Three Musketeers

  former WAVY TV Public Affairs Director      Connie Allen was the “senior” member of WAVY -TV’s famous THREE MUSKETEERS: Connie, reporter DEREK ROSE and me. What? You, uh, haven’t heard of us? Well, just about EVERYBODY outside our tight circle hadn’t either. Let me explain. We shared something special- our birthday: August 26th. Yeah, it’s the craziest thing. And, DEREK and I even attended the same college in Baltimore. But I digress.    The second thing we shared is even more personal than that. Moisturizer. PLEASE let me explain: I was on the set, just…

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 …

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Nicole’s Notes: Move The Monarchs’ Chains… It’s Ladies Night!

  ODU’s first ever Ladies Night scored well with the participants and the staff. About 300 of us got guided tours, trivia sessions, drills a…

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…