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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently announced the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Atlantic Outreach Group – leased 4,655 SF at 2421 Westwood Ave.; The Crazy Greek – leased 3,300 SF at 5905 W. Broad St.; U-Haul & CC Computers – leased 1,119 SF in Dumbarton Square Shopping Center at 7101 Staples Mill Rd.; Integrated Systems Development Corp. – renewed its lease of 3,137 SF in Banks Brothers Building at 4461 Cox Rd.; and Legacy Navigator – leased 2,280 SF at 2421 Westwood Ave.


Lula Belle Bookshoppe recently opened in Lakeside. The shop, owned by Jane Mills, offers a variety of items, including books, stones and crystals, candles, oils, jewelry, local crafts, artwork, wind chimes, kites and more. It also offers life coaching and spiritual readings. Lula Belle will host a spiritual fair Mar. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring intuitive readers, mediums, a palm reader, reiki healers and a massage therapist. For details, visit


Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has announced the sale of 2800 Old Pump Rd. in Henrico County. The 696-square-foot building situated on 0.48 acre was purchased for $430,000 and will be redeveloped for a Waffle House restaurant. James Ashby IV and Alex Wotring of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the seller.


Taylor Long Properties recently announced the following transaction in Henrico County: Goodwill completes the acquisition of a 3,107 SF building at 9065 W. Broad St. The seller, Burger King Corporation, sold the property for $750,000. Ellen Long represented the buyer.


Lois Thomas, manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Chickahominy office in Sandston, recently announced the appointment of three new sales associates to the offices. The new agents are Brooke Davis, Pamela Dias and Austin Kelly.


Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has announced the sale of 8602 Patterson Ave. in Henrico County. SMO, Incorporated purchased the 1,222-square-foot building on approximately .31 acres from Featherston Service Station, Inc. for $225,000. David M. Smith, CCIM and Will McGoogan of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the buyer.


Bon Secours has announced that Winslow J. Borkowski Jr., M.D. has joined the health system as the leader of its Pediatric Neurology Clinic located at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital. Borkowski has extensive scholastic experience, having attended the University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate studies and earning his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He has a master's degree in Public Health and spent time in Thailand conducting research on the effects of maternal pesticide exposure on the neurological examination of newborns. Borkowski completed his pediatrics residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals. Additionally, he completed a fellowship in pediatric neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals and a fellowship in electroencephalography at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Borkowski has a clinical interest in epilepsy, particularly treating patients with refractory seizures with the vagal nerve stimulator. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
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Henrico promotional company changes name

Henrico-based brand merchandising company NewClients, Inc. has changed its name to Boost Promotional Branding.

The company is one of the nation's largest in the branded merchandise industry. Founded in 1981, its serves more than 5,000 clients – including many Fortune 500 companies – nationwide. > Read more.

Lidl competition offers shoppers chance to win NYC trip

Three Lidl shoppers will win trips to New York City to receive a first-look at the Esmara by Heidi Klum collection and attend an international runway event debuting the collection. The contest is open to residents of Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina – the three states in which Lidl currently operates grocery stores. The chain opened two stores in Henrico County last month. > Read more.

Glen Allen advances in 14U Babe Ruth World Series

The Glen Allen Babe Ruth Baseball League 14-year-old all-star team advanced to the single-elimination round of the 14-year-old World Series, which the Glen Allen Youth Athletic Association is hosting at RF&P Stadium in Glen Allen. > Read more.

Earnhardt gives Redskins a ride

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88, stopped at Richmond Raceway Aug. 8 in advance of the track’s NASCAR weekend in September. He was joined by five players from the Washington Redskins, who were in town for the team's training camp, which concluded Aug. 14. The day in Richmond gave Earnhardt and the Redskins players an opportunity to see how the athletes compete in their respective sports. > Read more.

READ Center a finalist for $25k grant

The READ Center is a top-200 cause finalist in State Farm’s Neighborhood Assist program, making it eligible to earn a $25,000 grant to support adult literacy in the Richmond region. The 40 organizations from across the nation with the most votes will win grants.

The READ Center, based in Henrico, provides classroom instruction and one-to-one tutoring to adults with very low literacy. > Read more.

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August 2017

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