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VRWA Said Goodbye to Past
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."
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.
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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
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
Do You Know What Your VRWA Benefits Are?
Board of Directors
Index to Advertisers/ Ad.com
Streamline - Spring 2015