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Virginia Veterinary Medical Association Co-Hosts 2013 Potomac Regional Veterinary Conference

Third Annual Collaborative Veterinary Conference to be Held at Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia Nov. 8-10.

Richmond, VA, November 06, 2013 --( The Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA) has announced that it will co-host the 2013 Potomac Regional Veterinary Conference (PRVC) from Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. The conference will be hosted in conjunction with the District of Columbia, Maryland and West Virginia Veterinary Medical Associations. The event is unique to the region because it represents a collaboration of associations, all linked by work with the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. The conference offers a total of 54 hours of continuing education, composed of 18 hours each in small animal education, equine education and public practice. Speakers’ topics will be divided among those same three categories.

Featuring lectures and discussions from a great list of renowned veterinarians as well as a full exhibit hall, the weekend-long event will include a bowling tournament after dinner on Saturday night among the four associations. Sponsors for the event include Access National Bank, Elanco, Merial, Novartis Animal Health, Purina, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Zoetis, Crossroads Animal Care, Antech, MWI Veterinary Supply and Universal Imaging.

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“We are excited to join our fellow Potomac region associations to host the conference this year,” said Robin R. Schmitz, executive director of the VVMA. “It is a wonderful opportunity for the area’s veterinarians to earn continuing education hours and network and brainstorm with one another on the latest research and findings of veterinary medicine.”

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About The Virginia Veterinary Medical Association:
The Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to preserving and enhancing the quality of human and animal life through veterinary medicine. The organization aims to establish and enhance open communication between members of the association and industry representatives. The VVMA provides continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through mentoring programs, lobbies on behalf of the interests in the field of veterinary medicine and serves as an advocate and voice for the Virginia veterinary medicine community. For more information, visit, or call (800) 937-8862 or (804) 346-2611.
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