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2012-03-22 14:20:26

RICHMOND, BC, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - An internationally-important section of the Fraser River Estuary is now preserved for wildlife habitat and parkland. This is thanks to a new land purchase by the City of Richmond and Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC). Together, they secured the largest remaining privately-owned land along the Sturgeon Banks totalling 51 hectares (127 acres) of valuable tidal wetlands critical to waterfowl, fish and other wildlife. Mayor Malcolm Brodie,...

2012-03-21 06:21:59

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute today honored Dominion Virginia Power with the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" for outstanding power restoration efforts in the wake of a major hurricane in August 2011. The award is presented annually to U.S. and foreign-based member companies that faced untoward circumstances caused by extraordinary events and put forth an outstanding effort to restore service to the public. Winners were chosen by a panel of...

2012-03-20 02:22:02

RICHMOND, Va., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- West Cary Group, an award-winning marketing communications and advertising agency headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, announces a partnership with the Visual Arts Center of Richmond (VisArts) to establish the West Cary Group Scholarship for Creativity. This scholarship is designed to help adults of all income levels attend classes at VisArts. Awards will vary depending upon individual need, but up to 20 adults will benefit from the scholarship...

2012-03-19 23:04:02

The producers of Today in America TV are excited to announce March air dates for the cities of Richmond, Virginia, Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland. The award winning show brings viewers a chance to catch its compelling programming. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Richmond, Virginia is located in an area that is a legal and financial smorgasbord of United States Appeals Courts and powerful financial institutions. As the nation´s capital, Washington, DC is home to the...

2012-02-28 11:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seibert's - the Richmond-based family of companies whose motorist-centered services include convenience stores, commercial and private towing, wholesale fuel distribution, consumer and commercial body shop services, and a monthly auto auction - is scheduled to unveil their re-branded convenience stores this February in five Richmond-area locations. The on-the-go shops can now be spotted as 'berts Buck Stop, selling high-quality retail...

2012-02-21 15:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D) will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. ET. Details of the annual meeting will be included in the proxy statement delivered to shareholders in late March. SOURCE Dominion

2012-01-06 12:06:00

RICHMOND, British Columbia, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, the employees of Imprint Plus(TM), manufacturer of the Reusable Name Badge System and the Mighty Badge®, have combined their creativity and generosity to raise cash donations for the Richmond Food Bank Society, amounting to $5,916.27 in 2011. Each dollar donated allows the Richmond Food Bank to distribute $6 worth of food, meaning Imprint Plus'(TM) donations yielded $35,505.72 in food...

2012-01-05 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following several years of significant losses, industrial employment in Virginia was little changed over the past year, falling less than one percent, according to the 2012 Virginia Manufacturers Directory®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Virginia lost 2,536 industrial jobs between November 2010 and November 2011. Manufacturers' News reports Virginia...

2011-12-28 16:42:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This past June, Seibert's fueling stations was able to donate over $6,000 to the Richmond Mayor's Youth Academy, giving the education and youth-based program more support for mentoring and training local children for post-secondary education or vocation. Now, with the support of BP's "Fueling Communities" Program, the Richmond-based fuel wholesale, service station, towing and body shop services company, Seibert's is donating once...

2011-12-19 09:03:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion is donating more than $300,000 to help feed people in need during the holidays, with many grants earmarked to help children. "The U.S. economy has sputtered along for the past several years, putting many out of work and in need of basic necessities such as food, shelter and medical care," said Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Dominion. "At this time of year we especially feel the...