Entries by Christina Close

Meet The PORTCO Team: Athena “Nena” Gerhart – Volunteer Spotlight

PORTCO’s mission is no small feat.  In order to achieve the mission to embrace diversity, erase barriers and bridge individuals with differing abilities to their communities through quality employment and training opportunities while providing exceptional services to our stakeholders it takes a team of dedicated employees, a group of invested corporate and individual financial donors, […]

PORTCO Now Accepting Vehicle Donations

PORTCO is pleased to announce that we will now be accepting vehicle donations!  Donating your car, truck, RV or boat is a great way to support PORTCO while getting the benefit of a tax deduction.  We make the process simple and the paperwork is quick and easy.  Free pick-up of your donated vehicle is included, […]

PORTCO On The Hampton Roads Show

 On July 23rd, PORTCO was the featured audience segment on The Hampton Roads Show.  Co-host, Chris Reckling, interviewed Mark Wilson, President & CEO of PORTCO, as well as Kate Powell, Director of Fundraising & Grants of PORTCO, representing the organization.  Several PORTCO employees also participated in the segment. Mark Wilson highlighted the mission of […]

PORTCO Hosts Employee Appreciation Cookout Celebration

PORTCO celebrated our family of employees with an Employee Appreciation Cookout Celebration this summer. The PORTCO community came together at our Portsmouth headquarters for a time of good eats, fun games, and great fellowship. Keeping the celebration fun and lively, there was a spirit of carnival.  PORTCO employees stepped right up to the ticket booth […]

Local Company Lends PORTCO a Helping Hand

When Smith & Keene, a leading local family-owned heating and cooling, electric and plumbing, company, heard that PORTCO, was in need of replacing their much-aged heating and air conditioning system, they were eager to help. PORTCO’S NEED PORTCO’s office building had a HVAC system that was so old and in need of replacement that it […]