NORFOLK, VA – (August 2019) – S. L. Nusbaum Realty Co. is pleased to announce that Tommy Drew, Vice President, has been appointed to the Board of the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) of Hampton Roads.
The Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is a top-rated private, non-profit, no-fee membership organization that has directly served active duty and their families stationed in the Hampton Roads region since 1889. One of only 13 self-sustaining branches in the country, their mission is to serve local military families with much needed programs and services which help them navigate through the stresses and challenges of military life.
“Our mission is to enhance the lives of our military members and their families, with a focus on assisting young junior enlisted families, as they are the ones who tend to be the most vulnerable. Our programs and services are designed to help these families build strong support networks, enhance academic achievement for their children, and strengthen the family bond”, states Laura Baxter, Executive Director of the local Hampton Roads, Armed Services YMCA branch.
Programs such as Operation Little Learners – a no cost, multi-faceted, early childhood and youth enrichment program which works collaboratively with young military parents in order to improve readiness for preschool and kindergarten as well as improve the parent-child bond; Operation Hero – a no-cost after school program which leads military children in small group discussions designed to assist them in developing coping mechanisms to challenges faced in leading a military life; Youth Enrichment Before and After Care and Operation Summer Camp low cost programs (fee based on rank) within a safe environment encouraging focused childhood education, socialization, and healthy living choices.
“I am honored to have Mr. Drew serving on our Board. His passion for supporting our local military families, especially those young children who, along with their parents, also serve our country is commendable! I am excited about the opportunity to work closely with him to make a difference in their lives“, said Baxter.
With over 115 years of expertise in the real estate industry, S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. manages, develops and provides sales and leasing services for shopping centers, apartment communities, office, industrial and investment properties throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.