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Thompson Entertainment

January 31, 2019 | Impact Stories

GamerBus is a popular gaming bus filled with video gaming equipment traversing the Hampton Roads region, bringing big titles like Fortnite, Madden, and Super Smash Bros. to birthday parties and other special events.

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YWCA Richmond announces 2019 class of Outstanding Women Awards

January 25, 2019 | In the News

VCC President and CEO Jane Henderson is awarded a YWCA of Richmond Outstanding Women Award in the division of business. The Outstanding Women Awards embodies YWCA’s commitment to engage, develop and honor women leaders whose work helps make our community stronger,” said Linda S. Tissiere, YWCA Richmond’s chief executive officer. “Each of these women are being recognized for their significant achievement in leadership and their important impact on our region’s health and vitality.” Read the …

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Carilion buys former bank building in downtown Roanoke

January 21, 2019 | In the News

Carilion buys the former Wells Fargo building in Roanoke from VCC, providing us capital to put back into the Roanoke community. Now that it is safe and in the right long-term hands, it will be wonderful to see what unfolds in the coming years.” Read more about the building and Carilion’s plan for its future  here.

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Reinvesting in Roanoke

January 17, 2019 | In the News

We have sold the historic former First National Exchange Bank building at 201 S. Jefferson St. in downtown Roanoke to Carilion Clinic, the region’s leading health care provider. VCC is reinvesting the proceeds into the community.

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Wesley Housing

January 11, 2019 | Impact Stories

One mile west of the Potomac River and Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge rests a partially occupied, 12-unit apartment community for low-income residents. Behind it, on the same parcel, two dilapidated duplexes sit empty. However, Wesley Housing, a respected local non-profit that has built affordable housing for thousands of Northern Virginia residents since 1974, has a vision for this prime, visible property.

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project:HOMES

December 17, 2018 | Impact Stories

Project:HOMES doesn’t only improve houses, they improve lives. In areas lacking safe and affordable housing, the nonprofit general contractor’s goal is to build modern affordable housing and advance the safety, accessibility, and energy efficiency in existing homes for low-income individuals and families.

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