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2014-10-18 23:02:50

The out pour of donations for the Essex County Animal Shelter came in just one week following an online request. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Sharon Ganzhorn, a radiologic technologist at Riverside Tappahannock Hospital, couldn’t have possibly predicted that when she created an Amazon Wish List for a local animal shelter in need that her requests would not only be met, but that the community would also rally so strong that her goal would be surpassed in just a week’s...

2014-10-17 23:01:52

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will hold its 2014 annual meeting and other events Oct. 27-28 in Arlington, Va. Highlights include a military career fair, informational seminars and the Community Heroes Award Night honoring caregivers in the DC area. Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will hold its 2014 annual meeting and other events Oct. 27-28 in Arlington, Va. Highlights include a no cost military career fair,...

2014-10-16 23:12:14

The Science Museum of Virginia welcomes members of the Giant Screen Cinema Assocation during an exclusive summit in The Dome theater on Wednesday, October 22. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Science Museum of Virginia welcomes international leaders of the giant screen industry for an exclusive summit in the recently upgraded Dome theater. On October 22, over 50 members of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) will gather in The Dome to analyze the Museum’s world-class...

2014-10-16 23:02:51

Group Will Expand Awareness of Northern Virginia’s Famed “Data Center Alley” McLean, Va (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council(NVTC) today announced the creation of a new Leadership Board for the 2014-2015 Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Committee. Now in its third year, the Committee’s mission is to provide a clear, collective and compelling voice for the region’s data center, cloud and critical infrastructure community in an effort to contribute...

2014-10-16 08:37:58

Password Generator, Strength Assessment Tool and Hacking Detector Help Users Fight Back Against Hackers, Keep Data Safe Online FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siber Systems, Inc., maker of RoboForm, the world's most popular password manager, today announced that the company has added three new tools to the RoboForm website to give users an edge against hackers. With a toolset that generates passwords, assesses password strength and detects whether your personal...

2014-10-16 08:31:02

~The DiVA Circle is Challenging Canadian Women to Talk Openly About VA, Encouraging them to Elevate the Dialogue~ TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Dedicated Influencers on Vaginal Atrophy (DiVA) Circle is calling for Canadian women to once and for all break the taboo of discussing vaginal atrophy (VA), a chronic and common condition of menopause. The time to discuss VA is now. VA, which is caused by estrogen deficiency, affects approximately 45 per cent of postmenopausal women(1)...

2014-10-15 23:11:40

What began as a long shot dream of President and Executive Director Brian Reach's three years ago (when NOVA Pride was still Fairfax Pride) finally came together in a huge and festive way. Thousands of hours over the last year from board members and volunteers went into making this event happen, and the response from festival attendees, vendors, and performers has been overwhelmingly positive. McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The inaugural Northern Virginia Pride Festival was held...

2014-10-15 12:38:02

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenSource Connections (OSC), a search, discovery and analytics consultancy, today announced it is the proud recipient of the DataStax Partner Network Engagement Award from DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra(TM) to the enterprise. The award was presented at the company's Cassandra Summit Partner reception event on September 11 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. The award represents DataStax's recognition...

2014-10-15 12:34:10

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declares October 2014 as "planting month" BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association (VNLA), the state trade association for garden centers, nursery growers, landscape designers, installation and maintenance contractors, greenhouses and horticultural suppliers joins other organizations to celebrate October as "Fall is for Planting Month." To learn more this effort, and how VNLA can help support your...

2014-10-15 08:33:17

Donates $11,000 to Support Veterans and Their Families ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CADD Microsystems, an Autodesk Platinum Partner, is pleased to announce that its charitable foundation - The CADD Microsystems Foundation - will donate $11,000 to the Travis Manion Foundation as a result of its inaugural Rooftop Happy Hour held on September 25, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/152172LOGO More than 100 people attended the fundraiser, which featured...


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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