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Congressman Scott Taylor Addresses VSRA Membership

Congressman Scott Taylor
Congressman Scott Taylor

VSRA's December General Membership Luncheon meeting was held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. VSRA President Bill Crow and Chairman Dave Thomas recognized the vital volunteers who contributed to the Association's success throughout 2016, and newly-elected 2nd District Congressman Scott Taylor addressed the VSRA Membership.

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Featured Article: How & When Do I Start to Build a Retirement Nest Egg?

Richard T. Harris, Sagemark Consulting
Richard T. Harris, Sagemark Consulting

What does “retirement” mean to you?  When do you think it will become a desirable option?  How much of a retirement fund or “nest egg” do you think you’ll need? These are some of the questions that you should ponder well before you approach the time for a decision about leaving the workforce.

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January Luncheon: Bill Crow to Present VSRA Annual Report

VSRA President Bill Crow
VSRA President Bill Crow

The first General Membership Luncheon meeting of 2017 will be held on Tuesday, January 31. Please note that this is a date change! The speaker for the meeting will be Bill Crow, President of the Virginia Ship Repair Association. Bill will be presenting the VSRA Annual Report - an overview of VSRA activities, initiatives, and successes in 2016 and a look ahead at the goals for 2017.

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Featured Article: Leadership & Accountability for a Drug Free Workplace Program

Stella McClain, Taylor Made Diagnostics
Stella McClain, Taylor Made Diagnostics

The impact of drug abuse on our national workforce is astounding.  Every day, in every city throughout Hampton Roads and the nation, substance abuse costs employers billions.

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Career Day Volunteers Needed!

Terry Stead of Tecnico Volunteers at a Career Day Event
Terry Stead of Tecnico Volunteers at a Career Day Event

VSRF needs volunteers for Career Day events. Come and share your work knowledge!

Please CLICK HERE to view our Outreach Schedule

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11th Annual Ship Repair Virtual Lego Competition


The 11th Annual Ship Repair Virtual LEGO Competition has officially launched! The purpose of the competition is to promote the ship repair industry while increasing competitive mathematical, analytical and conceptual skills in middle school aged students.

We need volunteers to serve as technical advisors, judges and sponsors. This is a great opportunity to give back to the community and represent your company!

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New VSRA Member Companies

One new member company joined VSRA in the month of December, bringing the membership total to 252. Please join us in welcoming:

HL Welding, Inc.

Click below for more information on our newest VSRA Members!

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Writers Welcome! Please contact Kathy Bryan, Communications Committee Chairman, at (757)366-9300, or kbryan@shipyardstaffing.com, if you would like to submit an article.

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