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Norfolk Initiative for CHess Excellence (NICE)

1651 Longwood Dr. Norfolk, Virginia 23508

Phone: (757) 339-1811

Web site:

NICE provides free chess lessons and venues for the community. We currently serve Lamberts Point via the new community center near ODU on 42nd & Bowden's Ferry Rd. as well as the Mary D. Pretlow Library in Ocean View. We are currently hoping to create a number of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workshops in parthership with Dr. Arthur Bowman at NSU and the Villa Heights Civic Association. We are 501c3 under the LiveSafe Foundation here in Norfolk, Virginia.
  • Contact Information: Lisa Suhay
  • Founded: 2009
  • Founder: Lisa Suhay
  • Headquarters: Norfolk, VA
  • Services: Free chess instruction, mentoring, STEM workshops.
  • Key People: Lisa Suhay, Dr. Arthur Bowman
  • Area(s) Served: Norfolk, VA.
  • Type: Education

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