Gerald L. Gordon, the president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, has received an award from the International Economic Development Council for his “lasting commitment to the field of economic development.” The IEDC, a nonprofit group of 4,600 economic developers, presented Gordon with its Jeffrey A. Finkle Organizational Leadership Award at its annual conference in Anchorage, Alaska. Gordon has worked at the FCEDA since late 1983. Since then, office space in Fairfax … … READ FULL POST
Vandeventer Black is pleased to offer its Common Interest Community Board-approved Manager Training Program on fair housing laws needed for certification. This program will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 12:00 – 2:30p.m. in our Norfolk office. Click here for more details.
This Award Includes $1,000,000 for Healthy Food Financing The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) recently awarded $202 million to 195 organizations. The CDFI Program invests in and expands the capacity of CDFIs through awards and trainings. This empowers CDFIs to grow, attain sustainability, and help revitalize their communities. Jane Henderson, President & CEO of VCC stated, “VCC is delighted to have been awarded $2,600,000 from the CDFI Fund to … … READ FULL POST
It’s good to be profitable and successful, but there’s more to a life in medicine for some health care professionals. For some, you should strive to do something significant and give back to the community as well. That’s part of the philosophy that drives Kaléo Pharma, a Richmond-based pharmaceutical business whose name is derived from the Greek for “calling” or “purpose.” Click here to read more.
New Survey Reveals U.S. Consumers’ Growing Reliance and Trust in Online Travel Agencies A majority of Americans rely on OTAs when searching for hotel accommodations; Nearly 70 percent see booking on an online travel platform as convenient and safe Washington, D.C., September 28, 2015 – Today more than ever American travelers are relying on the innovative web and app-based platforms developed by online travel agencies (OTAs) to effectively search, compare and book travel options … … READ FULL POST