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2011-12-02 11:16:00

HAMPTON, Va., Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From von Braun to Cousteau to Hayley, NASA Langley Research Center marks the 40th anniversary of its highly successful Colloquium Lectures and associated Sigma Series with a multimedia presentation on Tuesday, Dec. 6. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO</font>) Retired NASA Langley news chief, Keith Henry will present, "At 40, NASA Colloquium Continues to Stimulate, Teach,"...

2011-11-21 10:23:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Expedition Chesapeake is making waves on the web. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts today unveiled a new website at www.expeditionchesapeake.org for the Center's $10 million initiative to entertain, educate and engage the 17 million residents of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The website adds to the project's Facebook and Twitter presence and includes a host of features designed to bring the Chesapeake Bay watershed and the project to...

2011-11-16 13:51:00

HAMPTON, Va., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of students from Hampton Roads will spend their Saturday evening at the second annual TEDxYouth@NASA event on Nov. 19, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Virginia Air & Space Center (VASC) in downtown Hampton. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) TEDxYouth@NASA is one of more than 100 TEDx events happening all around the world coinciding with Universal Children's Day, from Nov. 19 - 21. These events...

2011-11-15 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with the USO of Hampton Roads/Central Virginia and the Food Banks of Southeastern Virginia the Virginia Peninsula, are partnering to hold a special holiday "thank you" food drive in support of the military of Hampton Roads. The "thank you" drive will be held from Monday, November 21 to Thursday, December 8. For this effort, the community is asked to bring non-perishable food items to any area Cox Solutions...

2011-11-02 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A special free premier of The Weather Channel's newest original series Coast Guard Alaska will be held Wednesday, November 9 at the Nauticus Maritime Museum. The film screening begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. Nauticus is located at 1 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA. This event is free and open to the public; however reservations must be made at www.usohrcv.com. Screening attendees will be among the first to see the new program to be aired on The...

2011-10-05 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 400,000 basic video cable subscribers in Hampton Roads and nearly 1800 Cox employees in the region, the leadership of Cox is pleased to recognize both its valued customers and its many customer service professionals who manage customer relationships. To commemorate this momentous occasion, Cox has established a special I-Pad contest and other recognitions for customers; and Cox is also holding numerous internal recognition activities...

2011-10-04 10:30:00

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications announces the opening of its Cox Charities grant cycle. Applications will be accepted from Oct. 10-Nov. 11, 2011, with awards announced by February 2012. Cox Charities is Cox's charitable giving initiative that supports non-profit organizations focused on youth and education programs throughout Virginia. The program started in Cox's Hampton Roads and Roanoke service areas in 2009, and this year, has been expanded to include...

2011-10-03 16:44:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Properties announced today that they will be breaking ground on two new projects at their intermodal center in Suffolk, VA. The developments include a new 336,000 square foot Import Re-Distribution Center (RDC) for Ace Hardware and a 350,000 square foot Distribution Center for NEXCOM, Navy Exchange Service Command. Both projects are the first in the 937 acre intermodal center. Bob Harbour, Senior Vice President of Development for...

2011-09-12 13:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts has selected Penn State Public Broadcasting to develop a made-for-television documentary focused on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed as part of the Center's $10 million Expedition Chesapeake initiative. Penn State Public Broadcasting will produce a broadcast documentary as part of Expedition Chesapeake, a multi-media, educational and entertainment experience anchored by a 42-minute giant screen film...

2011-09-01 11:53:00

HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is hosting a two-day industry conference, Sept. 20-21, to promote an innovative manufacturing technique that can make metal parts from three-dimensional drawings - even in the zero gravity of space. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Government and industry leaders will discuss the future and possibilities of electron beam freeform fabrication or EBF3, which can be used to make components for...