Brandy Brubaker

Cancer center closes in on $100 million goal

The VCU Massey Cancer Center hopes to be the state’s first to achieve an exclusive federal designation and has about $2.5 million left to raise to complete a major upgrade plan.

The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for Oct. 1, 2014

Hollywood Cemetery gets a revamped website, Brandcenter and Richmond Region Tourism partner on an effort to attract LGBT Travelers, and The Martin Agency and several other agencies make new hires and promotion.

UR kicks off second phase of $47M dorm project

Jeter and Thomas halls, built around 1914, are closed this year as they are renovated into suite-style accommodations that can house about 170 students, she said. Work is scheduled to be completed in time for the fall 2015 semester.

Nurse brings home care company to Lakeside

A home nursing company that’s grown to $2.5 million in revenue and more than 100 employees in 10 years has opened a second office.

Private school sets $1.2 million goal

A private school in Oregon Hill that provides free tuition and meals to its nearly 100 students has started a $1.2 million raise for repairs and upgrades to its aging building.

Flip this (Fan) House

A real estate and renovation duo found their latest project in a dilapidated historic home in the Fan.

HDL head resigns amid investigation

Tonya Mallory, founder and CEO of Richmond-based Health Diagnostic Laboratory, has stepped down from her post just weeks after a Wall Street Journal report brought national attention to the firm’s practice of paying doctors for using its services.

Newsbites: Noteworthy tidbits for Sept. 23, 2014

The VMFA teams up with Hardywood, a local law partner breaks a world record, HHHunt teaches engineering to cub scouts, plus more announcements, awards, and scraps of news from across industries.

Law firm opens Fairfax office

A firm that recently expanded its downtown space is trying the D.C. Beltway on for size.

Fundraiser tops $1.7 million

The Amazing Raise, an annual 36-hour online giving challenge, raked in more than $1.74 million in donations for local nonprofits this week, almost $200,000 more than last year.