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After talking to some residents during dinner, I was asked to create a flavorful dish that featured shrimp—one of their favorite proteins.

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Enjoy some homemade comfort food with this tasty soup recipe from Chef Kyle Pafford of Atlantic Shores Retirement Communty.

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Pack your bags, get your passport and get ready to go! In the new World Geography online course, WHRO Education has provided students with a way to explore the world without leaving their hometown.

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The summer months are when local educators start making plans for the new school year. WHRO Education makes their task easier with the free, innovative classroom resources found in eMediaVA. 

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Community Initiatives

Here's what we've currently got in the works to bring education, enlightenment, and inspiration to Hampton Roads.

American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative focuses on helping youth succeed in school, career, and life by exploring challenges to entering the workforce facing today's youth. Find out more


Hampton Roads is home to over 217,000 veterans. We're currently involved in these initiatives with them:

Veterans Coming Home

Veterans Coming Home explores "what works" for veterans as they return to civilian life sharing both the challenges and success stories of veterans who are making a difference in the workplace, on campus, and in their communities. Find out more

Wall of Faces

There are 1,307 names of Virginian Vietnam veterans listed on The Wall. WHRO is proud to spearhead a state-wide initiative and engage partners and community individuals to ensure every Virginian listed has a photo. Find out more

Race: Let's Talk About It

Stories and events that foster conversations about race relations in America. Find out more

Emerging Leaders Board

Young professionals passionate about public media and supporting its mission. Find out more

Let's Eat

Cooking Tips • Recipes from Area Chefs • Restaurant Reviews • Seasonal Delights Find out more

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