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2014-10-30 23:16:51

In her retirement years, Martha Johnson has been able to indulge her passion for rocks by participating in an archeology site in Scotland that has proven to be older than Stonehenge. Suffolk, VA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Martha Johnson returned from Scotland to her home at Lake Prince Woods retirement community in early September and is set to go back next month. But Martha doesn't go as a tourist, she goes as a volunteer to an archeology site older than Stonehenge. Martha Johnson was...

2014-09-25 23:12:32

A recent art show at Lake Prince Woods retirement community featured paintings by residents in Assisted Living, many who began painting in their 80s and 90s. Suffolk, VA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The featured art work in a recent show at Lake Prince Woods retirement community were done by residents in Assisted Living. Many had never painted prior to attended art classes with instructor Lyn Snyder, herself a Lake Prince Woods resident. The majority of artists are in their 80s and 90s and...

2014-08-29 12:25:44

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbour Group has hired Bethany Woods as Director of Corporate Development, Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chairman and chief executive officer, announced today. "Bethany will be sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities for our company," Mr. Fox said. "It's a key role, and we're confident she'll deliver strong results. We've worked with her in the past and know her to be a consummate professional." Ms. Woods joins from Northern...

2014-07-02 23:13:28

Golf Author, Alex Davidson, today releases a new interview on the return of Tiger Woods to golf. In his interview, Mr. Davidson discusses Woods’ performance in his first game since undergoing surgery for a pinched nerve in his back and looks at what golfers can learn from how Woods played over the weekend - the interview is available in full at http://www.UltimateGolfAdvantage.com/interview-alex-davidson-talks-tiger-woods-return/ Manchester, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Golf...

2014-06-29 23:03:44

Lake Prince Woods retirement community has dedicated a labyrinth on their campus open to residents and the larger community for times of prayer and meditation. (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Lake Prince Woods retirement community in Suffolk, VA recently dedicated a labyrinth in a newly landscaped area on the campus. Director of Spiritual Life Rev. Dr. Woodie Rea explained that a labyrinth is often referred to as a "walking prayer". "Unlike a maze, this ancient spiritual symbol...

2014-05-21 23:12:47

LCDR Shaun Bellemare, USN, spoke to a men's group at Lake Prince Woods retirement community about naval aviation in preparation of the group's visit to Naval Air Station Oceana. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The visit from LCDR Shaun Bellemare, USN and Kelly Stirling, Public Affairs Officer, Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, was a trip down memory lane for many of the men attending the recent Men's Club Breakfast at Lake Prince Woods retirement community. With a large contingent of World...

2014-04-22 23:14:39

Lake Prince Woods retirement community held a fund raiser for their American Cancer Society Relay for Life team modeled after television's Cupcake Wars. Suffolk, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The frosting was flying recently as contestants vied for the top prize in Lake Prince Woods retirement community's Cupcake Wars. The event, open to the public, was a fundraiser for the Lake Prince Woods American Cancer Society's Relay for Life team. Modeled after the popular television...

2014-04-18 23:04:27

Woods’ President and CEO, Diana L. Ramsay, MPP, OTR, FAOTA, was recently awarded the Emerging Conservation Leader Award by the Philadelphia Zoo. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Woods’ President and CEO, Diana L. Ramsay, MPP, OTR, FAOTA, was recently awarded the Emerging Conservation Leader Award by the Philadelphia Zoo. This award recognizes individuals on a path toward leadership in conservation. In addition to her duties at Woods, Ramsay serves as a member of the Zoo’s...

2014-04-11 08:25:49

ROSWELL, Ga., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashton Woods USA L.LC. (the "Company") announced today that the Company's quarterly report for the period ended February 28, 2014 (the "Quarterly Report") will be posted on the Company's Intralinks site on Monday, April 14, 2014. The Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM EDT for the purposes of discussing the Quarterly Report and the Company's operating results for the period ended February 28, 2014....

2014-03-18 23:34:07

Lake Prince Woods retirement community will offer World War II veterans an opportunity to hear about Honor Flight Historic Triangle Virginia, an organization whose goal is to take every WWII veteran in Hampton Roads to the war memorials in Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Lake Prince Woods retirement community in conjunction with Medi Home Health will offer World War II veterans an opportunity to hear about Honor Flight Historic Triangle Virginia, an organization whose goal is to...


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2009-04-23 12:34:28

Granville T. Woods was an African American inventor. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 23, 1856 and died in New York on January 30, 1910. Woods devoted his life to discovering new ways of improving an array of things specific to the railroad industry. More than a dozen devices to improve electric railway cars were invented by Woods, as well as many more for controlling the flow of electricity. One of his most notable inventions was a system for advising the train engineer of how close...

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