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eNewsChannels NEWS: -- It's time to prepare for more downpours warns NOAA (Climate.gov). Heavy rain has increased across most of the United States, and is only likely to continue to do so. In fact, climate change is projected to increase the size of the flood plain by as much as 45% in the next 100 years. A new flood vent introduced by Crawl Space Door Systems, Inc. can help concerned home and business owners protect their property and save money too.
Bigfoot 200: Founder of Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation to Run 206-Mile Ultra-Marathon on Mount St. Helens Volcano
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation announced that its founder and director, "Tattoo Tom" Mitchell is on a mission to raise $500,000 to support children with cancer and their families. From August 9 through 13, he will return to Mount St. Helens to make his fourth attempt at what's been called "the most challenging endurance race in North America" - the Bigfoot 200.
Magic City Auto Group Celebrates 80 Years, Expands with Acquisitions and Additional Dealerships in Virginia
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Magic City Ford is celebrating its 80th year in business by announcing the acquisition of Alleghany Motors in Covington, Va. This expansion and multi-million-dollar investment from Magic City into the Alleghany Highlands will expand Magic City's presence, create dozens of new jobs, and give Magic City customers access to 7 additional great brands for both sales and service.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium (VNEC) welcomes Enfission, LLC - a joint venture between Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ:LTBR) and Framatome, Inc. - as its latest member. Enfission is working to develop, license, manufacture, initially in the United States and sell nuclear fuel assemblies based on Lightbridge-designed metallic fuel technology and other advanced nuclear fuel intellectual property.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Cybersecurity startup CounterFlow AI, Inc. announced last week that it has raised $2.7 million in seed funding from Osage University Partners, the Charlottesville Angel Network, and a number of individual investors who also supported the founders' previous venture, nPulse Technologies (acquired by FireEye in 2014).
eNewsChannels NEWS: (GREAT FALLS, Va.) -- LeaseAccelerator announced today that it will be hosting an educational webinar on Asset-level lease accounting and its role in implementing ASC 842 and IFRS 16. The new lease accounting standards, introduced last year, will require companies to track real estate, equipment, and embedded leases as assets and liabilities on their balance sheets by end of 2018.
eNewsChannels NEWS: (SHAWSVILLE, Va.) -- Holodec Office Systems LLC, an IIBA(R) corporate member, announced today their new Training Portal for LEAN and Value Chain transformation. The accredited on-line classes and certifications in IT4IT(TM), BPMN(TM) 2.0, CoBIT(R), ITIL(R), TOGAF(R), ArchiMate(R), LEAN, and Six Sigma can be purchased at the Holodec ecampus.
New Leasing Study Finds Companies Dependent on Spreadsheets for Managing Equipment Leases and Have Risks
NEWS: (GREAT FALLS, Va.) LeaseAccelerator, the leader in Equipment Lease Management software, announced the results of a 2016 market readiness survey for the new lease accounting standards. The first research study to be completed since the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced ASU 2016-02 (ASC 842), surveyed financial professionals about their state of readiness for the new leasing standards.
New Lease Accounting Standards: LeaseAccelerator Announces FASB ASC 842 and IFRS 16 Compliant SaaS Solution
NEWS: (GREAT FALLS, Va.) LeaseAccelerator, the leader in Equipment Lease Management software, today announced a new release featuring updated functionality to support the new lease accounting standards introduced by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). With support for FASB ASC 842 and IFRS 16, LeaseAccelerator customers can now confidently comply with the financial reporting requirements of the SEC and other international regulators.
Invictus Games Orlando 2016: Auditions Closing April 2 for Active Duty, Veteran, Retiree Singers to Perform
NEWS: (FT. BELVOIR, Va.) Time is running out to audition for a special chorus being formed by the Center for American Military Music Opportunities (CAMMO) to perform in the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 on May 8, 2016. The Games will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., and broadcast live on ESPN2.