Posts Tagged ‘EVMS’



September 20, 2010

Blair Middle School

6:30pm       Board Work Session

7:03pm        CALL TO ORDER

Introductions of Board Members, Members, and Guests

Attendance – Joan, Irene, Jay, Paige, henry, Harry, Silke, Barbara, Ted & Brian


Updates on:  Indecent Sexual Display Arrest in front of Ghent Montessori – court date next week. Robbery of Mom with child at First Pres – arrest made 2 days later. Exposure Incident on 20th St – no report given. Other incidents – n/a. Assault @ Doumar’s – not mentioned.

BOISSEVAIN ARSON – Update – still investigating, cannot release details of how it started due to the investigation but they are looking.



The Mambo Room – Special Exception to extend hrs to 2am, open to public, and bring in salsa band (live music).

  • Vote – Supporting 100%

Dr. Murray Spain Family Dentistry – 1301 Colonial – Special Exception special exception – asking to chg to allow for medical use.

  • Vote – 100% support of special exception application with the suggestion to add landscaping to make to property appear more appealing.

Luna Maya Restaurant – 2010 Colley Ave –

  • Vote – no vote required

The Public House – Princess Anne and Colley (former Magnolias site) – upscale pub, not towards younger crowed. Open for lunch & dinner, compactly 80-74, floating floor to save tile, open in Nov, will have pool tables, 80% will be non-smoking, no entertainment, outdoor seating,

  • Vote – 100% in favor of support of business and they working to help residential parking issues

Eric Menden – 631 Westover – proposal for former Cox Funeral Home site – no show




SPEAKER: John Stevenson, Sr., Senior Transportation Program Manager

Dept. of Public Works, City of Norfolk

TOPICS: What is the process to get Residential Sticker Parking – currently 21, to lessen the impact of commuter parking in residential neighborhoods, reason in Ghent is due to EVMS & Sentara, to change parking status i.e. add or make 24 hr resident only, you need 75% sign a petition,

  • Graydon Ave & other chronic parking trouble spots for residents – currently open for 2hr, enforced by city parking from 9-5 after by Norfolk police.
  • Status of Colonial Avenue traffic calming plan – no funded as thought, will keep trying for funding.
  • Are red light running cameras coming to Hampton Blvd.? not scheduled, long process, requires approval by state, large amount of studies.
  • Core Avenue stop signs update – coming soon.
  • The Tide & Midtown Tunnel expansion impacts
  • Options to make Norfolk more bike-friendly-
  • and other audience questions – Pedestrian crossing @ Princess Anne in progress, will look to.


Ghent Dog Park Association – Community Input on Park

Water – approved

Bulletin board – approved

EVMS Construction Update –


  • Treasurer’s Report – Ted will email details, 990 filed with IRS via 990e postcard
  • Audit Committee Reports – all in good order
  • Ghent Business Association – report emailed to board.
  • Ghent Masquerade – Suggest sponsoring the children’s moonwalk – suggested to ask GBA organizer about the GNL hosting a children’s activity vs a moonwalk as the moonwalk might not be safe with children playing in costume. Silke Ott volunteered to organize the activity.
  • Stockley Gardens Art Festival – table secured but need volunteers to man the membership table.
  • Ghent Task Force – Graydon Ave Parking & get rid of buffer zone parking on Graydon- put decision of support on next agenda.

Pending Community Concerns/Complaints

Minutes – Approval Oct-july approved


Recognize our emergency services – Harry will work on suggestion.





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EVMS Community Care Day

April 17th, 2010 @ 9:30AM-12:30 PM
Blocker Norfolk Family YMCA
312 West Bute Street
Norfolk, VA 23510-1302

Bring the whole family for a day of healthy living and learning at EVMS Community Care Day at the Blocker YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day on April 17.

From 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., EVMS students and physicians will be conducting free health screenings including BMI screenings, blood pressure screenings, glaucoma testing, and skin cancer screenings.

Children’s activities include arts and craft projects, face painting, a gold fish ping pong toss, and more! This event is free and open to the public.

The Blocker Norfolk Family YMCA is located in Norfolk at 312 West Bute Street.

Eastern Virginia Medical School

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July 2009 Bulletin

Special Alert

GNL Meeting

Monday, July 20th, 7-9 PM at Blair Middle School

  • Featured presentations: “Light Rail in Ghent?” Presented by James Toscano, Vice President of Public Relations and Communications for HRT.
  • EVMS will also be presenting a new project for a new building along Colley Ave.

Upcoming Events


  • Mon, June 20th – GNL meeting @ Blair Middle School @ 7pm.
  • Wednesdays – The Chrysler Museum – The Art of Jazz – 6:15pm – 8:45pm – presenting best of regional performers & informal tasting of new wines.


  • Wednesdays – The Chrysler Museum – The Art of Jazz – 6:15pm – 8:45pm – presenting best of regional performers & informal tasting of new wines.
  • Mon, Aug. 17th – Ghent Neighborhood League Meeting – Blair Middle School, 7-9 PM


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