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Joe's Job: Guitar Repairman

Joe's Job: Guitar RepairmanJoe worked with Walter Wright at Alpha Music who has developed a great reputation for repairing stringed instruments.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Joe's Job: Woodworker

Joe's Job: WoodworkerWith the push of a button, Joe Flanagan was cutting wood at Premier Millworks in Virginia Beach.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Brown Dog Ice Cream

Joe's Job: Brown Dog Ice CreamJoe returned to the first job he ever had in high school -- dipping ice cream -- at Brown Dog Ice Cream Shop in Cape Charles.
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  • 3 months ago
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Joe's Job: Home Inspector

Joe's Job: Home Inspector In this department of housing and neighborhood preservation there are 22 Dale's who each have districts to inspect.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Joe's Job: Lemonade Stand

Joe's Job: Lemonade StandSince CHKD is having its annual LemonAid Stand Fundraiser Joe decided to try selling lemonade as his job this week. It's all about kids helping kids but Joe says he is a kid at heart!
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: USS Wisconsin Volunteer Tour Guide

Joe's Job: USS Wisconsin Volunteer Tour GuideJoe trained to give tours on board the battleship Wisconsin.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Busch Gardens Landscaper

Joe's Job: Busch Gardens LandscaperJoe trained to be an award-winning landscaper at Busch Gardens.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Joe's Job: Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team

Joe's Job: Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team During my training, a massive leatherback turtle washed ashore around 77th Street. Our team of responders assessed the situation, recorded data and made plans to lift the turtle into the truck.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Deck Hand

Joe's Job: Deck Hand Two deckhands assist a captain as the Elizabeth River Ferry runs day to day from Norfolk to Portsmouth and back.
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: 911 Operator

Joe's Job: 911 OperatorJoe spent the day in Newport News with emergency dispatch operators.
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  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Mosquito Control

Joe's Job: Mosquito Control Unlike other cities in Hampton Roads, Chesapeake has a mosquito control commission, which allows them to enter private property if called to treat for mosquitoes.
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  • 5 months ago
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Joe's Job: VBPD Helo Unit

Joe's Job: VBPD Helo UnitJoe was training as a flight officer. They are in charge of the video camera beneath the helicopter.
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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Joe's Job: NICU Nurse

Joe's Job: NICU NurseFrom taking temperatures to changing diapers, Joe Flanagan worked in the NICU at CHKD.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Farmer

Joe's Job: FarmerWink Henley is a second generation farmer in Virginia Beach- the same farm where he was born and raised. now his son Bruce is on track to make it three generations in Pungo.
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: School bus assistant driver

Joe's Job: School bus assistant driverJoe tries his hand as an assistant to a special needs school bus driver in Virginia Beach. There are 150 of these buses operating in Virginia Beach.
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  • 6 months ago
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Joe's Job: Pothole repairman

Joe's Job: Pothole repairmanJoe was working with Virginia Beach crews repairing potholes. They are working ten-hour days just to keep up.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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Joe's Job: MacArthur Memorial Curator

Joe's Job: MacArthur Memorial CuratorJust in time for the 50th Anniversary, Joe Flanagan tried the job of curator at the MacArthur Memorial.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Yeast roll baker

Joe's Job: Yeast roll bakerJoe tried his had at baking. Brenda Harford uses her grandma Langley's recipe for yeast rolls and started a new bakery called Whole-ly Rollers.
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  • 7 months ago
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Joe's Job: Lawn mower repairman

Joe's Job: Lawn mower repairmanIn an effort to hurry Spring, I worked with lawn mower repairmen. Just the sound reminds me of warmer weather.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Joe's Job: Infant Photographer

Joe's Job: Infant PhotographerJoe tried the job of an infant photographer at the Purple Owl in Poquoson. It's not about cheese -- it's about getting the baby to fall asleep.
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Joe's Job: Virginia Beach Firefighter

Joe's Job: Virginia Beach Firefighter There are 27 recruits enrolled in the fire training academy in Virginia Beach. Joe made 28 -- if only for a day.
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  • 8 months ago
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Joe's Job: Home Restoration Professional

Joe's Job: Home Restoration ProfessionalJoe trained with restoration professionals from Serv Pro in Virginia Beach. General Manager Justin Johnson and I worked at one house that sustained about $70,000 in damage from a frozen pipe.
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Joe's Job: Deputy Sheriff

Joe's Job: Deputy SheriffJoe worked as a deputy sheriff at the Virginia Beach City Jail.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Plumber

Joe's Job: Plumber"We took 160-plus calls in two days," said Norfolk Plumbing owner Jeff Hux. "So it was pretty active. We had some crews out working till one in the morning, two nights in a row."
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  • 8 months, 4 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Getting fit in the New Year

Joe's Job: Getting fit in the New YearThis is the week that I get serious about getting more fit in the new year like a lot of other people.
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  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Flower delivery

Joe's Job: Flower delivery-When you start a new job, you hope to train with the best in the business. That's exactly what happened when I trained with Ken Scales of Norfolk Wholesale Floral.
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Joe's Job: Car Detailer

Joe's Job: Car DetailerAfter 18 years of cleaning cars, Sheldon Gilliam has built up a list of clients, including O.H. Smith Funeral Home, who have 12 cars for Gilliam to clean.
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  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Nail Technician

Joe's Job: Nail TechnicianJoe was training with Debbie Sawyer, who has been at Changes Spa in Norfolk for 16 years.
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  • 11 months ago
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Joe's Job: Personal Trainer

Joe's Job: Personal TrainerJoe spent time with personal trainer Jeff Deal from Virginia Beach.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
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Joe's Job: Rescue Swimmer

Joe's Job: Rescue SwimmerJoe was training with crews out of the Coast Guard's Air Station Elizabeth City
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  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago