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Rebecca Singhavong, VP of Finance at ViON Corp., Advisory Board member at ‘Our Military Kids’ non-profit organization

“When a parent’s deployment or battle injury brings stress to a child, it’s amazing what simple activities–like ballet or baseball-can do. Help us engage them, encourage them…empower them.” OCT. 4, 2017 —Our Military Kids, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, supports children of deployed National Guard and Reserve and Wounded Warriors …

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WorldatWork Presents Vencore with Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Award; Mac Curtis Comments

WorldatWork has chosen Vencore as one of 116 organizations awarded with the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2016. The award recognizes an organization’s efforts in employee engagement and the effectiveness of its work-life portfolio through its worker programs, policies and practices, Vencore said Tuesday. Mac Curtis, Vencore president and CEO, said that the company strives to …

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Phacil Appears in Virginia Fantastic 50 Fastest Growing Companies List for Fourth Consecutive Year

Federal technology services provider Phacil has been featured in the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Fantastic 50 Fastest Growing Companies list for the fourth consecutive year. Phacil and other Fantastic 50 companies were recognized in a banquet held on April 29 at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly, Virginia with more than 400 in attendees, Phacil said …

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DigitalGlobe Facilitates Satellite Imagery Exercises for Employees’ Children to Promote STEM Careers

DigitalGlobe held a “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” on April 28 to let employees’ children participate in satellite imagery and mapping exercises and introduce them to the company’s technological offerings. The space imagery and geospatial data provider said Monday it engaged the children in a discussion on DigitalGlobe’s satellite constellation in efforts to inspire …

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Northrop’s Electronic Systems Sector Receives Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award; Jay Tolle Comments

Northrop Grumman has received the Maryland Department of the Environment’s Green Registry Leadership award in recognition of its sustainable practices and environmental work. Employees of Northrop’s electronic systems sector accepted the award from Mary Beth Tung, deputy secretary of Maryland’s state department; and Ben Wu, deputy secretary of the Maryland Department …

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Victory Media Names Parsons Top GovCon Firm on 2015 STEM Jobs List; Jamie Morehead Comments

Victory Media has selected Parsons as the top defense and GovCon firm on the publication’s 2015 “STEM Jobs Approved Employers” list of companies that offer work in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Parsons said Wednesday the list is the first to rate businesses on the effectivity of their programs to produce and fill high-growth STEM-related …

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Event Promotion: WeddingWire Founder Tim Chi to Answer ‘Fireside Chat’ Questions at Summer 2015 CONNECT

Tim Chi, founder and CEO of online software marketplace WeddingWire, will headline the fireside chat portion at the summer 2015 edition of the Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum, an event for venture capitalists and other business leaders. Chi, also a founder of Blackboard, started WeddingWire in 2007 and the Chevy Chase, Md.-based company now operates …

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GVGBC Selects RMF Engineering for Green Project Award

The Greater Virginia Green Building Council has selected RMF Engineering to receive a “Best Commercial Project” award in recognition of the company’s work to update the heating, air conditioning and other utility systems at the former Martha Jefferson Hospital site in Charlottesville for the CFA Institute. RMF also refreshed the fire protection, plumbing and electrical …

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Event Promotion: Tom Monahan’s Fireside Chat, Investor Panel to Feature at Spring CONNECTpreneur Forum

Tom Monahan, chairman and CEO of The Corporate Executive Board Company (NYSE: CEB), will discuss emerging trends and market indicators for venture capital investors during a fireside chat session at the spring 2015 edition of the CONNECTpreneur series of events. CONNECTpreneur’s sponsors expect 300 business leaders such as 175 CEOs and founders, as well …

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Mark Testoni: NS2 Serves Training Program’s 3rd Class Aims to Tackle Vet Unemployment

A nonprofit organization started by SAP NS2 has opened 20 slots to post-9/11 military veterans for a three-month technology training and employment program that will provide participants with mentorship and potential job opportunities. NS2 Serves said Monday the residential, full-time course will offer training on SAP software and career placement assistance in national …

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DynCorp Among Victory Media’s 2015 Top Military Friendly Employers

DynCorp International is ranked 20th in Victory Media‘s list of 2015 Military Friendly Employers in recognition of its programs and policies for military veterans and employees who are in the Reserve or National Guard forces. The company said Tuesday this is the eighth year that it is included in the list. Inclusion in the Military Friendly Employer list is based …

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