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Raytron White

is the President of Grandy Village Tenant Corporation. He has worked and lived in Norfolk his entire life and is dedicated to improving lives in his community. He is a tireless advocate for social justice.

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Charlie Rasputin

is the co-founder of the Neon District, an arts and culture promotor and gifted artist. He lives in the Riverpoint neighborhood.

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Yvonne Peel-Wagner

has served Norfolk Public Schools as a School Board member, and is a retired special education teacher. She currently volunteers and serves as a child education advocate in Norfolk and Portsmouth.

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Kevin Krisgvold

is a Pamunkey Tribal Member and Norfolk resident for over 25 years. He lives with his wife and family in Larchmont.

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Marqueta Harris

is a veteran, mother and resident of Norfolk. She is also part Native American and is working to bring jobs to minority contractors in the Hampton Roads region.

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David Brenner

is a life long resident of Norfolk, who served our country as a veteran and is currently a sports promotor and education advocate. He is the father of an active duty Air Force Airman who proudly graduated from Norfolk Public Schools. He resides with his family in Roosevelt Gardens.

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Peggy Scott

has volunteered in Norfolk Public Schools for over 20 years. She is an education advocate and well known in the community for her volunteer work at Tarralton Elementary.

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Lyle Beckner

is a 4th generation Norfolk resident and loves living in the City close to his parents. He lives in Meadowbrook with his wife and is expecting his second child.

Why I'm All In

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"This project will help provide much-needed revenue for our schools and preventing it from going forward would be a detriment to our students' futures."

Yvonne Peele-Wagner - Broad Creek Resident
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"The reparative element is one of the most important aspects of this discussion for me. Creating opportunity for our indigenous Americans that also boosts our Norfolk economy and tourism is a win win situation."

Charles Rasputin - Neon District Co-Founder
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"I support this resort casino because it will bring new jobs to our shared community and revitalize a part of our city that has been vacant for decades. This development will elevate Norfolk with a world class development we can all be proud of."

Raytron White - Grandy Village Tenant Management Corporation, President
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"I support the Norfolk casino project because it will bring thousands of jobs to our community and put our city on the map. A fun and creative project like this can transform our city into a destination that people all over the country will want to visit."

Marqueta Harris - Norfolk Resident
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"It is time for Norfolk to be bold. I’m all in because I believe this resort will create additional economic opportunities for families to live, work and thrive. We can’t let this once in a lifetime opportunity pass us by."

Lyle Beckner - 4th Generation Norfolk Resident
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"I have lived in Norfolk over 25 years and I desperately want MY city of Norfolk to get this revenue in perpetuity, to mitigate flooding and help rebuild and refurbish our schools. That's why I'm all in!"

Kevin Krigsvold - Pamunkey Tribal member & Larchmont Resident
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"I have volunteered in Norfolk public schools for more than two decades, so I am well aware of the importance of additional funding for public education. The Pamunkey casino resort has the ability to fill the gaps in our budget for education and give the children of Norfolk what they need to be successful."

Peggy Scott - Oceanview Resident
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"As a life-long resident, veteran and father, I know that it is time for our city to get a much needed boost. This project will create new jobs in all sectors that will help our entire city rise up economically. Jobs that will allow our kids to want to stay in Norfolk, which is important to me. This project is coming at the perfect time and that is why I am all in!"

David Brenner - Roosevelt Gardens Resident