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Biking Across America for Children in Foster Care

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Ed Anderson, a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA, is making his way across the country on his bike all to raise $1 million for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Biking Across America for Children in Foster Care

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It’s the country music capital of the world. You can buy cowboy boots on sale and you might even see Blake Shelton take to The Stage on any given day. But this weekend, Nashville was just the next stop on Ed Anderson’s cross-country bike ride to raise $1 million to help find forever families for the children in the U.S. foster care system.

Ed Anderson is a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA and he is riding 4,000 miles across the country to raise awareness and critical funds for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Wendy’s Franchisee Hits the Road to Raise Funds for Foster Care Adoption

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Ed Anderson strapped on his helmet, jumped on his bike and pedaled right out of Newport News, VA on Wednesday. It was the start of a 4,000 mile journey that will take him from sea to shining sea all in the name of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Finalists Named for Virginia’s 2016 Cox Conserves Heroes Program, Public Asked to Vote

Program to donate $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Virginia
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Chesapeake, Va., May 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Finalists for Virginia’s Cox Conserves Heroes program were announced today, and the public is being asked to vote now through June 17th. To vote, visit CoxConservesHeroes.com and select the Virginia area.

Action Team Captains From H-B Woodlawn Hold Fundraiser to Benefit Local Charitable Groups

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ARLINGTON, Va.—Action Team Captains from H-B Woodlawn High School took advantage of “Pi-day” to hold a quick fundraiser that raised $150 in 45 minutes for local Virginia and DC area non-profits and rewarded donations with delicious pies.

Celebrated each year around the world, on March 14th, “Pi,” the Greek letter “π” is the mathematical symbol used to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159.

Amgen Scholars Program: Jonathan Stoltzfus, PhD

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Jonathan Stoltzfus

Host Institution: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), 2007

Undergraduate Institution: Messiah College

Hometown: Harrisonburg, Virginia

Graduate Institution: Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Degree and Research Area: PhD, cell and molecular biology, 2013

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
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The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Appears on WTVR-CBS Richmond for Farm to Club Segment

General Manager David Hicks of the BJ’s in Richmond cooks up a delicious salmon & cucumber salsa dish
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David Hicks, general manager of the BJ’s Wholesale Club in Richmond, Virginia, recently appeared on WTVR-CBS to prepare a healthy salmon with cucumber salsa dish. Hicks incorporated fresh vegetables from BJ’s Farm to Club program and shared details about the local growers in Virginia. Through the Farm to Club program, BJ’s provides its Members with fresh, delicious products from local farmers in their home state— no cross-country trek in-between.

Governor Terry McAuliffe Joins Business, Community Leaders at Capital One Digital Labs in Vienna, Virginia to Discuss the Role of Digital Fluency in Virginia’s Future

Capital One and Burning Glass Technologies release new research about digital skills gap in Virginia and DC
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McLean, VA, June 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – At a forum today with Governor McAuliffe on “The Role of Digital Fluency in Virginia’s New Economy” at the Capital One Digital Labs in Vienna, Va., Capital One and labor market analytics firm Burning Glass Technologies released a new report on the digital skills gap in Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Codecon: Bloomberg's Own Bit of March Madness

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Originally posted on Bloomberg Now. 

We still have a bit of “March Madness” going on at Bloomberg.

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