Newsbites: Noteworthy tidbits for 6.21.17

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Impact 100 presents $100,000 to CARITAS at the Big Give event. (Impact 100)


The National Association of Women Business Owners’ Richmond chapter named its 2017-18 board of directors. Deanna Hathaway of Hathaway Adair will serve as president.

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants awarded Gary Thompson of Dixon Hughes Goodman as its Outstanding Member of the Year.

Hunton & Williams was named the 2017 Environmental Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners, a London-based law firm ranking organization. Chambers and Partners also recognized Jackson Lewis’ David E. Nagle in its 2017 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Chesterfield County community Hallsley was selected by Southern Living Magazine as a Southern Living Inspired Community. Hallsley will host East West Communities’ Street of Hope event from Oct. 21 to Nov. 5.


The Richmond Symphony was awarded a $500,000 challenge grant from The Cabell Foundation, as well as a $10,000 Art Works award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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CBRE | Richmond presents $40,000 to the Navy SEAL Foundation. (CBRE)


CBRE | Richmond presented $40,000 to the Navy SEAL Foundation, money it raised at its first Outdoor Challenge, an event at the Conservation Park of Virginia in Charles City.

Impact 100 Richmond, a subsidiary of The Community Foundation, donated $100,000 to both CARITAS and the Sacred Heart Center at its Big Give event.

Dong’s Karate Schools presented a $41,000 donation to the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond received a $250,000 grant through the Virginia Department of Education’s Virginia Preschool Initiative fund.


The Jim Roman Resource Center, a coworking and conference space, signed a two-year lease at 1401 Roseneath Road.


Jean Giddens and Debra Barksdale, professors and deans of the VCU School of Nursing, will be inducted as fellows into the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education this fall.

HCA Virginia’s John Randolph Medical Center has opened its TriCities Emergency Center. The freestanding ER is at 1700 Temple Parkway in Prince George.


The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild elected its 2017-18 leadership council. Eric McKay, president and cofounder of Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, will serve a second term as chair. Other Richmond brewers elected include Neil Burton of Strangeways Brewing, Lisa Pumphrey of Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery and Kate Lee of Hardywood.


Orange boutique has moved from 3007 to 3422 W. Cary St. The shop is now located on the third floor of Urban Interiors.

Carytown Bicycle Co. has opened in Greengate – the business’ third location in the area.

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