Virginia Beach shooting victim’s family reacts to plans for new VB Strong Center

Virginia Beach shooting victim’s family reacts to plans for new VB Strong Center


(ANITA) SENTARA HEALTHCARE IS HOSTING A HIRING EVENT TOMORROW. IT’S TO STAFF THE UPCOMING VB STRONG CENTER IN VIRGINIA BEACH. THIS IS IN RESPONSE TO THE MAY 31ST SHOOTING THAT KILLED 12 PEOPLE AND INJURED 4. TODAY, 10 ON YOUR SIDE’S TAMARA SCOTT GOT REACTION FROM KATHERINE NIXON’S FAMILY. SHE JOINS US NOW. TAMARA, YOU SAID THEY HAVE MIXED FEELINGS ABOUT THE CENTER. (TAMARA) THEY DO, I’M SURE YOU CAN UNDERSTAND IT’S ALWAYS DIFFICULT DEALING WITH THE LOSS OF SOMEONE SUDDENLY. (TAMARA) BUT SOMETHING LIKE THIS IN THIS WAY MAKES IT 10 TIMES HARDER. MR. NIXON TOLD ME ALTHOUGH THE CENTER HAS PROMISE AND WILL CREATE JOBS, HE’S HESITANT. “I HOPE IT WORS OUT I THINK THE EMPLOYEES NEED IT, —– AS THE CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH MOVES FORWARD WITH THEIR PLANS TO ASSIST THOSE AFFECTED BY THE SHOOTING ON MAY 31ST – SOME VICTIMS FAMILY AREN’T QUITE SURE WHAT TO THINK. TODAY WE SPOKE WITH JASON NIXON. “I THINK THE PEOPLE WHO SAW MY WIFE MURDERED THAT DAY NEED TO GO THROUGH PTSD COUNSELING IN A SERIOUS MANNER.” THE VB STRONG CENTER PLANNED FOR OPENING IN OCTOBER WILL PROVIDE LONG-TERM RESOURCES AND SERVE AS A REFERRAL CENTER FOR EVERYONE AFFECTED BY THE TRAGEDY. “A PLACE OF PEACE AND HEALING THAT WILL BE A RESOURCE TO THE COMMUNITY AND WE WANTED IT TO BE IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE MUNICIPAL CENTER” NIXON SAYS HE SEES THE BENEFIT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES AND THOSE WHO THERE THAT FATEFUL DAY, BUT FOR HIM AND HIS FAMILY -HE SAYS WHAT WOULD IMPRESS ME IS IF THEY CAME BACK AND SAID YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO HAVE YOUR MEDICAL AND DENTAL INSURANCE, IF KATE WAS TO RETIRE THAT’S WHAT WE WOULD HAVE.” THE CENTER COMES FROM A 3 MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT AND IS WORKING WITH SENTARA GENERAL HOSPITAL TO MAKE IT HAPPEN. “THE CITY REACHED OUT TO US TO SENTARA AND SPECIFICALLY TO BEACH GENERAL GIVEN THE RELATIONSHIP AND THE PARTNERSHIP THAT WE HAVE WITH THE CITY AND THE ROLE THAT WE PLAYED IN CARING FOR THE VICTIMS.” NIXON SAYS HE’S HOPING FOR THE BEST FOR THE CENTER AND WILL WAIT TO JUDGE IT COMPLETELY UNTIL IT OPENS, BUT WITH A WOUND SO FRESH, MUCH IS NEEDED MOVING FORWARD TO HELP ALL OF THOSE AFFECTED BY WHAT HAPPENED IN ONE DAY, MAY 31ST JUST AFTER 4. “FOR ME PERSONALLY AS A VICTIM, AS A FAMILY MEMBER, IT’S NOT GOING TO DO ME MUCH GOOD.” (TAMARA) THE HIRING EVENT TOMRROW IS LOOKIN FOR AL TYPES OF POSITIONS INCLUDING PATIENT CARE SERVICES, SOCIAL WORKERS, INSURANCE VERIFICATION REPS, AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST. TS TOYS (ANITA) IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN THE HIRING EVENT — HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: IT’S FROM 4 TO 6 TOMORROW IN SENTARA VIRGINIA BEACH GENERAL HOSPITAL’S MAIN LOBBY. WE PUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT POSITIONS THEY’RE

Author: Kevin Mason

1 thought on “Virginia Beach shooting victim’s family reacts to plans for new VB Strong Center

  1. Just more creepy ghouls milking a tragedy. The virtue signalling never ends, and the fact that they're making money hand over fist is conveniently kept quiet.

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