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Myra Basnight

Local community activist Georgia F. Allen recently helped the AARP Chapter 5119 - Princess Anne in Virginia Beach kick off Black History Month as their guest speaker.
The life and service of Carl Maxie Brashear, the U.S. Navy’s first Black deep sea diver, was the subject of the latest presentation of Virginia Treasures, sponsored by AARP Virginia.
From Brunswick stew to Smithfield Ham, Virginia’s culinary history is chock full of delicious morsels originating from at least three cultures.
Virginia Treasures, the monthly spotlight on the state’s historic landmarks, took an interesting look at the popular Native American, Pocahontas.
The History of the Newsome House
Overlooking the Chesapeake Bay at the southern tip of Hampton, Fort Monroe is a site whose history is uniquely intertwined with the history of slavery and freedom in the United States.
Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia was the featured agency on the debut edition of Beach Talk, a new AARP Virginia virtual program highlighting leaders and influencers in the Virginia Beach area.
Starting more than 30 years ago to provide AIDS services for women and children, the LGBT Life Center in Norfolk, Virginia, continues their initial goal.
The benefits of lifelong learning are many but the most significant is the impact on brain health. Scientific studies have indicated that lifelong learning keeps the senior engaging with stimulating activities that they are interested in.
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