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2014-04-03 12:21:42

ARLINGTON, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's upcoming session of the Air Force Breakfast Series will now have Maj. Gen. Wendy M. Masiello, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting for the Office of the Assistance Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, as the guest speaker. Originally Dr. William A. LaPlante, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, was scheduled to speak. The event will still be held on April 16, 2014, from 7:00...

2014-04-02 23:29:03

To participate, donors must be at least 16 – written consent is required for minors – and weigh 110 pounds or more. Powhatan, Va. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Virginia Blood Services will host a community blood drive at Tidewater Physical Therapy’s Powhatan clinic Friday, April 4 from 1 to 6 p.m. To participate, donors must be at least 16 – written consent is required for minors – and weigh 110 pounds or more. A donor history form at vadonor.org also can help potential donors know...

2014-04-02 23:21:40

TSN Communications continues to grow by partnering with insole and footcare specialist, Spenco Medical Corporation. Oak Hill, VA. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 TSN Communications launches into consumer and international communications by partnering with insole and footcare specialist, Spenco Medical Corporation. A niche marketing and communications company, TSN will launch Spenco’s new new product lines, generate media attention and maximize brand recognition. TSN also will help to position...

2014-04-02 20:21:47

MANASSAS, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the statement of Chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, Richard Viguerie. "Today we saw a rare victory for the American people in the Supreme Court decision when they struck down the overall limits on amounts an individual can contribute to campaigns." "Corruption in government is not the result of individuals having too much freedom, but government having too much power." "The left is acting as if this is the end of...

2014-04-02 16:26:29

Duo's Unique, Mobile-Based Authentication Adds an Extra Layer of Protection for LastPass Users ANN ARBOR, Mich. and FAIRFAX, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duo Security, the innovative leader in two-factor authentication, and LastPass, the leading password manager, announces a new partnership, integrating Duo's mobile-based two-factor authentication solution to the LastPass password management platform to provide an additional layer of credential security, protecting both...

2014-04-02 12:25:42

Rapid Growth Fueled By Enthusiasm From Scores of Golf Course Owners RICHMOND, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of Play18 Solutions announced today that the performance-based software solution system has built a client list of more than 110 golf facilities in the company's first 110 days of operation. Recent client additions include Brown Golf Management, Traditional Golf Properties, National Golf Management, Celebration Golf Management, Classic Golf Group, and...

2014-04-01 23:30:55

Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban are participating in the Legal Food Frenzy Food Drive to benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. They are accepting non-perishable food donations and monetary contributions to benefit the cause. Chesapeake, Virginia (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Chesapeake law office of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban, PC is competing against other legal professionals to collect donations for the Legal Food Frenzy Food Drive. The...

2014-04-01 23:30:36

The youngest group of children to build an intelligent robot from idea to prototype in eight months will present ARVI (Autonomous Robot for the Visually Impaired) during National Robotics Week in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., April 4 and April 5, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. ARVI was created by The Robotics Inventors Club™ or The RIC, with sponsorship from ENSCO, Inc., an engineering, science and advanced technology solutions company headquartered in...

2014-04-01 23:27:27

The Science Museum of Virginia is celebrating March Ratness on April 3, 2014. The Museum's Rat Basketball Association will be representing the final four NCAA teams in this unique tournament. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Ever wonder what rats do in their spare time? The Science Museum of Virginia has been concerned about rat recreation for many years – employing classical and operant conditioning techniques to enable our rodent friends the ability to enjoy the game of...

2014-04-01 08:21:18

Company Provides Commercial Air Services Supporting Airborne Fighter Requirements for DoD NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company), the U.S. leader in outsourced tactical airborne services for over 18 years announces the addition of Lieutenant General Bill Rew, USAF (ret) to the ATAC Team. Most recently serving as the Vice Commander, Air Combat Command, located at Langley AFB, Virginia, General Rew assisted in overseeing more than...


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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