November 2016

There are 3 blog entries for November 2016.

The holidays always inspire us to get out and give back. For many people, volunteering and giving back to their community is a year-round endeavor, but others have a harder time fitting it in or don’t know where to start to find a great organization that might need their assistance. If you are feeling like giving back, we wanted to share the fantastic website GreatNonProfits.org to assist you in finding an organization to dedicate some of your precious time to.

There are many avenues to find a place to volunteer. If you ask around your circle of friends, you will almost always get recommendations based on the volunteer work others have done. The beauty of GreatNonProfits.org is that it allows people to review the organization so you can read more about

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The Real Estate Group, serving the military community of Hampton Roads in Coastal Virginia had the honor of carrying the Blue Angels parade balloon through the streets of Norfolk, Virginia at the annual Grand Illumination Parade.

The Grand Illumination Parade is a holiday tradition in Hampton Roads. For over thirty years, families have gathered to line the parade route in the heart of Downtown Norfolk to cheer on the huge lineup of marching bands, intricate floats, community groups, and more recently special balloons.

 Last year, the exceptional agents of the Real Estate Group were lucky enough to debut the Blue Angels balloon. With such a large military presence throughout the region, the support of the balloon was loud and proud- cheering

Every November, we take a month to appreciate those standing behind and supporting service members across our nation (and the world!)

We found these articles to read, share, and follow the advice they offer. From what you can do to make a military spouse feel appreciated, to a piece on being thankful to be a military spouse, there are some wonderful digital resources out there, and we’ve done this round-up in honor of Month of the Military Family.

1. Military.com: 4 Ways to Recognize Military Family Appreciation Month

 Sometimes we don’t always know what we can do to show a military family member how important they are, but this is a great starting point. With tips that apply to all sorts of friends and family members, you can’t go wrong with