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Major anniversaries

Virginia companies celebrate 10 to 250 years in business

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Virginia Business isn’t the sole company in the commonwealth celebrating a significant anniversary.

Large and small enterprises across the commonwealth are observing 10 to 250 years in business.

Virginia Community Capital, for example, has operated for 10 years. A nonprofit community development financial institution, VCC promotes housing development and revitalization efforts. It has offices in Christiansburg, Richmond and Norfolk.
Newport News Shipbuilding, on the other hand, is observing its 130th anniversary. The shipyard is the commonwealth’s largest industrial employer with more than 20,000 employees.

Read profiles of three Virginia companies celebrating remarkable anniversaries:

List of some Virginia companies
celebrating memorable milestones:

10 years
CORTEK Inc., Fredericksburg
Image Business Interiors, Virginia Beach
John Marshall Bank, Reston
Octo Consulting Group Inc., McLean
Team Henry Enterprises LLC, Newport News
Three Wire Systems Inc., Falls Church
Virginia Community Capital, Christiansburg

20 years
VCU Brandcenter, Richmond
SyCom Technologies, Richmond

25 years
Lansdowne Resort, Leesburg
Ross Publishing, Richmond
Rubin Communications Group, Virginia Beach

30 years
Dollar Tree Inc., Chesapeake
Harbor Group International, Norfolk
Malvin Riggins & Co., Newport News
Markel Corp., Glen Allen (became a public company in 1986)
Martinair Inc., Richmond
NDSE, Richmond
PRA Group, Norfolk
Reston Hospital Center, Reston
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Virginia Beach
Virginia Lawyers Weekly, Richmond
Williamsburg Investment Group Ltd., Williamsburg

35 years
AES Corp., Arlington
Cotton & Co. LLP, Alexandria

40 years
Franciscus Homes, Virginia Beach
PAPCO, Virginia Beach

50 years
ECPI University, Virginia Beach
HHHunt, Blacksburg, Glen Allen and Raleigh, N.C.
Smith Mountain Lake, Bedford, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties
Sumitomo Drive Technologies, Chesapeake
Stanley Martin Homes, Reston
Virginia Community College System, Richmond
Virginia Living Museum, Newport News

60 years
Homes Lowry Horn & Johnson Ltd., Fairfax
Thompson, Greenspon & Co., Fairfax

75 years
Davenport Energy, Chatham

85 years
Estes Express Lines, Richmond

95 years
AHT Insurance, Leesburg

100 years
Danville Golf Club, Danville
Princess Anne Country Club, Virginia Beach
Rutherfoord, A Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, Roanoke

105 years
Mars Inc., McLean
Marks & Harrison, Richmond

110 years
Gannett Co. Inc. (now Tegna Inc. and Gannett), McLean

115 years
Hunton & Williams, Richmond

120 years
Shockey Companies, Winchester

130 years
Newport News Shipbuilding (now part of Huntington Ingalls Industries)

135 years
Bank of Clarke County, Berryville

145 years
Genworth Financial (originally Life of Virginia), Richmond

170 years
Virginia Home for Boys and Girls, Henrico

250 years
The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs




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