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2011-04-01 08:35:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) said today that Nicole McMullin, digital products manager for the Richmond Media Group, and Roslyn Ryan, editor of the weekly newspaper Powhatan Today, have been named to Editor & Publisher's "25 Under 35." In its April 2011 issue, Editor & Publisher said, "The awards recognize next-generation leaders, who are young, bright and capable of tackling whatever the changing climate throws at them. They are...

2011-03-24 09:41:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power plans to spend more than $1.7 billion over about a two-year period to strengthen its electric grid, support growing demand for electricity and improve service reliability for its 2.4 million customers. "While our service reliability has continued to improve over the last seven years, we are not satisfied unless every one of our customers has power," said Paul D. Koonce, Dominion Virginia Power president and chief...

2011-03-15 20:04:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visible Proof, a recently launched Richmond design consortium, announced today that it has completed a series of high-profile commercial projects - including the redesign of a critical area of The Martin Agency and two new retail locations in Short Pump. Kristi Lane, formerly of 3North, founded Visible Proof in 2010. Quickly gaining a reputation for creating a complete design experience, Visible Proof was chosen above other local and national...

2011-03-11 00:00:29

Virginia personal injury attorneys of Marks & Harrison say bill that would ban adult drivers from texting while driving could prevent distracted driving-related accidents, injuries and deaths. Richmond, Virginia (Vocus/PRWEB) March 10, 2011 A bill that would prohibit Virginia's adult drivers from texting while driving drew praise this week from the Virginia personal injury law firm of Marks & Harrison. The bill, H.B. 2307, would make it unlawful for any person to use a "handheld...

2011-03-02 00:00:27

Ride-Away of Richmond, VA, has been awarded the coveted BraunAbility Customer 1st Award Richmond, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 01, 2011 The Braun Corporation, the leading manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles and wheelchair lift systems, recently honored Ride-Away of Richmond, VA with the Customer 1st Award. The award recipients were selected based on customer survey results over the course of 2010. This award is presented to dealers who earned a score of 90% or above on the customer...

2011-02-15 08:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) today announces it is collaborating with Mayo Clinic, one of the most trusted brands in healthcare, to offer Live+Well, a health education program that brings premier wellness-related content to consumers of long term care insurance. Live+Well (www.genworth.com/wellness) will provide an online resource dedicated to helping Baby Boomers improve their overall well-being. The collaboration between Mayo Clinic and...

2011-02-11 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginians for the Arts Foundation (VFTAF) is pleased to announce its new partnership with Dominion Resources to present the Dominion ArtStars Awards in 2011. The awards will recognize two arts organizations in each of five regions of the state, that best demonstrate the ability to enhance the community, lift our spirits, and build a better quality of life. The awards build on the success of Virginians for the Arts' inaugural Arts Build...

2011-01-24 11:11:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel A. Weekley has been promoted to vice president-Government Affairs for Dominion (NYSE: D). Weekley is responsible for the company's federal, state and local government relations. He reports to Robert M. Blue, senior vice president-Law, Public Policy & Environment, and is based in Richmond. "Dan brings with him experience across almost all facets of our business, a solid understanding of federal, state and local issues related to our...

2010-12-21 09:50:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is pleased to announce that it has been named to the inaugural "100 Best Places to Work in Virginia" list. Rankings will be published in the February 2011 issue of Virginia Business. A unique partnership between the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Business magazine, the Virginia Society for Human Resource Management, and Best Companies group allowed the list to become a reality in 2011. CTC...

2010-12-16 14:49:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new partnership between Richmond Eye & Ear Healthcare Alliance (REEHA) and the Medical College of Virginia Foundation will provide over $500,000 for the VCU Health System's Department of Orthopaedics through December 2014. The multi-year research donation, called the Richmond Eye and Ear Healthcare Alliance Research and Education Fund, demonstrates the Alliance's continuing commitment to the leading research and education facilities in...


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