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2011-07-06 09:56:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Physiotherapy Associates, the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, recently opened a new physical therapy clinic in Roanoke, VA. The clinic offers a comprehensive range of physical therapy services, including: sports medicine, adult and pediatric orthopedics, McKenzie therapy, workers' compensation and industrial rehabilitation. William D. Adkins, PT, DPT, ATC, clinic director of the Roanoke facility, stated, "We...

2011-07-06 06:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications has received the 2011 Cool Citizen Award in the media category. This award was presented on June 1, 2011 at the Cool Citizen Awards Ceremony and Affiliates Conference held in Roanoke. Cool Citizen Awards are presented annually to individuals, businesses and organizations who have made significant progress toward the goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions through conservation, energy efficiency programs and the...

2011-06-25 00:00:30

A connection between a stuttering research institute and the National Air and Space Museum may seem unusual. Yet, Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI "“ http://www.stuttering.org) has two history-making links to the world of flight that are part of the Smithsonian collections in Washington, D.C. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 A connection between a stuttering research institute and the National Air and Space Museum seems unusual, even implausible. Yet, it's not...

2011-06-14 06:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC®" or the "Company") today announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended April 30, 2011. The Company achieved increases in net sales and gross profit for both the quarter and year-to-date periods compared to the same periods in fiscal 2010. Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results Consolidated net sales for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011 increased 12.6% to...

2011-05-04 13:01:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, today launched Asset Answers, the only simple, automated benchmarking tool for quick asset-performance comparisons with companies around the world. Billions are spent annually to purchase, operate and maintain manufacturing assets, but companies have struggled with a structured approach to globally benchmark performance at the asset level...

2011-05-03 20:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, hosted more than 450 people at the opening reception of Meridium Conference 2011 this evening at the company's newly renovated global headquarters building in downtown Roanoke, Virginia USA. The event featured live music, regional cuisine, and tours of the former warehouse and retail space. Additional Meridium Conference events and sessions...

2011-04-26 07:30:00

ROANOKE, Va., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC®" or the "Company") today announced that it has refinanced $8.3 million in real estate term loans to lower OCC's fixed interest rate and extend the maturity date. Pursuant to a loan modification agreement entered into by OCC and Valley Bank, the fixed interest rate of OCC's two real estate term loans was lowered to 5.85% from 6.0%, and the maturity date of the loans was extended...

2011-02-08 22:59:00

ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium, the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, today announced new mobile software capabilities that will be utilized by Rockwell Automation to support their strategic maintenance service offering. Meridium's Tablet Application Framework is a platform that allows for the rapid development and deployment of mobile, tablet-based applications, which completely integrate to the Meridium APM...

2011-02-07 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, today announced that Emerson Process Management, SGS Malaysia, and Bureau Veritas (Malaysia) have joined existing providers Chiyoda Advanced Solutions, Fujitsu (Japan), and Silcar in the Meridium Certified Services Provider program. The Meridium Certified Services Provider (MCSP) program is a collaborative partnership established to allow...

2011-01-26 08:03:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business and the Roanoke Times will gather the region's key business and workforce development leaders on January 26 to talk about 2011 job growth forecasts for the Roanoke Valley region. This symposium is part of the Cox Business "Executive Discussion Series." The session will take place on Wednesday, January 26 and will be held at the Hotel Roanoke, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Admission to the Executive Discussion Series is...