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James River Exteriors wins Home Building Assoc. awards

Three projects by James River Exteriors (JRE) were awarded best in their category at the second annual Home Building Association of Richmond’s (HBAR’s) Excellence in Remodeling 2009 Awards. JRE’s winning entries were for Façade Residential, Outdoor Living and Commercial categories.

LINC Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers

At its annual Lunch In The Garden held at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on May 14, 2009, LINC recognized two local lawyers, one local law firm and an individual who provided exceptional volunteer support to the organization over the past year

Seminar to help guide business leaders during troubled times

Assura Consulting, a leader in the field of risk management, is bringing together industry leaders on June 9 to help provide tangible, useful information to get through this recession.

The leadership symposium kicks off with keynote speaker Patrick Gottschalk, Secretary of Commerce and Trade for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Mondial Assistance sales top $2.25 billion in ’08

One of the largest employers in the Richmond region, Mondial Assistance handled a total of 13.5 million cases or an average of one case every two seconds. A case is either an assistance call or customer insurance claim.

Economic Experts to Discuss the Real Scoop on the Economy at Venture Forum

What impact will the current federal stimulus program have on the economy? Are there entrepreneurial opportunities in the stimulus? What can venture capitalists learn from the downturn, and look for in the recovery? Those questions, and others that look at the recession, possible recovery signals, and how the stimulus will affect short and long term… Read more »

Xenith Bank merges with Suffolk-based First Bankshares

First Bankshares, Inc. and Xenith Corporation today announced their intention to merge.  Upon closing of the merger, the combined organizations will operate as a one-bank holding company under the name Xenith Bankshares, Inc. (“Xenith Bankshares”).

Henrico Students Win Scholarship, Travel Opportunity

Mondial Assistance USA, a global travel insurance and assistance company with U.S. operations in Henrico County, today announced the 2009 Access Abroad scholarship recipients – two J.R. Tucker High School students – that each will receive scholarships of $2,500 for study abroad. The scholarships will be presented by Mondial Assistance President and CEO Jon Ansell… Read more »

Baskervill Project Wins CUNA Diamond Award

Baskervill is thrilled to announce one of their projects, the Call Federal Credit Union Mayland Drive branch, recently won the prestigious CUNA CMBDC Diamond Award. The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the premier national trade association serving credit unions. Ninety percent of America’s credit unions are affiliated with CUNA. The Marketing & Business Development… Read more »