August Member Spotlight: Malcolm Terrell

I am originally from Gaithersburg, Maryland, where I met my wife of almost 8 years.  I left home after high school and attended Morgan State University, in Baltimore, Maryland. After doing more partying than studying I decided to take my talents to the United States Navy. After serving 9 years and two degrees (yes, I …

Summer is HERE! We’re headed outside!

Every summer, The Connect 757 hosts a Summer Outdoor Adventure Series and this year is no different. The Summer Outdoor Adventure series allows you step outside of your comfort zone with other black professionals in Hampton Roads. In the past, we’ve been horseback riding, paddle-boarding, ziplining, hiking and usually throw a kickball game or two …

February Dynamic Dialogues Recap: Celebrating and Discussing Diversity of Blackness

Diversity of Blackness was a part of The Connect 757’s Dynamic Dialogues series held at Montego Island Grill in Virginia Beach that allowed panelist from various backgrounds to discuss topics including Struggles & Stigmas, Background and Upbringing, and Leadership & Workplace. Each panelist was a different ethnicity so guest were able to learn the differences and similarities between various cultures within the black community.

New Year & More Events for The Connect 757

The Connect 757 is extremely excited to step into a new year. We were slated to return to in-person events but due to the spike in Covid-19 cases in Hampton Roads and across the country, we have temporarily returned to virtual events. For the month of January, we are starting the year talking about building …

The Connect 757 Supports the 2nd Annual Broad Creek Angel Tree

The Connect 757 is sponsoring two youth this season for Broad Creek’s Angle Tree! Connect 757 member, Jasmine Benford is currently coordinating this event for her community. The Broad Creek apartment community consists of low-income family households, 90% of which live on public housing subsidies and your sponsorship will be sure to bless one of our …