Archive for 'Inside The Magazine'
Issue: May 2013 by Heather Carey.
Music pulsates from Riverfront Park in downtown Lynchburg as the murmur of voices fills the air. As guests get closer to the sound, they can feel the beat of the bass, hear the strains of the song and smell some spicy food that isn’t immediately recognizable—much like the popular song that’s now playing with a [...]
Issue: May 2013 by Drew Menard.
After serving the greater Lynchburg community for 15 years from the same location at 17860 Forest Road, across from the Graves Mill Shopping Center, Play It Again Sports (PIAS) is moving—and upgrading—to a new building. Faithful customers need not worry; the new address at Woodberry Square is just a mile up the road from the [...]
Issue: May 2013 by Lynchburg Business.
AGE: 67 OCCUPATION: Periodontist HOMETOWN: Austin, Texas Dr. Smock, you have been practicing dentistry for more than 30 years. How did you become interested in being a periodontist? I became interested in being a periodontist when I was in dental school at the University of Tennessee. In dental school, one is exposed to various disciplines [...]
Issue: May 2013 by Clifford Stumme.
Some companies excel in mass production of pretty trinkets or practical tools while some craftsmen focus on personal, one-of-a-kind keepsakes. Rarely, though, can a business manage to combine the benefits of both of these approaches into one beautiful, lasting product. The online business, custom-tiles.com—formerly known only as Dependable Printing & Imaging—is one of those businesses. Mitch Bernard, [...]
A fundamental key to experiencing organizational effectiveness is to ensure alignment of the organizational culture to the strategic mission, vision and goals of your company. When considering the concept of organizational culture, one may first think of those organizations with exceptionally strong cultures such as Disney, Google or Apple. It is true these organizations’ cultures [...]
Issue: May 2013 by Rachael Smith.
Many career experts have asked this question over the years to those seeking their passion: What would you do if you didn’t have to make money? For the Bedford Area Master Gardeners, the answer would unanimously be: “Spend time in the soil, and teach others to do the same.” The idea of giving this collective [...]
Issue: May 2013 by Heather Cravens.
One man’s trash is indeed another man’s treasure. A flea market can be a treasure hunt filled with an assortment of unique items casually dispersed for the discerning eye to discover. Among such treasures, both new and used, one may find a hidden nugget among a sea of dusty items. The excitement comes from the [...]
Issue: May 2013 by Jeff Boyer, Edward Jones Financial Advisor.
It probably doesn’t show up on your calendar, but May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. And you might agree that such a month is useful, when you consider the following: • Three in 10 workers entering the workforce today will become disabled before retiring, according to the Social Security Administration. • At age 42, you [...]
Issue: April 2013 by Suzanne Ramsey.
Anyone who travels has likely wondered, upon placing their toothbrush on a hotel sink top or pulling down an airplane tray table, “How clean is this surface?” That initial thought is likely followed by myriad conclusions, rational and irrational, about the invisible, biological horrors lurking thereon. On those occasions, one might also ponder, “What if [...]
Issue: April 2013 by Gregory Morgan, Esq., Account Executive, Prototype Advertising.
Spring cleaning in the house is a great way to get rid of the clutter and restore order. Now is also a great time to give your marketing efforts a clean-up to ensure that your marketing plan is working to its fullest and you’re getting the returns that you expect. Streamlining your marketing toolkit can [...]