Business in Brief

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HCA Virginia has announced that Crystal Farmer will serve as chief nursing officer for Parham Doctors’ Hospital. Farmer previously served as the CNO of Retreat Doctors’ Hospital where she led the hospital to a top ranking in HCA patient satisfaction scores for the last three quarters. Prior to her role as CNO, she was the director of medical surgical services at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital. In addition, Farmer has more than 19 years of experience in various nursing leadership roles as a registered nurse at Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals, managing, coordinating, and overseeing the clinical operations of several department and units throughout the hospital. Farmer received her bachelor of science in nursing and master of science in nursing from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing. She is a member of various committees and organizations that include American Organization of Nurse Executives, Virginia Organization of Nurse Executives, and the Virginia Nurses Association.

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has been selected by Gibraltar Virginia S, LLC as the exclusive leasing and management representative for Parc Place, an 82,000 square foot shopping center located at 11736 West Broad Street, along a ring road surrounding Short Pump Town Center in Henrico County. Anchored by PetsMart, Dollar Tree, LensCrafters, SportClips and Tropical Smoothie Café, the center features a 4,800 square foot endcap restaurant space available for lease, as well as 893 to 19,241 square feet of availability. The center shares main entry along ring road to the 1.4 million square foot Short Pump Town Center. Pam Strieffler and Nicki Jassy of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer are the exclusive leasing representatives. Dana Schnurman, also with Thalhimer, is the portfolio manager for the center.

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Virginia Credit Union recently provided financial education sessions to Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia (GSCV) in grades K-10 to help them earn financial literacy badges. Approximately 300 Girl Scouts participated in age-appropriate lessons at several locations in Richmond and Fredericksburg. After practicing budgeting and learning about opportunity cost, savings, and careers, the Girl Scouts earned two financial literacy badges. Financial literacy is a key component of the Girl Scout Product Sale Program, which promotes leadership development and helps girls cultivate skills in goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics. This is the third year of the partnership between Virginia Credit Union and Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Virginia Credit Union has received the 2015 Community Partnership Award from the Virginia Council on Economic Education (VCEE). The Community Partnership Award is presented annually to an individual or organization who promotes the importance of economic and financial literacy in Virginia. The award was presented Dec. 11 at VCEE’s annual economic education awards program to recognize teachers for creativity and commitment to economic and financial education. Virginia Credit Union was selected based on the credit union’s financial education efforts among members and in the community, its financial support for VCEE and the long service of VACU President and CEO Jane Watkins on the VCEE Board of Directors.

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Associa Community Group has been named the management company for Rocketts Landing, effective Dec. 1. Associa Community Group will provide full management services, including financial, community management, communications, and administrative services to the mixed-use community, which straddles the Henrico-Richmond line along the James River.

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Virginia Credit Union has received a national award for youth financial education from the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). VACU received second place among large credit unions in the U.S. in the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Awards. The award recognizes Virginia Credit Union for Smart Start, a comprehensive financial education curriculum for middle and high school students. Developed by Virginia Credit Union Financial Education Director Cherry Hedges, the adaptable curriculum is used in schools, with youth organizations, at community teen money camps and many other settings. Virginia Credit Union has used the curriculum to reach more than 8,700 young people so far in 2015. Virginia Credit Union was entered in CUNA’s national award competition after it earned a first place award in Virginia.

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HCA Virginia’s Henrico Doctors’ is the first hospital in Virginia and seventh hospital in the nation to earn Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission. The certification program recognizes Joint Commission accredited hospitals committed to achieving integrated, coordinated and patient-centered care for mothers and their newborns. Perinatal care refers to the period immediately before and after childbirth. Henrico Doctors’ underwent a rigorous onsite review to assess its compliance with certification standards for perinatal care. Established in 2015, Perinatal Care Certification is awarded for a two-year period to Joint Commission-accredited hospitals.

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Tahoes California Grill will be hosting a Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. The first 144 guests who “like” Tahoes California Grill on Facebook and show up between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. with at least one canned good for FeedMore will receive a free burger. Also, the restaurant will randomly be “comping” one table's check per hour. And at 8 p.m. they will give away to one lucky guest a “Free Tri Tip Meal for a Year” to anyone on their mailing list or who is a member of their Frequent Diner Program. The restaurant is located at 3601 Cox Rd., Suite A, at the corner of Westerre Pkwy.

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Pirtek USA: On-Site Hydraulic Hose Replacement Service has opened a Henrico location by leasing 2,875 square feet at 2115 Dabney Road. Beamon & Kisner Associates is the landlord and Sai Krishna, LLC DBA as Pirtek-West End is the lessee. John Jay Schwartz of Have Site Will Travel, Ltd and David Kalman of One South Realty represented the tenant.

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