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It’s time to step up for a good cause

by Don Roberts Rain or shine, this Saturday, hundreds of people are expected to converge on the tallest building in Virginia. They’ll be participating in the first big race to the top of the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center. Experienced and novice “steppers” are volunteering for this grueling effort. It involves climbing 37 floors, which has been likened to running a 10K. It’s actually about 1,000 steps UP. The goal is two -fold… to finish… and to raise money for Up Center. I’ve been practicing for it since January, running up and down the steps at the WAVY studios. It gets the…

Three Musketeers

       Connie Allen was the “senior” member of WAVY -TV’s famous THREE MUSKETEERS: Connie, reporter DEREK ROSE and me. What? You, uh, haven’…

Honoree Brian Winfield speaking about his years of volunteering for the March of Dimes
Photo from Wayne Pellenberg

Nicole’s Notes: Great food, great event, great cause!

Another great year of food, fun, and an auction to benefit the March of Dimes. The Signature Chefs event was held Sunday, October 12 at the …

Brandy Smith of Virginia Beach, contestant on TLC's "The Next Great Baker"

Nicole’s Notes: VB woman on a mission to become “The Next Great Baker”

A Virginia Beach woman has been serving up treats to folks in Hampton Roads for a few years now and she’s ready to show the world she is “Th…