ICYMI: Pavilion expansion, older applicants, jocks at heart, everyone dies, mystery donor and more

Check out the stories people were talking about in this week’s ‘In Case You Missed It.’

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Expansion

The project which started in June 2016, added three more floors to the existing Pavilion, an additional 150,000 square feet. READ MORE.

Riverside adds 3 floors to its Peninsula Pavilion. The price tag: $75 million

Older job seekers

One thing employers might overlook with an older job candidate is that they could get a more experienced worker that is more likely to be loyal to the company. READ MORE.

Here’s what’s keeping those over 40 from finding a job

Jocks at heart

Rachael and Ryan are co-commissioners of the Kickball League of Hampton Roads’ Peninsula program. Open to anyone 21 and older, the co-ed social league has grown steadily as people rediscover a fun childhood game and turn it into a chance to make new friends or bond with co-workers or neighbors. READ MORE.

This childhood game is adding kicks to adult lives

Might as well plan for it

Each funeral home is different and there are 16 funeral homes between Hampton and Newport News. They offer a wide variety of services and accommodations, but there are a few constants that all funeral homes must adhere to. READ MORE.

Birthday gift

The identity of the donor remains a mystery, but he assured city officials he will be giving this gift each year on his birthday. READ MORE.

Each year on his birthday, this anonymous donor will give a free roof to a veteran

Other stories people were talking about:

New real estate chapter in the works to help active military and veterans

It’s a nonprofit community service organization and HUD-approved housing counseling organization with a mission to increase sustainable homeownership, provide financial-literacy education, and create economic opportunity for the active military and veteran communities. READ MORE.

Here’s a sneak peek at how Hampton’s school resource officers prepare for the school year

For this upcoming school year the SROs have done their usual school shooter and lockdown training. READ MORE.

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