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Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani to Address VSRA Membership at June Luncheon

Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani, President, TCC
Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani, President, TCC

The June General Membership Luncheon meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. The Guest Speaker will be Dr. Edna Baehre-Kolovani, Ph.D., President of Tidewater Community College.

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Featured Article: The Fight for Waterfront Property on Norfolk's Elizabeth River

Jim Lang, Shareholder, Pender & Coward
Jim Lang, Shareholder, Pender & Coward

Industry prefers waterfront property. The discussion in this white paper applies to all types of waterfront industrial facilities. We selected the ship repair industry because it contributes $3.2 billion to the Hampton Roads economy and because a large new condominium development is planned on 10 acres of waterfront property squeezed between two major civilian shipyards on the Elizabeth River in Norfolk.

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2018 VSRF Tradesperson of the Year Awards Announced

2018 Tradesperson of the Year Award Winners
2018 Tradesperson of the Year Award Winners

The May General Membership Luncheon meeting was held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. The luncheon featured presentation of the annual Virginia Ship Repair Foundation Tradesperson of the Year Awards, sponsored by PNC Bank. These awards honor the "best of the best" ship repairers in Hampton Roads.

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Featured Article: Funding Buy-Sell Agreements & Ownership Transition through Insurance

Todd Loving, Financial Consultant, DHG Agency
Todd Loving, Financial Consultant, DHG Agency

Access to cash is critical at the loss of a business owner, partner or key person. A buy-sell agreement is a contract among owners to buy a deceased owner’s stock/shares of the business at a previously agreed upon price (or valuation method) in the event of death, disability or retirement. Life insurance can be an inexpensive way to fund buy-sell agreements as well as to protect against the loss of a key employee.

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Race Night at Langley Speedway - Saturday, June 16!

Langley Speedway, Hampton, VA
Langley Speedway, Hampton, VA

Drivers, start your engines! Ship Repair Race Night at Langley Speedway is back and better than ever! Join VSRA on Saturday, June 16 for a fun-filled night at the races. For Sponsorship Information, CLICK HERE!

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


Mark your calendars for the 32nd Annual VSRF Golf Tournament!  

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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2018 Career Days - Thank You to our Volunteers!

Glamarys Sierra volunteering at the 2018 Youth Career Expo
Glamarys Sierra volunteering at the 2018 Youth Career Expo

The Virginia Ship Repair Foundation would like to extend our deepest appreciation to the dedicated volunteers who took time out of their busy schedules to represent the Ship Repair Industry during local Career Day Events in the 2017-2018 school year!

This school year, Foundation volunteers reached over 12,000 Middle and High School students!

Please join us in thanking our volunteers:

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New VSRA Member Companies

Four new member companies joined VSRA in the month of May, bringing the membership total to 263. Please join us in welcoming:

Consolidated Marine Systems LLC

Haviland Products Company

Tidewater Marine International, Inc.

TRAC Consulting LLC

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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