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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 2018 will be held on Tuesday, January 23. 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 2017 and a look ahead at the goals for 2018.

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Featured Article: Ship Repair & Human Capital Supply Chain Management

Kimberly Koehler & Valerie Stewart, Tidewater Staffing
Kimberly Koehler & Valerie Stewart, Tidewater Staffing

2018 is the beginning of a very exciting time for everyone in the ship repair industry and its affiliated businesses. However, with new opportunities come significant human resources challenges. One that we constantly hear about is our workforce. Whether it be electricians, riggers, welders, laborers, or painters, few industries fluctuate their workloads like the ship repair industry does. For those reasons, it is important for business leaders to be conscious of Human Capital Supply Chain Management and navigating its challenges.

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RDML Jesse Wilson Speaks to VSRA Membership at December Luncheon

RDML Jesse Wilson, Commander, Navy Surface Force Atlantic
RDML Jesse Wilson, Commander, Navy Surface Force Atlantic

The December General Membership Meeting was held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. RDML Jesse Wilson, Commander, Navy Surface Force Atlantic, was the guest speaker.

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Featured Article: How the Good Get Better

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

Where are you?  No, not “Where are you?” on the face of the planet.  Where are you in your journey through this life?  Are you pretty much where you planned to be or where you wanted to be?  These questions are questions that we ask ourselves along the way, especially if things aren’t going as well as we hoped.

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2018 VSRF Golf Tournament - ALL Golfer Slots are FULL - Other Sponsorships Available


All Golfer Slots are now FULL for the 2018 Virginia Ship Repair Foundation Golf Tournament. There are 6 levels of sponsorship still available.  

CLICK HERE TO SPONSOR NOW!

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12th Annual Ship Repair Virtual Lego Competition


The 12th 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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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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New VSRA Member Companies

Two new member companies joined VSRA in the month of December, bringing the membership total to 269. Please join us in welcoming:

Nationwide Skilled Trades

ULG Marine

 

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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