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Averett Education Students Present First-ever Local History Units to Museum

May 13th, 2021

Six juniors from the Averett University Department of Education presented local history units to the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History (DMFAH) Tuesday, May 4. Each unit is a plastic storage bin containing educational resources for students and teachers. Students Morgan Jones, Jordan Bennett, Kaitlyn Ritchie, Morgann Dills, Makayla Woods and Sarah Toothman, created […]

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UMW Offers Free Course to All: ‘Life After COVID’

May 13th, 2021

Building on the enthusiastic response to last year’s COVID-19 in Context course, the University of Mary Washington is offering another free, open-to-all series in June. Life After COVID, delivered to homes, backyards and porches via Zoom and YouTube, will run Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 1 to July 1. “We view opportunities such as the Life After COVID course as part […]

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Richard Howard-Smith Elected Governing Council Virginia State Bar 16th Judicial Circuit

May 13th, 2021

Flora Pettit congratulates Richard Howard-Smith on his election to the governing Council of the Virginia State Bar (VSB) for the 16th Judicial Circuit for a three-year term.  The 16th Judicial Circuit encompasses the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Madison, Greene, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Goochland, Louisa, Orange and Culpeper.  The VSB was created in 1938 […]

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Mark T. Coberly Included in the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame Class of 2021

May 6th, 2021

Norfolk, VA (May 6, 2021) – Vandeventer Black partner, Mark T. Coberly, was recently recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as part of the ‘Hall of Fame’ honorees. According to the publication, this prestigious award is given to attorneys with outstanding career accomplishments, as well as for their significant contributions to the development of the law, […]

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WGU Regional VP Rebecca Watts Op-Ed: Expanding Access to Higher Education for Virginia’s Economic Recovery

May 6th, 2021

If Virginia’s workforce is to respond to the ever-changing needs of business and industry and if employers are to provide thriving-wage jobs that allow individuals to advance in chosen career paths, there is work to do. Though Virginia has slowly been regaining jobs lost to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unemployment rate for February (5.2%) […]

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Virginia International Raceway Announces Race Sponsorship Packages, Company day, and VIP Ticket Opportunities

May 5th, 2021

Member opportunities Include the following: Company Day Packages Event Branding Event Sponsorship GA Tickets Advanced Ticket VIP Tickets & Pit Access (No Suites at VIR) Click here to learn more.

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Free Webinar on Cultivating a Cannabis Business Under Virginia’s New Marijuana Laws

May 5th, 2021

This webinar will discuss Virginia’s legalization of marijuana and what entrepreneurs need to know about the legal framework of the state’s newest industry. We will provide an overview of the legislation, what is currently known about the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority and licensing, and general considerations for new businesses in Virginia. MAY 11, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Microsoft Teams Complimentary Webinar […]

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Virginia Beach Public Safety Agencies, Human Services Department, VB Psych Center Come Together to Form Opioid Treatment Program

May 3rd, 2021

Virginia Beach, VA – More people died from drug overdoses than deaths by automobile accidents or gun violence in Virginia in recent years, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health. Opioid overdose deaths were at their highest on record in 2020 with a total of at least 1,909 while 103 of those deaths […]

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NWFCU Foundation Increases Annual Food Drive Collections by Nearly 25% to 41K+ Items

May 3rd, 2021

  Herndon, Va. (April 30, 2021) – NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its annual Food for Kids Drive from February1-March 31 in partnership with Giant Food to collect non-perishable food items for at-promise children. The Foundation received almost 42,000 food items and several thousand dollars in donations from generous […]

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Virginia Community Engagement Day – Webinar about programs and services for Individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind or Have Difficulty Speaking

April 28th, 2021

Join us for a virtual Community Engagement webinar on Thursday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. ET to learn more about programs and services for individuals who are Deaf, hard of hearing, DeafBlind or have difficulty speaking to connect to the community. Presentations and updates by: Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Virginia […]

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