NEWS

The Arthritis Foundation: Beef . Bourbon & Blues Event


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PF&A is a proud sponsor of The Arthritis Foundation!

The Arthritis Foundation is partnering with Committee Chair, Todd Rauchenberger, at Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Inc to host their inaugural Beef, Bourbon, and Blue’s event with proceeds benefiting the Arthritis Foundation. We hope you can join us on February 9th!

Click on the following link for tickets and for more information on this event:
https://arthritismar.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/2019BeefBourbonandBluesVirginia/tabid/999027/Default.aspx

7th Annual SMILE 5K


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Run, Run, Run as fast as you can! During this year's SMILE Gingerbread 5K or Gingersnap 1-Mile Fun Run (for ages 12 and under) on December 1st!

On a new course, the races start and end at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill. Overall and age division awards will be presented during the Post Race Party at Hot Tuna Bar and Grill.

We hope to see you there in support of a great local non-profit that works effectively to enhance the lives of children!

Click on the following link for event details and to register for the race.

https://www.smileasier.org/smile5k

2018 Jingle Bell Run - Virginia Beach


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Get in the spirit this holiday season! Tie bells to your shoes, dress in a festive costume and raise funds to help cure arthritis.

Together, we can make a difference in the lives of more than 50 million Americans, including 300,000 children, who face the daily challenges of the nation’s #1 cause of disability.

Jingle Bell 5k run on Sunday December 2 at 8am at Mount Trashmore Park in Virginia Beach. For more information and to register:

https://events.arthritis.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=685

The Stars Were Shinning at the Eighth Annual SMILE Red Carpet Gala and Auction Event!


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PF&A was proud to be the Spotlight Sponsor at this year's Samantha Makes It a Little Easier, Inc. (SMILE) Red Carpet Gala and Auction. Over 100 people gathered for a night of fun and fundraising.

SMILE’s mission is to enhance the lives of children impacted by a life-threatening condition through education, encouragement, and empowerment. For over five years, SMILE has been fulfilling its mission by providing items such hearing aids, wheelchair lifts, therapeutic tricycles, and much more. SMILE also supports programs that help enhance children’s quality of life through education and empowerment.

Potential beneficiaries can download an application at www.smileasier.org or email them directly at contact@smileasier.org.

CoVa Best of Business Awards - Vote Now!


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The nomination round for the CoVa Best of Business Awards 2018 is in full swing!

Have you had a positive experience with PF&A Design? Help us get to the finalist round for Best Architectural Firm by clicking on the link and posting your nomination.

Your vote means the world to us! Thank you!

http://covamagcontest.secondstreetapp.com/2018-CoVa-Biz-BOB-Awards-Best-of-Business-Awards/gallery/?category=1498885

HRACRE Luncheon


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Lynne Manning, Associate and Jess Grimes, Architect attending the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE) luncheon.

Photos courtesy Dave Chance Photography

Lynne Named to Gloucester Arts on Main Board

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Lynne Manning, Interior Designer and Associate at PF&A, was recently named to the Board of Directors for the dynamic non-profit Gloucester Arts on Main! This organization, located in historic downtown Gloucester, Virginia, provides an environment for art-making, art education, and art exhibition. Gloucester Arts on Main hosts gallery art shows and offers various art classes, workshops, and special events to members and the public.

For more information on this organization please visit http://gloucesterarts.org/wordpress/

Harold and the Purple Crayon


Our Interior Design staff just participated in the tree decoration competition for this year's IIDA Christmas party which was held at the Brick Anchor Brew-House in Norfolk.

Each tree was to be themed around a popular children's book. What a clever and creative representation of Harold and the Purple Crayon (you can see Harold drawing the purple star on top)! After the event, all of the decorated trees and books are donated to St. Mary's Home.

Click on link to learn more about St. Mary's Home.  http://saintmaryshome.org/

SMILE's Fifth Annual 5K Run/Walk has been moved to December 3rd!


Get ready and tie your laces for SMILE's Fifth Annual 5K Run/Walk event on December 3rd! This year's exciting location is the Cape Henry Trail through First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach.

Run/walk starts at the 64th Street park entrance with post-race party being held at Hot Tuna Bar & Grill!  We hope to see you there in support of a great local non-profit that works effectively to enhance the lives of children!

Click on the following link for event details and to register for the race.

http://www.smileasier.org/smile-5k

Join Team Starchitects! 2016 Jingle Bell Run - Virginia Beach


Get in the spirit this holiday season! Join our team, tie bells to your shoes, dress in a festive costume and raise funds to help cure arthritis.

Together, we can make a difference in the lives of more than 50 million Americans, including 300,000 children, who face the daily challenges of the nation’s #1 cause of disability.

Jingle Bell 5k run on Saturday December 10th at 9am on 24th street at the ocean front. If you are interested in running or walking, the event early bird registration ends after 9/30/2016.

Go Starchitects!

http://www.jbr.org/faf/search/searchTeamPart.asp?ievent=1159600&lis=1&kntae1159600=B4518A85F3A948BBAD364A3B293A4351&team=6734232

A Roaring Good Time at Sixth Annual SMILE Gala & Silent Auction!


Samantha Makes It a Little Easier, Inc. (SMILE)'s 6th Annual Gala and Silent Auction was a Roaring Success! Over 100 people gathered for a night of fun and fundraising. Princess Anne High School’s band kicked off the evening with some jazzy tunes followed by DJ Joe Fortuner who kept the night going.

SMILE’s mission is to enhance the lives of children impacted by a life-threatening condition through education, encouragement, and empowerment. For over five years, SMILE has been fulfilling its mission by providing items such hearing aids, wheelchair lifts, therapeutic tricycles, and much more. SMILE also supports programs that help enhance children’s quality of life through education and empowerment.

Potential beneficiaries can download an application at www.smileasier.org or email us directly at contact@smileasier.org.

Lynne Manning Appointed Chair of the Arts at Abington Committee


Lynne Manning has been appointed Chair of the Arts at Abington Committee in Gloucester, VA 2016-2018.

Arts at Abingdon is a key part of the music program at Abingdon Episcopal Church, and integral in our community outreach.  The highly visible Arts at Abingdon program sponsors world-class concert series which provide everyone in our community with a series of five free concerts by local, national, and internationally renowned musical artists.  The concerts each year include a well-known organist to showcase our beautiful Walker tracker organ along with other concerts that might include anything from a string quartet to choral, brass or jazz.  The concerts are held in the beautiful and acoustically outstanding Abingdon Church.

The Arts at Abingdon committee works year-round on fundraising, programming, and advertising in order to have a successful program to present to the public.  The series relies solely on contributions from individuals in the community for each fiscal concert calendar. 

Lynne Manning re-appointed VSHE Chairperson


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Lynne Manning, Interior Designer and Associate at PF&A, re-appointed to the Board of Directors for the Virginia Society of Healthcare Engineers (VSHE) 2016-2017! We know you will continue to do very well in your position within this dynamic association.