Tag: First Lady
Former First Lady Maureen McDonnell is hopeful that recent appeals court decisions in the corruption case of her husband, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, won’t impact her own efforts to get her charges overturned.
Governor Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday announced $200,000 in funding for five collaborative efforts in Virginia through the Building Collaborative Communities (BCC) program.
A federal judge has sentenced former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in prison on his convictions in a corruption case, a stunning downfall for a once-rising star in the Republican Party.
Governor Terry McAuliffe on Monday announced that Virginia was selected for two USDA awards that will help connect Virginia agricultural producers with school systems statewide.
Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy S. McAuliffe will light Virginia’s Capitol Tree on the South Portico of the historic State Capitol in a public ceremony on Friday, December 5.
As one of the college presidents attending today’s White House College Opportunity Day of Action, Pamela Fox is putting Mary Baldwin College on the national stage with a commitment to support minority women in STEM fields.
On Thursday, Dec. 4, Mary Baldwin College President Pamela Fox will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden at the White House College Opportunity Summit.
Governor McAuliffe welcomed Assistant Chief Mark Custalow of the Mattaponi Tribe, Chief Kevin Brown of the Pamunkey Tribe, and other tribal members to the Patrick Henry Building to observe the 337th tax tribute ceremony.
Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order establishing the Commonwealth Council on Bridging the Nutritional Divide, which will be chaired by First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe.
The November River City Radio Hour will premiere a new serial Tales from Rose Hall. The four-part serial traces the role a celebrated home played in Waynesboro’s participation in the Civil War.
First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, along with leaders of the Virginia Capitol Foundation, unveiled this year’s Official Capitol Square Ornament at the Executive Mansion.
Fitness took center stage Friday as Governor Terry McAuliffe, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, Jake Steinfeld of Body by Jake and students from Hungtington Middle School cut the ribbon on their brand new state-of-the-art Live Positively Fitness Center.
Virginia received funding from three participating programs aimed at strengthening organic local and regional food systems through projects that recruit and train farmers, expand economic opportunities, and increase access to healthy foods.
Conservative waterboy Bart Hinkle has the Bob McDonnell appellate case all figured out: blame Obama. Or to take it to the extreme, indict Obama, because really, why not?
Today Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the number of feeding sites for the national Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) increased from 1,539 in 2013 to 1,590 this year.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Relay Foods will expand its Richmond fulfillment center to accommodate increased local demand for its products and to support the company’s entry into new markets.
Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe hosted a strategic planning session Tuesday in Richmond for the Partnership for Parks campaign founded by the Virginia Association for Parks and the Garden Club of Virginia.
The September River City Radio Hour regulars Boogie Kings and the First Lady of Comedy, Marsha Howard will be joined by John-Robert Rimel, a country-singer phenomenon, and the Amazing Man of Magic, Peter Monticup.
Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, based their defense against federal corruption charges on the dysfunctional relationship between the former First Couple.
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement following the verdict in the public corruption case against former Governor Bob McDonnell and former First Lady Maureen McDonnell.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail, a major tourism development project connecting travelers to Virginia oyster purveyors, raw bars and restaurants, and the watermen culture throughout Coastal Virginia, the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula and Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
It’s a stretch to imagine the jury actually returning guilty verdicts against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on corruption charges involving loans and gifts that the McDonnells solicited from a Virginia businessman who has admitted that he saw his efforts to aid the First Couple as a way to boost his business fortunes.
McAuliffe announces creation of Children’s Cabinet and the Commonwealth Council on Childhood Success
Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed an Executive Order creating a cabinet solely dedicated to the education, health, safety, and welfare of Virginia’s children and youth.
Comcast offers up to six months of complimentary Internet service, amnesty program for low-income families
Comcast announced on Tuesday it will include up to six months of complimentary service for any new family that has not yet applied for Internet Essentials.
This week, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and the Virginia Association of Broadcasters launched Feeding Virginia, a year-long campaign against hunger.
WTA’s Gateway will celebrate the end of its three years with an extravagant evening of performances by some of the Gateway patrons’ favorites.
Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe joined Virginia park-goers to celebrate Mason Neck State Park’s designation as one of America’s Favorite Parks as part of the Coca-Cola Company’s America Is Your Park campaign.
Speaking at the South Carolina Women’s Democratic Council breakfast today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.) joined the Ready for Hillary effort, encouraging Hillary to run for president and pledging his support for her candidacy should she decide to do so.
The Friday, April 18th River City Radio Hour will mark the first appearance of Frets & Fingers on the Radio Hour and another chapter of Basic City Boys.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe today announced that the Virginia’s Executive Mansion and its gardens will be open to visitors on Tuesday, April 29 in celebration of Virginia Historic Garden Week.
Today Gov. Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe announced that the Virginia Outdoors Plan, Virginia’s official guide for the planning of public outdoor recreation and land conservation has been revised and is now available online.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, and Jake Steinfeld, Chair of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils announced today their collaboration to combat childhood obesity in Virginia.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced that this year marks the 25th anniversary of the Virginia’s Finest® program. Developed in 1989 by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), the program identifies, differentiates and promotes top-quality agriculture and specialty food and beverage products.
Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announced at a press conference on Friday the nomination of Former First Lady Anne Holton to be his Secretary of Education.
The Terry McAuliffe Inaugural Committee announced the participants taking part in the inaugural ceremony of Gov.-Elect Terry McAuliffe. “We’re excited about the impressive and diverse group of individuals who are participating in the inaugural ceremony,” said Executive Director Brynne Craig.
Mark Herring, now calling himself attorney general-elect, is beginning the process of governing by announcing his transition committee co-chairs as well as his transition director.
Campaigning today with one president, Bill Clinton, Terry McAuliffe will be campaigning with another, Barack Obama, this weekend, and in the meantime, the McAuliffe campaign has Michelle Obama in a starring role in a new radio spot.
First Lady Maureen McDonnell announced the First Lady’s Opportunity Hall of Fame award recipients at the fourth annual awards reception held last night at the Executive Mansion.