NNS Employee Appreciation Week is March 3-10

Published February 8, 2023

Friday, March 3 is National Employee Appreciation Day. Newport News Shipbuilding is committed to prioritizing its employees, uniting for a common mission and purpose, embracing diversity and the innovation that makes the company healthy, strong and successful – Because People Matter.

During the week of March 3-10, NNS is hosting events to highlight the importance of valuing and showing appreciation and investing in employees’ careers and financial, social, physical and community well-being every day.

See the list of events and activities below. Shipbuilders are encouraged to get involved and take an opportunity to appreciate a fellow co-worker/peer, mentee, mentor, leader or best friend at work for their positive impact on NNS’ work culture.

ED&I Employee Well-being Day (physical well-being)

Friday, March 3
5 a.m.-5 p.m.
HII Family Health Center

Reserve your spot to get your Know Your Numbers preventative wellness check by sending an email to [email protected]. While you are there, participate in a variety of activities like live meal prep demonstrations, instructional stress break class, diabetes education, postural screen and more.

Family and Friends Day (social well-being)

Saturday, March 4
6:05 p.m.
Norfolk Scope

Join your fellow shipbuilders for a night of social well-being and engagement supporting our local Admirals hockey team. Purchase tickets in the red group zone ($19/per person), wear your favorite NNS swag and let’s have fun!

Foreman Speed Mentoring (career well-being)

Monday, March 6
6-7 a.m. and 4-5 p.m.
Bldg. 4901 (PCU Building)

Calling all leaders in the foreman role. Senior leaders across the enterprise are interested in investing in you. Come out to one of two sessions and glean from their experiences, lessons learned and best practices to help build, strengthen and enhance your leadership skills. We appreciate you and want you to be successful in all you do. Register on MyNNS by Friday, Feb. 24.

Appreciation Virtual Learning Session – Because You Matter

Wednesday, March 8
12-12:30 p.m.

Tips and best practices on how to show genuine appreciation for your peers, team members and leaders every day in many ways. Register on MyNNS to attend this virtual event.

Red Cross Appreciation Road Show

Thursday, March 9
6 a.m.-4 p.m.
Various locations across the shipyard and off-campus buildings

The Red Cross is coming to show its appreciation to the NNS family for the generous donations given in 2022 that funded its new emergency response vehicle (ERV). The Red Cross will be on-site with the ERV along with a token of their appreciation to shipbuilders.