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2014-07-10 08:28:09

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the best steps in recovery from mental illness is a job, but the national unemployment rate for individuals receiving public mental health services is approximately 80 percent, according to a report issued by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100216/NAMILOGO The states with the five highest levels of unemployed persons in the public mental health care system are: -- Maine...

2014-07-09 23:09:42

Author Lynne D'Amico, Ph. D. says, "You can blame your brain, but learn how to use your mind to create connection" ALEXANDRIA, Va. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Relationships are built on the dynamic of give and take, but what happens when the take starts to outweigh the give? Dr. Lynne D’Amico explores the struggles found in any type of relationship and reveals a practical approach to solving those problems in her new book “Force of Mind, Song of Heart.” “Force of Mind,...

2014-07-09 23:06:12

Texas-based engineering firm will rely on Deltek to build the foundation for its continued growth. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, announced that Govind Development, LLC (Govind) – recently named the fastest growing engineering firm in the country in the 2013 Inc. 500 rankings – has selected Deltek Vision to manage its business. The...

Gobble Hawk
2014-07-09 16:21:05

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected three winning designs solicited to address the technological limitations of the uncrewed aerial systems (UAS) currently used to track and collect data on hurricanes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Engineering teams at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville were named...

2014-07-09 16:20:49

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union is offering on-site auto financing with rates as low as 1.49%* on thousands of new and used vehicles at its upcoming auto tent sale on Saturday and Sunday, July 12-13, 2014 at NAS Oceana Park in Virginia Beach, Virginia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080117/DC11807LOGO-b Member service representatives will be on-hand to accept auto loan applications and open new memberships. The event is...

2014-07-09 08:33:58

HERNDON, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced the fiscal year 2014-2015 officers of the Board of Directors as well as the election of 23 new and returning Board members, including five Chair's appointees and two individuals appointed to the Senior Advisory Group of the NVTC Board. The Officers of the Board of Directors are: -- Chair: Sudhakar Kesavan, ICF...

2014-07-08 20:22:28

WINCHESTER, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the newest national builder in the competitive Washington, D.C., Metro Market, Trilogy by Shea Homes has found immediate success with buyers, outpacing expected sales from the moment the community opened. When Shea Homes opened their first Virginia resort community -- Trilogy at Lake Frederick -- in late June, the initial release sold out in the first week, and the second release is quickly following suit. This makes Trilogy at Lake...

2014-07-08 12:33:25

RESTON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. [NASDAQ: NIHD], a provider of differentiated mobile communication services operating under the Nextel brand in Latin America, today announced that Salvador Alvarez will join the company as President, Nextel Mexico on July 14 and John McMahon, Interim President of Nextel Mexico, will be leaving Nextel Mexico and NII on July 31. Mr. Alvarez has served in a variety of leadership roles both in Latin America and...

2014-07-08 12:23:04

Solar Ware® Samurai recognized for design and efficiency ROANOKE, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, Intersolar Europe, the world's largest exhibition for the solar industry and its partners, pays tribute to most innovative developments in solar technology. This year, TMEIC's Solar Ware® Samurai PV Central Inverter was among the three winners selected from more than 200 companies, in 21 countries worldwide, to receive an award in the Photovoltaics category. "Earning...

2014-07-08 08:38:48

$250,000 Contribution Will Assist Program in Accelerating Veterans' Transition to Civilian Life Through Employment Opportunities with Virginia Tech Companies HERNDON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Northrop Grumman Corporation will be the lead sponsor of the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, contributing $250,000 to help veterans with what they identify as their greatest challenge in transitioning...


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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