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Southside Virginia SHRM Receives Distinguished Award

    March 18, 2014

    For Immediate Release

    Southside Virginia SHRM Receives Distinguished Award


    March 18, 2014 —The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded the Southside Virginia SHRM the EXCEL Silver Award for 2013. 


    The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters with SHRM.  The award recognizes a chapter’s accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that promote the human resources profession at the local level.


    “This recognition is a distinct indication of the chapter’s successful partnership with SHRM to serve the networking and professional development needs of human resource professionals and to the advancement of the human resources profession” said J. Robert Carr, senior vice president, membership, marketing & external affairs for SHRM.


    Southside Virginia SHRM will be recognized in SHRM publications and at SHRM conferences. As an Excel winner, it receives a certificate of recognition and a special banner to display at its meetings and events.



    Media: For more information, contact Carl Shoemaker, 434-441-7773 or


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