Quantcast

Latest Reston, Virginia Stories

National Preparedness Month: USGS Helping People Prepare For Natural Hazards
2013-08-30 06:51:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As National Preparedness Month begins, it may be a good time to reflect on the threats we face around us, including damaging hurricanes, devastating wildfires, extreme heat waves and severe drought, among others. To help keep us informed, the US Geological Survey (USGS) is planning to bring daily content in the form of preparedness information, posted over social media channels, alerting of the dangers we face and how to best...

2013-07-18 23:21:57

Top Internet marketing agency in Northern Virginia, Conversion Pipeline, has been named Small Business Of The Year by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, calling attention to the company's advanced online marketing strategies and business community involvement. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Conversion Pipeline, a leading Internet marketing company was named the Small Business Of The Year by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at the Chamber’s...

2013-06-20 23:03:38

Fifteen employees of La Prima Catering, a full-service corporate and special events catering company, rode over 900 miles as part of the Reston, VA Tour de Cure on June 2nd, raising more than $7,500 for the American Diabetes Association. College Park, MD (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Fifteen employees of La Prima Catering, a full-service corporate and special events catering company, rode over 900 miles as part of the Reston, VA Tour de Cure on June 2nd, raising more than $7,500 for the American...

2013-06-06 23:15:01

National Wildlife Federation helps take the family cookout one step further with the Great American Backyard Campout on June 22. RESTON, Va. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 As the summer season kicks off, what better way to enjoy the great outdoors and family time than cooking and camping out in the backyard? As part of National Wildlife Federation´s Be Out There movement, the 9th annual Great American Backyard Campout on June 22, 2013 is the perfect opportunity to head outside for some great...

2013-05-15 23:29:31

Mary Anne Lanier, Ray C. Anderson Foundation Trustee, Joins NWF's President's Advisory Council Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Mary Anne Lanier, Ray C. Anderson Foundation Trustee, has been appointed to the National Wildlife Federation´s (NWF´s) President´s Advisory Council. “Ray Anderson´s legacy continues to shine brightly in all corners of the world, and we are pleased to announce Ms. Lanier´s appointment,” said Larry Schweiger, President and CEO of...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'