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Nonprofits: Funds Available through REC’s The Power of Change

February 6th, 2023

Fredericksburg, Va.—Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) invites nonprofits to apply for funding from The Power of Change. The deadline to apply for the latest round of funding is Feb. 10. Twice a year, The Power of Change supports organizations in REC’s service area who need funding for their initiatives. REC members support The Power of Change […]

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UMW President Troy Paino Wins National Award for Student-Centered Work

February 6th, 2023

Students, families, alumni, faculty and staff at the University of Mary Washington have long recognized President Troy D. Paino’s commitment to their work, well-being and success. Now his dedication on campus has earned national acclaim, with NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education selecting Paino to receive the 2023 President’s Award. “He is, above all, a […]

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Boys Home Playground Project 2023

February 1st, 2023

Boys Home is currently seeking funds to build a modern, large playground structure for the young men who call Boys Home of Virginia their home. This playground will be used in physical education classes at the Boys Home School. Scientific studies show that play for children builds imagination and creativity, promotes physical fitness, fosters cognitive […]

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ELIZABETH “LIZ” C. SOUTHALL JOINS FLORA PETTIT IN ITS CHARLOTTESVILLE OFFICE

February 1st, 2023

Flora Pettit is pleased to announce that Elizabeth C. Southall has joined the law firm as an attorney in its Charlottesville office. Liz has practiced law in Charlottesville since 2015, following a judicial clerkship in the 13ᵗʰ Judicial Circuit of Virginia. Liz focuses her practice on litigation in the areas of family law, real estate, […]

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Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PLAN

January 25th, 2023

                                      PLAN FOCUSES ON ACTIONS TO ENCOURAGE BUSINESS GROWTH [DANVILLE, VA] – The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce is launching a four-year strategic plan designed to focus on the organization’s mission to support and engage business […]

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A Breeden Company Apartment Community Wins Top National Designation for the Third Year in a Row

January 25th, 2023

Virginia Beach, Va.—The Breeden Company, the nationally recognized Virginia Beach-based real estate development firm, announced today that Parkside at Charles Street, a Breeden Class-A multifamily asset in Newport News, Virginia, has once again been designated by J Turner Research as one of the nation’s top Online Reputation Assessment (ORA) ranked communities. J Turner Research is […]

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REC Donates Parade Prize Money to Food Pantry in Orange

January 19th, 2023

Fredericksburg, Va.—Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) recently donated $500 to the Love Outreach Food Pantry of Orange County. The money represented the cash prize REC received for winning first place in the Town of Orange Holiday Parade. REC coordinated with the Rotary Club of Orange County, which awarded the prize, to ensure the money went to […]

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FLORA PETTIT ELECTS CHRISTOPHER R. TATE AND THOMAS B. GLADIN AS NEW SHAREHOLDERS

January 19th, 2023

Flora Pettit proudly announces that Christopher R. Tate and Thomas B. Gladin were elected as shareholders of the firm effective January 1, 2023. Chris focuses his practice on commercial litigation and construction law. He has handled numerous trials and appeals in federal and state court, in matters involving partnership and shareholder disputes, breach of contract, […]

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In 2023, Positive Leadership Is Mission Critical

January 12th, 2023

Ainsley MacLean Forbes Councils Member Forbes Technology Council Jan 6, 2023,09:00am EST Ainsley MacLean, MD, is Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente. GETTY There’s no denying that the deck these past two years has seemed stacked against employers in almost every industry. Between the Great Resignation, quiet quitting, and […]

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ECONOMIST TO SPEAK ABOUT DAN RIVER REGION AT Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce ANNUAL MEETING

January 10th, 2023

MEETING WILL UNVEIL CHAMBER’S STRATEGIC PLAN AND INTRODUCE LEADERSHIP FOR 2023 [DANVILLE, VA] – The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Meeting of the Membership on January 25, 2023, at 7:30 a.m. at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. Sonya Ravindranath Waddell, vice president and economist for regional and community […]

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