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2011-10-20 07:00:00

Alan Sears named to prestigious list of leaders in Richmond, Virginia. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 TBL Networks today announced that Style Weekly has named Alan Sears to their 2011 Top 40 Under 40. The Style Weekly Top 40 Under 40 is an annual list of men and women under the age of 40 who seek to make change and serve the community of Richmond, Virginia. âœOn behalf of TBL Networks, I am honored to be named to the Top 40 Under 40,â said Alan...

2011-08-16 14:41:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of BP's new "Fueling Communities" program, local companies such as Seibert's are able to donate thousands of dollars to community-based organizations that support health, education, youth, food and housing. This year, the Richmond-based fuel wholesale, service station, towing and body shop services company, Seibert's, chose the Mayor's Youth Academy in the City of Richmond to accept the $6,250 grant. The Mayor's Youth Academy fits the...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia high school students exposed to a new online financial literacy learning tool this past school year say they are smarter about personal finance issues than they were before and believe all Virginia high school students should take the course - that according to a survey by the Genworth Foundation, the program's sponsor, and EverFi, Inc. Last November, the Genworth Foundation announced a three-year commitment to strengthen financial...

2011-08-01 08:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stewart D. Roberson, the former superintendent of Hanover County (VA) Public Schools, has been chosen as the next chairman of the board and president/chief executive officer of Moseley Architects, the firm announced today. Roberson succeeds Robert L. "Bob" Mills III, who will continue to actively serve the firm and its clients as a member of the board of directors. Roberson has over 30 years of experience as a public sector executive. When he...

2011-07-13 10:01:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National and international jazz artists from around the world will descend upon Richmond, VA for a second year. The second annual Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont, presented by Altria, will bring Jonathan Butler, Spyro Gyra, Aaron Neville, Christian McBride, Fourplay and more than 30 other national and international artists to Richmond, August 11-14, 2011. Since 2010, the festival has expanded from two to four days, and now includes...

2011-07-11 07:00:00

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 1, 2011, Trinitas Ventures LLC (Trinitas), a premier developer of student housing and mixed-use communities, began construction of a new, urban-infill, student-housing community, located in Richmond, Virginia. The Collegiate, a 269-unit / 690-bed student housing property, will serve students attending Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and has an anticipated opening date of August 2012. The Collegiate will be located 1/2 mile...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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