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Our Issues Hampton Roads focuses on the issues affecting Hampton Roads. Watch every Sunday morning at 6:00 as the host, Rae Pearson Benn, interviews experts and everyday citizens to identify problems and present resources.


Episode 85 "Lynnhaven River Now"

Karen Forget, Executive Director, Lynnhaven River Now, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization is committed to restoring and preserving Virginia Beach waterways.

For more information, please visit their website: https://www.lynnhavenrivernow.org/


Episode 99 "Hampton Roads Veterans Business Outreach Center"

Don Miller, Assistant Director, Hampton Roads Veterans Business Outreach Center at ODU, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization provides entrepreneurial development services to eligible veterans who own or are considering starting a small business.

For more information, please visit their website: https://www.odu.edu/iie/vboc


Episode 111 "Montero Medical Missions"

Dr. Juan M. Montero, II, Founder and President, and Vince Medina, Board Member, with Montero Medical Missions talk with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works to provide medical missions and create sustainable healthcare projects through physicians and health professionals at the local level and abroad.

For more information, please visit their websites:

https://www.monteromedicalmissions.org/

https://www.facebook.com/mmmresale/


Episode 122 "Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia & The Eastern Shore (On Location - Live360)"

Staff from the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, talk with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works to help eliminate hunger in our community.

For more information, please visit their website: https://foodbankonline.org/


Episode 124 "Big Brother Big Sister (On Location - Live360)"

Sylvia Muller, Program Director, and Rick Gonzales, Active Big Brother, from the Big Brother Big Sister of Greater Richmond, Tri-Cities, and Hampton Roads organization, talk with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works to create professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring matches for kids – defending every kid’s potential, to help make his or her future big and bright.

For more information, please visit their website: https://www.bigbrobigsis.com/


Episode 133 "World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads (On Location - Live360)"

RDML Larry Baucom, USN, Ret., President, World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization is committed to educating the community on matters that affect the world, the nation and this region.

For more information, please visit their website: https://hrwac.org/


Episode 135 "ReInvent Hampton Roads (On Location - Live360)"

Jim Spore, President and CEO, ReInvent Hampton Roads, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization focuses on economic competitiveness and works to create a strategy to improve the region’s economic profile by attracting new entrepreneurs, innovative industries, and high-paying employment opportunities.

For more information, please visit their website: https://www.reinventhr.org/






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