VPM acquires Style Weekly | Chesterfield Observer


The future of Style Weekly’s print publication remains uncertain, but VPM plans to resume arts and culture coverage on Style’s website and social media properties in the coming weeks. WEEKLY STYLE COURTESY

Based on Midlothian VPM Media Corporation, the parent company of VPM, the house of public media in Virginia, announced it has acquired Style weekly, known as Richmond’s alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion. Driven by a shared commitment to local storytelling that reflects the interests of the audience, the acquisition deepens VPM’s artistic and cultural coverage and expands its digital footprint to include StyleWeekly.com and Style Weekly’s social media properties. In the coming weeks, VPM plans to resume publishing arts and culture articles and calendar of events on StyleWeekly.com and its Facebook, Instagram and Twitter channels as it assesses the future of print publishing. . Since its first publication in 1982, Style Weekly has been known for its clever, witty, and tenacious coverage of Richmond. Style Weekly ceased operations last September, just months after it was acquired by hedge fund Alden Global Capital.

Jenna michael recently joined the Chesterfield Observer as an advertising account manager. With a background in dental assisting, Michael was born and raised in Chesterfield County, attended Colonial Heights High School and continued his studies in Business Administration at Strayer University.

Care Advantage Inc., which is one of the largest privately held home care companies in the Mid-Atlantic and headquartered in Midlothian, announced the acquisition of My Home Companion in Springfield, Virginia. The addition of My Home Companion strengthens Care Advantage’s personal care footprint in Northern Virginia and underpins its continued commitment to grow its services in this area through its legacy brand, Capital City Nurses. The purchase is the 13th acquisition that Care Advantage Inc. has made since 2018, and the first since it partnered with Searchlight Capital Partners in June.

Topworkplaces.com included Chesterfield among its winners for its October 2021 national awards. The county was chosen among the website’s top five workplaces for diversity, equity and inclusion practices. For businesses and organizations with more than 2,500 employees, Chesterfield ranked fourth on the award list. Chesterfield was one of only two organizations in Virginia to make the list and the only government agency to be included. Top Workplaces rewards companies and organizations in four categories, including not only DE&I, but also employee well-being, professional development and remote working.

Regenia Carter-Pride

Brown Edwards LLP, a Roanoke-based Inside Public Accounting Top 100 accounting, tax and advisory firm, has acquired Mitchell Wiggins, a leading provider of tax, auditing and business advisory services in the metro area of Richmond and Tri-Cities. This partnership will enhance the resources and capabilities that both firms can provide to their clients, rivaling those of large national firms, while providing the personal attention needed to better support local and mid-market clients. Locally, Brown Edwards has an office on City View Drive in Midlothian.

Ashley parker

Regenia Carter-Pride, broker associated with EXIT Realty Success in Chesterfield, and Ashley Parker, sales representative with EXIT Realty House Parade in Midlothian, recently received the Bronze Award from EXIT Realty Corp. International. The award was presented in recognition of the closing of 25-49 real estate transactions in the 2020-21 production year.

Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals won 35 of the 185 total awards received by HCA Virginia hospitals across the state according to new research published by Healthgrades, a resource that connects consumers, physicians, and healthcare systems. Additionally, both hospitals received an “A” in the Leapfrog Fall 2021 Hospital Safety Rating, the highest rating recognizing the hospital system’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and delivering healthcare. sure.

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