World Breastfeeding Awareness Day!

Saturday was World Breastfeeding Awareness Day and I had the honor of reading the Virginia Beach Proclamation on behalf of the Mayor at yesterday’s event at Pembroke Mall.

Families from all over the world came together to feed their babies all at the same time. This is my second year participating and it is always amazing to see these moms, dads, and community support groups come together.

Shout out to CHKD Milk Bank, Babywearing Hampton Roads, WIC Program – Virginia Beach, and Mimmie’s Learning Academy for everything’s you do for our community!

Author: jessicapabbott

Jessica Abbott was born to two Gulf War Air Force veterans, is a small business owner and has been managing her family’s insurance business since 2008. She graduated from Kellam High School in 2007 and from the American College of Financial Services in 2015 with LUTCF and FSCP designations and is a FEMA-certified flood insurance agent. She has founded two nonprofit organizations for local women, one for teaching self-defense and the other as a networking group for other female entrepreneurs. She was elected to Virginia Beach City Council, and at 27, was the youngest-ever elected official in Virginia Beach and the first Millennial elected to public office in the area. She lives in Indian Lakes with her husband and two children. She serves on the Historic Kempsville CAC, the Elizabeth River Eastern Branch Board, the Process Improvements Board, Food Tuck Subcommittee, the Social Services Board and the Public Library Board. She justifies her votes on major issues on social media and helps keep citizens informed on her Council’s Facebook page https://business.facebook.com/jessicapabbottvb/.

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