Issue: November 2014 by Marcelo Quarantotto, Jr..
I’m not a Lynchburg native, but sometimes I feel like I am. I moved here for college in 2003, like so many others from alien lands, inundating this city with yet another wave of sensibilities from thousands of hometowns around the planet. A form of assimilation takes place, but it’s more a matter of fitting […]
In the midst of a chaotic class schedule, college students often do not make it to the dining hall on time, nor do they always have access to a car, leading them to eat unhealthy foods on the go. Sweet Briar College in Amherst County is trying to change that through its recently released, student […]
Issue: November 2014 by Emily Mook Hedrick.
As Thanksgiving and Christmas draw nearer, calendars begin filling up with more and more gatherings to celebrate the holidays. Food plays a central role in these events, and deciding where to purchase healthy, quality ingredients to feed a large group can be stressful. This fall, Campbell County-based Auburnlea Farms will bring a new option to […]
Oh, how quickly we forget. Remember that time, when you were around 8 or 9 and your friend got a puppy? So you went to your parents and asked if you could have a puppy. And what did they tell you? “A dog is a lot of work. You have to feed him and walk […]
Issue: November 2014 by Morgan McCarty.
nonprofit In the thick of Uganda’s war-torn land, there’s a beautiful sound that can be heard each morning—a melody of hope, lifted by the voices of joyful young women. This is a refreshing sound in Gulu, a community still recovering from decades of war, terror and displacement. One lasting effect is the family structure breakdown, […]
Marketing & Sales
Picture this: A friend of yours shares an article on Facebook. The title sounds interesting so you click on it. You then realize it sounds familiar. This post was circulating around the Internet a solid year ago. And here it is, making the rounds on news feeds all over again. Has this happened to you? […]
by Pamela R. DeCamp, Esq., Virginia Legal Aid Society. Everyone who rents a home in Virginia has the legal right to a safe and healthy rental. All landlords and tenants have specific duties to keep rental property safe. Under Virginia law, all landlords must: -Follow building and housing codes affecting health and safety. -Make all […]
Leader of the Month
Issue: November 2014 by Chris Murphy.
Teresa C. Sheppard Occupation: Personal Lines Account Manager/Campbell Insurance Age: 52 Hometown: Brookneal, VA Teresa, tell us a little about you and your work. How long have you been with Campbell Insurance? I have had the great honor of working with the Campbell Insurance Team for 34 years, coming to work here right out of […]
Issue: November 2014 by Dr. Colleen McLaughlin, SPHR, Associate Professor of Business, Liberty University.
Typically considered only a cost-center of the organization, Human Resource professionals are not often the first to be recognized, rewarded or celebrated for their contributions within companies today. Yet, without their valuable contribution to your employees and the organization, the sustainability of your company would not be the same. Human Resource (HR) management has come […]
By Andrea Cheshire, Centra Panoramic Director. Teamwork, responsibility, excellence, loyalty, service and pride: These meaningful words are hallmarks of nearly every mission statement. They reflect an organization’s values, priorities and commitments. Cutting-edge industries across the country are now weaving a new platform into their mission—healthier, happier employees. With obesity and chronic illness skyrocketing in the […]