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Informational event: Darden MBA for execuitves

Come and learn more about how you can earn an MBA from the Darden School of Business without interrupting your career. The University of Virginia’s MBA for Executives program will host a “Networking and Information Session” on Thursday, March 19th from 6:30-8:30pm at the Richmond Omni Hotel (downtown).

Is the insurance agent obsolete?

Tom Gosse – President and CEO of Northern Neck Insurance Company – will present the keynote address Tuesday, June 16 at the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia’s Annual convention in Williamsburg.

Builders/contractors expo hosted by Pella Windows and Doors in Richmond

Builders and contractors are invited to the Pella Pro Expo event hosted by Pella Windows and Doors of Virginia for the opportunity to visit with vendors and take part in educational sessions. This free event takes place on April 14, 2009 from 4-8 p.m. at Pella® Windows and Doors, located at 2207 Station Road, Richmond,… Read more »

Mind in the Gutter sold, former owner begins new venture

Pete Hatcher has launched a new Home Improvement and Maintenance Company named For Pete’s Sake.  The company will provide a one-stop shop for home owners looking to make one call for all their home improvement and maintenance needs.

Bell Canada to Acquire Circuit City’s Canadian Operations

Circuit City Stores, Inc. announced today that Bell Canada has agreed to acquire the Canadian operations of Circuit City. InterTAN Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Circuit City, controls these operations and operates more than 750 The Source stores across Canada.

VMFA Muse Awards entries due by March 12

The Muse Awards honor extraordinary creativity in Virginia business. The Awards are open to all for-profit Virginia businesses. Business organizations, professional groups and councils are encouraged to nominate themselves or other businesses that exhibit unique and creative approaches.

Lexus of Richmond Debuts the new 2010 Lexus RX 350

Lexus of Richmond is giving customers and friends a sneak peak of the new 2010 Lexus RX 350 on a special two minute video preview on Fox35TV. The video will highlight the exciting third generation RX that will be shown right before the popular American Idol television program. The preview will debut Wednesday, February 18th… Read more »

VCU Hosts 15th Annual International Business Forum

The shifting of power and influence due to globalization will be the subject next week of the 15th Annual International Business Forum of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business.

Data Security: How Safe Are Your Company Assets?

David Stelzl, a nationally recognized expert on digital asset protection strategies, will speak at a free luncheon on Thursday to kick off Sklar Technology Partners’ 2009 quarterly business seminar series.  The seminar will focus on how corporate data is compromised and what business leaders can do about it.

Mondial Assistance “Chairs for Charity” Raises $3,000 for Food Bank

Mondial Assistance USA, based in Henrico County, Virginia, announced it has donated more than $3,000 to the Central Virginia Food Bank (CVFB) as a result of its “Chairs for Charity” drive. The drive was organized by Mondial Assistance associates who sold no-longer-needed desk chairs for $15 each, though most sales generated far more in voluntary… Read more »