Archive for 'Inside The Magazine'
Issue: February 2014 by Suzanne Ramsey.
If the number of background checks conducted by Virginia gun dealers is any indication, there are a lot more firearms in the hands of Virginians than there were 14 months ago. And, from what local gun dealers and others are saying, more and more are being purchased by women. According to a report released in […]
Issue: February 2014 by Dan Vollmer, Associate Broker, Re/Max 1st Olympic.
I have a cousin who is a concierge at a five-star hotel in New York City. This hotel was conceived by John Jacob Astor, and is THE place to stay for many celebrities and Middle Eastern royalty when they stay in the city. It’s fun to stop by and visit him when we go into New York, […]
Issue: February 2014 by Emily Mook Hedrick.
The beginning of a new year is often a time of reflection: we think about the highs and lows of the previous year and resolve to make the coming months better. For some people, these thoughts and intentions remain comfortably dormant, at least for a little while, but for others like Kathleen Washburn, these early […]
Issue: February 2014 by Elizabeth Smith.
By the breathtaking photos of brides and grooms, newborn babies and families and the colorful graphic artwork that hangs on the walls of Jeremiah Guelzo’s in-home office studio, it might seem easy to assume that Stone Blue Productions is simply a photography business. However, this is not the case at all. From shooting wedding videos […]
Issue: February 2014 by Craig Shaffer.
Saving money on insurance is not so easy that “even a caveman can do it.” Shielding your company from systemic risk takes more than a gecko, a brash general or a braying elephant. That’s the Mid-State Group’s declarative stance as it continues its unique “Beyond Insurance” revolution across Central Virginia. “Everywhere you look, the media […]
Issue: February 2014 by Heather Cravens.
If you ask William Plyler, the Virginia Master Naturalist program (VMN) is much more than a community-based, natural resource nonprofit. It is a necessary local resource, consisting of volunteers, educators, citizen scientists and stewards within the community who help Virginia conserve and manage natural resources and public lands. “I consider this one of our key […]
Issue: February 2014 by Jason G. Shoemaker, Esq., Shoemaker & Straw, PLLC.
Almost everyone has purchased title insurance at some point in their lives, either because their lender required it or their real estate agent said that it was a good idea. But, has anyone actually read and/or understood what a title insurance policy contained and what exactly it protects? Probably not. This article will provide a […]
Issue: February 2014 by Melissa Skinner.
With a goal to provide students abstract and practical experience using world-class technology, the Cinematic Arts, Zaki Gordon Center at Liberty University continues to rapidly expand, immersing students in the current digital and media culture. When the program first launched in 2012, it was comprised of only 30 dedicated students. However, since then, the student […]
Central Virginia Academy for Nonprofit Excellence: Aiming to Empower Local Nonprofits to Grow Stronger and More Effective
Issue: January 2014 by Drew Menard.
While there may be far too many Wall Street wolves out there looking to pad their wallets at the expense of others, there are also plenty of those who selflessly—and tirelessly—battle to improve society, many through the avenue of nonprofits. The Lynchburg community in particular has a number of these organizations (more than 1,000 in […]
Issue: January 2014 by Jeremy Angione.
Before the dawn of the digital age, you might have found your most cherished memories tucked away in a few old photo albums. Among them, those drooling baby photos, a few holiday get- togethers here and there, wedding photos and, of course, those goofy photo strips you got talked into letting loose for. These special, […]