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2014-09-22 08:34:08

AIST website, designed and developed by American Technology Services, recognized out of 1500 entries FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS(®)) announced today that its client, the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), was selected out of over 1,500 entries from 40 countries to receive an Outstanding Website WebAward for its member-facing website. The WebAward program, governed by the Web Marketing Association, is...

2014-09-19 23:05:58

New articles on SeniorsGuideOnline.com and HomeCareChoice.com help readers find the right home health care agency and suggest asking the provided questions Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 In their latest article to help seniors and their families find affordable home care options, Seniors Guide has published, “Questions for Home Health Care Agencies” on http://www.HomeCareChoice.com - their website for finding Home Care and Hospice at-home services in Virginia, North...

2014-09-19 12:23:54

Residents and visitors will be able to watch compelling cable programming on TCN- The Comcast Network throughout the month of September. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Richmond, Virginia holds a valuable place in American history. It is home to many of the most important battlegrounds and cemeteries which are important to the nation's birth. History and military buffs will be thrilled with all there is to offer in the beautiful city. It is ranked third by...

2014-09-18 23:12:25

The short stay rehabilitation unit at Warwick Forest’s “The Gardens” opened following a study that indicated it could help improve clinical outcomes, reducing the number of patients readmitted to the hospital after discharge. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure patients avoid returning to the hospital after getting discharged, Riverside Health System is pleased to announce it has opened a 24-bed pulmonary care rehabilitation unit at...

2014-09-18 23:11:53

Mindbender opens at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, September 27. Museum guests enter the puzzling world of brainteasers and interactive challenges in this mind-boggling exhibition. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Mindbender opens at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, September 27. This wonderfully puzzling world of brainteasers and interactive challenges is guaranteed to test your brain power. Can you balance 14 nails on the head of a single nail? Can you...

2014-09-18 23:05:52

ARDX provides unique internship opportunities for rising high-school seniors in Norfolk, Virginia through the START program. This innovative program, now in its 7th year, provides students with real-world work experiences to help them make good business decisions in the future. Norfolk, Virginia (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 “Awesome” is the way Emily W. describes her experience in the START (Smart Teens Accepting Responsibility Today) Internship Program at ARDX (http://www.ardx.net)....

2014-09-18 23:03:45

The NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative has provided tools and resources to match military veterans with jobs, internships, mentorships and certifications since its Aug. 2013 launch. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, is celebrating the one year anniversary of the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and its efforts to connect veterans to employment opportunities in Virginia's technology...

2014-09-18 20:22:57

NCQA ranks KPMAS #13 health plan in America ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) ranked Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States the #1 health plan in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. The NCQA Health Insurance Plan Rankings initiative is a comprehensive and independent comparison that assesses 507 health plans nationally. The data from NCQA's Private Health Insurance Plan Rankings...

2014-09-18 16:27:41

HIGHLAND, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis (JKTG) Foundation announced over $100K in awards to support the next generation of health policy research and promote better healthcare for patients. Five graduate researchers in the field of health policy and administration at The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Virginia, the University of North Carolina, and Old Dominion University received Dissertation Support Grants (DSGs)...

2014-09-18 16:22:25

- Redemption of NYSE-listed $5.00 Dividend Preferred Stock RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Electric and Power Company (Virginia Power), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), announced that it is notifying holders of its preferred stock of its plans to redeem all shares of each outstanding series of preferred stock. The redemption date of the preferred stock is Oct. 20, 2014. The shares to be redeemed include the company's $5.00 Dividend Preferred...


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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