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Senator Frank Wagner to Address VSRA Membership at March Luncheon

Senator Frank Wagner, Virginia State Senate
Senator Frank Wagner, Virginia State Senate

The March General Membership Luncheon meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. The Guest Speaker will be Virginia State Senator Frank Wagner.

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Featured Article: Amendments to the Longshore Act - Part III

John A. "Jack" Martone, American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU)
John A. "Jack" Martone, American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU)

This is a continuation of the discussion of possible amendments to the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. If the Act is to be opened for Amendment, there are other key issues currently the subject of conflict in the jurisprudence that can be addressed.

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February Luncheon: RADM Mark R. Whitney Speaks to VSRA Membership

RADM Mark R. Whitney, Director, Fleet Maintenance, U.S. Fleet Forces Command
RADM Mark R. Whitney, Director, Fleet Maintenance, U.S. Fleet Forces Command

The February General Membership Meeting was held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. RADM Mark R. Whitney, Director, Fleet Maintenance, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, was the meeting's guest speaker.

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Featured Article: Do Your Clients Recognize the Risks of SBA Set Aside Programs?

Rob Oden, Partner, DHG Assurance and Josh Brinkman, Senior Manager, DHG Assurance (Respectively)
Rob Oden, Partner, DHG Assurance and Josh Brinkman, Senior Manager, DHG Assurance (Respectively)

The benefits to participating in a Small Business Administration (SBA) set aside program can be extensive. With a federal contracting goal of almost $100 billion of the fiscal year 2017 budget designated for SBA set aside programs, contracting officers and large prime contractors are actively looking for ways to meet this contracting goal. SBA established multiple set aside programs to help small businesses participate in the procurement process.

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12th Annual Ship Repair Virtual Lego Competition

Thank you to the Sponsors, Technical Advisors, Judges and Volunteers of the 12th Annual Ship Repair Virtual LEGO Competition!

On March 7th approxiamately 150 students from 18 Middle Schools throughout the Hampton Roads Area participated in the 12th Annual Ship Repair Virtual LEGO Competition at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News.  The event - which promotes the ship repair industry while increasing competitive mathematical, analytical and conceptual skills in middle school aged students proved to be a great success again this year.

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12th Annual VSRF Tradesperson of the Year Awards - Nomination Forms Available


Nominate the BEST of your best Tradespeople!  Nominations forms are now available. The Junior awardee has less than 5 years experience in trade experience, the Senior 5 years or more in trade experience.

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VSRA Human Resources Professional Development Seminar - Register NOW


Register NOW for the VSRA Human Resources Professional Development Seminar scheduled for Thursday, April 5, 2018.  

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2018 VSRF Golf Tournament: All Golfer Slots FULL, Other Sponsorships Available


All Golfer Slots are now FULL for the 2018 Virginia Ship Repair Foundation Golf Tournament. There are still other sponsorships available.

CLICK HERE TO SPONSOR NOW!

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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 February, bringing the membership total to 264. Please join us in welcoming:

Rapid Prep, LLC

Temp Power 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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