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2014-08-25 12:26:20

The company is exploring difficult issues about confronting aging and long term care planning RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is coming to Los Angeles on August 30?September 1 as part of Fiesta Hermosa, the third stop on a national research and education program to have conversations about a pressing issue confronting many Americans: how to plan and pay for long term care needs for an aging population. The United States is undergoing a...

2014-08-12 12:32:42

More than 300 high schools use the web-based curriculum to meet personal finance education requirements RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Genworth Foundation's My Money, My Future(SM) financial education program has reached more than 100,000 students since its inception in 2010. Genworth has partnered with leading education technology company EverFi, Inc. to bring this interactive, web-based financial management program to more than 300 schools across Virginia and in...

2014-06-10 12:26:46

RICHMOND, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Cary Group, a full-service, brand-advertising agency headquartered in Richmond, Va., has been selected as agency of record for Union First Market Bank. Since acquiring StellarOne Bank, Union has become the largest Virginia-based community bank in the commonwealth. The firm will be responsible for a complete range of the financial institution's communications needs, including brand, digital and broadcast marketing. "This is a pivotal...

2014-05-31 23:07:42

The Oakland A's and Gold Glove Outfielder Josh Reddick will be on hand to dedicate Richmond's new Martin Luther King Jr. Park Baseball Field. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Hundreds of children, community residents, and celebrities are turning out to celebrate the dedication ceremony of the new baseball field at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. Funded by Pacific Gas & Electric Company and the Oakland A's, in partnership with the Good Tidings Foundation, the new...

2014-05-15 16:26:20

- Dominion provides new solar-powered mobile charging station that brings power to the people RICHMOND, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stay and play longer this year at Dominion Riverrock, thanks to the debut of a new mobile charging station provided by Dominion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88199 "We wanted to make it more convenient for participants to stay connected at Dominion Riverrock," said Robert M. Blue, president, Dominion Virginia Power. "The...

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...

2014-05-08 12:23:37

-- Funding to support "tele-medicine" programs in Southside and Southwest Virginia RICHMOND, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Resources will donate $250,000 toward community programs at the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC), an institution that since 1962 has provided in-patient acute care and outpatient mental health services for children and adolescents. The donation - the first corporate gift toward the new facility - was announced on National Children's...

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...

2014-04-14 16:25:36

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky., announced today that it has joined the supply chain collaborative established by the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va., and VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Va. In 2007, the two Virginia hospitals combined their purchasing efforts and began working with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation. The University of Kentucky Hospital will now also benefit...

2014-02-25 12:28:16

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The City of Richmond and MediJean underscored their positions as undisputed thought leaders in the new federal medical marijuana industry by setting a historical national precedent when Richmond's Council unanimously voted to pass MediJean's rezoning application through first reading. The process Richmond established might well define how every municipality in the country can work with a medical marijuana company to ensure the community's needs...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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