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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has sold a single-story class A medical condominium located within Ridgefield Commons at 2221 Pump Road in Henrico. LVK Holdings, LLC purchased the approximately 3,273 square foot condo from Ridgefield Commons, LLC for $392,760 for a medical office. Jason Guillot of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the seller.

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has sold a Westerre Commons office condominium at 3751 Westerre Parkway in Henrico. Bunker Root Beer Stand, LLC purchased the approximately 3,751 square foot condo from Susan G. and Richard J. Scott for $506,454 to be utilized as their Richmond branch office location. Brian K. Berkey and Mark E. Douglas of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the seller.

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Commonwealth Commercial Partners (CCP), a locally-owned and operated real estate firm founded in 1996, has moved to larger headquarters at 4198 Cox Road in Innsbrook. The Commonwealth Commercial Partners building will become CCP’s new home base from which to grow its client-centric services in property management, asset management, sales, leasing and consulting. The subsidiaries that are part of CCP include: Commonwealth Land, Commonwealth Lodging, Comprehensive Development Strategies and StreamCo.

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The Corporation for National and Community Service has named University of Richmond to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Launched in 2006, the honor roll recognizes colleges and universities that help solve community problems and place students on a lifelong path of civic engagement. This is the sixth year that Richmond has been an honor roll member. Selection is based on the scope and innovation of service projects, the percentage of student participation in community service, incentives for service and the extent of service-learning courses in the curriculum.

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Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) Teaching-Parent Shamara Minto has received the Teaching-Family Association (TFA) Certification. TFA Certification indicates a high level of satisfaction with the quality of the Teaching-Parent’s services from their youth, community stakeholders and administration.

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The Boardwalk, located at 2106 Henderson Rd., will host Customer Appreciation Day April 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Customers can register for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the April 26 Nationwide Series Toyota Care 250. Meet Diane Teel, first female driver to win a NASCAR sanctioned race, and her 12-year old racing granddaughter Macy Causey, the youngest driver ever at Virginia Motor Speedway. Her #33 race car and a RIR pace car will be available for viewing. A free hot dog with free items will be given with the purchase of a #20 Racer Dog. For details, call 288-4388.

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University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business has been named one of the country’s top 20 business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek in the magazine’s 2013 rankings. Bloomberg Businessweek released the rankings online March 21. Richmond has been ranked in the magazine’s top 25 for eight years in a row.

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Agents with Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently handled the following lease negotiations: Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. – leased 10,000 square feet adjacent to Brookhill Azalea Shopping Center at 5270 Chamberlayne Ave.; and Bestway Rent to Own – leased 6,000 square feet adjacent to Brookhill Azalea Shopping Center at 5270 Chamberlayne Ave.
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FirstComp Insurance Company, Markel Corp. named top insurance carriers


Two Glen Allen-based insurance carriers have been named among the top such companies in the nation.

Markel Corp. and FirstComp Insurance Company (now owned by Markel) are among 38 carriers recognized on the Insurance Business America list of the top insurance carriers in the country. > Read more.

Walmart honors Citizen’s ‘Top Teachers’ during grand opening


The much-anticipated new Walmart Supercenter in Eastern Henrico opened to busy crowds last week, and company officials welcomed a special group of shoppers, too. > Read more.

‘It’s such a blessing’


On Independence Day, a Brazilian-born Henrico resident took the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance on the steps of the Virginia Historical Society and felt peace finally settle around her.

Jeanette Hamlett’s journey to U.S. citizenship is a story of faith and love, which she told with her husband, John Hamlett, by her side. > Read more.

Preschoolers give pillows to families in need


A group of preschoolers from Chesterbrook Academy Preschool donated 56 pillows to local families in need at the Housing Families First shelter. The shelter is always in need of pillows and linens as, since families take the donated ones with them to their new homes.

Housing Families First provides shelter and support for homeless families and assist them in finding a permanent housing solution. The shelter serves people year-round, said Terri Iguina, operations and volunteer manager at Housing Families First. > Read more.

Dairy Queen’s Blizzard sales July 27 to benefit Children’s Hospital of Richmond


Dairy Queen’s 13th Annual Miracle Treat Day – Thursday, July 27 – will raise fund to benefit sick and injured children being treated at Children's Miracle Network hospitals throughout the United States. Locally, $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating locations will be donated to the Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU. Last year, the event raised more than $14,400 for the hospital. > Read more.

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