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2023 Employee Appreciation Month

Downtown Norfolk Celebrates Downtown Workers In May

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.

It’s always great to work Downtown, but Downtown Norfolk Council is making this May extra special with promotions to show our dedicated Downtown workforce some love. Downtown will have a whole month of activities, treats and a chance to win $500! Be sure to follow us on social media and stay subscribed to our newsletter for more information on special activities, including a free Downtown Happy Hour Boot Camp, free ice cream day, and a special closing employee appreciation lunch party. And be sure to enter our Downtown Employee Appreciation giveaway all month long!

Schedule of Activities

• May 10 - Happy Hour Boot Camp - Work out then drink up during this 40-minute boot camp-style exercise. All participants will receive a ticket good for one free* happy hour drink at Leone’s to celebrate all your hard work! Register here.

• May 19 - Bike to Work Day - Power through your commute with us! Cruise through one or all eight pit stop locations in Downtown from 7am-9am for snacks, bike swag, good vibes and more.

• May 24, 12pm-2pm - Free Ice Cream - Downtown employees are worth melting for. Grab a frozen or frosty dessert at one of two locations - Norfolk Federal Building and 500 Block of Main Street.

• May 31 12pm-2pm - We're throwing a celebration at MacArthur Square Station and it's all about YOU, the incredible workforce that keeps Downtown Norfolk buzzing with energy! Compete against your rival coworkers and downtowners with cornhole and giant Jenga, inflatable ax throwing and soccer darts. Need lunch? Grab a bite from food truck options.


What: Downtown Norfolk Council will be giving 4 lucky Downtown Workers $500 just for posting on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Instagram about why they love working Downtown. 

When: Check out our social media channels on Monday, May 1 and post away! Your message can be as simple or detailed as you want. A $500 winner will be randomly selected and notified May 8, May 15, May 22, and May 29. 

Where: On Downtown Norfolk's FacebookLinkedIn, and Instagram 



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