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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 61 "Summer Health"

      Dr. Nancy Welch, Director, Chesapeake Health Department, discusses how to live well and stay safe in the Hampton Roads area during the summer months with Rae Pearson Benn.

      For more information, please visit their websites:

      http://www.cdc.gov

      http://www.vdh.virginia.gov


      Episode 62 "Hampton Roads Gardening Partnership"

      Host, Rae Pearson Benn talks with expert gardeners in the Hampton Roads area about how they are building relationships and growing communities through gardening.

      For more information, please visit the following websites:

      http://www.healthychesapeake.org

      http://www.cmgv.org

      http://www.offices.ext.vt.edu/chesapeake

      http://www.facebook.com/ChesapeakeMasterGardeners

      http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/government/City-Departments/Departments/agriculture-virginia-cooperative-extension.htm

      http://www.hampton.gov

      http://www.hampton.gov/hccc


      Episode 63 "The Up Center"

      Tina Gill, President and CEO, and Andrea Long, Chief Program Officer, from The Up Center talk with Rae Person Benn about how the organization is committed to empowering and uplifting individuals and families in times of crisis.

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


      Episode 64 "LEAD Hampton Roads"

      Andrea Blackwell Carter, Executive Director, LEAD Hampton Roads and Mark Johnson, Vice President and Community Development Manager Hampton Roads at Sun Trust Bank, talk with Rae Pearson Benn about how the LEAD Hampton Roads organization works to teach and develop quality leaders in the Hampton Roads area.

      For more information, please visit their website: http://www.leadhamptonroads.org


      Episode 65 "askHRgreen.org"

      Katie Cullipher from askHRgreen.org and Lisa Renee Jennings, Public Service Coordinator, Keep Norfolk Beautiful, discuss how to live a more environmentally friendly life with Rae Pearson Benn.

      For more information, please visit their website: http://askhrgreen.org


      Episode 66 "The Bra-ha-ha Campaign"

      Amanda Bryer, Philanthropy Associate, Events for The Chesapeake Regional Foundation, and Meg Shrader, RN Clinical Navigator, The Breast Center at Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, talk with Rae Person Benn about how The Bra-ha-ha Campaign works to fight breast cancer in the Hampton Roads area.

      For more information, please visit their website: http://www.brahaha.org


      Episode 67 "Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance"

      Rick Weddle, President and CEO, Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance, talks with Rae Person Benn about how the Alliance works to market Hampton Roads as the primary region of choice for economic investment and business expansion to better improve the quality of life in Hampton Roads.

      For more information, please visit the following websites: http://www.hreda.com


      Email us at: ourissueshamptonroads@mytvz.com

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