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Solar salesman turns to service

Solar salesman turns to service

Al Harris August 2, 2010 12

Two men are investing more than $1 million to transform a quirky log cabin on Midlothian Turnpike into the Green Living Education Center of Virginia.

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Children’s Museum is growing up

Children’s Museum is growing up

Trevor Dickerson March 9, 2010 2

On Monday the Children’s Museum of Richmond unveiled a rendering of its new outpost at Short Pump, which is scheduled to open in June

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Profits down? There’s a team for that.

Profits down? There’s a team for that.

Kaitlin Mayhew February 21, 2010 0

Members of a national nonprofit organization have developed a service to save businesses in crisis

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Today’s lesson: How to heat water on the roof

Today’s lesson: How to heat water on the roof

Kaitlin Mayhew January 29, 2010 1

A new community center in the Northside section of Richmond will feature three kinds of solar roof panels that will heat 85 percent of the building’s hot water and generate 15 percent of its

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Fewer donations for United Way

Fewer donations for United Way

David Larter June 3, 2009 0

The AP is reporting that charitable giving to the Central Virginia United Way has dropped off by about 16 percent.

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Demand growing … for growing

Demand growing … for growing

Al Harris March 20, 2009 1

Spring has arrived, and along with it a growing hunger for locally produced food. New businesses and programs have sprouted recently to meet the demand, and amateur gardeners are turning to their back yards

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The price tag of a helping hand

The price tag of a helping hand

Aaron Kremer December 3, 2008 0

Fallout from the slump in corporate earnings could hit local nonprofits hard. On Monday we reported on how the economic crisis portends a rough patch for charities that rely on donations. I looked up

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In down economy, what will happen to corporate giving?

In down economy, what will happen to corporate giving?

Aaron Kremer December 1, 2008 0

A rough patch for local companies can presage lean times ahead for local nonprofits. LandAmerica and Circuit City both filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection in November. Wachovia Securities, another major corporate giver, packed

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