A charter member of Commercial Real Estate Women Hampton Roads, Crenshaw was recently appointed to the national CREW Network Industry Research Committee, which conducts research on women in commercial real estate. She also has been named president of the Civic Leadership Institute effective July 1. A graduate of William and Mary Law School, Crenshaw has 33 years of experience as an attorney, 10 with Kaufman & Canoles.
On her practice area of law
Pryor, who's been the foundation's executive director for two years, is coordinating the foundation's
10th Annual Charity Golf Classic on June 18 at Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach.
The mission of the foundation is to help people help themselves and those around them. Miller Oil is focused on giving to the organization. We give mostly to projects and rally specific movements within the organization.
Last year, Jacobs was appointed to Norfolk's Advisory Commission on Veteran Affairs.
Mission of DAV
Wadsworth is the founding editor of Vow, published twice a year, which, like Inside Business, belongs to Pilot Targeted Media. The Vow Bridal Show is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 24, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
Getting started in the bridal business
Fitzgerald has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration 2012 Virginia Minority Small Business Person of the Year.
On business operations
Kliewer, the new CEO of Operation Smile, has served for four years on the organization's board of governors and its Global Fundraising Steering Group.
On my role
Jones has received the Silver Stevie Award as 2011 Executive of the Year at the 10th Annual American Business Awards. The award recognizes American executives who have achieved outstanding success in their careers, and are also active leaders in their communities.
Humble Beginnings at Atlantic Shores
Sijswerda was one of several women honored by the Girl Scout Council of the Colonial Coast as a Woman of Courage, Confidence and Character.
Working in publishing
Mae Breckenridge-Haywood, a retired Portsmouth school librarian, received the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Urban League Award for Community Service. She is charged with the preservation of an historic building that once served as the library for African-Americans in Portsmouth. Under renovation, the building will become a museum recognizing African-Americans' contributions to Portsmouth. Plans are to open the museum in late 2012 or early 2013.
The Portsmouth Native Knows The History
LaLonde, a volunteer with The Up Center, has been named Outstanding Mentor of Virginia by the Virginia Mentoring Partnership, a statewide nonprofit housed under Virginia Commonwealth University and an affiliate of MENTOR/The National Mentoring Partnership. For the past five years, the Portsmouth native has mentored two boys. Harry Dews is a freshman at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk and Langston Scott is an eighth-grader at Churchland Middle School in Portsmouth. LaLonde will receive his award in March in Richmond.