The Southeast 4-H Educational Center (Airfield Conference Center) is one of six 4-H Centers in Virginia. Airfield hosts 4-H Camping and outdoor educational programs for all of Southeast Virginia. Serving the Eastern Shore, all localities on the southside of the James River and west to Emporia, Dinwiddie and Petersburg. 4-H Programs teach life skills to youth in an outdoor environment. We specialize in environmental, team building and other educational programs.
Ruritan's purpose is to create a better understanding among people and through volunteer community service, make America's communities better places in which to live and work. The slogan of Ruritan is "Fellowship, Goodwill and Community Service." Club membership represents a cross-section of the community in which the club serves, and is not restrictive with regard to occupation, social position, or any other specific criteria.
Blackwater Regional Library, a regional system comprising 9 branches and a bookmobile, originated from a single library facility: The Walter Cecil Rawls Library and Museum. On June 13, 1958, the facility was dedicated for the use of the people of Southampton County and nearby communities.
Community Harvest Outreach, Inc. is a non profit organization that seeks to provide for the basic needs of the underprivileged in the community including food and clothing to those in need through the clothes closet and food pantry services. Our goal is to reduce malnutrition in the most vulnerable: children and the elderly and to prevent illnesses due to improper clothing and lack of food.
The Endependence Center, Incorporated (ECI) is a consumer controlled, community-based, cross-disability, non-residential, private, non-profit Center for Independent Living (CIL) operated by and for individuals with disabilities in South Hampton Roads, including the cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Franklin, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Isle of Wight County.
The Genieve Shelter serves families and individuals attempting to escape domestic violence. The Genieve Shelter is a private, non-profit organization committed to providing a strong, comprehensive safety net for families in our Virginia community. The Genieve Shelter serves the cities of Suffolk and Franklin, the Town of Smithfield, and the counties of Isle of Wight, Southampton, and Surry.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 59, located in Smithfield, Virginia, is the uniformed, all-volunteer component of the United States Coast Guard. It meets the 3rd Monday of each month, at 7pm at the American Legion post, 818 South Church Street.
Made up of civilian volunteers from the local community, Flotilla 59 serves the needs of the boating public and supports the Coast Guard’s mission in the areas of maritime patrols, public education, Marine and recreational boater safety. Whether it is teaching a “Suddenly in Command” public education course to a local Scout Troop, cleaning environmental hazards from our local waterways or running a Search-and-Rescue mission to save a life, the US Coast Guard Auxiliary stands prepared to answer the call.
The Isle of Wight Arts League's four programs deliver artful contributions to our community. Take in an exhibit, visit working artists in their studios, enjoy a concert - an eclectic mix on a summer evening, singer-songwriters in the intimate Smithfield Little Theatre, a professional or future star of classical music.
Guiding Young Girls (GYG) was established in February 2011 in order to offer gender specific "females only" services that were client centered yet family focused. Our agency offers realistic alternatives to inappropriate behaviors caused by psychological and environmental factors. We utilize a holistic empowerment approach to our ecological method of treatment. Our goal is to assist our clients and their families with maximizing their internal resources to achieve positive outcomes.
Named as one of the "Top 101 Farmers Markets in America!" by TheDailyMeal.com, the market is open every Saturday April through October, plus specialty markets.