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Carolina Connection Dance and Body Wear

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Nearly 30 years ago, Liz Johnson imagined a small business that would sell crazy, printed socks and hosiery. The shop opened up in 1985 on Allegheny Avenue in Lynchburg and was named Lizzie’s Carolina Hosiery Connection. After big box stores picked up on the same idea, Johnson’s sales declined and she realized she needed a […]

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Annual Garden Day showcases historical sites in Lynchburg

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Each spring, visitors attend Lynchburg’s annual Garden Day, an eight-day statewide event that provides natives and tourists the unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens and picturesque houses. Glittering with more than 2,000 fabulous flower arrangements created by Garden Club of Virginia members at the peak of Virginia’s springtime color, this year’s Lynchburg Garden Day will […]

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Don’t Let Low Rates Sink Your Retirement Plans

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Over the past few years, if you’ve taken out a mortgage or another consumer loan, you’ve probably welcomed the low interest rates you may have received. But as an investor, if you’ve kept any retirement savings in fixed-rate investment vehicles, you may have seen low rates in a less favorable light. And that’s why it […]

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Annual Garden Day showcases historical sites in Lynchburg

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Each spring, visitors attend Lynchburg’s annual Garden Day, an eight-day statewide event that provides natives and tourists the unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens and picturesque houses. Glittering with more than 2,000 fabulous flower arrangements created by Garden Club of Virginia members at the peak of Virginia’s springtime color, this year’s Lynchburg Garden Day will […]

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BY THE NUMBERS: Virginia Garden Week

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81st: Virginia Garden Day, as of 2014 8: Days that the Virginia Garden Tour runs statewide, providing visitors an opportunity to visit unique gardens around the Commonwealth 250: Virginia gardens, homes and historic landmarks open during Garden Week 2,000+: Number of flower arrangements on display statewide, created by Garden Club of Virginia members 11: Homes […]

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Joppy’s Deli & Bakery

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Joppy’s Deli & Bakery in Bedford is a little restaurant with a big heart. In addition to a “suspended coffee” program, owner Catherine Eubank employs a rotating cast of troubled young adults, and has an intern from a special program for young adults with disabilities. Eubank considers her restaurant a training facility. “We teach them […]

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning: Scrubbing Your HR Policies, Practices and Documentation

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We all love a clean house, don’t we? As we are now in the spring season here in Central Virginia, we will find ourselves and our neighbors sprucing up yards, cleaning closets and generally giving our homes a thorough once over. In our organizations,` it is imperative we routinely take the same initiative. It is […]

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LB Leader April/May 2014: Christina Delzingaro

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Name: Christina Delzingaro Age: 51 Occupation: Human Services Executive Director Hometown: None (my father was in the Air Force, so we moved around a bit). High School was in Warner Robins, GA. Christina, you are taking over the role of executive director of the Free Clinic of Central Virginia on April 15, which has been […]

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Joppy’s Deli & Bakery

Issue: April 2014 by .

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Joppy’s Deli & Bakery in Bedford is a little restaurant with a big heart. In addition to a “suspended coffee” program, owner Catherine Eubank employs a rotating cast of troubled young adults, and has an intern from a special program for young adults with disabilities. Eubank considers her restaurant a training facility. “We teach them […]

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Relishing a steady pace

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It can be described as a flutter, a quiver or a racing heart. No matter the description, atrial fibrillation, or A-Fib, is an irregular and generally rapid heartbeat affecting three million Americans. The serious condition can weaken the heart and lead to a stroke. Maybe you’ve seen someone sitting for a few minutes hoping their […]

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