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Virginia Living Museum Receives Donation

Deep Creek Landing Marina

(Pictured left to right front row)Ella Godfrey, Carter Abbitt and Grayson Godfrey

 (back row) Jessica Godfrey, Cole Godfrey(baby), Jason Godfrey, Randy Abbitt,

Carol Abbitt, and Travis Abbitt.

Annual James River Striped Bass Tournament benefits Conservation and Education

The 19th Annual James River Striped Bass Tournament was held on Saturday, November 9, 2019. A total of $20,000 was donated to the Virginia Living Museum and will benefit education and conservation programs and projects.

The donation was presented to the Virginia Living Museum at the Captains Party held at the Deep Creek Landing Marina in Newport News on Friday, November 8, 2019.  The James River Striped Bass Fishing Tournament is coordinated by Randy Abbitt (of National Exterminating Company Inc.) and his daughter, Jessica Godfrey. The proceeds will benefit the Museum’s education programs, animal care, exhibits and conservation projects.

The event sponsor was Kaz Vision Laser Center.

The Museum is located at 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, I-64, exit 258A. For more information visit or call 757-595-1900. You can also find the Museum on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


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