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2014-10-22 23:12:23

Maria C. Doran, of Chesapeake, Virginia, has been awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, recently awarded a 2014 scholarship to Maria Doran, of Chesapeake, Virginia. This scholarship was made possible through the Fred Adair scholarship campaign in honor of Dr. Fred Adair, retired faculty member of the College of William & Mary and longtime leader in the...

2014-10-22 12:27:20

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Arlington Public Schools in partnership with Signature Theatre's Signature in the Schools Program will perform Janet Langhart Cohen's One Act Play Anne & Emmett in November. Anne & Emmett is a one-act play that looks at the tragedy of racial and ethnic hostilities that claimed the lives of two martyrs who became symbols of suffering, injustice and movements to overcome them. Photo -...

2014-10-22 12:21:48

Study Finds Tickets Purchased on Sunday as Generally Least Expensive ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) announced today that after researching air ticket purchases between January 2013 through July 2014, travelers purchased the least expensive airfares eight weeks in advance of their departure for U.S. domestic routes and 24 weeks in advance of departure for international destinations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110310/MM63033LOGO At...

2014-10-22 08:28:16

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 22., 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlineSchoolsCenter.com has released its list of the 50 Most Haunted Colleges and Campuses just in time for Halloween. From campuses built atop ancient burial grounds to hangings, murders and mysterious deaths said to have occurred within the walls of these institutions, eerie sightings and ghostly encounters get reported year after year. Many of the "haunted" colleges on the list host apparition tours and paranormal outings embracing...

2014-10-21 12:22:40

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearedJobs.Net specializes in bringing together security cleared job seekers with cleared facilities employers. In recognition of demand from both the cleared community and private industry, the company is expanding its menu of offerings to include cybersecurity events for both cleared and non-cleared cybersecurity professionals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153430LOGO CyberMaryland 2014 Cyber Job Fair The inaugural...

2014-10-21 08:43:34

ATS recognized for the fourth consecutive year for exceptional cloud service offerings FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS(®)) announced today that it is once again recognized as a top 100 cloud services provider in the 2014 Talkin' Cloud 100 for the fourth year in a row. The full report can be viewed at http://www.talkincloud.com/tc100. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152539 The Talkin' Cloud 100 is an annual research...

2014-10-21 08:35:22

SCIDEA provides learning management solutions to help drive AHA's online emergency cardiovascular care training CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scitent, Inc., a full-service eLearning company focused on creating profitable and sustainable online education programs for nonprofits, associations, healthcare organizations, and for-profit organizations, has worked with the American Heart Association (AHA) since 2004 to bring a blended online education experience to...

2014-10-20 20:22:56

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (Dominion Midstream), a Delaware limited partnership and a subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc. (Dominion) (NYSE: D), today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 20,125,000 common units representing limited partner interests in Dominion Midstream at $21.00 per common unit pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

2014-10-20 20:20:39

National Press Club event to feature Actor Sean Astin, Medal of Honor Recipient & MCM Runners QUANTICO, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) invites media to attend the pre-Marathon Press Conference on Friday, Oct. 24 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Actor Sean Astin, who will start and run the 39(th) MCM, will join Medal of Honor Recipient Ret. Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter during the press conference...

2014-10-20 08:27:47

"The Legend of Ranger, The Reindeer Who Couldn't Fly" cited as "among the best in family-friendly media, products and services" MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Opus One Studios, publisher of creative products supporting worthy causes, announced today that its new children's holiday story, "The Legend of Ranger, The Reindeer Who Couldn't Fly," has received the prestigious Silver Award from Mom's Choice Awards® (MCA), an international awards program that recognizes authors,...


Latest Virginia Reference Libraries

Chincoteague Pony
2014-04-12 09:49:41

The Chincoteague Pony was developed on the Assateague Island of Virginia and Maryland, United States. Another name used for this pony is the Assateague horse, but due to its smaller size it is considered a pony. In 1947 a children’s book series written by Marguerite Henry, “Misty of Chincoteague”, made the breed famous. Over the years the breed has been introduced to other horse breeds and developed a variety of different characteristics. They live in poor conditions on the...

George Washington And Jefferson National Forests
2013-11-27 15:25:38

The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are U.S. National Forests that join to create one of the largest areas of public land in the Eastern US. They cover 1.8 million acres of land in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. About 1 million acres of the forest are remote and undeveloped. About 139,461 acres have been designated as wilderness areas, which eliminates any future development. Washington National Forest was established on May 16th of...

Shenandoah National Park
2013-04-26 14:58:26

Shenandoah National Park is located in the State of Virginia in the United States. The park contains a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains and holds 199,100 acres of land, of which 79,579 acres comprise a designated wilderness. The park extends across a narrow area, through eight counties, from Waynesboro to the town of Front Royal. The establishment of Shenandoah National park began in 1926, when the area was designated as a national park, but it was not officially established and opened...

Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalist
2012-10-05 08:36:41

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...

wovi_003_pvp
2012-06-14 07:34:25

Symbol: WOVI Group: Fern Family: Blechnaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ANVI6 Anchistea virginica (L.) C. Presl Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...

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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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