Lynnhaven River NOW E-News  
October 13, 2015  
Upcoming Events

October 14 -- Candidates Forum, Virginia Beach Oberndorf Central Library, 6:00-9:00 PM

November 7 -- Seafood Festival,
Lynnhaven Shellfish and Back Deck  

December 19 -- Surf-n-Santa Race, VB Convention Center and VB Boardwalk

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Seafood Festival
November 7th
Lynnhaven Shellfish & Back Deck

 You can attend this fun event postponed because of Joaquin.  
Great food and drinks, great company in a beautiful location on the Lynnhaven River.

Tickets are $40 and available at Bubba's, Lynnhaven Shellfish and the Back Deck.  
3323 Shore Drive or call 
757-481-7512.

Benefits Lynnhaven River NOW

October Native Plant

Turtlehead
Order from  
  Dana@LRNow.org
Kroger Community Rewards 
Do you shop at Kroger?  Please take a minute to add Lynnhaven River NOW as your Community Rewards recipient and help support our Pearl Homes Program.

Just twelve families enrolled in the Kroger program contributed $175 last quarter.  

Please consider registering your Kroger card online.  Go to  www.kroger.com and enter NPO number 84664 or our name on the right side of your information page. 
 
Or call 800-576-4377 and select option 4 to register your card to support LRNow's Pearl Homes program  
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Candidates Forum
Wednesday, October 14th, 6:30-8:30, VB Oberndorf Central Library
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The greatest danger to our future is apathy.
~Jane Goodall

On November 3rd, we will be electing the Delegates and Senators who will represent us in the General Assembly in Richmond.  Come to our forum and find out where they stand on the issues that are important to you.  

This event is Wednesday, October 14th, in the auditorium 
of the Virginia Beach Oberndorf Central Library.  The 
doors will open at 6:00 PM and we will begin promptly 
at 6:30 PM.

Co-sponsored by Princess Anne Garden Club, Virginia Beach Garden Club, Back Bay Restoration Foundation, Virginia Beach Council of Civic Organizations, and Lynnhaven River NOW.

No pre-registration is required.  For more information, 757-962-5398 or Karen@LRNow.org.
 
Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler
Benefits LRNow, Dec. 19th

Enjoy a beautiful run through the twinkling holiday lights on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and contribute to LRNow.
J&A Racing brings you the Great Outdoor Privision Co. Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler on December 19th.  Join us for the post-race party for the whole family in the Virginia Beach Convention Center.  

Register today and please make a charitable donation to LRNow when you register.
Thank you and enjoy the run.

Don't Drill Virginia
Yard Signs Available
 
LRNow has taken a position in opposition to drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Virginia.  We have made too much progress restoring our oysters and other marine species, restoring water quality and our wetlands to put it all at risk.  More information about our position is available on our website.
If you share our position, yard signs like the one pictured are available in our office at the Brock Environmental Center. 
 
October 
Native Plant of the Month:  
Chelone glabra
Turtlehead

 
Height:  2-3 feet 
Spread:  1-2 feet 
Full Sun to part shade 
Soil rich, moist to wet
Flowers are white
Turtlehead is deer resistant and 
attracts butterflies

$7 for one gallon size
 
To Order: Contact Dana@LRNow.org
 or 757-962-5398