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2014-03-31 23:02:51

Dr. Richard Goldin, a periodontist in Vienna, VA, recently launched a new website that provides patient education on treatments such as dental implants and gum grafting. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Dr. Richard Goldin, a periodontist in Vienna, VA, recently launched a new patient-centered website that provides extensive information on treatments like gum grafting, bone grafting and dental implants for Manassas and Vienna patients. Patients with missing teeth who are seeking tooth...

2014-03-31 04:20:45

Partnering Organizations Include USO-Metro, The Mission Continues, TAPS, Operation Homefront, and Pentagon Memorial Fund MCLEAN, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that it will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Washington Nationals Patriotic Series, a four-game series that celebrates the American Spirit and pays tribute to those who risk their lives and continue to make personal sacrifices to protect this...

2014-03-30 23:03:02

The health insurance arm of the Virginia Farm Bureau takes to social media to share fitness tips and encourages companies to join in. Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Too tired to work out? Considered biking to work this spring? Interested in starting a running regimen? In its latest post in a living well Blog series, Experient Health, the health insurance arm of the Virginia Farm Bureau, not only shares its top fitness tips, but also lists out Tweets for people and companies to...

2014-03-29 23:00:31

The Virginia-based health insurance brokerage company provides tips on how to help people on the road to health as part of its community education outreach through its Blog. Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Attention all Hashtag using health foodies. Experient Health, the health insurance arm of the Virginia Farm Bureau, is looking for help in spreading the word about how easy it can be to eat healthy. In its latest post on its Blog, Experient Health published a list of suggested...

2014-03-27 16:24:14

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studio Center Total Production, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Seabolt to the position of Video Producer. Seabolt, a graduate of Frostburg State University and the Sheffield Institute of Recording Arts, has worked on projects for NBC, Lifetime, The Weather Channel, ABC and HGTV, to name just a few. He has also been involved in feature films, short films and music videos. An avid...

2014-03-27 12:33:22

Barry Law Firm Uses Fundable.com for Expansion Cash GREAT FALLS, Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Barry Law Firm Celebrates Groundbreaking Fundable Campaign Mikki Barry, CEO of Barry Law Firm, PC, a technology-based enterprise, announces the ramp-up of the company's "Fundable" campaign." Thought to be the first crowd-funding effort for building a law firm, Barry is confident that its time has come. Barry seeks to leverage the power of technology as a funding source that...

2014-03-26 12:29:43

RICHMOND, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To address the shortage of mental health professionals in Virginia, the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has launched two initiatives: A scholarship program to increase the number of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and a Continuing Medical Education Webinar for physicians and nurse practitioners who want to further develop their knowledge about prescribing behavioral health medicines. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner...

2014-03-26 08:23:46

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senior-level executives from Noranda, Novelis, Scepter, Inc. and the Aluminum Association will talk about trends in the aluminum industry during the Aluminum Association's spring meeting in San Antonio, TX - "The Power of Modern Metal." Following brief opening remarks, the executives will be available for a Q&A session. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130409/DC89871LOGO Following major recent announcements for the...

2014-03-25 23:36:36

Unique Collaboration to Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube Ottawa, Canada and London, UK (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The Rubik Learning Initiative (RLI), a global platform for revolutionary and engaging educational tools, programs and expertise that foster the development of creative and multilateral thinking, announced today Cubes In Space™, a no-cost global design competition for students aged 11-14 years old to develop STEM-based experiments for launch into space. The...

2014-03-25 16:28:09

Event to feature keynote remarks by Michael Chasen and Carly Fiorina HERNDON, Va., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Technology Innovations Committee, in partnership with Capital Business, will host Destination Innovation on April 2 at The Washington Post headquarters in downtown D.C. The event highlights technology advancements emerging from our region through an exhibition, networking, industry speakers and innovation pitches....


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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