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A Community's Fight to Preserve its Historical and Rural Culture in Virginia: Biotechnology CEO Gets Involved

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 General News J E 4
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BOSTON, March 10 Judith K. Gwathmey VMD, Ph.D., FACC, FAHAhas served as Chief Executive and Chief Scientific Officer of Gwathmey, Inc.for twelve years. Gwathmey, Inc. is an internationally recognized leader inproviding pre-clinical testing services for evaluation of lead compounds priorto their conversion into marketable products.

Dr. Gwathmey recently embarked on a campaign with other members of thequiet rural community in Aylett, Virginia to preserve the town's ruralcharacter and natural resources (wetlands, wildlife, and water).

"Morrison LLC wants to place a motocross raceway in the middle of anagricultural and residential area. Many working folks and retired seniors wholive in King William County are deeply disturbed about the environmental andcommunity degradation the motorcycle raceway will cause. The relentlessnoise, the added air, water and soil pollution, and increased traffic ofoutsiders makes many residents very concerned about their community and theirproperty values," says Gwathmey.

Dr. Gwathmey is working with others to raise awareness about the adverseeffects the motocross raceway will cause. Dr. Gwathmey, who is on faculty atHarvard University and Boston University Medical School, is a celebratedcardiac scientist. Along with her numerous publications, she received the2001 Presidential Mentoring Award and was recognized recently as a Hero for2008 in Boston for providing coats and uniforms to needy students inelementary schools."For further information contact: Marie T. Oates Boston PR Group, Inc. 617-290-7795 mtoates@bostonprgroup.com

SOURCE Gwathmey, Inc.
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