Exploring the Homes of Virginia’s Presidents: James Madison

Exploring the Homes of Virginia’s Presidents: James Madison

Day Trip through History, Part 1 If we asked you which U.S. presidents called Virginia home, would you know the answer? You may already be aware that Mount Vernon in Northern Virginia was home to our first president, George Washington. Monticello, the Charlottesville estate of our third president, Thomas Jefferson, is also a well-known piece […]

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Want a High-Paying Job? Take Advantage of the Skilled Trades Gap

Want a High-Paying Job? Take Advantage of the Skilled Trades Gap

If your daughter or son could get a job without going to college and earn a starting salary of over $50,000, would you want to know more about the opportunity? Most parents would say yes―but many parents are actually saying no. College Costs Continue to Rise For years, high school graduates have been bombarded with […]

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5 Common Questions about Whiplash, Answered

5 Common Questions about Whiplash, Answered

What comes to mind when you hear the word “whiplash?” For many, the term conjures up images of high-speed crashes with debris flying everywhere and the head and neck being jerked violently backward and then forward again in a “whipping” motion―as in a high-speed, rear-end auto accident-followed by a cumbersome foam neck brace that must […]

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Your 2018 Guide to Richmond-area Farmers’ Markets

Your 2018 Guide to Richmond-area Farmers’ Markets

Every spring and summer, the Richmond area blossoms with farmers’ markets featuring local (and often organic) produce, crafts, and wares from our very own Central Virginia farmers and artisans. Choosing to shop locally not only supports your fellow Richmonders but also gives you access to the freshest produce, picked at peak ripeness, sometimes for less […]

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Hey Richmond: Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks in Central Virginia

Hey Richmond: Where to Watch July 4th Fireworks in Central Virginia

Happy birthday, America! As we turn the calendar to July 2018, we join together to celebrate the 242nd birthday of our great country, which became an independent nation in 1776 with the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Since then, much has changed, but our patriotism around this historic holiday remains steadfast. Not only do […]

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