Category Archives: What’s Happening

Wawa Offers Teachers Free Coffee in September

Wawa is helping teachers get ready to go back to school with free coffee. The chain’s Mid-Atlantic locations are giving out free hot coffee all of September for teachers and school administrators through their “Cheers to Classrooms” promotion. Faculty need to share with a cashier that they work at a school to receive this offer. Wawa…more »

Blue Angels Announce First Female Pilot, an ODU Grad Based at Oceana

Blue Angels Announce First Female Pilot, an ODU Grad Based at Oceana

The Blue Angels have added the first female demonstration jet pilot to its aerial demonstration team. Lt. Amanda Lee, an ODU graduate based at Oceana, is the newest core member of the Navy’s famed team. Lee is currently assigned to the “Gladiators” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 and goes by the call sign “Stalin.”…more »

Taco Bell Is Bringing Back This Fan Favorite For Good

Rejoice Mexican pizza fans, Taco Bell is bringing back this fan-favorite 18 months after removing it from the menu. “Our menu is full of fan-favorites, but the Mexican Pizza is at the top of that list,” said Mark King, CEO of Taco Bell. “From its flashy introduction to menus in 1985 as ‘Pizzazz Pizza’ to…more »

Krispy Kreme to Offer a Dozen Donuts for the Price of a Gallon of Gasoline

Krispy Kreme is giving customers a sweet treat to help offset rising gas prices. The popular donut chain announced they will set the price for an Original Glazed dozen each Wednesday, from April 13 through May 4, 2022, based on the national average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the US. On Monday,…more »

Ukrainian Refugee Response

Mercy Chefs, a local non-profit based out of Portsmouth, has mobilized an emergency relief mission to the Ukrainian border to assist refugees. The team is delivering basic necessities (shelf stable food, infant formula, diapers, hygiene products) to church locations inside Ukraine. The churches will then create family grocery and support packs and deliver them in…more »

Red Cross Experiencing “Dangerously Low Blood Supply.” How To Help

  The Red Cross is experiencing the worst blood shortage in over a decade. According to the organization’s website, the dangerously low blood supply levels have forced some hospitals to defer patients from major surgery, including organ transplants. Please schedule an appointment to give now. Learn more about donating:     Other Ways to Help…more »