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2014-03-21 16:23:34

BioInformatics LLC announces the release of their newest publication: Content Marketing and the Transformation of Life Science Marketing (14-005) ARLINGTON, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Content Marketing and the Transformation of Life Science Marketing (Report #14-005) Get free dataset with report purchase until April 14, 2014 (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140321/MN88396) REPORT OVERVIEW Life science marketers cannot stop talking about content marketing. What...

2014-03-21 12:22:58

Largest Restoration Project to Date in the First President's Home MOUNT VERNON, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials at George Washington's home, Mount Vernon, unveiled on March 21 the results of the most comprehensive room research and renovation effort in the 161-year history of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. The "New Room", the largest and grandest room in George Washington's Mansion, has taken on a new appearance and a new interpretation. To celebrate...

2014-03-21 12:21:09

- Majority of grants highlight African-American history and heritage programs in Virginia ORANGE, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the lifelong home of President James Madison, where as many as 300 enslaved African-Americans once lived and worked, Dominion announced grants totaling more than $500,000 to support diversity initiatives in 2014. The majority of those funds will help highlight African-American history and heritage programs across Virginia. "The work about to be done at...

2014-03-20 23:01:40

PHAB accreditation demonstrates achievement of high national standards Alexandria, Virginia (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) announced today it has awarded five-year accreditation status to nine public health departments. The decisions bring the number of governmental public health departments now recognized by PHAB as high-performing health departments to 31. PHAB is the independent organization that administers the national public health accreditation...

2014-03-20 20:21:49

Mike Fenton of Virginia Beach, Va has been honored with a recognition by HamptonRoads Magazine in its selection of "Five Star Real Estate Agents." VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the May, 2013 issue of HamptonRoads Magazine published by Vista Graphics, Inc.. Mike Fenton was selected for the following honor: "Five Star Real Estate Agents" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/DC87860 Mike Fenton...

2014-03-20 08:35:58

We First Met facilitates the transition from a digital experience to a personal relationship RESTON, Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We First Met has launched a unique online dating site encouraging users to organize groups and host events while broadcasting real-time conversation starters, posting date ideas, and sharing photos of their favorite interests. The groups and events, which are free to create, provide flexible options for singles to meet up in person with others who...

2014-03-20 08:35:45

The company is actively hiring to fill more than 300 positions to fuel its continued growth LAUREL, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Verizon Wireless announced plans to add more than 300 full-time positions in retail and customer care in Maryland, DC, and Virginia. Interested candidates may apply online by visiting the Verizon Wireless website at www.vzwcareers.com. The new positions offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care coverage that begins...

2014-03-19 23:28:56

Seventh Annual Report Identifies Custom Cloud Solutions Company as one of World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs) Vienna, Va. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Cetrom Information Technology, Inc. (Cetrom) has surfaced on Nine Lives Media’s seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). Cetrom, an industry-leading provider of custom cloud solutions that transform the way SMBs succeed, is...

2014-03-19 16:23:31

- Nationally renowned, Seattle-based Oncologist and Hematologist tapped to head nation's leading patient advocacy organizations - HAMPTON, Va., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) and National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) named F. Marc Stewart, MD as Incoming President of the organizations' Board of Directors. As President, Stewart will help both PAF and NPAF build upon their exponential growth and progress in solving health care...

2014-03-19 08:34:59

Company to provide voice and data network services worth up to $8.5 million WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a contract to provide voice, data network and telecommunications infrastructure services to the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Development Command in Quantico, Va., and the Marine Corps Barracks in Washington, D.C., that could be worth up to $8.5 million over the next two years....


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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