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  • Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.
    April 15, 2014 · 1 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow.

    Alcohol: America’s #1 Drug Problem
    By: J. Chevonte’ Alexander 
    “You can’t build a new life on old thoughts and habits” ~ Unknown 
     

    Alcoholism does not discriminate – it affects people of all ages, ethnicities, genders, geographic regions and socioeconomic levels. And, too many people are still unaware that alcoholism is a disease that can be treated, just like [...]

  • The Sunshine Vitamin
    April 8, 2014 · 1 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    The Sunshine Vitamin

    By: J. Chevont’e Alexander
     
    The Spring weather is finally here and what better way to enjoy the weather in Richmond than to sit outside on the Capitol lawn, take a walk in Rockwood Park, go to the zoo or take a walk down beside the James River or down the Canal. Not only do you get [...]

  • #WEFIGHT Changing Lives… One Workout at a Time
    April 1, 2014 · 1 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    #WEFIGHT Changing Lives… One Workout at a Time

    By: J. Chevont’e Alexander
     
    The weather is warming up and what better time than now to get healthy and active. Lose those extra pounds that we all experienced during those hibernating winter months and kick-start your life on a new path. Urban Views Weekly had the great opportunity of chatting with Darryl Ellis, DNA Fitness owner [...]

  • Empowering People Through Knowledge
    March 25, 2014 · 1 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Empowering People Through Knowledge

    By: J. Chevont’e Alexander
     
    “I believe a financially stronger Black community will build a stronger Nation for us all.” – JB Bryan
    Since 1995, Jennifer “J.B.” Bryan has guided J.B. Bryan Financial Group Inc. with a focus on building long-term wealth, preparing clients for retirement and building a rapport with each client. Bryan’s firm revolves around retirement: [...]

  • Wake Up – Go Get Tested!
    March 18, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Wake Up – Go Get Tested!

    By: J. Chevont’e Alexander

    WAKE UP!
    Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of heart disease and stroke.
     
    WAKE UP!
    Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, nontraumatic lower-limb amputations and new cases of blindness among adults in the United States.
     
    WAKE UP!
    Diabetes affects 25.8 million people, 8.3 percent [...]

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Harold Tucker III of Petersburg High School
April 15, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

Harold Tucker III of Petersburg High School

It’s always been about cars with Harold Tucker III, a senior at Petersburg High School. He says he remembers his father, Harold Tucker, Jr., fixing cars in the front yard when he was 6 years old. By the time he was 8, Harold says his father was taking him to races. “Just watching all those [...]

Scholar Of The Week
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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Non-Profit of The Month
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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