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2011-06-30 09:45:00

HERNDON, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced the election of 20 new and returning members, including five Chair's appointees, to its Board of Directors. Four individuals also were appointed to the Senior Advisory Group of the NVTC Board. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/DC06626LOGO) The following individuals, a number of whom are present board members...

2011-06-17 11:05:00

HERNDON, Va., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that its Social Media Committee (SMC) has selected the winners of its second annual social media awards. This program is dedicated to recognizing commercial and government organizations that have successfully implemented innovative and unique social media programs. (Logo:...

2011-06-02 08:10:00

Nigel Morris and CFOs of Booz Allen Hamilton, CGI, K2M, and SMARTHINKING Honored for Excellence in Promoting the Region's Technology Community HERNDON, Va., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today the winners of the 15th Annual Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards, held last night at The Ritz-Carlton in McLean, Virginia. The CFO Awards recognize local chief financial officers for outstanding achievement and excellence in...

2011-05-27 13:55:00

LAUREL, Md., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Maiorana, regional president of Verizon Wireless for Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, has been named to two regional boards of directors. Maiorana now serves on the boards of both the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). As regional president of Verizon Wireless, Maiorana is responsible for regional sales, marketing, customer service, retail stores and expansion of the nation's...

2011-04-13 07:57:00

Capital One Co-Founder Nigel Morris to Receive Hall of Fame Award at 15th Annual Awards Gala on June 1 HERNDON, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards, which recognize chief financial officers for extraordinary achievement and excellence in promoting the development of the region's technology community. Now in its 15th year, the NVTC-produced...

2011-03-29 07:57:00

HERNDON, Va., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, announced today that Tim O'Shaughnessy, CEO and co-founder of LivingSocial, will keynote the organization's Titans event on April 6 from 7 - 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/DC06626LOGO) During his keynote, O'Shaughnessy will share his experience leading one of the...

2011-02-15 08:00:00

Rolls-Royce North America President and CEO James Guyette to Discuss Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing During Luncheon Keynote HERNDON, Va., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, is hosting its first University Technology Exhibition that will provide the region's investors and businesses a sneak peek at the hot technologies currently being developed in academic labs while...

2011-02-01 08:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, announced today that Wes Bush, CEO and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), will keynote the organization's Titans event on February 11 from 7 - 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/DC06626LOGO) During his keynote "Securing the Nation - An Industry...

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,...

2011-01-11 14:51:00

Funding would accelerate road, transit and rail projects statewide HERNDON, Va., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a presentation to the Northern Virginia Technology Council Board of Directors this morning by Virginia Secretary of Transportation Sean Connaughton, NVTC today announced its support of Governor McDonnell's transportation funding plan. The Governor proposes to allocate state revenues and leverage the prudent use of bonds to invest $4 billion to accelerate road,...


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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.
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  • 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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