newly established reefs along the mouth of the Indian River.  Watch this one minute video to learn more and sign up here for orientation classes in June

Mark your calendar with these upcoming dates
June 21 Monthly Meeting with guest speaker Robert Hithings discussing local area history
June 23 Adopt-A-Road Cleanup along Indian River Road and at the Bridge 
September 15 RiverFest right here in Indian River
September 22 International Coastal Cleanup - canoe/kayak cleanup of the Indian River
September 29 Rain date for canoe/kayak cleanup of the Indian River


  1. I hope you welcome comments because I must say that I like your posts so much. They are good and useful. After reading them, I get more information and knowledge. Thank you for writing articles.Discount master by autoketing Product discount apps shopify 2019

    1. IEEE Final Year projects Project Centers in India are consistently sought after. Final Year Students Projects take a shot at them to improve their aptitudes, while specialists like the enjoyment in interfering with innovation. For experts, it's an alternate ball game through and through. Smaller than expected IEEE Final Year project centers ground for all fragments of CSE & IT engineers hoping to assemble. Final Year Projects for CSE It gives you tips and rules that is progressively critical to consider while choosing any final year project point.

      JavaScript Online Training in India

      JavaScript Training in India

      The Angular Training covers a wide range of topics including Components, Angular Directives, Angular Services, Pipes, security fundamentals, Routing, and Angular programmability. The new Angular TRaining will lay the foundation you need to specialise in Single Page Application developer. Angular Training

  2. Nicely presented information in this post, I prefer to read this kind of stuff. The quality of content is fine and the conclusion is good. I am sharing this blog here if you like more newws. Thanks for the post.

  3. Cafe-milk tea is a form of business is quite popular and strong development in many aspects. This is considered a form of sound capable of generating huge revenue with investment potential. Not too high. This is also a place to focus many sources of customers in the country, neighboring localities and also foreign visitors.However, the creation of them but comfortable space, harmony is always necessary. at.
    Gái gọi Kim Mã, Gái gọi Trần Duy Hưng, Gái gọi cao cấp sài gòn, Gái gọi sài gòn, Gái gọi biên hòa

  4. It's very nice of you to share your knowledge through posts. I like to read stories about your experiences. They are very useful and interesting. I am excited to read the next posts. I'm so grateful for all that you've done. Keep plugging. Many viewers like me fancy your writing. Thank you for sharing precious information with us. Shipping Bar for Shopify , shopify app free shipping bar ,

  5. Your posts are exactly what I am looking for. They are informative and useful. I am able to learn more new things and knowledge. It's good if you upload articles frequently. Thank you for sharing tips and insight.currency converter shopify app , shopify free discount app , Product discount master , 15 best apps on shopify

  6. Nicely presented information in this post, I prefer to read this kind of stuff. The quality of content is fine and the conclusion is good.
    food games
    basketball free game
    soccer free online

  7. Its a great pleasure reading your post.Its full of information I am looking for and I love to post a comment that "The content of your post is awesome" Great work.
    io jogos for kids
    play free 2 player game
    friv free online juegos

  8. Amazing blog.Really thank you! Cool.Fantastic post.Much thanks again. Cool.I really appreciate this blog.Thanks Again. Hold writing.Wow, great article. Fantastic.This is one awesome website article.Much thanks again
    miniclip motorbike games, play free a10 game, Friv Jogos

  9. On the off chance that you've concurred on a DIY surface your carport try, you will require a stock of gear that you need with you.Chape Braspenning: Chape voor Nieuwbouw of Renovatie

  10. I like to read your posts very much. They are so awesome. The articles contain plenty of knowledge and information. They are pieces of advice so that I can solve some problems. Would you mind uploading more posts?
    free games 2019 online
    friv jogos 4 school online
    jogos games online


  11. Chicago Deep Dish Pizza
    One Touch Football
    Foot Shot
    I like to read your posts very much. They are so awesome. The articles contain plenty of knowledge and information. They are pieces of advice so that I can solve some problems. Would you mind uploading more posts?

  12. This is a post that we all should read at least once, it's great, wish you success in the next blog. I like this post because it contains a lot of useful information to read, maybe everyone will like me.
    kizi 4 girl games, friv jogos, pbs jocuri online

  13. So first you soak your Red Wheat Berries, for 8-24 hours. You can buy Red Wheat Berries at your local health food store, often in the bulk section. And yes wheatgrass is gluten free. I too, was concerned, but after searching around and asking a licensed dietitian friend in the area, the grass itself does not contain any gluten, only the kernel, and in juicing wheatgrass you only juice the grass, so yay!
    kizi free Games
    free game online
    friv school 2019

  14. Utilize your virtual occasion to give your staff all pertinent data all through the business cycle with the goal that they have all the information important to finalize negotiations. stage hire Yorkshire

  15. All are required to attend strike. In the event the show is selling extremely well, Sunday 2/25 will be used to add a matinee and extend the run. Currently, there’s only a small chance we will extend. Because of weather, sales may be down - and Thursday has not sold well at all. A decision will be made by Friday morning 2/23 (if not before).
    kizi 4 girl games
    jogo io online
    friv com school

  16. All things considered, we are advised in the good book to pay our tributes, duty and traditions charges. We need to live on the planet, yet don't need to be a piece of it as far as our own decisions, ways of life and convictions. Tommy Hilfiger

  17. We use cash with agnostic images on it. We pursue a schedule with days and months named after false divine beings. Ian Lavender

  18. So, fixed concrete ground surface offers a large group of favorable circumstances over different floors.Chape

  19. Notwithstanding the above method for online event installment the board, you can select a total computerization of the event the executives measures which in most such arrangements has an online installment stage incorporated into the application. build event seating chart software

  20. The slam was brilliant. We made cheerful and amused ourselves through the evening. Learn about personal investments

  21. Easily, the article is actually the best topic on this registry related issue. I fit in with your conclusions and will eagerly look forward to your next updates. Just saying thanks will not just be sufficient, for the fantasti c lucidity in your writing. I will instantly grab your rss feed to stay informed of any updates. ข่าวฟุตบอลต่างประเทศล่าสุด

  22. You have raised an important issue..Thanks for sharing..I would like to read more current affairs from this blog..keep posting.. top class action attorney

  23. Your post was very nicely written. I’ll be back in the future for sure!
    click this link

  24. You have done a great job. I will definitely dig it and personally recommend to my friends. I am confident they will be benefited from this site. corinna kopf naked

  25. You made such an interesting piece to read, giving every subject enlightenment for us to gain knowledge. Thanks for sharing the such information with us to read this. bioskop keren sub indo

  26. I feel a lot more people need to read this, very good info!
    togel online terpercaya

  27. a celebration event that would be appreciated by the lady and the man of the hour as well as by all the wedding visitors. Deep Etiching Service

  28. I am always searching online for articles that can help me. There is obviously a lot to know about this. I think you made some good points in Features also. Keep working, great job! rapid profit machine members area

  29. I preferred the spot they leased for facilitating the occasion, a spot close to Sorbonne in the Latin Quarters.