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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Sep 11

Newport News Green Foundation Hosts Party at the Pond

Posted on September 11, 2017 at 9:34 AM by Communications Department

The Newport News Green Foundation is hosting its annual fundraiser, Party at the Pond, to support green space projects and Green Foundation property beautification throughout Newport News. Join the foundation Wednesday, September 27, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 401 Chatham Dr. for the barbecue themed, business casual event featuring food, drinks, dancing, a silent auction and the presentation of the 2017 Green Awards. Guests can bid on a wide variety from items from original art pieces by several local artists as well as tickets to the Yorktown Wine Festival and other local event. pap

The Green Awards recognize businesses and other establishments across Newport News that are making a visible difference in the quality of life and beauty of the city by planting and maintaining landscaping that enhances the beauty of Newport News and the preservation of local greenery. To date, The Green Foundation has helped preserve over 25 acres of green space throughout the City. Tickets to attend are $40 and can be purchased online. For more information on the fundraiser or how to get involved with The Green Foundation, visit