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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
On Tuesday, November 27th at 6:30 p.m., #GivingTuesday, Richfield Living will be hosting all to express gratefulness for special people in their lives, and to take part in the illumination of a 20-foot-tall tree during its annual event – A Celebration of Life and Lights. The “Tree of Life & Lights” will remain illuminated during the holiday season in the center of campus.  Lights on the tree ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, November 16, 2018
The U. S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Disaster Assistance offers low interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, non-profit organizations to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery & equipment, inventory and business assets damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster. See the attached Fact Sheet for details. Apply at one ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 15, 2018
The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm secured rankings in 26 practice areas, including 18 rankings as Metropolitan Tier 1, which is the highest tier for regional recognition. The firm’s list of rankings can be found below and also here.  Metropolitan Tier 1 ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 15, 2018
In a joint ceremony held today at Woods Rogers’s Roanoke office, the Board of Directors of The Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley accepted the firm’s 2018 contribution, marking a total of $100,000 the firm has given to the organization since 2004.    “I can think of no better way to close out our 125th year of business than to support this important group and the work it does in providing ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
A unique collaboration between the Rescue Mission and Goodwill is helping people who are unemployed and struggling to find and keep employment to enter or re-enter the workforce. Orvis is one company that is benefitting.  “We have been very pleased with the partnership between the Rescue Mission, Goodwill and Orvis,” says Orvis Human Resources Manager Emily Smith. “The program has been easy to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 12, 2018
“Weird Al” Yankovic has just announced the dates for his 2019 Strings Attached tour - a high-energy, rock and comedy show featuring costumes, props, a video wall, and - for the first time - a full orchestra. For his 2018 Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, Weird Al wanted to reward his hardcore fans with an intimate, scaled-down show that showcased a rotating set list of ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 12, 2018
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer is pleased to announce the sale of 5400 Fallowater Lane in Roanoke, Virginia.  VFP, Inc. purchased the 46,946 square foot two-story, class A office building situated on 6.0 acres from CoxCom, LLC for $4,450,000 as an investment, and leasing a portion of the building back to Cox Communications while using the remainder as its own offices.Kent Roberts, CCIM and Norman ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Sue Moore Ranson, founder and CEO of Good Samaritan Hospice in Roanoke, Virginia, will retire the end of this year.  Good Sam, as it is fondly referred to, was the first Medicare-certified hospice to serve the Roanoke Valley (licensed in March 1992) and remains the only non-profit, community based hospice in the area.   “I vividly remember March 9, 1992,” says Ranson.  “The day our hospice ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Aaron Housh has been named CEO of the only non-profit, community-based hospice serving the Roanoke & New River Valley areas of Virginia.  As the organization’s founder, Sue Moore Ranson, prepares to retire at the end of 2018, Housh becomes only the third CEO in the organization’s history.  Housh was born and raised in a small town in central Texas. He earned a Bachelor’s of Art in Political ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, November 08, 2018
All four LewisGale Regional Health System hospitals received top grades from The Leapfrog Group – a national nonprofit healthcare ratings organization – for meeting and exceeding measures designed to ensure patient safety, it was announced today.   Leapfrog’s process assigns letter grades of A through F to hospitals nationwide annually based on their performance in preventing medical errors, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Valley View Mall is proud to announce Santa Claus is returning to Santa’s Workshop, located inside the Barnes & Noble entrance, at Southwest Virginia's premier shopping destination this holiday season. The big red guy will arrive on Saturday, November 10th for photo opportunities children of all ages. Santa will also be joined by the Leonard Bear-stein Orchestra, a signature holiday activation ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
CowanPerry PC is honored to be named one of U.S. News and Best Lawyers Best Law Firms in 2019. From U.S. News – Best Lawyers®U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the ninth consecutive year, collaboratively announce the release of the "Best Law Firms" rankings.Firms included in the 2019 Edition of "Best Law Firms" are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 02, 2018
Will Karbach, CEO of The Branch Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ernie Caldwell as a member of Governor Ralph Northam’s Build Virginia Advisory Board.  Ernie is the President of G. J. Hopkins, Inc., a mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC service contractor headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia and a subsidiary of The Branch Group.  Under Ernie’s leadership G. J. Hopkins has ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 01, 2018
The Virginia law firm of Johnson, Ayers & Matthews, P.L.C., is pleased to announce its Tier 1 ranking in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list awarded by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®.  Additionally, seven of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.  Those named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America® list are: - Ronald M. Ayers - Eminent Domain and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
OpX Solutions, a Roanoke-based performance improvement company that helps clients pursue operational excellence through process improvement and leadership development, is proud to announce the following new staff members:  Lois James has joined OpX Solutions as a Sales & Leadership Development Associate. Lois has 28+ years’ business and management experience in the financial, customer service, ...read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy. It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set in a real working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. The multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes sings everything – pub tunes, folk, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Brown Edwards is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Newport News practice of Dixon Hughes Goodman effective October 31, 2018. DHG Partners Hugh Barlow and Leslie Roberts along with most of the staff located in Newport News will become part of the Brown Edwards team and a significant number of DHG’s clients are expected to transition to Brown Edwards.    As Brown Edwards has a ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
Winning NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” at just 12-years old by the most votes for a final performance in the history of the show, singer/ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer impresses audiences across the country with her sweetheart disposition and undeniable, show-stopping talent beyond her years. Accompanied by her musical friends including a divaesque rabbit: Petunia, a shy and soulful mouse: Oscar ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, October 22, 2018
LewisGale Regional Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Lance Jones, MHA, FACHE, as CEO and market president, effective December 1, 2018. Jones has over 18 years of healthcare experience, beginning his career in rehabilitation services, and serving as chief operating officer and chief executive officer for hospitals in New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, and Tennessee. Jones ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for children, today announced the first-ever PBS KIDS Live! touring stage show: PBS KIDS Live! Really BIG tiny Adventure, presented by Zappos Adaptive. The live-action theatrical experience designed to support science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) based learning, offers families a live-action musical along with a pre-show lobby ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Caley A. DeGroote has joined the firm’s Roanoke office as an associate on the Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice teams, and will assist with complex litigation matters. Before joining Gentry Locke, DeGroote researched criminal and civil legal issues in preparation for hearings and trials as a law clerk for the Twenty-third ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 08, 2018
The Virginia Health Care Association and Virginia Center for Assisted Living is the state’s largest association for long term care providers. Their membership encompasses 345 nursing centers and assisted living communications across the Commonwealth. Each year, they host an annual conference and awards ceremony to honor those who have been nominated by their peers as superior caregivers, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 04, 2018
LewisGale Regional Health System announced today it is acquiring Salem based Virginia Orthopaedic effective October 1. The new entity will be named LewisGale Physicians – Virginia Orthopedics, as nine of Virginia Orthopaedic’s 10 providers will remain with the new organization. “Virginia Orthopaedic has been a pillar in the community since 1999 and enjoys a strong, excellent reputation ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Presented by Food for the Hungry, the tour will kick off on November 29th in Roanoke, VA and make stops in Orlando, Lafayette, and San Antonio before wrapping in Austin, TX on December 16th.  Joining Lauren will be Americana duo The War and Treaty. Tickets for The Behold Christmas Tour will go on sale Friday, September 28th and can be purchased at www.HometownBankTix.com, at Berglund Center Box ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer is pleased to announce the sale of the former Roanoke Printing Company building located at 409 & 411 First Street SW in Roanoke, Virginia.   Cherney Development Company purchased the 16,528 square foot building from Roanoke Printing Company, Inc. for $675,000 as an investment.   Boyd Johnson of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
A COMMITMENT TO HIRE AND RETAIN VETERANSAs of August 2018, Branch Group and operating companies are now a Virginia Values Veterans V3-Certified company. They will be focusing their hiring and retention efforts to specifically hire and retain veterans.  “We believe that veterans, including guardsmen and reservists, do and will continue to play an essential role in the building of a competent ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, September 14, 2018
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer is pleased to announce the sale of the Heironimus building located at 401 S. Jefferson Street in the core of Downtown Roanoke, Virginia.   The Monument Companies purchased the property from Blue Eagle Partnership, LLC at an undisclosed price. The Heironimus building is one of the last and largest remaining redevelopment opportunities in Roanoke’s Downtown ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, September 12 at 10 AM and will be available at HomeTownBankTix.com, at the venue Box Office, and by phone at 1-877-HTB-TIXNow. From his rural Texas roots, cutting his chops on his father’s Country-Western record collection, to the small Baptist church where he was first compelled by congregational singing, and now in his current position as the definitive ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, August 27, 2018
The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that David R. Berry has joined the firm’s Roanoke office as an associate. Berry will practice on the Commercial Litigation team, helping clients to resolve complex business disputes.Before joining Gentry Locke, Berry served for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Donald W. Lemons, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 20, 2018
Thirty-nine Woods Rogers attorneys from across Virginia are included on the 2019 list of The Best Lawyers in America©. Best Lawyers® announces its annual list after conducting thorough research surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their peers. Recognition in Best Lawyers is considered a significant honor by both legal professionals and their clients.This year, more than half of ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 20, 2018
The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that 21 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (2019 edition), a national legal ranking. Attorneys were nominated by their peers and recognized for their outstanding professional achievement in numerous legal practice areas, including appellate, banking and finance law, bet-the-company ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 20, 2018
Congratulations to our following attorneys who have been named 2018 Best Lawyers® in America: James K. Cowan, Jr. – Employment Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor and Employment   David E. Perry – Employment Benefits (ERISA Law), Real Estate Law and Tax Law   Douglas W. Densmore – Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Over the last four years, G.J. Hopkins has seen a steadily rising influx of apprentices join its ranks. According to the company’s President, Ernie Caldwell, the numbers have climbed from an average of five or six apprentices in 2014 to thirty-one in 2018. He attributes this leap to a key change the company made to its apprenticeship program in 2015: paying apprentices upfront.   Hopkins’ ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, August 16, 2018
THE POST-ACQUISITION STRATEGY With the acquisition of L.A. Lacy, The Branch Group, Inc. is expanding its Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing operations. This initiative required providing its MEP companies, G.J. Hopkins and L.A. Lacy, with the resources they need to expand in both existing and new markets.NEW OPPORTUNITIES, NEW ROLE Tim Wheeler, a former member of the Branch and Associates ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has been selected as the exclusive commercial leasing representative for the Heironimus building located at 401 S. Jefferson Street in Roanoke, Virginia. John K. Nielsen, exclusive representative comments, “We are extremely excited to continue to work on this redevelopment project as we commence pre-leasing activities. The Monument Company is creating unique ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
LewisGale Imaging Center on Brambleton Avenue was recently awarded the prestigious Attributes for Patient Excellence (APEX) Quality Award for patient satisfaction, marking the fourth year in a row the facility and staff have won the award and recognizing the facility as the only imaging center in Virginia earning the distinction this year. This national award recognizes outstanding healthcare ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 06, 2018
INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) announces the release of its 2018 annual financial performance analysis and ranking of the nation’s largest public accounting firms. Roanoke, Virginia based Brown Edwards is among the group of the nation’s top 100 firms again this year, moving up four spots to #95. With the move up the list, Brown Edwards is now one of the largest locally owned firms in Virginia ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 23, 2018
Southwest Virginia Ballet, now celebrating its 28th season, has made the annual production of The Nutcracker a holiday tradition for families and visitors to the Roanoke Valley. Featuring a cast of 150 performers that represent over 15 dance schools from the Roanoke Valley and beyond, the ballet continues to delight audiences of all ages year after year. Cast members drawn from the community ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Governor Ralph Northam today announced the launch of the Regional Cyber Security Workshop Series focused on building partnerships with local governments on cyber security. Hosted by the Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, the workshop series commenced this month and will include seven meetings across the Commonwealth, concluding at the end of August.   The purpose ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Smyth Companies, a leader in the printing and packaging industry, has invested $6.5 million in new equipment at its printing operation in the Town of Bedford in Bedford County. The company, which acquired Bedford’s Piedmont Label Company in 1998, has purchased and installed a KBA Litho press and a new Comco roll-fed press. Smyth Companies will receive ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Today, Governor Ralph Northam announced that the Virginia Lottery completed its best year ever, with record sales of $2.14 billion and profits topping $600 million for the first time. The news was delivered at the Lottery Board’s quarterly meeting held in Richmond today. Virginia’s Constitution requires that all Virginia Lottery profits be deposited in the Lottery Proceeds Fund, from which the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine and Congressman Bob Goodlatte announced $750,000 in federal funding to help the Roanoke Regional Airport Commissionbring new non-stop service from Roanoke Regional Airport to Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, Denver, Colorado, and/or Detroit, Michigan. The Commission can use the funds for a revenue guarantee, a marketing program, and fee waivers. This effort ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Monday, July 09, 2018
We’re excited to tell you about a milestone event in the storied, nearly 100-year-old history of BB&T Insurance Services. On June 25, we will begin doing business under the name “McGriff Insurance Services.” The McGriff name comes from our affi liate, McGriff, Seibels & Williams. We decided to leverage the equity of this name, one with a sterling reputation in the risk management and employee ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Monday, July 09, 2018
Berglund Center is pleased to announce the return of indoor arena football and welcomes the Virginia Iron Horses to Roanoke in the spring of 2019. The National Gridiron League (NGL) will debut a new spring indoor football league in twelve U.S. cities in March, 2019. Roanoke’s team, the Virginia Iron Horses, will play its first home game in the spring of 2019.   The NGL was founded in 2017 as a ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, June 28, 2018
This program offers leaders comprehensive training focused on developing skills necessary for navigating 21st century challenges and opportunities. Participants attend class once a month from August 2018 to March 2019 and participate in four, one-on-one coaching sessions. "I learned many tips to apply to specific work situations and now understand communication styles with difficult ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Amy Woods DNP, RN, has been named the new Chief Nursing Officer at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery. Most recently, Woods served as Interim Chief Nursing Officer at LewisGale Hospital Alleghany and was previously the Associate Chief Nursing Officer at LewisGale Medical Center. “I’m thrilled to be back home,” Woods said, “and once again making a difference in patients’ lives in the New River Valley ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 25, 2018
Vistar Eye Center is proud to welcome back ophthalmologist and Roanoke-native, Dr. Stuart Tims, following his 7-day trip to Central America with the Eradicating Cataracts Honduras Outreach Foundation (ECHO). Dr. Tims returned June 15th after he and his team helped perform 150 sight-restoring cataract surgeries and 3 corneal transplants for the people of Honduras. His team, called a brigade, was ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Chesapeake, VA – Cox Communications recently announced that Margaret-Hunter Wade has been named director of public affairs for Virginia. Wade will provide strategic direction and oversight for Cox Virginia’s media relations, strategic alliances and community affairs. “To fill this important role from within is an exciting testament to our Virginia talent and to Margaret-Hunter’s outstanding work ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 11, 2018
Virginia Business Systems (VBS), headquartered in Richmond, VA, was named one of the most Generous Companies.  The list, compiled by Richmond BizSense, highlights the extensive donations of Richmond’s various businesses.  This philanthropic side to the Richmond Business Market highlights over 50 companies, either locally based or out-of-town firms with local operations.  VBS ranked at number 15, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, June 01, 2018
Kathryn A. Poe has joined Johnson, Ayers & Matthews, PLC, as an Associate of the firm. Poe earned her Juris Doctor from the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University in 2017. While at Dickinson, she served as a member of the Trial Advocacy Board and as an Advocate and Coach for the National Environmental Law Moot Court Team. She holds a B.A. cum laude from Randolph-Macon College, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Governor Ralph Northam announced today that Virginia’s tourism revenues reached $25 billion in 2017, a 4.4 percent increase over 2016. In 2017, tourism in Virginia supported 232,000 jobs—an increase of 1.1 percent compared to 2016. The tourism industry also provided $1.73 billion in state and local revenue, an increase of 2.8 percent compared to 2016. The travel industry is the fifth largest ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Jefferson College of Health Sciences Education Foundation hosted the fourth annual Be Exceptional Luncheon on May 22, 2018 in the Ballroom at the Patrick Henry in downtown Roanoke. The guest speaker for the luncheon was Dr. Robert Trestman, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, and Carilion Clinic Senior Vice President and Chair of Psychiatry. ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
LewisGale Medical Center has received six national awards for excellence through Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive physician and hospital information. As the recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award, the hospital has prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. This distinction ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Bank of the James has announced the promotion of J. Brad Harris to Vice President and Loan Officer, Mortgage Division. Harris began his career with Bank of the James in November 2016. He was previously employed with Springleaf Financial as District Manager. He is a graduate of Radford University and holds a BBA in Finance.  Harris is located at the bank’s Electric Road office in Roanoke, Virginia ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Goodwill Industries of the Valleys will open a Youth Center at the Goodwill Jobs Campus on Melrose Avenue early this summer. This announcement comes on the heels of construction beginning on the City of Roanoke’s Melrose Branch Library, which will occupy a portion of the Goodwill facility closest to Forest Park Academy.   “Youth need a safe place to come together in the summer and after school ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Carter Bank & Trust announced today that it has hired Faye Crute of Salem as senior mortgage loan specialist.  Crute joined the bank’s new mortgage lending division, which was launched in late August of 2017.   Crute is currently one of four new Carter Bank mortgage loan specialists in its two-state service regions of Virginia and North Carolina. In her new capacity, she serves Roanoke, Salem, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Carter Bank & Trust announced today that it has hired Amanda Rogers of Christiansburg as its newest mortgage loan specialist. She has joined the bank’s new mortgage lending division, which was launched in late August of 2017.   Rogers is currently one of four new Carter Bank mortgage loan specialists in its two-state service regions of Virginia and North Carolina. She serves Blacksburg, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, May 11, 2018
Bristol, VA, and Roanoke, VA May 11, 2018 – Trustpoint Insurance Agency Holdings, Inc. (Trustpoint) and Chas. Lunsford Sons and Associates, Inc. (Lunsford) today announced that they have closed an agreement to merge operations effective May 1, 2018. No terms of that agreement have been disclosed. Lunsford will continue to operate from its current location as Lunsford – a Trustpoint company using ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Monday, May 07, 2018
A CONSOLIDATION THAT SUPPORTS LONG-RANGE STRATEGIC GROWTH.   On May 7, 2018, J. William Karbach, CEO of The Branch Group, Inc. announced the purchase of the assets of LA Lacy, Inc.  Lacy will continue to operate under the same name.    According to Karbach, “This transaction is a sign that we are doubling-down on our Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing operations and supports our long-range ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, May 04, 2018
The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Powell M. “Nick” Leitch, III has joined as a partner in Gentry Locke’s Medical Malpractice practice group. He previously served as a partner at LeClairRyan.“We have an enormous amount of respect for Nick, and are so pleased that he will bring such a wealth of experience to our medical malpractice team,” said Gentry Locke Managing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Eight high-­‐potential startups have been selected to participate in the second RAMP-­‐in-­‐Residence business acceleration cohort. The eight companies were chosen for their ability to expand and create jobs within the STEM-­‐H field. The program launches May 15, 2018, in the renovated Gill Memorial Building in downtown Roanoke. The incoming cohort is comprised of the following:Beam Diagnostics, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Johnson, Ayers & Matthews, P.L.C., is pleased to announce that five of their attorneys have been named to the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers list and one has been named to the 2018 Virginia Rising Stars list.Named to the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers list: Ronald M. Ayers – Eminent DomainLori J. Bentley – Civil Litigation DefenseJohn D. Eure – Insurance CoverageKenneth J. Ries – Civil Litigation ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Virginia Tech Environmental Health & Safety has received a Susan Harwood Training Grant to address the training needs of hospitality workers who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals as part of their daily work. The training is required by OSHA and is appropriate for housekeeping, maintenance, kitchen staff or other staff who work with hazardous chemicals, including household cleaning ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, April 27, 2018
Jefferson College of Health Sciences President, Nathaniel L. Bishop, D.Min, was honored with the Meritorious Service Award at the 2018 annual conference for The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association (VHHA).The VHHA's s this award is, "The Meritorious Service Award honors people other than chief executive officers affiliated with member institutions who have a history of making significant ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 26, 2018
LeClairRyan is pleased to announce that thirty-four (34) of our Virginia-based attorneys were selected by their peers as 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars in seventeen (17) practices.  Below is a list of these attorneys and the practice for which they were selected.  The practice area is determined by categories that are specific to Super Lawyers.  In addition to the overall Super ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that 28 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers® list, a national legal ranking. Attorneys were nominated by their peers and recognized for their outstanding professional achievement in several legal practice areas, including civil litigation, appellate law, criminal defense, business litigation, business/corporate ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
CowanPerry PC is pleased to announce that the following lawyers have been named 2018 Super Lawyers:David E. PerryJames K. Cowan, Jr.Douglas W. Densmore Rising Stars:Eric D. ChapmanBlair N.C. Wood About CowanPerry PC CowanPerry is a boutique law firm providing legal services to businesses in the areas of Outside General Counsel; Business & Employment Litigation; Corporate & Tax Law; Labor & ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Monday, April 16, 2018
 Marketing Commences for the Heironimus Building Located in the Core of Roanoke’s Downtown District - Unique adaptive reuse opportunity within the core of Roanoke’s Downtown District  Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has been selected as the exclusive sale representative for the Heironimus building located at 401 S. Jefferson Street in Roanoke, Virginia. John K. Nielsen, exclusive representative ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 01, 2018
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer is pleased to announce Price Gutshall has been promoted to senior associate. Price joined Thalhimer in 2014 as a member of their office services group. Price is part of Roanoke’s Office Services Group and focuses on landlord and tenant representation and works with investors across product types in the commercial real estate market.About Cushman & Wakefield | ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 26, 2018
Contact:  Robert McAden 540.293.3230 robert.mcaden@rbtc.tech The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council is pleased to announce that the 19th annual TechNite awards ceremony will be held in Blacksburg, at the Inn at Virginia Tech, for the first time in the history of the event. Along with an exciting change of venue, we are also elated to announce that our Guest Speaker for this year’s event ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Contact:  Catherine Fox 540.342.6025 x114 cfox@visitvbr.com Capitalizing on Virginia’s Blue Ridge (VBR) regional success as a well-established sports destination, Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge (Visit VBR) officials officially announced the formation of VBR Sports. “We are upping our game,” touted Landon Howard, President of Visit VBR. “Developing a stronger, regional sports identity under the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Prominent regional Chambers of Commerce from across the Commonwealth are in favor of Virginia recovering federal funding available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to help as many as 400,000 uninsured Virginians get health coverage. Many Virginia Chambers of Commerce support this because it will return taxpayer dollars to the Commonwealth, have a positive benefit on public health, help ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Contact:  Jim Dotter 804.400.0391 Virginia Business Systems (VBS) of Virginia has been named one of the country’s Elite Dealers by ENX Magazine.  The award is presented annually by the publication to the top office equipment dealers in the U.S.  According to the publisher, Susan Neimes, the prestigious 2017 Elite Dealer awards were selected from a record number of entries.  “Our roster of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article