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Valentine's Day is right around the corner. How will you be celebrating? If you're still not sure what to do for that special someone.....Here are some ideas to make sure the night is perfect. We've got gift ideas to dinner dates. Even if you plan on popping the question, we've got you covered. Flowers Every woman loves flowers. Flowers are always the perfect gift to say "I love you". Our partners at 1-800 Flowers have some great deals for Valentine's Day where you can save up to 40% off. Jewelry is always a perfect choice for your special someone. Two of our favorite spots for jewelry shoppi... read more

Whether you already live in Hampton Roads or it's your next duty station, the area has a lot to offer. There is a lot to love about Hampton Roads. First of all, there is a large military presence in the area where each branch of the armed forces is represented which really gives the area a sense of being a military community. Secondly, the area is surrounded by water which is perfect for the beach, fishing, and boating lovers. The climate is mild and there are four seasons which is wonderful. One of the greatest benefits to the Hampton Roads area is there is a ton to do here. Remember, every ... read more

What a great opportunity for #‎ milspouses interested in going to school, pursuing a license, getting clinical hours, etc to receive a scholarship . Hurry and apply only a couple days left! Please #‎ spreadtheword and tag any friends who you think might be interested in this great opportunity! Military Spouse Scholarships-via National Military Family Association Website Our scholarship and professional support program's goal is to help military spouses prepare for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial wellbeing. You must be a spouse with a valid military I... read more

Every Friday, MilitaryBridge features one of our favorite local businesses that supports the military community. Today, we showcase Hi-Ho Silver. Hi-Ho Silver is locally owned and operated since 2002. Hi-Ho Silver offers exclusive handmade sterling silver designs from all around the world with most coming from Taxco, Mexico From sterling silver jewelry to silver plated gifts for every occasion,Hi-Ho Silver meets every budget and fashion style! Over the years, Hi-Ho Silver has expanded, and now serves the Hampton Roads community with four locations in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Newport News, and... read more

The Newport News Hospitality Association (NNHA) is pleased to host the second-annualRestaurant Week! Great opportunity to try many great local restaurants that are offering a special menu and pricing for this week. Dine out and celebrate Newport News Restaurant Week, Saturday, January 17- Saturday, January 31, 2015 . Local restaurants will serve lunchfor $10.15and/or dinnerfor $20.15 and/or dinner for $30.15 ( price does not includetax and gratuity ). For a listing ofparticipating restaurants and their menu offerings, click here . Be sure to check out our partners special menus at Tucanos , M... read more