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PRESS RELEASE: Virginia Chamber Foundation Releases Blueprint Virginia 2030 Statewide Survey

June 10th, 2021

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the Virginia Chamber Foundation released a survey to ensure statewide representation for Virginia’s next policy-driven strategic plan, Blueprint Virginia 2030. As part of the development process, the Virginia Chamber Foundation invites members of the business, economic development, workforce, education, and housing communities, as well as other community representatives from across […]

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Vandeventer Black Partner Anne G. Bibeau honored as Virginia’s Go To Lawyer

June 9th, 2021

Norfolk, VA (June 8, 2021) – Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that partner and practice area leader, Anne G. Bibeau, has been included in Virginia Lawyers Weekly (VLW) “Virginia’s Go To Lawyers” group of honorees. According to VLW, this program recognizes leading lawyers in a particular field, and this second round focused on employment law. […]

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Recent Attack On World’s Largest Meat Supplier Shows Businesses Are Vulnerable To Ransomware

June 7th, 2021

A few weeks ago, details of the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack filled the news cycle, and by now, most people have heard about the latest ransomware attack to hit the news.  Brazil’s JBS S.A., the world’s largest meat processing company, was targeted this week by a ransomware attack that, according to reports, appeared to have […]

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PRESS RELEASE: 2021 Virginia Health Care Conference: Addressing the Needs of Our Workforce and Providing Greater Equity in Health Care

June 3rd, 2021

  RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the 2021 Virginia Health Care Conference concluded, with virtual participation of more than 300 Virginians from around the Commonwealth. This conference featured industry experts, physicians, and other health care professionals to discuss how we can look beyond the COVID-19 pandemic and make Virginia more economically competitive by addressing the […]

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New Law Degree Program Options for Averett Students through Partnership with Appalachian School of Law

May 27th, 2021

DANVILLE, Va. (May 26, 2021) – Averett University and Appalachian School of Law (ASL) are teaming up to help students seeking a law degree complete their education sooner. The new partnership agreement between the two institutions, made official at today’s signing event at Averett University in Danville, Va., consists of two pathways: a three-plus-three dual-degree […]

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Averett University Launches Accelerated Bachelor’s in Nursing Program in Hampton Roads

May 27th, 2021

NORFOLK, Va. (May 24, 2021) – Averett University is helping students find their calling within an in-demand industry with a new Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) degree program in Hampton Roads. The first cohort of students started May 3 at the new Averett School of Nursing ABSN Learning Center in Norfolk, Va. Averett’s […]

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Newly Formed Southern Virginia Motorsports Council Receives Grant from Virginia Tourism Corporation

May 26th, 2021

Funding Will Aid in Recovery Marketing to Help Bring Visitors Back to the State South Boston, Virginia – May 25, 2021 – Southern Virginia Motorsports Council (SVMC) has been awarded $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Recovery Marketing Leverage Program (RMLP) through a grant donation. As the state rebounds from the pandemic, the grant […]

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Vandeventer Black Attorney Receives Highest Chambers USA Ranking

May 26th, 2021

Norfolk, VA (May 26, 2021) –Vandeventer Black LLP partner William E. “Bill” Franczek has been listed as a “Band 1,” the highest recognition in construction law and alternative dispute resolution in the state by the Chambers USA 2021. This institution has previously recognized Bill as a Senior Statesman and Eminent Practitioner. “ I am honored […]

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By the Community, For the Community – Local Organizations Receive Funding from REC

May 26th, 2021

Fredericksburg, Va. – Due to the generosity of over 27,000 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) member-owners, 14 local organizations were recently awarded grants totaling more than $72,600. These awards were made possible because of the donations made to The Power of Change, REC’s member-funded charitable program. Through The Power of Change, REC member-owners can either round up […]

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Monitoring employee mental health makes sense for businesses

May 24th, 2021

As vaccinations roll out and cautious optimism begins to take hold, the health care industry is acutely aware that employees in industries across the nation continue to experience a heightened sense of anxiety and a range of emotions affecting their mental health. People are still dealing with concerns about job stability and family finances, as […]

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