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Philanthropy Stories

Philanthropy Stories

Dixon-Settle Fund for Women

Dixon-Settle Fund for Women

Virginia Beach's Sandbridge beachfront region is the adopted home of retired veterinarian John Settle and his wife Audrey, a retired Philip Morris USA executive. The couple moved in 2003 from Richmond to their favorite vacation spot and embraced their new community as full-time residents, volunteers and philanthropists.
Charitable Giving: A Family Affair

Charitable Giving: A Family Affair

Getting things done is in donor Bob Taylor’s blood. This grandson of the venerable Taylor’s Do-It Centers founder headed the Virginia Beach-based company for 15 years. As a volunteer he led the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, United Way of South Hampton Roads and regional Better Business Bureau.