LASCO Bathware Expands in Halifax County

~ LASCO Bathware to invest $1.7 million to expand manufacturing~

January 23, RICHMOND – Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced that LASCO Bathware, Inc. will invest $1.7 million to expand in Halifax County. The company, which will expand its manufacturing operation to include an additional line of upscale bathware marketed under their “Aquatic” label, will create 50 jobs and save an existing 280 jobs. Virginia successfully competed with Michigan, Texas and Washington for the project.

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Alton Spring Water Heads To Congress

Grand Springs Natural Spring Water To Provide Bottled Water To House Food Services In D.C.

Alton's Grand Springs Natural Spring Water has been selected as the sole provider of bottled water for the House of Representatives Food Services in Washington, D. C.  The bottled water supplied to the House is contained in compostable bottles made of corn and replaces water that was in petroleum-based bottles.

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HRHS project receives Tobacco Commission grant support

Following Halifax Regional Health System's (HRHS) recent announcement of plans to construct a new medical office building in Houghton Industrial Park, HRHS has announced that grant funding for the project has been approved by the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission through the Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County.

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Halifax Regional Hospital Expansion Update

Halifax Regional Hospital is currently undergoing an expansion that will add a two new floors with a total of 40 patient rooms (20 rooms on each new floor). One of the major benefits to patients and their families is that all of the new rooms will be private rooms.

HRH is following a Planetree model for the project; the goal of the Planetree initiative is to personalize, humanize and demystify healthcare.

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Ribbon Cutting on Drive Train Lab at VIPER

The Virginia Institute of Performance Engineering and Research took another step Friday, April 25, 2008 towards becoming the nation’s preeminent motorsport research facility with the grand opening of the Engine and Drive Train Laboratory at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) in Alton, VA.

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