Priceless Vol 13 Number 10
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Kaine Statement on Senate Passage of Annual Defense Bill
Venus Williams Launches Clothing Line for Women Golfers
2019 Jazz Festival Weekend Community Influencers’ Networking and Golf Outing
2019 Community Influencers' Networking and Golf Outing
Free July 2019
Winning Team Left to Right: Richard Gibson Jr. , Harry Washington, Levi Kinchlow, Chris Seely BY MONTANA CRIDER
BY TIM KAINE WASHINGTON, D.C.
– U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on final Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes Kaine’s provisions to improve military housing and many of his other priorities for Virginia, including support for shipbuilding. While the Senate passed the national defense bill today, the Senate will vote tomorrow
on a bipartisan amendment Kaine sponsored with
Senator Tom Udall to
prohibit funds from being used for military operations against Iran without explicit authorization from Congress. If the amendment passes, it will be retroactively added to the national defense bill.
“Every year, I’m proud of
the bipartisan work that goes into passing the national defense bill and keeping Americans safe. This year was no exception. We included strong provisions to support our military and strengthen our national security. After listening to military families at Naval Station Norfolk and Ft.
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Health Opinion Education
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NIH Study of Cancer Death Pell Grants Needed for Low-Income Students City Summer Lunch Programs
Hampton Roads Upcoming Events Scholarships Watch
$8 Million for Hampton Roads Airports
Hampton K-12 African Facts Presentation Connie Priscilla Fund Scholarship
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The 2019 Community Influencers’ Networking and Golf Outing on Saturday, June 29 was a complete success! Many people came out for a beautiful day filled with golf, delicious food, live jazz and networking.
The day began with an 8 a.m.
shotgun start. Golfers took on the Woods and Lakes at the Hamptons Golf Course. As the day went on, the temperatures rose with the competition. However, golfers were nice and hydrated thanks to
S.B. Ballard Construction Company, as they sponsored the beverage cart. After a fun-filled 18-holes of golf, players and other guests made their way to the clubhouse for wonderful food catered by Eddies Chesapeake Bay Crab House and Palm Tree Caribbean Cafe. Guests were able to enjoy live jazz performed by Saxophonist, Rick Elliot and Pannist, Brian Hunt.
A variety of business owners were present including an artificial intelligence
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There are No “Quick Fixes” to Clean Up Your Credit
BY LISA LAKE, CONSUMER EDUCATION SPECIALIST, FTC If you’re trying to clean up your credit,
you’ll come across plenty of companies offering an easy fix. But any company promising instant results for a price is likely a scam. The FTC says Grand Teton is one of those companies. In its lawsuit, the FTC says Grand Teton
tricked people into paying hundreds – even thousands – of dollars for so-called credit repair services.
Through websites, sales calls,
convincing emails, and text messages, the company allegedly promised to boost credit
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