Entries by EPManager0

RVA to Host Black Tennis Hall of Fame 15th Annual Induction Ceremony

The Black Tennis Hall of Fame is set to acknowledge and honor black excellence in tennis with their 15th annual induction ceremony at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture on September 23, 2023. Over the years, this organization has recognized legendary athletes, coaches, and contributors to the sport of tennis. As the years go by, […]

Question of the Week: Are Donations to Friends Tax Deductible?

Question:  I feel terrible for those affected by the recent Maui wildfires.  An old friend living in Maui was displaced by the fires and lost everything she owns.  I would like to organize a crowdfunding drive to provide financial support to her and would like to ask my church to serve as a conduit to […]

September Nonprofit Spotlight: Operation Enduring Warrior

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for September 2023 is Operation Enduring Warrior. Perkins Law salutes the OEW for its mission to honor, empower, and motivate our nation’s wounded military and law enforcement veterans through physical, mental, and emotional rehabilitation.

The Diverse World of Franchising

Thousands of businesses have pursued franchising as a growth strategy over the past 50 years.  Many are household names with tens of thousands of locations around the world (e.g., McDonald’s, Subway, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Marriott) while others fizzled out without much fanfare.  Seemingly every conceivable industry and business model has been franchised at some point.  […]