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2013-03-14 08:25:48

Explore the historic grounds of Castle Hill while taking part in wine tastings, picnics and elegant dining experiences. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For writers and literary enthusiasts alike, the upcoming Readers & Writers Retreat at Castle Hill will take place on Monday May 20th until Thursday May 23rd in Charlottesville, Virginia. This three and a half day luxury retreat is an exclusive opportunity to spend a weekend with ten significant authors and...

2013-01-22 12:27:26

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoShear LLC, a biotechnology research company and leading developer of human-relevant systems for drug development and discovery, today announced that it will expand and relocate its operations to downtown Charlottesville, Virginia. The Company will initially lease 14,800 square feet of the Cardwell Building in the historic former Martha Jefferson Hospital, now owned by Octagon Partners. The lease allows for expansion to...

2012-11-27 12:29:38

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starr Hill Brewery, Virginia's largest and most award-winning craft brewery, is making a donation to breast cancer foundations for every case sold of its award-winning wheat beer, The Love. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/CG19268) The program, "Share the Love," took place throughout Virginia, North Carolina and in Nashville, Tenn. Every time consumers purchased The Love at bars, restaurants and grocery stores, the...

2012-09-26 02:26:48

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoShear LLC, a biotechnology research company and leading developer of human and animal cell-based surrogate systems for discovery and assessment of new drug compounds, today announced that is has just completed the closing of a $1MM debt financing round to support the Company's expansion plans over the next twelve months. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120416/PH86899LOGO ) StellarOne Bank is the lender and the Virginia...

2012-06-14 02:25:24

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoShear, LLC, a biotechnology research company and leading developer of human and animal cell-based surrogate systems for discovery and assessment of new drug compounds, was presented two prestigious business awards at the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC)'s Annual Awards Gala. The first award, The Rocket Award for rapid commercialization of a technology or product, recognized HemoShear's rapid movement into...

2011-07-20 10:30:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First-to-market mobile platform, Cardagin® Networks, Inc., announced today a significant "Series Boom" investment round. Private investors and angels from New York, Tennessee, Georgia, Texas and Virginia invested $4.25M in a round the company will use to accelerate product development and fuel market expansion. Unlike daily deals sites that provide limited value to local businesses and no loyalty among local...

2010-01-14 11:09:00

Congressman Perriello, Virginia Legislators Deeds, Toscano and Mayor Norris team up with UVA basketball players to encourage completing and mailing 10-question census forms WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) What: The nationwide 2010 Census Portrait of America Road Tour will make a stop in Charlottesville, Va., home of the University of Virginia....

2009-07-20 10:14:00

New program will give residents easier access to lower energy bills CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) today awarded the city of Charlottesville and county of Albemarle, VA $500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Dollars) for their proposal to create a local energy program designed to achieve unprecedented energy and water savings by retrofitting buildings and installing renewable technologies in all end use sectors. The program...

2009-04-24 07:55:00

Martha Jefferson Hospital Board Chooses Crosland to Integrate 1929 Paterson Wing into Retail, Office and Residential Mix in Downtown CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Crosland LLC has won exclusive negotiating rights to lead the redevelopment of Martha Jefferson Hospital's 14 acres of property in downtown Charlottesville, which includes the current hospital campus. A nationwide search drew interest from 25 groups and formal responses from 11 development teams, followed by a...

2008-08-05 09:00:38

By Brandon Shulleeta, The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Va. Aug. 5--A 13-member task force is ready for long discussions about dredging the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir. On Monday, the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority announced the names of task force members who will discuss the state of the reservoir and its future. They represent local governments, nature-based organizations and property owners. They'll begin meeting next week. "I think it's a clear sign that the city and county...