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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...

2014-05-31 23:08:32

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Honors "Impressions in Print Leadership Award" Winner Kevin Neff Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Hampton Roads Chamber, in partnership with the Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads (SBDC), held its 30th annual Small Business of the Year Awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 21 at the Marriott Chesapeake. Nearly 300 people attended the event, which coincided with the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National...

2014-05-27 23:01:31

The 2014 Virginia Senior Games, held May 14-17 in Newport News, attracted 800 athletes and weren’t so much about competition as they were about celebrating being fit at an older age. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The 2014 Virginia Senior Games, held May 14-17 in Newport News, weren’t so much about competition as they were about celebrating being fit at an older age, as Janice Gomoke, PT, can testify. Gomoke, a physical therapist at the Western Branch Tidewater Physical...

2014-05-21 23:14:46

More than 32,000 people voted in the third annual 2014 Best of Virginia survey, culminating in 1,345 winners in nearly 100 different categories divided among the four regions of the state – Eastern, Central, Northern, Southwest and Shenandoah Valley. Gloucester, Va. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row Virginia Living Magazine and its readers have named the Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News the best...

2014-05-13 23:11:07

Clinics in Richmond and Suffolk earned Best of Virginia awards in the annual Virginia Living Magazine survey. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that it was named among the top physical therapy practices in Virginia this month by Virginia Living Magazine readers in the third annual Readers’ Survey. The independently owned physical therapy practice, with clinics from Virginia Beach to Richmond, earned first place in the Eastern Region...

2014-05-13 23:08:23

Residents of Virginia Beach can now log on to ConsumerResearchers in order to see the rankings of the best home security companies in the city. The research has been meticulously analysed by professionals in order to deliver clear and succinct results. Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Whilst the sun that living in Virginia Beach brings is a great part of the city, the negative part of the pleasant weather is the fact that it is known for contributing to increased crime rates....

2014-05-07 23:12:18

Members of SteelMaster Buildings' Leadership Team recently traveled to Chantilly, Virginia to accept a Virginia Chamber of Commerce award recognizing the company as one of Virginia's Fantastic 50. It is the second time SteelMaster Buildings has won the award. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Virginia Chamber announced the names of fifty of the fastest growing Virginia companies at the nineteenth annual Virginia's FANTASTIC 50 Awards Banquet on May 1st at the...

2014-04-29 23:00:58

101 Mobility VA Beach brings in Corporate Business Development Managers and achieves referrals with community blitz. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 101 Mobility Virginia Beach is an approved contracted FSS supplier of mobility solutions to the Veterans Administration and solely served veterans covered by Veterans Affairs (VA) until August of 2013. Since last fall, the business has been on a mission to expand their wide range of products and services to commercial and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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