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HERNDON, Va., March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- My Kitchen and Bath is dedicated to helping the community during the coronavirus-related restrictions in the Northern Virginia area. During this time, and as the spread of COVID-19 continues to be a growing concern, My Kitchen and Bath would like to help any single moms, the elderly or special needs adults with grocery delivery services.

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ARLINGTON, Va., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Fraser, chief executive officer of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), issued the following statement today in response to the ongoing national discussion about when to end or ease public health measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmissions.

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DURHAM, N.C., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Clegg's Pest Control has a commitment to residences and businesses across North Carolina to keep them free of pests. While in many areas, a stay-at-home order has been placed, pest control has been deemed an essential service. During the Coronavirus crisis, many customers have requested pest control technicians not come into their homes. Clegg's Pest Control has modified their services in order to comply with homeowners' requests while still maintaining a pest-free environment.

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RICHMOND, Va., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Transplant centers and organ procurement organizations are working through this unprecedented event to continue to recover donated organs and perform transplants. United Network for Organ Sharing, in its role as the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), continues to monitor and facilitate organ placement as usual.

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ARLINGTON, Va., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) announced today that J.T. Lane, MPH, will serve as ASTHO's chief population health and innovation officer. In this role, he will direct a portfolio of ASTHO programs including work in support of state and territorial partnerships to end the HIV epidemic, state and territorial public health capacity building, rural health innovation, and primary care and public health integration.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The green space in our yards and neighborhoods is more important now than ever, says the TurfMutt Foundation which directs the TurfMutt environmental education and stewardship program. With millions sheltering at home due to COVID-19 and adults teleworking and kids doing online instruction, everyone needs the re-charge found in nature. Thankfully for many, that's just outside their back doors.

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ARLINGTON, Va., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- COVID-19 has been on everyone's mind and Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) is closely monitoring the evolving landscape for opportunities to support the industry and our TIPS customers. To that end, we are pleased to begin offering Remote Train-the-Trainer Workshops. Using Video and Web Conferencing technology, you will now be able to register and participate in a TIPS Train-the-Trainer Workshop from the comfort of your own home or office. The workshops will continue to be provided by our expert Master Trainers. We will conduct two workshops per week and exams will be administered electronically. Furthermore, we plan to provide TIPS Trainers with the opportunity to administer their own TIPS sessions remotely as well and are finalizing the development of this capability.

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LURAY, Va., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Panamerica Computers, Inc., dba PCi Tec, has launched a special initiative to provide immediate security and safety assistance to government agencies disrupted by the COVID-19 virus. The firm is a HUBZone, WOSB, IT and cybersecurity small business operating in the government and commercial marketplaces since 1993.

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RESTON, Va., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest research from Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, finds that OTT streaming has significantly increased across Connected TVs and streaming boxes/sticks in recent weeks. The higher utilization rates are the latest example of how media consumption shifts are rapidly occurring amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RESTON, Va., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SOC Telemed (SOC) announced today its critical role supporting hospitals and health systems nationwide in the fight against COVID-19 and predicts that eventually as much as 25% of all hospital care will be performed remotely through the use of telemedicine. In the current pandemic that percentage will be vastly higher until the situation is further under control. The company is seeing a rapidly increasing need for on-demand acute care via telemedicine and is currently working with more than 550 hospitals and health systems across the country.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Marie Minton and Greg Washburn, the current owners of Blue Ridge ESOP Associates, announced that Levine Leichtman Capital Partners ("LLCP"), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has invested in Blue Ridge ESOP Associates ("Blue Ridge" or the "Company") in partnership with the existing owners and the management team. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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CHANDLER, Ariz., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- StrongMind, a digital learning solutions company based in Chandler, announced it has begun providing online courses to schools without existing programs amid the COVID-19 outbreak. StrongMind will provide their services at no cost to school districts looking to offer online programs for middle and high school students through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

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MCLEAN, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Asset Investment Corp. (NYSE: AI) (the "Company") today announced that the Company has determined not to declare a first quarter 2020 common stock dividend in order to preserve liquidity as a result of volatile market conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the declaration and payment of future dividends on its common stock, 7.00% Series B Cumulative Perpetual Redeemable Stock (NYSE: AI PrB) and 8.250% Series C Fixed-to-Floating Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (NYSE: AI PrC) will be evaluated at a future date.

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HAMPTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Point National Bank (Old Point) has rolled out numerous measures to offer assistance to their consumer and business clients impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Initiatives include emergency lending programs, payment relief, adjusted branch services, improved digital access, employee support, and community support.

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RESTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As a response to the COVID-19 crisis, the National Spine Health Foundation has launched a collection of resources offering guidance for those quarantined to their homes at this time. Whether you're not used to working from home or hoping to enhance your home workspace, it is a critical time to adopt healthy habits and practices that will protect the back and neck from new or enduring pain. Many will be sitting in new positions for longer periods of time, putting the spine health at new risk if proper posture, exercises, and practices aren't enacted.

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ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Together, the philanthropic community founded by Charles Koch, and Family Independence Initiative (FII) announced today the launch of a rapid-response effort to get cash directly to individuals and families struggling as a result of the coronavirus and ensuing economic crisis.

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RESTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Apcela, a leader in software-defined, cloudoptimized networks, today announced the availability of VPN services to augment secure remote worker access for enterprises with both on-premises and cloud application access needs. A virtual private network (VPN) extends an enterprise's private network across a public network, such as the Internet, and enables users to securely send and receive data between their device and an application hosted in an enterprise datacenter or in the cloud.

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TUCSON, Ariz., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business has reached a $1 billion, five-year strategic agreement to purchase propulsion systems from Aerojet Rocketdyne for Standard Missile products. The deal represents a supply chain centerpiece of multi-year Standard Missiles contracts that Raytheon recently received.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the potential of and need for telehealth services is more apparent than ever. Representing a first-of-its-kind platform, the TSIM software, developed by the Medical University of South Carolina Center for Telehealth and Ignis Health, has been optimized for use across multidisciplinary teams, allowing for standardizing and scaling telehealth service implementations.

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RESTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, announced a strategic partnership with BeeLine Reader, a company offering technology that makes reading on screen easier for students of all ages and skill levels. BeeLine Reader's patented technology adds color gradients to digital text to aid visual tracking and improve reading ability and focus. BeeLine Reader is especially helpful for students with learning disabilities, ADHD, or vision loss, and it is now fully integrated as a standard feature within Blackboard's accessibility tool, Blackboard Ally. This integration follows an overwhelmingly positive multi-institution pilot and will allow the millions of students using Blackboard Ally to read digital course content more easily and efficiently.

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ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest trade group representing America's trucking industry is praising the Senate today for passing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act--bipartisan legislation that will deliver critical relief to Americans and small businesses reeling from the impact of COVID-19. ATA President and CEO Chris Spear says the bill will provide critical assistance to small- and midsize motor carriers needed to maintain payrolls, the economy's supply lines and the movement of essential goods that all Americans rely on.

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RESTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NterOne Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of a Professional Services Business Unit aligned with partners and customers in the US, Canada, Latin America, and India. This new business unit will be led by Dennis Ruff, Vice President of Services, who has over 20 years' experience working for Cisco and in the channel.

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MCLEAN, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, April 23, 2020, at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time, Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) will release its first quarter 2020 earnings results. Additionally, the company will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to review financial and operating performance for the quarter ending March 31, 2020.

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TYSONS CORNER, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand Wealth received an undisclosed?seven figure?investment from FinTech Private Equity firm Niche Investment Partners LLC. providing investors with an alternative to broad or often misleading investment portfolios*, the Demand Wealth platform promotes transparency and respect for every American's voice; allowing clients to invest according to their political, religious, and ethical convictions along with specialized portfolios designed for specific life stages (e.g. newlyweds, divorce or family death).

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ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is partnering with Lyft to meet the critical transportation needs of caregivers who are supporting homebound older adults during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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ARLINGTON, Va., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Numeracle(TM), the pioneer of robocall blocking and labeling visibility and control, today announced the launch of a Critical Calls Registry to support the initiatives set forward by the FCC in the COVID-19 TCPA Declaratory Ruling. By utilizing Numeracle's defined process to vet and verify critical callers, communications solution providers and organizations can ensure COVID-19 emergency calls are not mislabeled as FRAUD or SCAM or blocked at the carrier level.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Staffing Association and the Retail Industry Leaders Association are joining forces to offer an innovative solution to address the immediate, acute need to fill openings for retail workers at essential businesses like grocery stores and pharmacies that provide critical services during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CHANTILLY, Va., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Atomicorp's cloud and server security and compliance systems now work with Intensity Analytics' TickStream.Key.ID to red flag potential account compromises which automatically trigger suspicious activity alerts and support an adaptive security model. In addition, TickStream.Key.ID provides improved visibility into and accountability for privileged access accounts to protect against insider threats.

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ARLINGTON, Va., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Only 32 percent of U.S. employees say that their organization has trusted leaders and managers to navigate the COVID-19 crisis, while less than half (forty-five percent) say that their organizations have moved quickly to adapt to changing realities, according to a new national poll by Eagle Hill Consulting. Few workers (24 percent) say that their organization has a culture that fosters innovation and collaboration to deal with this global pandemic, and only 35 percent say their organization has the resilience to withstand the crisis.

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Snow Companies has virtually cocreated user-generated PSA video content with patients from across the world. The video I AM PATIENT gives the current effort to combat the coronavirus a face: Real people living with underlying health challenges, whose life is at risk if they contract the virus, have sent in their contributions. I AM PATIENT drives home the point that we all need to be patient during this difficult time: Stay at home; wash your hands; stay away from large groups. Because today, we are all patient.

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ASHBURN, Va., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SteelCloud LLC announced today that it has received a renewal license award from a major systems integrator for its ConfigOS STIG compliance software in support of a significant USAF IT modernization program. According to the Air Force, the modernization effort is risk reduction project that will transform a limited number of bases to a commercially provided, as-a-service approach for information technology service management, enterprise service desk, and end-user device management.

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FinFit, a FinTech company that provides over 150,000 employers with a holistic financial wellness benefit platform, announced today that it will open the platform free of charge to any employer that wants to offer financial wellness resources for their employees.

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RESTON, Va., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, finds that in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans see television as a vital resource. An analysis of preliminary live viewing data from Comscore's footprint of more than 60 million TVs nationwide uncovered several key trends to watch:

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Quad-C Management, Inc. ("Quad-C"), a leading middle market private equity firm, today announced it completed the sale of its investment in VMG Health ("VMG" or the "Company"), a leading provider of valuation and advisory services for the healthcare industry. Northlane Capital Partners was the acquirer and the terms of the deal were not disclosed. VMG professionals will maintain a significant ownership stake going forward, and VMG's executive team, including the Founder and CEO Greg Koonsman, will continue to lead the Company in the next phase of its development.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National PTA launched a comprehensive webpage today, which features resources, tools and information to support families and educators amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Located at PTA.org/COVID-19, the goal is to help communities navigate the emerging challenges the pandemic has presented, while meeting the educational and social and emotional needs of all students, educators and families.

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MCLEAN, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents are scrambling to meet the ever-changing needs and demands from school closures, shelter-in-place orders, trying to work from home, and homeschooling. Things that have been working include building a routine, deciding collectively on a plan for screen time and daily movement, and setting academic expectations.

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WINDSOR, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers Bankshares, Inc. (OTC-PINK: FBVA), the Windsor-based holding company for Farmers Bank, announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share to holders of common stock of the company. On an annualized basis the $0.12 per share dividend is unchanged from the dividend declared in December 2019 and a 9% increase over the annualized dividend declared in March 2019 of $0.11 per share.

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HERNDON, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning Tree International is co-sponsoring a 1-hour session with partners Area9 and Howspace on Thursday, April 2, to discuss modern strategies and tools for staying connected and collaborative when teams are more virtual than ever before.

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RESTON, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, shows how in-home data usage has jumped as millions more people work from home and at least 70 percent of American schools have shut down amid the COVID-19 pandemic.