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Events – 5/16/2022

Published May 17, 2022

The Generational Integration Focus Team (GIFT) is partnering with the Salvation Army of the Virginia Peninsula to host 25 children in the Summer Day Camp Program. Shipbuilders can support the effort by donating snacks listed on the flyer in a drop-off box in the Bldg. 520 lobby. For more information, contact Paula Young at 688-7634 or Cassandra Bonner at 534-3416.

MAY 17
Women in Shipbuilding Enterprise (WiSE) will host a Leadership – Improvement through Empowerment Event from 12 until 12:30 p.m. Dr. Latitia McCane, director of Education at The Apprentice School, will be the speaker. This WebEx event is open to all NNS employees. No charge will be provided. Register for this event on MyNNS. Email [email protected] for more information.

MAY 25
Join the Enable Our Workforce Virtual Roadshow lunch and learn from 12 until 12:30 via WebEx. The lunch and learn will focus on the impacts of employee well-being in the workplace. Register on MyNNS. For those unable to attend the event, six-minute animated video (closed caption) will be played on monitors during lunch shifts throughout the yard.

MAY 28
The Veterans Employee Resource Group (VERG) is teaming up with the local American Legion Post 25 and other local organizations to place American flags on the tombstones of our veterans at Peninsula Memorial Park, located at 12750 Warwick Blvd. in Newport News, from 7 a.m. until noon. If you and your family can spare one to two hours, please come out and show your support. Register for a shift at nns.yourcause.com. Volunteers can also sign up to help remove flags from 7 a.m. until noon on May 31. Contact Michael Altrogge via email for further details.

Join Shipbuilders Together Realizing Inclusion, Diversity, & Equality (STRIDE) and Ingalls Shipbuilders Equality Alliance (ISEA) for an engaging panel event on gender, sex and sexual orientation from 4:30 until 5:30 pm via Zoom. Panelists from NNS, Ingalls and local community organizations will discuss topics ranging from terminology to current events. Register on MyNNS. Contact J. Ariel Matthews via email for further details.

FitNNS will attend a Lionsbridge FC game at 7 p.m. at TowneBank Stadium. Contact Kat Henry (X74) via email or at 757-586-7956 for a 20% off coupon code.

The 17th annual F. Farrell Sanders Apprentice Athletic Club Golf Tournament will be held at Ford’s Colony Country Club. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and there will be a 10 a.m. shotgun start. To learn more and sign up, visit https://one.bidpal.net/aacgolf/welcome. Contact Kimberly Jordan-Dillard via email or at 757-371-4127 for more information.

FitNNS and SHIPs Network will host a night at the Peninsula Pilots baseball game at 7 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium. Contact Kat Henry (X74) via email or at 757-586-7956 to register.

Join The Apprentice School Student Association at Kingsmill Resort at 7:30 a.m. for its first golf tournament in support of breast cancer awareness. The entry fee will be $100 per person, with teams of four. Each team must include at least one apprentice or alumnus to participate. Lunch will be provided along with raffles and giveaways. We hope to see you on the course. RSVP at ApprenticeStudents.com/events. For more information, contact Jessica Lawson via email or at 757-703-6090.