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UMW and Stafford County Public Schools Awarded Planning Grant for Lab School

December 5th, 2022

Media Contacts: Amy Jessee, Executive Director of University Communications at UMW, ajessee@umw.edu or 540/654-1686 Sandra K. Osborn, Chief Communications Officer, Stafford County Public Schools, 540-658-6708 or osbornpeterssk@staffordschools.net The University of Mary Washington in partnership with Stafford County Public Schools has been awarded a College Partnership Laboratory School (Lab School) Planning Grant from the Virginia Department […]

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REC Supports Caroline County Parks & Rec

December 5th, 2022

Fredericksburg, Va. — The Caroline County Department of Public Works successfully completed renovations at the County’s Main Recreational Park and needed assistance with relocating an extra 35-foot flagpole to a prominent spot between the two ball fields. Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) linemen Mike Luck, Zach Smith, Zack Zelenick, Robert Bertram, Justin Perez and Kevin Johnson […]

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Averett University Introduces New Board Chair, First Woman of Color in Distinguished Position

December 5th, 2022

Averett University introduces its alumna and seven-year Trustee Dr. Annie Wimbish ’81 as Chair of the Averett Board of Trustees – the first woman of color to serve in the role. Wimbish has been a professional leader and educator across the South for nearly 40 years, serving in roles from teacher assistant to superintendent of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Business Leaders from Across Virginia Gather in Richmond for 2022 Virginia Economic Summit & Forum on International Trade

December 2nd, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Business Leaders from Across Virginia Gather in Richmond for 2022 Virginia Economic Summit & Forum on International Trade “Ensuring Virginia Competes to win in the National & Global Economy” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Hannah Emerson h.emerson@vachamber.com RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – This afternoon, the 2022 Virginia Economic Summit & Forum on International Trade, hosted by the […]

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The Breeden Company Hosts Grand Opening of The Lofts at Front Street, Firm’s New Luxury Apartment Community in Norfolk, Virginia

November 28th, 2022

irginia Beach, Va.—The Breeden Company, the nationally recognized Virginia Beach-based real estate development firm, announced the grand opening of their newest luxury multifamily asset, The Lofts at Front Street, in Norfolk, Virginia. The new community is set on the banks of the Elizabeth River/Intracoastal Waterway. City leaders and public figures joined The Breeden Company on […]

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Comcast Business Further Expands Fiber-Rich Broadband Network in Virginia to Hundreds More Businesses with $3 Million Investment

November 17th, 2022

Investment to Bring Comcast Business’ Advanced Solutions Including Internet Speeds up to 100 Gigabits  VIRGINIA – November 17, 2022 – Comcast Business today announced a $3 million investment to expand its smart, fast and reliable fiber-rich network in Charlottesville, Chesterfield, Fredericksburg, Reston, Sterling and Woodbridge, with plans to complete by the end of this year. […]

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George Mason University Launches Virginia’s First College of Public Health

November 17th, 2022

New interdisciplinary college will benefit the region and beyond by responding to the commonwealth’s public health and workforce needs. George Mason University announced today that it is launching the first and only College of Public Health in the Commonwealth of Virginia to meet the critical growing need for skilled, interdisciplinary health professionals and research across the state. Peterson […]

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Boys Home receives $25,000 in November Match Funding

November 17th, 2022

For the third year in a row, Boys Home of Virginia has qualified to receive a $25,000 matching grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund. Any online donation made through www.givetoboyshome.org  from $1 to $500 will be matched 1:1 in the month of November. This year they are offering a special 2:1 match for online […]

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KATRINA P. JEDAMSKI JOINS THE LAW FIRM OF FLORA PETTIT IN ITS HARRISONBURG OFFICE

November 17th, 2022

Flora Pettit is pleased to announce that Katrina P. Jedamski has joined the law firm as an attorney in its Harrisonburg office. Katrina concentrates her law practice in business law, real estate, estate planning and estate administration. She graduated summa cum laude in 2022 from the Washington and Lee University School of Law, where she […]

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American Woodmark announces $65 million investment to expand capacity in North Carolina and Monterrey, Mexico

November 15th, 2022

WINCHESTER, Va. (October 18, 2022) – American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ: AMWD) will increase its stock kitchen and bath cabinet capacity for east coast markets. The project will represent a total expected capital investment of approximately $65 million over the next two years and result in the creation of more than 500 new jobs. The Company […]

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