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2014-09-16 23:06:57

Companies Offer Pro Bono Assistance to the Department of Veterans Affairs to Address its Scheduling Needs HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has accepted the organization’s pro bono offer to examine and propose improvements to the scheduling processes and systems at VA medical facilities. This effort stems from revelations of falsified scheduling records and severe treatment...

2014-03-07 23:03:03

Crowdfunding expert Kendall Almerico was featured in Huffington Post's recent article "13 Experts and 13 Trends That Will Dominate Crowdfunding." In the article, JOBS Act expert Almerico commented on his perception of how equity crowdfunding will roll out in 2014. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Crowdfunding expert Kendall Almerico was featured in Huffington Post's recent article "13 Experts and 13 Trends That Will Dominate Crowdfunding in 2014." In the...

2014-01-06 08:33:22

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) and the Professional Services Council (PSC) today announced that Virginia Senator Mark Warner and Congressman Frank Wolf will participate in a town hall forum with members of the region's technology and contracting community. During the event, Sen. Warner and Rep. Wolf will explain the budget deal and agreed-upon sequestration levels recently passed by Congress. In addition, they will...

2013-09-05 23:02:13

Event showcases importance of small businesses to Virginia's and the nation's economies. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The new Fredericksburg headquarters for environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC provided the venue for a panel of small business advocates and Virginia Senator Mark Warner (D) to discuss small business incentive programs in Virginia and the Fredericksburg area in particular. The panel was sponsored by the Fredericksburg Economic Development...

2011-01-31 14:00:00

Report Addresses Current Process and Technology Challenges, Recommends Solutions to Improve Cemetery Operations HERNDON, Va., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that it had delivered a final report to Army Secretary John McHugh based on its pro bono assessment of the processes and technology challenges at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC). NVTC's assessment, which contains recommendations to improve Cemetery operations,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'