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Vandeventer Black’s Sterling Elected to the Barrier Islands Center Board of Directors

January 20th, 2022

Norfolk, VA (January 19, 2021) – Vandeventer Black is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Michael L. Sterling, was elected to the Barrier Islands Center (BIC) Board of Directors. According to the organization, the BIC’s mission is to “preserve and perpetuate the unique culture and history of Virginia’s Barrier Islands through education and the collection and interpretation of […]

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Embassy of Canada to the United States Seeking Applications

January 20th, 2022

Honorary Consul Position: The Embassy of Canada in Washington D.C is seeking applications from interested parties to serve as Canada’s Honorary Consul in Richmond, Virginia. Details: Honorary Consuls provide an additional resource on the ground, extending the reach of Canada’s diplomatic mission network to advance the country’s national interests in the United States. In the […]

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Governor Announces UMW Board of Visitors Appointments

January 20th, 2022

The Virginia Governor’s Office announced today the appointment of two Mary Washington alumnae – Kerri S. Barile ’94 of Fredericksburg and Lisa Errickson Henry ’96 of Stafford County – to UMW’s Board of Visitors. Barile, who holds nearly three decades of experience in historic preservation, architectural history, historic research and archaeology, is the owner and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Fred D. Thompson, Jr., of Thompson Hospitality, Elected Chairman of Virginia Chamber Board of Directors

January 18th, 2022

RICHMOND, VA – Moments ago, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) elected Fred D. Thompson, Jr. to serve as the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors during the Chamber’s Annual Meeting held today, in Richmond, Virginia. Since joining the Chamber’s Board of Directors in 2015, Fred has served as a member of the Chamber’s […]

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Franczek Selected as a Member of the “Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame” for 2022

January 17th, 2022

Norfolk, VA (January 12, 2022) – Vandeventer Black partner, William E. Franczek, was selected by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as part of the ‘Hall of Fame’ honorees for 2022. According to the publication, this prestigious award is given to attorneys with outstanding career accomplishments and their significant contributions to the development of the law, the bar, […]

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Opinion: Providing reliable child care options will serve Virginia’s future

January 11th, 2022

Opinion: Providing reliable child care options will serve Virginia’s future By BARRY DUVAL and MIKE PETTERS We’re nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and too many families across Virginia remain unable to find quality, affordable child care. While these challenges predate the pandemic, unprecedented staffing shortages, limited operating hours, fewer program slots, and costly public health regulations […]

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FLORA PETTIT ELECTS SCOTT M. RANEY AS NEW SHAREHOLDER

January 10th, 2022

Flora Pettit proudly announces that Scott M. Raney was elected a shareholder of the firm effective January 1, 2022. Scott concentrates his practice on commercial real estate, finance and development. He represents developers, contractors, builders, business owners, lenders, borrowers, landlords, and tenants providing effective and efficient representation in connection with a broad range of transactions […]

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Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2022 Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia

January 10th, 2022

Norfolk, VA (January 5, 2022) –Attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been recognized as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia for 2022. This distinction is a peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in their specialty. “We feel very proud of our legal team accomplishments for the high […]

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For Over a Year, GTL has Provided Free Weekly Communication Options to Incarcerated Individuals—Program Set to Expand

January 10th, 2022

Individuals at all GTL customer facilities can connect with loved ones during the upcoming holiday season and beyond FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Dec. 21, 2021 – GTL announced that the company will expand the permanent free communications program it started over one year ago. GTL’s program provides individuals at all customer facilities with either a […]

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Averett announces addition of men’s, women’s indoor/outdoor track & field

January 10th, 2022

DANVILLE, Va. — Averett University announced Friday the addition of varsity men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field programs, which will begin competition during the 2022-23 academic year. The addition of men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field expands Averett’s number of varsity NCAA programs to 21 in addition to the […]

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