Newport News Green Foundation acquires 21st property/seeks public input

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Newport News Green Foundation recently acquired its 21st property located at 5101 Huntington Ave. This .11 acre parcel is located at the corner of 51st Street and Huntington Ave. Originally a parking lot for the Newport News General and Non-Sectarian Hospital (later known as Riverside Hospital), the parcel was transferred from the city to foundation … Read More

Newport News Green Foundation celebrates 20 years/receives commendation

Newport News Green Foundation celebrates 20 years/receives commendation NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Newport News Green Foundation held a Meet and Greet event at the Warwick Yacht and Country Club on April 20th to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Established in 1998, the foundation is a nonprofit that is dedicated to preserving, transforming, and promoting green space in the City of … Read More

Newport News Green Foundation elects Jim Erickson to board

NEWPORT NEWS, VA –  At its February 14, 2018 meeting, the Newport News Green Foundation elected Jim Erickson to its board.   Jim is an environmental engineering manager at Newport News Shipbuilding.  A Minnesota native, he holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota and a master’s in business administration from Regis University … Read More

Newport News Green Foundation elects new members/officers to board

NEWPORT NEWS, VA –  The Newport News Green Foundation elected new board members and officers at its final meeting in 2017.  Shown from left to right are special advisor Flora Chioros, board member Macon Whitson, new member Holly Kidd, property committee chair John Scruggs, IV, resource committee chair Ruth Deibler, president Sharyn Fox, secretary Alex Stern, board member Michael Poplawski, … Read More

Newport News Green Foundation awards 2017 Green Awards

  NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Newport News Green Foundation is proud to announce the following businesses as the 2017 Green Award Winners: South District:  St. James Terrace Apartments Central District:  W.J. Smith and Son Funeral Home North District:  CarMax Auto Superstore Maintenance Award:  Colony Animal Hospital In 2008, the Board of Directors of the Newport News Green Foundation established … Read More

Newport News Green Foundation acquires 20th property

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Newport News Green Foundation, a nonprofit that works to enhance the quality of life in Newport News though the preservation of green space, recently closed on its twentieth property. Located at 1351 39th Street, the .21 acre parcel sits at the Newport News/Hampton City boundary. “We spent a lot of time discussing with the people … Read More