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2011-08-01 10:50:00

DOVER, Del., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Friday, August 5, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the second quarter 2011. The second quarter 2011 earnings press release will be issued on Thursday, August 4, 2011. To participate in this call, dial 866.821.5457 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2011 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call. To access the...

2011-07-25 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications has been inducted into the Inside Business 'Best Places to Work - Hall of Fame.' Cox earned the honor after winning multiple 'Best Places to Work' categories for eight of the last nine years. The honor has been bestowed on only fourteen other companies throughout Hampton Roads and was presented at a ceremony held on Monday, July 18. Carol Lichti, Editor of Inside Business, said, "The Hall of Fame represents those local...

2011-07-21 08:57:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IssueTrak, an internationally recognized leader in issue tracking, help desk and customer support software, has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the best places to work in Hampton Roads by Inside Business, the Hampton Roads Business Journal. IssueTrak was an honoree in the Small Business category. "We are delighted to be recognized for a second time as a Best Place to Work," said Hank Luhring, CEO of IssueTrak. "Last...

2011-07-20 08:00:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 30 high school students from 15 schools in North Carolina, Southeastern Virginia and District of Columbia participated in the first annual Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp powered by STIHL at the company's campus in Virginia Beach this past week. Designed to promote careers in modern manufacturing, the camp activities included tours of STIHL's Virginia Beach facility and classes on cutting-edge manufacturing technologies like...

2011-07-15 09:36:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has launched coal price assessments for US Gulf coast exports at New Orleans and US east coast exports at Hampton Roads. With these assessments, Argus now publishes coal prices for all major Atlantic basin coal markets and adds to its industry leading selection of US and international coal price information. The US east coast, or fob Hampton Roads, assessments join Argus' successful metallurgical coal...

2011-07-05 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications is hosting "Kid's Safety Festival" on Saturday, July 9 at Pembroke Mall in Virginia Beach. This event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in front of the Cox Solutions Kiosk at Pembroke Mall. (The kiosk is located near the Food Court area in the mall.) The mall is located at 4554 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach. For this event, the following activities will occur: Internet safety tip demonstrations for...

2011-06-29 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ka Kim Fung of Salem High School in Virginia Beach is the 2011 winner of the Cox Communications/ACCESS College Scholarship. Cox Communications presents this award annually to a deserving student through the ACCESS College Foundation program. Fung plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall and will be majoring in Computer Software Engineering. The Cox endowed scholarship is valued at $1,000 and ACCESS College Foundation will...

2011-06-28 13:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 29, 2011, Cox Communications will be part of a grand opening ceremony for the opening of a new Cox kiosk at the Norfolk Navy Exchange. The grand opening will occur from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The new Cox kiosk is located within the exchange, which is housed at 1560 Mall Drive, Building No (CD-13), Norfolk, Virginia. According to the Navy Exchange website, their mission is to provide customers with quality goods and services and...

2011-06-24 06:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 30, 2011, Cox Communications will hold ribbon cutting ceremonies for its two newest Solutions Stores in its Hampton Roads area. Cox has opened a brand new store in Virginia Beach. The store is located in the Red Mill Shopping Center, 2173 Upton Drive, Parcel 8, Suite A, Virginia Beach, VA 23454. The ribbon cutting for this store will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. In Norfolk, Cox has relocated...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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