Altria sponsors Lighthouse Labs Lighthouse Labs, a local business accelerator that offers grants and mentorship to new startup ventures, has received its single largest corporate sponsorship since it was founded three years ago. Altria Group Inc., the Henrico County-based parent company of tobacco giant Philip Morris USA, will participate in Lighthouse Labs’ fall class with a $125,000 sponsorship.
Altria signs deal with Landmark Theater Terms: Altria is paying $10 million for the naming rights for 20 years. Payments will be made in $2-million installments for five years, starting this summer. The theater’s name will change to the Altria Theater next year, but the company’s tobacco products will not be featured in the facility.