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  • Swimming Resources Abound for Richmond Area Residents
    July 22, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Swimming Resources Abound for Richmond Area Residents

    By Erika Winston

    Summertime is finally here and Richmond area kids are flocking to local pools, with hopes of staying cool and having some water fun. Unfortunately, many of these children can do little more than splash around, as they are unable to swim. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 20% of all drowning [...]

  • Drowning Rates are Higher Within the African American Community
    July 15, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Drowning Rates are Higher Within the African American Community

    Part 1 of 2 part series

    By Erika Winston
    With the summer heat in full swing, the swimming pool is a favorite destination for cooling off and having fun. From inflatable backyard pools and community water parks to lakes and beaches, children all over Virginia spend their days splashing in the water. Unfortunately, this staple of [...]

  • Millionaire in the Making – At age 14
    July 8, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Millionaire in the Making – At age 14

    “Over the past year, teen startups have been on the rise with teenagers taking the risk to put themselves out there,” according to StartupNation.com.  Changes in the economy, layoffs, and downsizing in major companies or trends in technology – whatever the reason, youth are finding it more lucrative to start their own businesses instead of [...]

  • Richmond Named Best City to Celebrate the Fourth
    July 1, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Richmond Named Best City to Celebrate the Fourth

    By Erika Winston

    It’s time to commemorate the nation’s birthday, and Richmond, Virginia was recently given top honors as the best city for fourth of July celebrations. A new report from WalletHub.com compared the100 largest U.S. cities on 14 different metrics. Weather and hotel prices were among the considerations, along with food choices and recreational activities. [...]

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Sharoya White of John Marshall High School
July 8, 2014 · 1 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

Sharoya White of John Marshall High School

Sharoya White, of Richmond, is a recent graduate of John Marshall High School. She aspires to go into the health field of Nursing. “My interests in Nursing began when I witnessed and fully comprehended the changes that women go through during pregnancy. That’s why I want to become a Neonatal Nurse,” Sharoya said. This year, [...]

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Improving the lives of children is a focus that Urban Views Weekly and MARTIN’S Food Markets share. We are especially committed to children in the urban communities. Education has always been a cornerstone in improving the lives of children. Whether it’s a university, junior college, or vocational school, attending a school of higher learning, after graduating high school, is key in improving ones economic situation. Urban Views Weekly and MARTIN’S have designed the Scholar of the Week program that will encourage students to prepare for their higher education.

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Urban Views Weekly and Martin’s Food Stores have teamed up to provide a unique opportunity for non-profit organizations making a difference in African American communities. Beginning February 1, 2012, the “Non-Profit of the Month” project started providing $10,000 worth of free advertising each month to a selected organization committed to serving children and addressing hunger in Urban Views Weekly. Urban Views Weekly is a local paper devoted to highlighting the lives, work, celebrations, and leisure of the African American community of Richmond, Virginia, and the surrounding region... READ MORE








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