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VRWA Said Goodbye to Past Executive Director RICHARD DOUGLAS "RICKY" BROWN, 69, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. Ricky was born in Buena Vista, Va., on July 29, 1945, son of the late James Douglas Brown and Minnie Foster Brown. Ricky was known for his love of family, sense of humor, wit and zest for life. He was a member of the Buena Vista Pentecostal Holiness Church. He had 25 years of service with the Buena Vista Rescue Squad and was a Life Member. Ricky was also a Life Member of the Buena Vista Jaycees, Virginia Jaycees, United States Jaycees and International Jaycees. He was member of the Lexington Moose Lodge. Ricky served as Executive Director for Virginia Rural Water Association for 10 years and was known throughout the state as "Kenny Rogers." 715019_Tencarva.indd 1 Ricky enjoyed golfing, Harley Davidson motorcycles, the Fighting Blues, Virginia Tech and the Redskins. A memorial service was held 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at The Calvary Brethren Church on 1365 Woodland Avenue, Buena Vista, Va. The Reverend Rick Ramsey and the Reverend W.A. Mills officiated. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Buena Vista Rescue Squad or Rockbridge Area Hospice. Arrangements by Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Service. w w w . v r w a . o r g PM 10/4/14 9:48 19

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Streamline - Spring 2015

From the President: Power Failure
From the Executive Director: Highlights from 2014
The Sustainability Managed Utility
Communication… Say What?
Flushing Away the Ebola Threat
Hazard Communication Standards – Guidelines for OSHA Compliance
State Water Control Board Approves Controversial Permit
VRWA Said Goodbye to Past Executive Director
USDA Rural Development
The RATES Program
Adequate Rates versus Affordability
NRWA Recap
Debt Refinancing: An Alternate Source of Capital
How the Cloud is Revolutionizing the Future of Water Utility Management
Southern Corrosion Supports Victory Junction
Throwing My Loop: Call Me Anytime
Wastewater Math
Booster Club
eLearning Benefits
Membership Application
Do You Know What Your VRWA Benefits Are?
VRWA Mailbag
New Members
Board of Directors
VRWA Committees
Index to Advertisers/

Streamline - Spring 2015