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"The events leading to each dredge are critical to conveying the importance for sustaining the Bennett Creek Dredge Project.  A significant amount of time, energy and resources, both political and financial, have been spent in support of this project.  The story of our waterway is presented below."


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Events leading to the dredge of May 1992

HIGHLIGHTS: Local Corporation Agreement (LCA) between the Corps of Engineers and the City of Suffolk, Virginia for construction of the Navigational Channel at Bennett Creek, Suffolk Virginia  

HIGHLIGHTS: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Bennett Creek Landing Clubhouse. Attendees include Mayor James Hope, Congressman Norman Sisisky, Del. Robert Nelms, Asst. City Manager Cindy Rolfe, Col. R. Johns, and others.   <Invitation> <Video: TV Report> <Photo 1> <Photo 2> <Photo 4> <Photo 5> <Photo 8> <Photo 9> <Photo 10> 

Events leading to the dredge of December 1997

Events leading to the dredge of April 2001

Events leading to the dredge of July 2003

Events leading to the dredge of July 2006

Events leading to the dredge of April 2013

HIGHLIGHTS: Friends of Bennett Creek files ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION as a non-profit organization and receives Certificate from the State Corporation Commission.