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2009-04-22 11:27:02

Organizers say they are hoping for a record crowd at an organic Earth Day happy hour along Chesapeake Bay. Wednesday evening's Green Drinks event is being put together by environmentalists and restaurant owners from all four states that border the Chesapeake and will feature organic beers and wines served at various bars and restaurants. The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot said Green Drinks has become a worldwide phenomenon since it began in London in 1989.

2009-04-20 13:20:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKEQ) has announced that Gregory Shikhman of Brooklyn, N.Y., is the winner of the Chesapeake Corporation Foundation's 2009 Chesapeake Employees' Children Scholarship for graduating high school seniors.

2009-03-23 17:18:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKEQ) today announced that the U.S.

2009-03-17 15:41:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chesapeake Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKEQ) today announced that it has received no qualifying bids to compete with the previously announced offer to acquire all of its operating businesses submitted by a group of investors, including affiliates of Irving Place Capital Management, L.P.

2009-02-24 09:30:00

BELOIT, Wis., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired Chesapeake Siding and Roofing, a wholesale distributor of exterior building products, effective Feb. 23. The transaction includes two locations - one in Chesapeake, Va.

2009-02-18 14:40:00

DOVER, Del., Feb.

2009-02-12 13:44:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- At Cox Communications, African-American and other multicultural recognition activities do not happen just once a year. These efforts are part of the fabric of the company and its culture.

2008-12-29 20:15:00

Parent Company and U.S. Operating Subsidiaries File Voluntary Chapter 11 Petitions in U.S. To Consummate Sale All Global Manufacturing and Distribution Facilities Operating As Usual Obtains Commitment For Up To $37 Million in DIP Financing To Fund Operations RICHMOND, Va., Dec.

2008-12-03 08:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications of Hampton Roads will provide the region with the opportunity to watch the 2008 Allstate Virginia High School League (VHSL) Football Championships live. This year's championship features two local teams: Oscar Smith and Phoebus.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).