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2014-03-31 16:28:15

~ Company Expands Board to Nine Members TOANO, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, today announced the expansion of its Board of Directors from eight to nine members and the appointment of Nancy M. Taylor as a Class III director effective April 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130604/MM25930LOGO Ms. Taylor currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer...

2011-05-25 07:15:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James River Writers is pleased to announce that June on the James, its sixth annual literary soiree, will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2011, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Dominion's Tredegar Complex (120 Tredegar St., Richmond, VA 23219). Beyond the food and fun that have characterized the event for years, this year's fete will celebrate a cross-section of local writers whose work uplifts readers and inspires a more literate and culturally dynamic...

2010-03-03 12:56:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Tredegar Corporation (NYSE: TG) declared a quarterly dividend of four cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 19, 2010. Based in Richmond, Va., Tredegar Corporation is a global manufacturer of plastic films and aluminum extrusions. Website: www.tredegar.com SOURCE Tredegar Corporation

2009-12-16 16:05:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tredegar Corporation (NYSE: TG) announced that Kevin A. O'Leary, who served as Vice President, Finance of Tredegar Film Products Corporation, has been appointed Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Tredegar Corporation, effective December 11, 2009. In addition, Frasier W. Brickhouse, II, who served as Director, Corporate Finance, has been appointed Controller of Tredegar Corporation, effective December 11, 2009. Mr....

2009-11-30 15:55:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tredegar Corporation (NYSE: TG) announced that John D. Gottwald plans to retire as Tredegar's president and chief executive officer. Mr. Gottwald, 55, joined Tredegar in 1989 and served as president and chief executive officer from 1989 to 2001 and from 2006 to the present. He will continue to serve as a member of Tredegar's board of directors and its executive committee. Tredegar's board of directors has appointed Nancy M. Taylor to...

2009-01-09 08:38:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tredegar Corporation (NYSE: TG) today announced the following promotions: Nancy M. Taylor is appointed Executive Vice President of Tredegar Corporation. Ms. Taylor's title of President of Tredegar Film Products Corporation and its subsidiaries is unchanged. In addition to leading the Films division, Ms. Taylor assumes responsibility for corporate business development strategy. Duncan A. Crowdis is appointed Vice President of Tredegar...

2008-07-05 00:00:23

When Labour politician Aneurin Bevan (pictured right) founded the National Health Service on July 5, 1948, it was not without a battle. The concept of a National Health Service - free at the point of use - met with widespread opposition. A total of 88 per cent of doctors questioned by the British Medical Association were opposed to the plan because they feared they would lose their independence. But the Tredegar-born MP managed to win them round. And by July 1948, 90 per cent of...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.