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2014-09-08 16:23:17

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studio Center just wrapped a 3-day film shoot in Virginia Beach for Barbasol; America's #1 men's shave cream brand and Pure Silk for women. Studio Center's production team, including David Fry (Producer) and Chris Karvellas (Director of Photography), shot four commercials for Barbasol and Pure Silk's upcoming National Campaign. Virginia Beach native Derrick Borte, writer and director of "The Jones", directed the spots. The...

2014-09-02 23:10:36

Elizabeth Gugliotti joined the Tidewater Physical Therapy marketing team this summer and will oversee the community outreach efforts for its clinics on the Virginia Peninsula and its Performance Centers in Newport News, Gloucester and Suffolk. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Gugliotti has joined its corporate team as the Marketing and Community Outreach Coordinator for its clinics in the Virginia Peninsula...

2014-08-26 12:20:55

-- The investment marks the first time Continental plans to produce turbochargers in the U.S. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, a leading international automotive supplier, announced today approximately a $150 million investment in its Newport News manufacturing facility over a multi-year period. By adding new production lines, Continental is bringing approximately 500 new jobs to the state, nearly doubling the facility's current workforce. The...

2014-07-29 23:11:55

Runners receive a complimentary evaluation and recommended plan of action to recover from and prevent further injuries. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 As the city prepares to host its first full marathon on March 15, Tidewater Physical Therapy continues to partner with Point 2 Running Company in Newport News to host a monthly Runner’s Injury Clinic. The clinics kick off at 6:30 p.m. on August 4, September 8, October 6, November 3, and December 1 at the Newport News Point 2...

2014-07-21 23:09:48

Dry needling is a procedure where physical therapists insert a needle into a muscle to help alleviate pain and treat a variety of conditions. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that 14 of its clinicians have earned their dry needling certification and the innovative treatment for pain is now being offered in 11 of its clinics from Virginia Beach to Richmond. “Having so many of our clinicians earn this certification and being able...

2014-07-11 23:02:49

“ChooseHome” will bring benefits of a retirement community into a personal residence. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Riverside Health System became the first provider of Community- Based Continuing Care (CBCC) in Virginia in late 2012 and now, in partnership with Williamsburg Landing, will offer its program – ChooseHome – to residents throughout the Williamsburg and Newport News region. Also known as life care at home, CBCC programs provide services and benefits to...

2014-06-11 08:37:52

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-eight outstanding area students have been named 2014 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship winners by the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association (VCTA), the Donald A. Perry Foundation and Cox Communications Virginia. Hampton Roads -- Kelly Baumgarten, Old Dominion University -- Alan Booth, undecided -- Jessica Carolino, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University -- Emily Craven, Christopher Newport...

2014-06-10 16:24:13

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dear Parents, You know how much I love to have FUN! Please plan a family adventure for this summer that's far from ordinary and full of excitement. With Colonial Williamsburg's new Kids Stay, Play & Eat FREE summer offer, there's no excuse for us to stay home! When parents book a stay, all kids ages 12 and under, accompanied by a paying adult, stay free at the Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel & Suites or the Williamsburg Lodge,...

2014-06-09 23:00:33

The program is designed to help players improve speed, agility, strength and power. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Newport News Performance Center will host a seven-week preseason prep program for football players designed to help them improve speed, agility, strength and power. The summer camp ($210) kicks off June 16 and will run through August 1 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:20 to 7:20 p.m. Players from 13 to 18-years-old are encouraged to...

2014-06-02 23:01:42

On Thursday, June 5th, 2014, Dominion Enterprises will kick off their second hackathon of 2014, PhotoHack. This event will take place June 5-6 at Dominion’s headquarters in Norfolk. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 On Thursday, June 5th, 2014, Dominion Enterprises will kick off their second hackathon of 2014, PhotoHack. This event will take place June 5-6 at Dominion’s headquarters in Norfolk. Like most hackathons, this event will challenge participants to create working computer...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'