Blog Posts tagged in "Hampton Roads Military"

The mission of the Military Family Festival is to provide our local military families with a day of appreciation and fun sponsored by our local business partners, while also staging the largest resource fair in the region geared toward the needs of military families. Each October the festival vibrates with the fun of a new kid-friendly theme while our vendors have as much Halloween candy and treats for the kids as their tables can hold. The event welcomes a crowd of thousands eager to have a fun, safe, and wholesome family day focused on their unique culture. The 2017 Military Family Festival... read more

Back Again This Year.... The Military Big Kids Coupon. Don't Forget To Print It Out! Learn more about The Children's Museum of Virginia on MilitaryBridge. While You Are There....Leave Them A Review! ... read more

The Hampton Roads DAV Honors Our Veterans This Veterans Day With A 5K Run and 20% Discount In Hampton Roads Stores 2016 DAV 5K NEWPORT NEWS The DAV 5K Run to Honor Veterans is a run, walk, roll and motorcycle ride that thanks those who served and raises awareness of the issues our ill and injured veterans face every day. Special thanks to BlueLine Rental, Local Presenting Sponsor of the DAV 5K Newport News. WHERE Oyster Point 701 Town Center Dr. Newport News, VA 23606 WHEN Sunday, November 13 Race begins at 9 a.m. DIRECTIONS AND PARKING Need directions? Map it! We strongly encourage participa... read more

USO Warrior Week Bringing together various physical, therapeutic, and recreational organizations from across the country that focus on the rehabilitation of wounded service members, USO Warrior Week is the only event of its kind! Each wounded service member and their family will have the opportunity to participate in various activities to include: deep sea fishing, golfing, horseback riding, kayaking, surfing, and skydiving. The USO will host the USO Military Village and USO Patriot Park June 3-5, 2016 , to showcase our local military and provide entertainment to the community. The USO Milita... read more

Valentine's Day is right around the corner....and we have a list of tons of great specials to make it the perfect day! Restaurant Specials in Hampton Roads: Pasha Mezze ~ Pasha Mezze is a family owned Mediterranean restaurant with European and American influences. We are located in Palace Station at 340 West 22nd Street, Norfolk, VA 23517 in Ghent. Pasha Mezze is Proud to offer a 10% Everyday Military Discount! Visit Pasha Mezze on MB to learn more. Abuelo's Mexican Grill ~ Abuelo’s has consistently been on the leading edge of Mexican cuisine, combining menu creativity, outstanding food and b... read more

Honoring the Dedication of Those Who Serve Military families are invited to enjoy FREE* Colonial Williamsburg admission, Friday, November 6–Wednesday, November 11, 2015 during our Honoring Service to America weekend. Celebrate with special events all weekend, culminating in a march and ceremony honoring America’s veterans at 4 p.m. on Veteran’s Day. Veterans Day: A Military March Honoring America’s Veterans DATE November 11, 2015 TIME 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm LOCATION Market Square North ADMISSION Open to Public Join us on Veterans Day as we honor those who serve in the military. An afternoon march ... read more

Don't miss this great event! The Tidewater Collection Presents The 2015 HolidayExtravaganza About Tidewater Collection: The Tidewater Collection offers unique and moderately priced gifts and accessories for every occasion. Since 1993, the Tidew ater Officers' Spouses' Association has operated this nonprofit boutique with an all volunteer staff. Open to military and civilians, all profits are donated to charities and organizations that support the military family. ... read more

Looking for some FUNthings to dothis summer in Hampton Roads? Check out our Top 5 Staycation Ideas (1) Coastal Virginia-Hampton Roads Beaches If you're a beach lover than you will love Hampton Roads. Almost every city here has some type of beach area. The most notable beaches of the area are Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Virginia Beach's Oceanfront offers visitors 12 miles of public sand beach stretching from Fort Story south to Sandbridge. Visitors can surf, swim, bask in the sun and stroll the three-mile Boardwalk. There is also great entertainment at the boardwalk. There is music, festivals, ... read more

The Core Fitness by Marika “Fighting for Heroes” fundraiser includes a 30-minute kids challenge and 45-minute adult workout with post-workout refreshments. All event registration fees and raffle proceeds (derived from prizes donated by Hampton Roads businesses) will go directly towards benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty. WWP provides a full range of programs and services for injured veterans and their families. WHEN: Memorial Day -- Monday, May 25, 2015 Flag ceremony by Grassfield High School ROTC 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. C... read more

May is National Military Appreciation Month ~ Dell Military wants to thank militarymembers by offering some fantastic deals just for the military community! Plus, Dell is offering an additional 10% military discount off any current sales! To make your purchase click here . To receive your additional military discount offer you can email Alvina.Torres@mosaic.com ... read more

Hampton Roads, VA – May 4, 2014 – For the entire month of May, McDonald’s of Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina will donate a portion of all sales of the Quarter Pounder with Cheese and the all new Artisan Chicken Sandwich Extra Value Meals to the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program (VWWP). The Virginia Wounded Warrior Program is a legislatively mandated program dedicated to helping Virginia veterans of all branches cope with the challenges posed from stress-related injury or traumatic brain injury. Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina McDonald’s® restaurants are proud supports of ... read more

Paragon City Center 12 is honoring the military community in Hampton Roads May 16, 2015in celebration ofArmed Forces Day Presented by Paragon City Center 12 in Partnership with Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Sponsored by USAA The movie showing is at 10am, doors open at 9:30. This showing is only for military members with a military id. This is first come first serve. To learn more about Paragon City Center 12 , the restaurants, and everyday military discount visit them on MilitaryBridge. ... read more

Wounded Wear Toast To The Heroes V Event March 7, 2015 Wounded Wear is hosting its Fifth Annual Toast to the Heroes Fundraiser March 7, 2015 from 6:00pm-11pm. The event will be held at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel at 425 Water Street in historic Portsmouth, Virginia. This event will include a tasting of different wines, locally brewed beers from Young Veteran's Brewing Company. This is a cocktail event with food, entertainment and an amazing silent auction! Attire is Cocktail Dresses for the Ladies and Black Tie Optional for the Gentlemen! Hotel for the event is the Ren... read more

Weappreciate the dedication of all the military men and women who serve or have served in our armed forces. We would like to show that appreciation to one Military Hero each Week with a small token of our appreciation. The Military Hero of the Week will be awarded: Military Hero of the Week plaque (ARV: $40) $25 certificate to Bayside Harley Davidson $50 certificate to Double Tap Military Surplus 2 tickets dinner and soft drinks for 2 at Funny Bone Comedy Club (ARV: $70 ) $100 gift card to Long Jewelers 2 5-ride wristbands for Motor World (value: $59.90) Free HVAC Precision Tune-Up from Art N... read more

September 20, 2014 is the 4th Annual Virginia Beach Fallen Heroes Fundraiser located at Camp Pendleton noon-6pm! The Virginia Beach Fallen Heroes, or VBFH, is an event put together by Virginia Beach locals each Fall to benefit the Navy Seal Foundation and The Navy Seal Museum. Please find out more at VBFH.org and facebook.com/vbfallenheroes . PUCHASE TICKETS ONLINE HERE ! ... read more

Great Event June 29th To Help Raise Money For A Veteran-Related Charity! The last Sunday of every month, YVBC and the Hampton Roads Military Relocation Team hosts a fundraiser for a veteran-related charity. For the June event, 15% of proceeds will be donated to Vetshouse . Come by help raise money for this great organization! There will be raffle prizes, cornhole, music, food from Granby St. Hot Dogs, and GREAT BEER!! This event is Sunday June 29th from 3-8pm at Young Veterans Brewing Company located at: 2505 Horse Pasture Rd Suite 104, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23453 About The Hampton Roads M... read more

Press Release: New IMAX® 3D Theatre Documentary Brings To Life the Historic Landing That Changed the World [HAMPTON,VA ] May 16, 2014 – The Virginia Air & Space Center and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences to step back in time with the new IMAX® 3D theatre film “D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944,” which opens at the Riverside 3D IMAX Theater on May 23. In May 1943, World War II is at its apex. To counter Hitler and the Axis forces, the Allies decide to open a second front on the western side of Europe. The Allied forces, led by US General Eisenhower, have just months to organize the operat... read more

Press Release : Paragon Theaters To Open 12 Screens In City Center At Oyster Point The Paragon City Center movie theater will open in May 2014 in Oyster Point Area of Newport News, Virginia and feature: New Luxury Leather VIP Reclining Seats With Tray Tables and Footrests Ample Legroom with seven foot row spacing Convenient online Reserved Seating Two Extreme Theaters, Each With 65' Wall-To-Wall, Floor-To-Ceiling Screens and Amazing Sound and Projection For a Fully Immersive Movie-Going Experience Two Restaurant Concepts—NEO Kitchen + Bar featuring Craft Beers, Fine Wines, and Cocktails, and ... read more

www.visityorktown.org www.visityorktown.org www.visityorktown.org Yorktown Announces 2-day festival featuring Blues, Brews, and BBQ – A Festival on the River, and the Art at the River – A Juried Art Show April 16, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Historic Yorktown is excited to launch a 2-day event featuring three new events combining Blues, Brews, BBQ and the Arts the first weekend in May. Village Events presents Blues, Brews, and BBQ - a Festival on the River on Saturday, May 3, at Riverwalk Landing on Chisciak Green from noon to 6 p.m. This event will showcase some of the best Blues musicians in... read more

Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation Honors the Military in May Posted on April 17, 2014 by Sarah Johnson of Tidewater Parent in Around Town , In the Spotlight , Things To Do (Virginia Beach, VA) – Celebrate May as National Military Appreciation Month with Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation! Individuals with a military ID, including active duty personnel, retirees and dependents, will enjoy special offers: Thank You Thursdays: Free admission to all Virginia Beach Recreation Centers eachThursdayin May; Free Fishin’ Fridays: Free admission to the Little Island Fishing Pier everyFridayin May; an... read more

MilitaryBridge is proud to partner up with 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union. 1st Advantage takes pride in helping the military community here in Hampton Roads with all of their banking and financial needs. Below you will find some of the services that they offer. 1st Advantage has several locations on the peninsula area of Hampton Roads to include locations on the military bases. The Community’s Lender For over 60 years, 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union has offered our members a safe and secure environment to manage their finances. We invite you to join our member owned, not-for-profit, f... read more

BUSCH GARDENS WILLIAMSURG OPENS THISSUNDAY MARCH 16TH! There are several great offers going on right now at Busch Gardens Williamsburg that you don't want to miss out on! I have put together the list of current offers, to include the military discounted offers. If you have not experienced Busch Gardens before, it is a must visit! Not only is it the most beautiful theme park for years running, it offers something for everyone. Whether you love the thrill of roller coasters or something for the kiddos, BG has it all. Below check out some of the great savings being offered and be sure to take ad... read more

PCSIng to a new military community can be a very stressful and overwhelming process! Not only do you need to pack and plan for your move but you also need to figure out where to live in an area that you probably have never been to before! PCSingis especially difficult if you have children and schools to worry about. Or, even if you are on the other end of the spectrum and moving to a new military community but in need of selling you current home, you may need help from a trusted realtor. MilitaryBridge is proud to partner up with The Liz Moore & Associates Military Team of Realtors to make yo... read more

VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL Plus FREE ENTREE CARD FOR A FUTURE VISIT from Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant in Hampton and other participating locations! Fajitas for Two plus Dessert for $29.99 Friday, Feb. 14 – Sunday, Feb. 16 •Participating: ... ◦Fajitas for Two featuring any four flavors (16 oz.) of Fajitas including: ◦Fajitas Pescado ◦Vegetarian Fajitas ◦Marinated Steak ◦Al Pastor ◦Marinated Chicken ◦Yucatan Shrimp · Served with condiments for 2 and charro beans •Includes Sopapilla Dessert with honey or a Flan Dessert, to share. •Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Shrimp may be added for $1.79 **Plus, guests wi... read more

THE HAMPTON ROADS HOME AND GARDEN SHOW IS HERE, FEBRUARY 7-9TH, 2014! Beat the winter blahs, and start planning your 2014 garden with a visit to the 2014 Hampton Roads Home & Garden Show. Presented by the Peninsula Housing & Builders Association, this popular event runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and Feb. 8; and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9. It returns to the Hampton Roads Convention Center. MILITARY DISCOUNTED TICKETS! Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for military or seniors and children under 12 free When: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday... read more

NEW OFFER FROM BUSCH GARDENS AND WATERCOUNTRY USA-WILLIAMSBURG- FUN CARD! HUGE SAVINGS FROM Busch Gardens WITH LIMITED TIME OFFER: PLEASE SHARE this Special Offer: It's not too cold to start thinking about your vacation plans. This hot deal is sure to warm you up. Purchase your Busch Gardens Williamsburg Fun Card and for a limited time we'll throw in unlimited visits to Water Country USA for free. The offer can only be redeemed online and will be available February 1 - March 31. This is a $25 Savings! To signpurchase the Unlimited Visits to 2 Parks click Here ! Don't forgetto sign up for your... read more

The USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia Gala Event is February 8th, 2014! The Gala 2014 – Tickets Join us for an evening of refinement as we pay tribute to our Fallen Heroes and their Families. Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. Hampton Roads Convention Center 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, VA 23666 Please call 757-604-1915 for ticket information. Ticket prices: E7/Dependent and Below -$75/person E8/Dependents and Above – $100/person Civilians and Retired Military – $125/person All ticket prices include Cocktail Hour, Dinner and Open Bar. To Register: Dear Valued Supporters, Thank... read more

MilitaryBridge is proud to partner up with Omni Financial of Virginia! Here are some of the great benefits of Omni Financial! Military loans to all ranks for all reasons When you need extra money, for whatever reason, Omni Military Loans® is here for you. For over half a century we have helped active duty members of the United States armed forces around the world obtain the financing they require. At Omni Military Loans®, service members are treated like family. As one of the leading providers of personal loans for the military, we can get you the money you need for paying bills, car repairs,... read more

ABUELO'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT IS NOW OFFERING A 20% MILITARY DISCOUNT EVERY MONDAY AT THE HAMPTON, VIRGINIA LOCATION! All other Virginia Abuelo's Locations offer a 20% Military Discount the first Monday of Every Month! ABOUT ABUELO'S Since our first opening in 1989, Abuelo’s has consistently been on the leading edge of Mexican cuisine, combining menu creativity, outstanding food and beverage quality, colorful plate presentations and superior service in an impressive Mexican courtyard-themed atmosphere. Every dish is made to order from scratch using only the freshest premium ingredients. Abuelo’... read more

HAMPTON ROADS ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE JANUARY 26, 2014 MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND JOIN Hampton Roads Academy Sunday January 26th for an OPEN HOUSE from 2-4pm where you can discover the Peninsula’s top independent, college-preparatory co-ed day school. Meet current parents, students, faculty and a dministrators & learn about Hampton Roads Academy’s Continued tradition of: • Continued tradition of 100 percent college acceptance • Small class sizes • The Four A’s: Academics, Athletics, Arts and Atmosphere! • New state-of-the-art science laboratories • New Early Childhood Learning Wing Now Enrolling Pre-... read more

How many of you have thought about a membership to a warehouse club? Now is your opportunity! Sam's Club of Newport News has an Open House (no membership card required) 1/18/2014 for one day only to give people an opportunity to JOIN and SAVE at Sam's Club ! Not only is Sam's Club known for great products and savings butSam's Clubs Nationwide also offer a great Military Special Offer for military members when you JOIN or RENEW you receive a $15 gift card (with a military id). ... read more

MilitaryBridge would like to welcome our new partner, The Greene Turtle your neighborhood sports bar and restaurant where people who are passionate about supporting a team or playing on one, come together.It’s the place for celebrating personal victories with family and a warm cookie sundae. And it’s the perfect spot to grab friends to call a huddle over a basket of wings. MILITARY DISCOUNT: As an appreciation for their service, military personnel & veterans receive 15% off their check all day, every day . Stop in today and enjoy Great Food and Friends at The Greene Turtle! Must present valid... read more

MilitaryBridge would like to welcome SANDFIDDLER CAFE our newest partner offering great service and a great Military Discount in Hampton Roads! Do you miss your neighborhood or college diner? Let Sandfiddler Cafe become your new favorite breakfast or lunch spot! Come visit! We're on Shore Drive right outside Gate 1! Rated as one of Tidewater's best breakfast/diners on Yelp!, Sandfiddler Cafe proudly serves all members of the military. We're on Shore Drive in the East Beach Shoppes just a 1/2 mile outside Gate 1. Stop in today and try our famous crab eggs benedict or a classic Philly-style ste... read more

MilitaryBridge is proud to partner up with Dell. For many years, Dell has faithfully provided our military with the finest servers, laptops, and tablets, and to showtheir appreciation for their service,Dellis offering 10% off to all military personnel. In addition, troops will be enrolled in the Dell Advantage , providing them with 2 nd day shipping and 5% back on their purchase in the form of a Dell gift card—both free of charge! To communicate these great discounts, Dell has created the Base Ambassador Program , which trains and employs military spouses at Fort Bragg and Norfolk Naval Stati... read more

The much anticipated Busch Gardens Christmas Town Deal is finally here just in time to kick off their daily operation schedule starting Friday, December 13 and runs through December 31, 2013. If you have not visited Busch Gardens Christmas Town it is a must see for the Holidays! Here is some background on what you can expect to see at Christmas Town: Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™ celebrates the most wonderful time of the year. Since its debut in 2009, families have grown up with Christmas Town’s blanket of six-million glittering lights, breathtaking shows and traditional Christmas culinary d... read more

Omni Financial Military loans to all ranks for all reasons When you need extra money, for whatever reason, Omni Military Loans® is here for you. For over half a century we have helped active duty members of the United States armed forces around the world obtain the financing they require. At Omni Military Loans®, service members are treated like family. As one of the leading providers of personal loans for the military, we can get you the money you need for paying bills, car repairs, travel or vacation, furniture, home repairs or anything else! Obtaining military loans has never been easier. ... read more

Advantage Heating and Cooling: Advantage Heating & Cooling, a family owned and operated business with over 30 years experience in Hampton Roads, has served thousands of residential and commercial customers. As your source for indoor comfort solutions, we offer a full range of air conditioning products and services, outstanding on-time service and repairs, knowledgeable replacement advice, and quality new installations. Our friendly, experienced and dedicated staff is always ready to serve you. At Advantage Heating & Cooling we are committed to all of our customers, both residential and commer... read more

TIS THE SEASON FOR HOLIDAY EVENTS AROUND HAMPTON ROADS & RICHMOND! Here is a list of some of the great Holiday Events going on around town. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Holiday Season! Hampton Roads Peninsula Area Holiday Events: Celebration in Lights , Virginia’s first drive-through holiday light event, opens for its 21st season on Thanksgiving night (November 28, 2013). Newport News Park will be transformed by over 800,000 individual lights creating animated holiday and fanciful scenes. This year’s event will feature more “light tubes” which create the effect of falling snow,... read more

Nicole Paitsel has covered consumer news for the Daily Press since 2008. Since then, she's discovered a whole new love for the word "free," and regularly pleads with friends and family to avoid paying full price. If you see her in the store, check out her shopping cart - chances are, she's found a great deal! E-mail her at npaitsel@dailypress.com . To keep up to date with latest news from The Savvy Shopper LIKE her on FB or follow her Blog ! Join Nicole for the Ask the Experts annual Black Friday Chat to learn about where the best bargains around town will be this year! Ask the experts: Get y... read more

I hope all had a wonderful Veterans Day! I also hope many of you were able to take advantage of the wonderful Freebies and Discounts around Hampton Roads! There are a couple businesses in Hampton Roads that have extended their Veterans Day Discounts through the week, month, and some through the year. Enjoy and please share the list with others! VETERANS DAY DISCOUNTS EXTENDED THROUGH THE WEEK, MONTH, AND REST OF THE YEAR! Patriot Tours & Provisions : Half off all Yorktown Segway Tours to active, retired, and veterans the week of November 11-15, 2013. Guest will need to call/email to reserve t... read more

Honoring Service to America- VETERANS DAY OFFER! All active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National Guardsmen and their immediate dependents, Colonial Williamsburg is offering FREEADMISSION during Veteran’s Day weekend, Friday through Monday, November 8-11 This offer is only available to active duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans , National Guardsmen (and their dependents) with proper ID. Colonial Williamsburg will also have Special Events for the Holiday Weekend! About Colonial Williamsburg: Discover Colonial Williamsburg Be Part of the Story Discover Colonial Willi... read more

MILITARY APPRECIATION WEEKEND at The Mariners' Museum and Park November 9-11, 2013! About The Mariners' Museum and Park: The Mariners’ Museum , located in Newport News, VA is one of the largest and most prestigious maritime museums in the world and has been designated by Congress as America’s National Maritime Museum. The collection of over 35,000 artifacts include miniature ship models, scrimshaw, maritime paintings, decorative arts, carved figureheads, working steam engines and much more. The museum is situated on within a 550-acre park that is the nation’s largest privately-owned and maint... read more

The much anticipated event is almost here! After being re-scheduled due to weather tomorrow, Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 10AM to 4PM! is The USO of HRCV and The Virginia Zoo Military Appreciation Day ! Free admission with your valid military ID card for Active Duty, Retiree, Reserve/National Guard, DoD Civilians, and their eligible dependents . Join the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia asthey pay tribute to our service men and women and their families in our community. Food, fun and games for the entire family! Also, be sure to check out there special giveaway for our fans on Soc... read more

HERE IT IS...THE MUCH ANTICIPATED VETERANS DAY DISCOUNTS & DEALS LIST FROM LOCAL AND NATIONAL BUSINESSES. PLEASE SHARE THESE GREAT OFFERS WITH MILITARY MEMBERS SO ALL CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE THIS COMING VETERANS DAY! Veterans Day Discounts 11November 2013 Veterans Day Discounts MilitaryBridge Partners Veterans Day Discounts Veterans Day Discounts and Deals Quick Links Home Featured Businesses Bulletin Board About Us Contact Us Connect with Us Click Here to Download & Print the MilitaryBridge Brochure THE MEANING OF VETERANS DAY: A celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love ... read more

Welcome to the first MilitaryBridge Blog Post! I hope that what we share on the MB Blog is helpful and meaningful in your life as a military member, dependent, or veteran. I would like to start our MB blog with a brief introduction of myself, Jennifer Borgstrom,the founder of MilitaryBridge , and why I started my company back in May 2012. I feel very fortunate to call myself a military spouse. Through my experience as a military spouse and now military family, I learned that there are many rewarding and challenging aspects in being a part of the military community. There are manyrewards to mi... read more