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2013-06-25 16:22:20

RICHMOND, Va., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Becky Merritt, vice president-Shared Services at Dominion (NYSE: D), has been named Minority Small Business Champion by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Richmond District Office. The award was presented yesterday during the 2013 Virginia Small Business Week Award luncheon in Richmond. Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said: "While Dominion continues to build and upgrade energy...

2013-06-18 08:34:55

New CAD system enables low-cost way to increase communication with City of Richmond HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) recently completed a successful implementation of its dispatch center virtually connected to the existing Richmond, Virginia, communications center. VCU selected Intergraph(®)'s computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system to increase the accuracy of communication between VCU and the City of Richmond to leverage...

2013-06-12 23:02:01

Richmond/Roanoke contracting firm is awarded largest single contract in 101 years. Roanoke/Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Henrico County recently awarded MB Contractors (formerly known as Martin Brothers) a project valued at over $32M. The changes to Henrico County High School will include the renovation of 96,313 square feet of 14 buildings and 55,000 square feet of new additions for the high school and vocational/technical trade school. MB Contractors will complete upgrades that...

2013-05-30 12:20:26

Richmond-based Seibert's Family of Companies awards $6,000 grant to Mayor's Youth Academy for purchase of new technology RICHMOND, Va., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seibert's Family of Companies announced today that it successfully applied to the BP "Fueling Communities" program and received a $6,000 grant that will be donated to the City of Richmond Mayor's Youth Academy. The "Fueling Communities" initiative provides grant donations to local BP business owners to help them...

2013-05-03 12:22:06

RICHMOND, Va., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen announced today FREE Sober Rides Home from the 2013 Innsbrook After Hours concert series. This community initiative is a continuation of Allen & Allen's Sober Ride Home program which began in 2010, designed to keep Greater Metro Richmond area streets safe. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130503/CG06587) Allen & Allen will provide a FREE Sober Ride Home to...

2013-04-09 08:24:19

RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- West Cary Group, an award-winning marketing communications and advertising agency headquartered in downtown Richmond, Virginia, has been reappointed Agency of Record for Richmond International Airport (RIC). "In the past year, we've worked hard on our commitment to help RIC become one of the most digitally relevant airports in the country," says Moses Foster, West Cary Group President and CEO, "including redesigning the airport's website,...

2013-03-06 20:21:30

RICHMOND, Va., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Commonwealth University's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has received the largest corporate partnership gift in its history. Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.) has agreed to a $4 million partnership to support the VCU Department of Athletics and its future capital projects. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130306/PH72627 ) "The progress of a national research university is accelerated by strong partners...

2013-02-20 16:22:48

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Dominion (NYSE: D) has elected a new director, Pamela J. Royal, M.D., effective March 1. The election brings the size of the Dominion board to 11. Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said: "We welcome Dr. Pamela Royal to Dominion's board. Her experience as a successful small business owner and her faithful commitment to community leadership and service will serve her - and our company -...

2013-02-12 12:21:10

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seibert's Family of Companies announced today that it successfully applied to the BP "Fueling Communities" program and received a $6,500 grant on behalf of First Things First of Greater Richmond. The "Fueling Communities" initiative provides grant donations to local BP business owners to help them support a local organization of their choosing. First Things First is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening families through...

2013-02-12 08:27:47

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- West Cary Group, an award-winning marketing communications and advertising agency headquartered in downtown Richmond, Virginia, is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its Monroe Ward headquarters. The firm's new addition is located at 10 West Cary Street, directly across the street from its original office, in an historic building erected in 1876. "When I started West Cary Group in Monroe Ward in 2007," says Moses Foster, West Cary Group...