FeedMore named ‘Business of the Year’
FeedMore, Inc., which works to fight hunger in Central Virginia, has been named the Henrico Business Council's 2012 Business of the Year.
The organization partners with more than 300 agencies through its food bank, operates 12 field sites to distribute Meals on Wheels and operates its award-winning Community Kitchen.
FeedMore benefits from the support of more than 7,000 volunteers and 25,000 donors in providing comprehensive hunger relief to more than 225,000 people throughout the Central Virginia region annually.
Each year, the Henrico Business Council's Business of the Year Award recognizes a business that demonstrates a profound influence on local and/or regional economic development, community involvement and industry innovation.
The Henrico Business Council will honor FeedMore, Inc. in front of nearly 800 business leaders at the Greater Richmond Chamber's IMPACT Awards Celebration Dinner Nov. 7.
‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’ fails to capitalize on tasty concept
The family’s sole mode of transportation sputters and dies in a sleepy little French town, but the town’s food culture is high, and that’s a perfect place for a family of restaurateurs to settle down. There’s only one problem – the family’s rustic “Maison Mumbai” is right across the street (a hundred feet away, if the title didn’t clue you in) from a prestigious French bistro with a Michelin star, run with an iron fist by the dreaded Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren, pictured).
It’s here that a particular Romeo and Juliet story begins to develop, with Hassan (Manish Dayal) on the Indian side and Marguerite (Charlotte Le Bon) on the French side. > Read more.
Enjoy the final days of summer with comedian Guy Torry, the Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour or mystery writer Mary Miley Theobald at Twin Hickory Library. Another great way to welcome the beginning of fall is to check out the UR Spider Football season opener with man’s best friend. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
Short Pump brewery offers more than just beer
The restaurant and craft brewery opened in early June and features 10 beers made by female brewmaster Becky Hammond (pictured). This is the restaurant’s second location in Virginia; the first is in Arlington. Behind glass walls, customers watched the beer brewing in massive steel barrels. For our up-and-coming beer region, it makes sense that Short Pump would jump on board.
As I walked up to the back of the mall near the comedy club, I was taken aback by what I saw: at the top of the stairs was an overflowing restaurant with outdoor seating, large umbrellas and dangling outdoor lights. > Read more.
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