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February 2015 In This Issue
Statewide News
Industry Events and Education
Local Chapter Updates
First Atlantic Restoration Inc
King Architectural Metals
Belfor USA
Statewide News
With February 8th having marked the procedural halfway point in the Virginia General Assembly, this "crossover" period is the deadline by which all measures must be approved in their chamber of origin, or else fail to move forward for the year. To date, VAMA has compiled numerous successes working on your behalf, advancing legislation to benefit property owners and managers across Virginia.
UVA and the Charlottesville Police Department are opening a permanent police substation on The Corner at UVA in an effort to improve student safety. A temporary structure was put in place in response to the slaying of Hannah Graham last fall. The station will only be staffed during high traffic times, Thursday to Saturday nights. The university has also hired private security contractor, G4S, to serve as "security ambassadors" on campus. They will be positioned in high traffic areas and will escort students home who would otherwise be traveling alone.
Deas Construction
Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions
Carousel Signs & Designs, Inc.
Industry Events and Education
Did you earn your designation but never picked up your certificate? Review the list of designees for whom we have certificates in the VAMA office!
Working with your landscaping provider helps your properties be more successful, and as with any success, it's all about the relationship.
Everyone has heard the saying: The customer is always right. But we all know real life isn’t that simple. For business-to-consumer companies that rely on regularly returning clients, the fine art of keeping these people happy can be a frustrating, confusing endeavor.
Every career has missteps -- even Barbara Corcoran’s. At Entrepreneur’s Ready to Launch event in September, the Shark Tank star revealed how her ability to come back from failure is one of her greatest strengths. "I am so good at failure, it’s like my specialty," she explained.
Most major brands know it’s extremely important to have a relevant social presence as a part of its marketing efforts, but how to execute that strategy has been the bigger challenge. Many social media marketers (and most marketing people I’ve talked to) aren’t super clear on the differences between real-time marketing and real-time response via social media.
An explanation of the soft wash cleaning method versus pressure washing.
Local Chapter Updates
2014 Industry Excellence Awards, Events Calendar and we have a new Facebook Page! Make sure to like us!
Meet the international traveler Angeleen Frick of!
We are pleased to announce this year's winners of the RAMMY Awards of Excellence!
Recap of the January 2015 events in RVAA!
Get to know Harbor Group's Howie Schiedel


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