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2014-03-20 23:22:09

Roanoke, VA Event on April 6th Hopes to Raise $75,000, Being Held at Salem Civic Center Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Footmaxx, a leading provider of custom-made orthotics, is a proud corporate sponsor of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Roanoke 2014 Muscle Walk, which will take place on April 6th at the Salem Civic Center. The event raises funds to help the MDA support research and to also provide services to those afflicted with neuromuscular diseases. The Roanoke...

2013-12-04 23:04:17

Chiropractor and foot levelers join to offer 'alternative' solutions. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Foot Levelers will be joined by Dr. Brian Jensen of Kennedy Chiropractic Clinic in Salem, Virginia at the ‘After-Race Party’ of the 2013 Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk Roanoke to help raise awareness of conservative pain-management solutions. This year’s Jingle Bell/Run Walk Roanoke is being held on December 14th and is scheduled to begin at 9am in...

2013-11-05 23:26:35

Stabilizing Orthotic Manufacturer to Sponsor Rugby and Softball Tournaments Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Foot Levelers has announced it has signed an agreement to become a corporate sponsor of the Virginia Amateur Sports Commonwealth Games beginning in 2014. Foot Levelers will sponsor the Commonwealth Games rugby tournament in Northern Virginia and the youth fast-pitch softball tournament, which will be held in Virginia’s Roanoke Valley. In addition, Foot Levelers will also be...

2013-10-09 12:27:57

WINCHESTER, Va., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A cold storage facility in Ranson, W. Va., and three packing and cold storage facilities in Winchester, Va., will sell Oct. 25 in the final auction of assets formerly owned by East Coast Brokers & Packers, the Madonia family and related entities. "We're finally writing the final chapter in a process that began in the spring," said Ken Nofziger, president of Murray Wise Associates, which has already sold approximately $75 million worth of the...

2012-11-13 12:23:03

TROUTVILLE, Va., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wildlife Habitat Council certified both of Titan America's plants -- Roanoke Cement Company near Roanoke, VA and the Pennsuco Complex in Medley, FL -- for their "Wildlife At Work" programs last week at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, MD. The prestigious distinction was awarded as a result of each plant's demonstrated commitment towards long-term wildlife habitat enhancement efforts. "I commend the wildlife teams at Roanoke...

2012-08-23 02:22:04

TROUTVILLE, Va., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commonwealth of Virginia's tallest bridges -- the Route 460 Connector Phase I located in Buchanan County -- are being constructed this summer using materials mined, manufactured and shipped in the United States by domestic manufacturers, producers and construction contractors. The twin high-level bridges, 1,700 linear feet in length with an additional eight-tenths of a mile stretch of highway, are located over Conaway Road (Route...

2012-02-17 15:35:00

ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading design professionals came together earlier this week for the 27th annual By Design conference. By Design was developed by SFCS Architects to provide staff and industry professionals the opportunity to participate and share the latest innovations and research in the field of senior living. The conference was attended by over 250 participants. The highlight of the 2012 Conference included the Third Age Suit. (Photo:...

2012-02-10 15:22:00

SALEM, Va., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginians remain relatively optimistic about the future, finds a new survey by The Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR). IPOR surveyed 616 Virginians on their finances, general business conditions now and in the future, their inclination for purchasing durable goods, and their thoughts on prices. The Virginia Index of Current Conditions (VAICC) considers household financial situations compared to the past...

2011-10-12 07:35:00

ROANOKE, Va., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors today recognized Roanoke County's Communication and Information Technology team, which earned three prestigious awards in the past three months for the County's newly redesigned interactive website launched last spring. Designed in concert with the government website experts at CivicPlus, a leading developer of community engagement platforms, the County's website (http://www.roanokecountyva.gov) has...

2011-09-15 10:02:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roanoke Cement Company's Winston-Salem and Castle Hayne terminal sites will be honored this month by the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL). The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) acknowledges businesses with exemplary safety and health programs that comply voluntarily with the applicable standards. "I congratulate Roanoke Cement Company on achieving status in the SHARP program," said John R. Bogner,...