Newsbites: Noteworthy tidbits for 3.28.18

Retail

Wild & Worthy Hair Extensions opened last month at 0 E. Fourth St. in Manchester.

Kroger is now offering sales of beer and wine through its online ordering platform, ClickList.

Education

St. Joseph’s Villa received accreditation by the Council on Accreditation, a national accrediting agency for social services.

The University of Richmond’s Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning, a subsidiary of its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, received second-year funding for its Osher Capacity-Building Grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation.

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors held a dedication ceremony for the Central High School Cultural and Educational Complex at 2748 Dogtown Road in Goochland.

Real Estate

Commonwealth Commercial Partners launched Commonwealth Facility Solutions, a new division providing facility management consultation and services.

Restaurants & Breweries

Buskey Cider released its Orange Ginger Cider. (Buskey)

Nick’s Produce & International Food Market began serving its subs again at its new location in the West End.

Buskey Cider released its first limited can run with its Orange Ginger Cider.

Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe hosted special needs students from Clover Hill High School to launch the restaurant’s new Herbs Offering Personal Enrichment program.

Healthcare

VCU Medical Center received verification as a Level 1 trauma center from the American College of Surgeons.

Calyx Recovery, a Philadelphia-based rebab clinic, opened at 681 Hioaks Road.

Nonprofits

Project:Homes, a nonprofit specializing in neighborhood revitalization through the preservation and production of affordable housing, has tapped Greater Richmond ARC’s employment services program to provide landscaping, site maintenance, interior demolition and janitorial services.

Awards

HHHunt was named Developer and Builder of the Year at the Home Building Association of Richmond’s Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence Awards.

Midlothian High School students were honorable mention winners in C-SPAN’s national 2018 StudentCam competition.

Avail Vapor was named largest vape shop chain in the world by Vapor Voice Magazine.

Commonwealth Partnerships earned certifications in Senior Living Sales Counselor from Argentum, Sales Professional designation from the National Association of Home Builders, and Professional Certified Marketer in Marketing Management from the American Marketing Association.

JoycePayne Partners, a local financial planning firm, was named one of the Top Financial Advisors in the country by Barron’s newspaper.

Donations

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer donated $2,574 and supplies to Noah’s Children. (Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer)

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer donated $2,574 and supplies to local charity Noah’s Children, a pediatric care nonprofit, through its new Thalhimer Gives program.

The Rotary Club of Richmond donated $25,000 to Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity.

Dominion Energy provided a $5,000 grant to Family Lifeline, a nonprofit which provides help to individuals and families in need.

The University of Richmond’s Alumni and Career Services department received an $11,000 grant from Altria.

Banks

Essex Bank held a groundbreaking ceremony for its latest branch in the Stonehene Village shopping center in Midlothian.

Marketing

Susan Dubuque of ndp authored a new book titled “Gearing Up for Population Health: Marketing for Change,” which was released this month.

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