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The Up Center Joins National #GivingTuesday Movement to Encourage Spending With a Purpose One day only – donors can double their impact The Up Center has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses […]

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The Holiday Express Rolls Into Town!

The Up Center Featured as the 2014 Partner Non-profit Each year, Hampton Roads Transit (HRT), along with WVEC-TV-13 and BOB-FM radio, work to bring holiday cheer to those most in need in Hampton Roads. For the duration of Holidays in the City (November 22 to December 31, […]

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President Obama Proclaims November as National Adoption Month

Presidential Proclamation –National Adoption Month, 2014 NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH, 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Every year, adoptive parents welcome tens of thousands of children and teenagers into supportive and loving families. These mothers and fathers provide their sons and daughters with the […]

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Goodbye Summer – Wilkommen to Oktoberfest!

The Up Center celebrates the fall season with its 3rd Annual Oktoberfest on Wednesday, September 17 from 6 – 9 p.m. at Gordon Biersch, 4561 Virginia Beach Blvd in Virginia Beach. Enjoy the event with music from the Mike Proffitt Band and a silent auction from 6 – […]

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Women's Assertiveness Group Begins in September

A class for women to learn how to stand up for themselves! Would you like… To overcome your fear of conflict and anger? To have a new way to handle stress? To be able to say NO? To not be taken advantage of? Join us! FREE 8 week class […]

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Lender, what do you need from us?

The South Hampton Roads Financial Stability Coalition (SHREITC) presents another opportunity in their lunchtime Think Tank series: Lender, what do you need from us? Bridging the gap to community success Thursday, August 28, 11:30-1:00* The Up Center, 222 W. 19th Street, Norfolk Agenda: Brainstorming session Program development […]

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You Can Help Campers "Craft" Lasting Memories

Arts and crafts stores are bursting at the seams with ideas and supplies for tons of summer fun – from tie-dying t-shirts and weaving friendship bracelets to mask-making and costume design. Each summer millions of campers carefully and enthusiastically create treasures that will recall fond memories for […]

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Free to Be Themselves, Campers Thrive at Camp Horizon

One of the benefits of spending time with friends is that you don’t have to worry about them judging you for things they know are outside of your control. They know you for the strong, smart, and kind person that you are on the inside. For children […]

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Anger Management Classes for Teens Available in Virginia Beach

Before any action we take – we have choices What are yours? We tend to make choices at times that result in negative consequences. This free class for teens (ages 13-17, 18 if still in high school) explains how to create choices that result in positive consequences. Program Topics Include: How to […]

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Abilities Are Uncovered at Camp Horizon

For years, hundreds of participants have flocked to Camp Horizon where children and young adults with disabilities can enjoy the good times that summer camp brings: non-stop fun, ample sunshine, and countless friends. The caring and supportive staff focuses on a curriculum tailored to meet the individual needs […]

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