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2014-07-01 08:24:06

- Impostors rob homeowners after representing themselves as utility workers RICHMOND, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power is warning its customers about a scam in which robbers gained access to homes by posing as utility workers. Several incidents of this type have been reported to police in the past few days in Northern Virginia. "We want our customers to be safe and secure and completely confident whenever they interact with our employees," said Dan Jenkins,...

2014-06-19 08:23:46

- Customers earn $40 by participating in Dominion's Smart Cooling Rewards Program RICHMOND, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) Virginia Power is again offering customers an opportunity to earn money this summer and help manage energy use with the Smart Cooling Rewards program. Nearly 100,000 Dominion customers participate and earn a $40 credit. The program works by automatically cycling a customer's air conditioner or heat pump compressor on and off for defined intervals....

2014-05-14 16:23:46

- Applications for grants up to $25,000 are due by May 30 RICHMOND, Va., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, parent company of Dominion Virginia Power, will award $500,000 this year to a variety of organizations across Virginia in support of environmental stewardship initiatives. Applications requesting up to $25,000 will be accepted now through May 30. "Dominion is privileged to partner with organizations across the Commonwealth...

2014-04-30 12:23:58

-- Honoring 30 individuals and group initiatives as 2013 Volunteers of the Year RICHMOND, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years of growth, goodwill and giving to neighbors will be celebrated this month as Dominion marks the anniversary of its corporate volunteer program. The company will pay special tribute to 30 current individual or group volunteer initiatives during its 30(th) Anniversary Volunteer of the Year Celebration. "Over the span of three decades, Dominion volunteers...

2014-04-09 16:22:46

RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) will host its first-quarter earnings conference call at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 30. Dominion management will discuss its first-quarter financial results and other matters of interest to the financial community. Domestic callers should dial (866) 710-0179. The passcode for the conference call is "Dominion." International callers should dial (334) 323-9872. Participants should dial in 10 to 15 minutes prior to...

2014-04-03 08:23:45

- Program awards up to $50,000 for relevant projects RICHMOND, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School teachers and college faculty members in areas served by Dominion companies now can apply for $1.3 million in educational grants to fund energy, environment and workforce related programs. "Our youth have a very important task ahead of them - to continue developing and sustaining advances in the sciences, particularly in the energy field," said Hunter A. Applewhite, president...

2014-02-25 23:04:28

New Delhi is 1776’s final international stop in its global Challenge Cup competition. Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, India (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with TLabs, a startup accelerator and early stage seed-fund in India for Internet and mobile technology startups announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the New Delhi region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition spanning 16 cities around the...

2014-02-25 20:20:35

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D) will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. ET. Details of the annual meeting will be included in the proxy statement delivered to shareholders in late March. SOURCE Dominion Resources, Inc.

2014-02-24 23:27:41

EMED Jamaica Global Ltd.(EMED), Jamaica’s premier air ambulance and medical concierge company, announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Vinci Construction GrandProjets, the world's largest construction company by revenue. Kingston, Jamaica (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 EMED Jamaica announces contract with VINCI Construction Grands Projets EMED Jamaica Global Ltd.(EMED), Jamaica’s premier air ambulance company announced that it has signed a multi year agreement with...

2014-01-24 16:20:56

CLEVELAND, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of extreme cold weather returning the week of Jan. 26, Dominion East Ohio is asking its customers to voluntarily turn down their thermostats and lower the setting on their water heaters if they can do so safely, and for businesses to reduce the use of natural gas for manufacturing or processing if practicable. Such conservation efforts throughout the coming week will help keep down bills and keep natural gas supplies flowing to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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