Rich Wire

Tim Davey Named Chairman of ULI Richmond

The Richmond chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) is pleased to announce that Tim Davey has been named Chairman. Davey, a Managing Principal at Timmons Group, is responsible for supervising the business development and marketing efforts, including many urban re-development projects and economic development opportunities. He sits on boards for Venture Richmond, the Greater… Read more »

16 top economists to confer Jan. 31 on nation’s economic crisis

Jeffrey M. Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, will be joined by Nobel Prize economists James Buchanan, constitutional political economist, and Vernon Smith, experimental economist, and 13 other scholars in the daylong private discussions. The participants—to include economic historians, macroeconomists, financial economists and policy makers–will sum up their discussions and take questions… Read more »

Chip Delano of Sands Anderson Law Firm Receives National Community Service Award

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (November 3, 2008) — Robert B. “Chip” Delano, Jr., shareholder and member of the Risk Management practice group at the law firm of Sands Anderson Marks & Miller, received the Defense Research Institute (“DRI”) Community Service Award at the 2008 DRI Annual Meeting, which was held last week in New Orleans, firm President… Read more »

Longwood University using non-traditional method for recruitment

WFofR Online, LLC, a division of WFofR Inc., has been retained by Longwood University, and agency partner CRT/tanaka, to manage an online advertising display campaign. Longwood University is a state-assisted co-ed University located in Farmville, VA. The campaign’s objective is student recruitment and will run through the fall of ’08. With a student enrollment of… Read more »

Independent Agents Available to the News Media

Given the events related to the recent hurricanes, and the potential of more to come, as well as the “bridge-loan” to AIG, if you need expert resources on insurance issues, please feel free to contact the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia. Whether you need background information or specific questions answered, either our staff or members… Read more »

Purchasing Insurance Over Internet Risky

Independent insurance agents are finding that consumers are making significant and costly mistakes when they are purchasing insurance over the internet. In a recent survey of Virginia independent insurance agents, 31 percent indicated that they have had to correct costly mistakes that consumers have made when they have purchased insurance on-line.

American Family Fitness to Temporarily Relocate Southside Location

RICHMOND, VA, September 3, 2008 – The Southside location of American Family Fitness, 9101 Midlothian Turnpike, will temporarily relocate to the former Office Max space in the Stein-Mart Festival Shopping Center, 9748 Midlothian Turnpike, in early November while a new location is built. The temporary 28,000-square-foot location will include an expanded and upgraded cardiovascular equipment… Read more »