About Us

Suds & Buds is jointly conducted by The Rotary Club of Norfolk, The Norfolk Botanical Garden, and The Chesapeake Special Olympics of Virginia.

The Rotary Club of Norfolk

Rotary International is a global network of 1.4 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. The Rotary Club of Norfolk is the largest Rotary Club in Hampton Roads. Our membership is diverse and includes well-known pillars of the Hampton Roads community. In addition to numerous community service activities serving local non-profits, including the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia and the Salvation Army, The Rotary Club of Norfolk’s Norfolk Rotary Charities makes grants to local non-profit organizations annually for the purpose of serving the diverse needs of our community here in Hampton Roads.

Norfolk Botanical Garden

Norfolk Botanical Garden, the largest botanical garden inVirginia, offers 175 acres of spectacular gardens that can be toured by foot, boat or tram. The mission of Norfolk Botanical Garden is to immerse visitors in a world of beauty, lead through environmental action and inspire through education and connection to nature.

The Chesapeake Special Olympics of Virginia

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

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