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2014-05-08 16:24:39

LEESBURG, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families, students, and educators of BeanTree Learning in Northern Virginia donated more than 600 children's books to worthwhile organizations in Loudoun and Fairfax Counties to promote early literacy. Each year, the school promotes its Love of Literacy campaign to provide age-appropriate books for children from infants to teen. This year, Child Find in Loudoun and Fairfax Counties and the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia...

2014-05-07 23:12:33

David MacGillivray’s deep business expertise combined with the SHIFTPOINTS methodology will help clients achieve alignment and growth. http://www.shiftpoints.com/DavidMacGillivray Tysons Corner, Virginia (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 SHIFTPOINTS® (shiftpoints.com), a strategy consulting firm based in Tysons Corner, Va., announced today that David MacGillivray, has become a partner. In this role, David will serve as an authorized “value-added reseller” of SHIFTPOINTS programs and...

2014-05-07 23:12:18

Members of SteelMaster Buildings' Leadership Team recently traveled to Chantilly, Virginia to accept a Virginia Chamber of Commerce award recognizing the company as one of Virginia's Fantastic 50. It is the second time SteelMaster Buildings has won the award. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Virginia Chamber announced the names of fifty of the fastest growing Virginia companies at the nineteenth annual Virginia's FANTASTIC 50 Awards Banquet on May 1st at the...

2014-05-07 23:05:34

Deltek named a finalist in the sustainability category, for its environmental leadership and commitment to environmental excellence through outstanding and innovative sustainability practices. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, announced today it has been selected by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (Fairfax Chamber) as a finalist for the...

2014-05-05 23:00:12

Educator, administrator and champion for student achievement is chosen to inspire this year’s graduates at the 2014 Commencement ceremony while being presented with the college’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Largo, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Prince George’s Community College today announced that Dr. Kevin Maxwell will deliver the keynote address at the institution’s Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 22, 2014. In addition to this honor, Dr. Maxwell will receive the Distinguished...

2014-05-02 16:20:46

VA Chamber of Commerce 19th Annual "FANTASTIC 50" Awards Banquet ARLINGTON, Va., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington-based government professional services firm Millennium Corporation was honored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce at their annual "FANTASTIC 50" awards banquet. Millennium Corporation was presented with the Virginia Vanguard Award for the "Highest Growth Rate Overall of the Virginia Fantastic 50." The ceremony was held at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly, VA,...

2014-04-30 23:25:21

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states that homes in the region continue to sell quickly. Burke, VA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in March with homes continuing to sell at a quick pace. The Northern Virginia market includes the city of Alexandria, and Arlington, Fairfax,...

2014-04-29 08:37:44

- Five Joint Research Projects Underway - GAITHERSBURG, Md. and ADELPHI, Md., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, and the University System of Maryland announced today that the initial research collaboration between MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has been expanded to include the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The collaborators have also...

2014-04-23 23:16:52

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states that according to the latest market reports the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in February compared to the same month last year. Burke, VA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in February compared to...

2014-04-22 08:40:19

Visionary Alexandria Summit drives innovation and collaboration at Alexandria's urban science and technology campus in New York City NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), an approximately $9 billion total market capitalization real estate investment trust uniquely focused on clustering Class A assets in urban science and technology campuses located in the heart of centers of innovation, announced that the Alexandria Summit on...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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