Chances are, you’ve seen this scene: a spunky boy racing around the park, climbing slides and playing in a sandbox. His grandmother sits on a park bench longing to join in. Sitting still is not her choice. Painful neuropathy forced her to the sidelines. A chronic condition affecting 20 million Americans, neuropathy is a result […]
Inside The Magazine Leader of the Month
Name: Jennifer Kennedy Age: 36 Occupation: Market Manager, Lynchburg Community Market Hometown: Lynchburg, VA How did you come into your role as market manager of the Lynchburg Community Market? Prior to my current role as manager, I worked in the wine industry which led me to my previous position as manager of a private sector […]
Inside The Magazine Non-Profit
Issue: June 2014 by Morgan McCarty.
For many in the greater Lynchburg area, Rush Homes provides a second chance at independence; an environment where hope is restored and opportunities abound. This 501(c)3 nonprofit organization has been serving the community since 1996. Offering affordable and accessible rental housing to people with disabilities is their primary focus, but the homes are more than […]
Inside The Magazine Retail
Issue: June 2014 by Heather Cravens.
To any Lynchburg local, La Carreta is more than just a familiar Mexican restaurant—it has become a Lynchburg icon. With seven locations in the Lynchburg area, La Carreta has made a name among locals that has withstood their 27-year history in the community. In July 1987, this family-owned and operated restaurant began on Timberlake Road, […]
Inside The Magazine Legal
Issue: June 2014 by John W. Francisco, Esq., Edmunds & Williams.
Employment law is a volatile area because political and economic tensions seem to most quickly influence employment-related regulatory activities at federal and state levels. As we approach the halfway point of 2014, there are five noteworthy topics/trends in employment law that you should be aware of in order to proactively address potential high risk areas […]
Business Profiles Inside The Magazine
Issue: June 2014 by Jeremy Angione.
When you think of a great work of art, the first thing that comes to mind may not be the hair on top of your head. However, Kelly Mann, owner and founder of salon Arte Dei Capelli, said her passion for cosmetology would prove otherwise. Literally translated as “art of hair,” Arte Dei Capelli in […]
Inside The Magazine Technology
Issue: June 2014 by Suzanne Ramsey.
Richard Rochow likes a good challenge. That’s how he got his childhood nickname, “Hawkeye,” because he had good eyesight and used to enjoy the challenge of searching for his sister’s lost contact lenses on the bottom of the family swimming pool. “It kind of stuck,” Rochow said, although nowadays he just goes by “Hawk.” Decades […]
Architecture, Engineering & Construction Inside The Magazine
Issue: June 2014 by Drew Menard.
Scanning downtown Lynchburg is like reading Architectural Partners’ signature. The firm’s projects—which include Amazement Square Children’s Museum, the Lynchburg Human Services Building, Lynchburg’s Circuit and General District Courts, the Historic Lynchburg Stadium, the Craddock-Terry Hotel and Conference Center and the Historic Lynchburg Courthouse Museum—are some of the community’s most iconic projects. And its architectural fingerprint, […]
Financial Inside The Magazine
Issue: June 2014 by Jeff Boyer, Edward Jones Financial Advisor.
Summer is a popular time for weddings. If you’re getting married soon, you no doubt have many exciting details to discuss with your spouse-to-be. But after you get back from the honeymoon, you’ll want to have another discussion—about your finances. It might not sound glamorous, but couples who quickly “get on the same page” regarding […]
Inside The Magazine Real Estate
Issue: June 2014 by Dan Vollmer, Associate Broker, Re/Max 1st Olympic.
Okay, so first off, I don’t actually sell Lynchburg. Well, I suppose it’s more accurate to say in some ways I do and in some I don’t. What I do is sell homes, or actually help people buy and sell homes. I don’t try to convince people to buy a home that doesn’t suit them. In fact, it’s not my goal to […]