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2013-08-07 23:03:22

More adults ages 45+ are searching for healthcare information on mobile devices than in 2012. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 For the second year in a row, http://www.SeniorsGuideOnline.com has seen a rise in traffic to the senior housing and services website coming from tablets and e-readers. Popular devices used to browse the mobile-friendly Seniors Guide website include Apple’s iPad, Amazon Kindle, Samsung Galaxy and Google Nexus. “For the least few years, we’ve seen an...

2013-01-01 05:01:22

Events for seniors in Virginia, North Carolina, Indiana and Ohio can help combat loneliness and build relationships. (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 SeniorsGuideOnline.com, the comprehensive resource website for all things senior, features events for Senior Citizens. Events in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Charlottesville and Richmond, Virginia; Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio; Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, Indiana help seniors remain active in their community. Updated regularly, local events for seniors can...

2012-04-25 02:21:10

CALABASAS, Calif. and RUSTBURG, Va., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of testing and engineering services, announced today the recent expansion and enhancement of the EMI (electromagnetic interference) capabilities at its Rustburg, VA facility. To mark the opening of the newly enhanced, world-class testing facility and laboratory, NTS Rustburg will host celebratory ribbon cutting and open house events at the new site...

2012-02-07 08:00:00

Tour date information has been released for 19 stop tour. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 Liberty University, a Christian university in Lynchburg, Virginia is headlining its first nationwide concert tour, REDvolution! 2012, featuring the band RED with special guests Thousand Foot Krutch, Manafest, Nine Lashes and Kiros. The tour will kick off Feb. 10 in Rochester, Minn., and end March 24 in Fort Wayne, Ind. A Liberty recruiter will travel with the band and provide tour updates to...

2011-08-20 00:00:31

Sweet Briar College and Girls on the Run of Greater Lynchburg have announced a partnership aimed squarely at achieving their shared goals: educating and empowering young women. The women's college will be a sponsor and will host the next central Virginia-area Girls on the Run 5K race on Nov. 19 on its 3,250-acre campus in Amherst County. Sweet Briar, VA (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Sweet Briar College and Girls on the Run of Greater Lynchburg have announced a partnership aimed squarely at...

2009-02-09 11:48:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- 160 year-old Chancellor University is opening its national Online Enrollment Center in Lynchburg, Virginia to support its rapidly expanding online programs. Founded in 1848, Chancellor University was one of the first business colleges in the U.S. and has now adapted to the fast-paced demanding needs of today's global educational marketplace by focusing its efforts through online education. Chancellor is currently offering degrees online at the Associates,...

2008-08-06 15:00:21

By The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Aug. 6--Final preparations are under way for Sara Evans to take the stage Friday at a new Smith Mountain Lake concert site. The singer -- named "Top Female Vocalist" in 2006 by the Academy of Country Music and whose hits include "A Real Fine Place to Start" and "Cheatin'" -- is scheduled to play at 7 p.m. in an outdoor concert on Virginia 626, across the road from the entrance to Mariner's Landing. Gates are set to open at 6 p.m. "We've got...

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Christa Desrets, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Aug. 5--Lynchburg College is looking for up to 12 Virginia teachers who would receive a more than 90 percent discount while earning an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education. The Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation is in its second year of offering the assistance to teachers of preschool-aged children with disabilities. "Students will need to pay only $100 per course, which is about $900 less than they would...

2008-08-04 15:00:37

By Ray Reed, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Aug. 4--Reggie Pugh, a regional manager in the Areva nuclear power company's sales force, has a crystal-clear globe given by US Airways. The globe recognizes him as one of the airline's top 500 flyers. "It's a pretty thing, but it's not really something you want to recognize," said Pugh, who flies at least 40 weeks per year to see customers in Midwestern states. Nearly every time, Pugh departs from Lynchburg Regional Airport,...

2008-07-31 09:00:55

By Casey Gillis, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Jul. 31--The last time the World Vision Korea Children's Choir came to Lynchburg, the result was a sold-out, standing-room-only concert. "It was very well-received," says Jong Kim, a Lynchburg College music professor who arranged the show. "The kids, they really remember the response they got from the audience. They made a strong connection. "(The director) mentioned how greatly the kids enjoyed every moment they spent here in...