Newsbites: Noteworthy tidbits for 8.22.18

A new Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center opened at the St. Francis Medical Center in Chesterfield. (Courtesy of Bon Secours)

Nonprofits

Sports Backers surpassed its fundraising goal of $2.5 million for its “Building an Active Future” campaign, raising $2.52 million.

The Richmond Symphony announced $500,000 in new and increased gifts was raised as a result of a challenge from The Cabell Foundation.

Girls Develop It, a NYC-based nonprofit supporting women in technology, has opened a Richmond chapter.

Students from the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community’s (SPARC) Live Art program will joined musician Jason Mraz for a live performance during the Today Show’s Summer Concert Series on Aug. 10.

UnBoundRVA, a local nonprofit which supports entrepreneurs from low-income backgrounds, opened applications for its latest class.

Long & Foster Real Estate held its annual Community Service Day, at which agents from nine local L&F offices volunteered with various nonprofits around the region.

Healthcare

Bon Secours Richmond Health System opened a new Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center at St. Francis Medical Center in Chesterfield.

Commonwealth Primary Care leased 6,310 square feet of medical office space in the MEDARVA Building located at West Creek Medical Park.

Awards

University of Richmond’s Queally Center was honored by Brick in Architecture with a silver award for higher education.

Bon Secours Health System was recognized by BlackDoctor.org as one of its 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity.

Stone Brewing has three new taprooms in
China, Germany, and California. (Courtesy of Stone Brewing)

Breweries

Kindred Spirit Brewing expanded its hours and is now open on Mondays from 3-7 p.m.

Stone Brewing opened three new taprooms in recent months: in Napa, California, Shanghai, China and Berlin, Germany.

Startups

Trolley Venture Partners announced it has invested an undisclosed amount in augmented reality startup ARtGlass. It was the local VC firm’s first investment.

Legacy Navigator acquired Pennsylvania-based company Moving Solutions for an undisclosed amount.

Lyft will award one Richmond-area non-profit $1,000 in ride credits. (Courtesy of Lyft)

Lyft announced it will award one Richmond-area non-profit $1,000 in ride credits to ease
transportation challenges.

RoundTrip announced a deal with Mind Peace Clinics to provide rides for patients undergoing treatment for depression, PTSD and anxiety.

Lighthouse U, a new education project by VCU’s da Vinci Center and Lighthouse Labs, was awarded a $1 million grant from the state.

Consulting

NoVa-based SSi Consulting opened a Richmond office in Innsbrook.

F. Neil Cowan (Courtesy of CowanGates)

Law

Doris Henderson Causey, managing attorney of Central Virginia Legal Aid Society’s Richmond office, was chosen to serve on the executive council of the National Conference of Bar Presidents.

CowanGates’ F. Neil Cowan has been selected for the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Retail

After closing in early 2018, the buildings that formerly housed Anthill Antiques at 3435-3439 W. Cary St. have been listed for sale.

Anytime Fitness is opening a location at 113 Junction Dr. in Ashland in early October.

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