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November 16, 2022
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Ferguson Center for the Arts

Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA 23607
$45 per ticket
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Newport News State of the City

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Newport News Mayor McKinley L. Price is preparing to deliver his final State of the City address on Wednesday, November 16 at the Ferguson Center for the Arts on the campus of Christopher Newport University.  Registration and a reception begin at 5 p.m.; the Mayor’s address starts at 6 p.m. 

The theme of this year’s event is “Our Stage is Set.”   During his address, Mayor Price will highlight recent city accomplishments while reflecting on his 12 years as Mayor of Newport News.

“As I prepare to leave office at the end of this year, I look forward to thanking those who have been a part of this incredible journey,” said Mayor Price.  “This is more than a speech – it’s a celebration of all that we’ve accomplished together over the past 12 years. On November 16, I will detail our shared achievements and the many ways the city is poised for additional growth, transformation, and breakthroughs in the coming years.”

The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the event and Old Point National Bank is the Presenting Sponsor.  Tickets are $45 per person and sponsorships are available at a variety of levels.  To register or become a sponsor, visit   

The presentation is being recorded in its entirety and will be available beginning Friday, November 18 on the city’s website ( and on Newport News Television (Cox 48/Verizon 19).

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