SimIS to Sponsor a local LPGA player

SimIS is very excited to be entering into a one-year sponsorship with local LPGA player, Lauren Coughlin! This is our first sponsorship of a professional athlete!   Lauren grew up in Chesapeake, VA and started playing golf when she was just seven years old. Before going on to become an ACC Individual Champion at the… Read more »

SimIS and JT&E Collect and Drop off backpacks and supplies

On Thursday August 16th, employees from both SimIS and JT&E dropped off backpacks and supplies we collected over the previous month to the Wesley Community Center in Portsmouth. In total we dropped off 39 backpacks and supplies. SimIS is glad to give back and ensure some of the students in Portsmouth have the supplies they… Read more »

SimIS interviewed for Portsmouth “Smart City” project

Increasing connectivity the focus of Portsmouth’s ‘smart city’ project By: Tamara Scott https://www.wavy.com/news/local-news/portsmouth/increasing-internet-connectivity-the-focus-of-portsmouth-s-smart-city-project/1355070765 PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Officials in Portsmouth are looking to take the city into the digital age. Earlier this week, officials announced the development of a study to get feedback on the broadband needs throughout the city. It’s part of plans to make Portsmouth a… Read more »

SimIS joins on as a partner with STARBASE Victory

SimIS visited STARBASE Victory yesterday and presented them with a $5,000 sponsorship check. SimIS has committed to a three-year sponsorship, each year presenting them with $5,000. This money will be put towards STARBASE Victory’s STEM programs they provide for elementary aged children, in Portsmouth Public Schools.  We are excited to partner with them in the… Read more »

Summer 2018 JT&E-Suffolk Cookout and Family Day

On Friday, June 22, 2018, Joint Test and Evaluation – Suffolk (JT&E-Suffolk) held its annual summer cookout. As in past years, residents of JT&E-Suffolk were welcome to bring family members to join in on the fun! An invitation was also extended to SimIS, Inc., headquarters personnel, and several employees came to participate. Altogether, approximately 70… Read more »

SimIS Hosts “SimIS Summer STEM Camp”

 On Wednesday June 27th, SimIS Inc. hosted youth from the Horizons Hampton Roads Summer camp at our Portsmouth office for an interactive tour featuring some of SimIS latest technology which included a virtual reality gaming system, the AIMS CPR system and the building of robots at our lab at the ODU VMASC. Horizons Hampton Roads… Read more »

SimIS to sponsor 10 kids for Portsmouth PD PAL Summer Camp

On Monday June 25th, Dr Johnny Garcia and SimIS Inc. presented Portsmouth PD PAL (Police Athletic League) Summer Camp program with a check for $3000 which covers the cost for 10 children to attend the program. On hand we had Portsmouth PD Chief Tonya Chapman as well as Asst Chief Officer Greene. We are so… Read more »

SimIS attended the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Employer Training Event

  On Thursday June 21st, SimIS traveled to Hampton Virginia for a day filled with impactful training on hiring and acquiring skilled veterans. The various company representatives present were given information on the levels of skill in the military and how to review a Veterans resume to aid in the proper selection of candidates. Representatives… Read more »

SimIS at Don Carey’s 2018 Reech foundation STEAM Camp Event

SimIS has done it again! SimIS Inc. brought innovation and creativity to the community this weekend by partnering with former Lions NFL player, Don Carey and his Reech Foundation. As a part of one of the initiatives of the foundation, Carey and his wife Lakeisha, sponsored a free STEAM Camp and Football day event at… Read more »

Our very own Johnny Garcia being interviewed by Andy Fox WAVY TV regarding economic development in Portsmouth!

As published by Wavy 10. http://www.wavy.com/news/local-news/portsmouth/portsmouth-city-hall-could-move-to-make-way-for-waterfront-development/1220725650 The link above take connects to the video that was aired on the news.   PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth City Hall could be moving. This is what Portsmouth Mayor John Rowe heard from City Manager Lydia Pettis Patton last Tuesday, “She had received an unsolicited proposal from Armada… Read more »