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Business User Spotlight: Eric Perkins, Perkins Law

Get to know Eric Perkins, Esq. with Perkins Law, PLLC and this week's Business User Spotlight. Tell us a little about yourself and your work.  I'm a small business and nonprofit lawyer in Glen Allen, Virginia. I have worked with organizations focused on many different charitable activities, trade associations, civic organizations, neighborhood associations, youth sports organizations,…

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User Spotlight: Shari Fowler, Network of Enterprising Women

Get to know Shari Fowler, the PR Chairperson for the Network of Enterprising Women. Tell us a little about yourself and your work. The mission of the Network of Enterprising Women or N.E.W. is to create and provide a supportive environment for all members, to foster and enhance their productivity, effectiveness, creativity and accomplishment in…

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News from the Community: Revitalizating Downtown Hopewell

A renaissance is taking place in Downtown Hopewell -- rebranding is helping to create a new identity and image, while special events, historic rehabs, and new businesses are drawing people back to the area. Of special significance is the recent re-opening of the 1920's historic Beacon Theatre now offering headlining musical performances and entertainment including…

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Spotlighting Technology: Virginia Longitudinal Data System

Learn more about Virginia Longitudinal Data System, a finalist for ConnectVA's Community Innovation Award and their innovative use of technology to understand and share essential data to impact policy.  Not only has the system been "Virginia-grown" but it also creates opportunities for the Commonwealth to establish partnerships and a model for other states to emulate. What…

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Innovation In the Business of Nonprofit Sustainability Close-up: Najmah Thomas

On April 22, 2014, ConnectVA is hosting Innovation in the Business of Nonprofit Sustainability in collaboration with Organizational Solutions and Southside Community Partners. The event is generously sponsored by Flashpoint Fund.  The full-day event will feature Najmah Thomas, Ph.D., currently serving at the Virginia Community College System Office as the statewide Workforce Investment Act Director.…

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