Books A Million to close, W&M hosts economic forum and more business news - Daily Press

Thank you for using! This service has been made possible by all our customers. In order to provide a sustainable, best of the breed RSS to Email experience, we've chosen to keep this as a paid subscription service. If you are satisfied with your free trial, please sign-up today. Subscriptions without a plan would soon be removed. Thank you!

Newport News

Mary Immaculate weight loss center honored

Surgical Weight Loss Center at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News was named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

The Center of Excellence designation recognizes programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric weight loss surgeries such as gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and Lap-Band. To be eligible, programs must perform at least 125 bariatric surgeries annually, and individual surgeons must do at least 50 surgeries a year.

Bon Secours Surgical Weight Loss Center offers specially designed equipment, patient education and comprehensive patient care plans. The surgical team focuses on a patient's complete health and achieving permanent weight loss. This includes psychological, nutritional and physical evaluations, counseling, support groups and long-term coordination of care, Bon Secours said.


Action Realty holds ribbon-cutting

Action Realty will hold a ribbon-cutting and reception at Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The office is located at 305 Martha Lee Dr., Hampton.

Weddy Carter, who has 14 years experience in real estate, is the owner and principle broker. Learn more at


Books A Million to close

The Books A Million store in Hampton will close. Merchandise is discounted by 20 to 40 percent. The store is located at 7 Towne Centre Way,Hampton.


Business School hosts forum on U.S. economy

The William & Mary School of Business will hold a forum Wednesday on the U.S. economy.

"What happened? What's ahead?" begins at 7 p.m. in the Brinkley Commons Room of the Mason School of Business Alan B. Miller Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

It's the university's fourth annual forum since the financial collapse in 2008. Business school professors and faculty from the Law School and Government Department will discuss the debt ceiling debate, credit downgrades, public policy, market crashes and surges and Congress and Wall Street.


Newport News

Asian Chamber of Commerce holds luncheon

19 Sep, 2011

Manage subscription | Powered by

What's on Your Mind...

Powered by Blogger.