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2014-01-22 16:20:18

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Linda Hudson, president and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc., will headline the organization's Titans breakfast event on Jan. 30, 2014, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner. During the event, Hudson will share insights from her years of leadership in the defense industry and will discuss the importance of strengthening the nation's science,...

2014-01-15 23:25:08

Kristen Snow recently joined Frederick County Bank (FCB) as Vice President, Commercial Lending. Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Kristen Snow recently joined Frederick County Bank (FCB) as Vice President, Commercial Lending. FCB President and CEO Marty Lapera said, “We are very excited to welcome Kristen as a valuable addition to our Frederick County Bank team. She has a solid understanding of the needs of our target markets and is dedicated to providing excellent customer...

2013-12-20 23:01:03

Many families living in Manassas and surrounding communities in need of Adult Day Healthcare support, may not be aware that almost ten years ago the former Marsteller Middle School was converted to support several extension ministries of Manassas Baptist Church including an Adult Day Healthcare Center – Hearth and Home. Located between the Manassas Baptist Church and Prince William Medical Center on Sudley Road, Hearth and Home is currently planning on expanding its support to the...

2013-12-03 23:32:08

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia Real estate company, states the Northern Virginia real estate market continued to experience many positive trends in October compared to the same month last year. Burke, VA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market continued to experience many positive trends in October compared to the same month last...

2013-11-23 23:01:26

IT Association Pulls Together to Provide Food Donations to Hillcrest Elementary (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Tech Frederick, a peer group for local individuals in the IT Industry, was recently tasked with collecting food donations for holiday dinners to assist some families at Hillcrest Elementary School who recently had their food supplements reduced as a result of cut backs by the Government. There was a concern that some students and their families wouldn’t be able to have Thanksgiving...

2013-10-11 23:01:03

Alberto Parada Trunk Show will be held at Midtown Jewelers this month. A percentage of sales will be donated to the March of Dimes organization. Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Reston jeweler, Midtown Jewelers, is partnering with the March of Dimes to raise funds for the organization. Midtown Jewelers will be hosting an exclusive trunk show featuring the designs of Alberto Parada. The trunk show will be held at Midtown Jewelers on October 24th, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The first 75...

2013-10-07 23:00:09

Award-Winning Of the Student, By the Student, For the Student ® Service-Learning Project Launches for Battle of Wilderness Civil War 150th Commemoration Waterford, Va (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Throughout the upcoming school year, seventh-grade students at two schools in Orange County, Virginia will partake in a different way of learning about history that took place right in their own community. They will be participating in the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership’s...

2013-10-01 23:31:03

CertaPro Painters of Loudoun is happy to have Gary Cobb return to the organization as the new General Manager. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Gary Cobb is a local professional, in Northern Virginia and Loudoun County. His return to work with CertaPro Painters of Loudoun is a great benefit to the company, as he brings a high level of experience, connections, and expertise to the already stellar reputation of this painting company. Gary has a background in software development,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.