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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Lenhart Pettit proudly announces that Brian A. Craddock, Seth J. Ragosta and Andrew B. Stockment were elected shareholders of the firm effective January 1, 2018.  Brian Craddock concentrates his practice on business transactions, advising business clients at all stages and specifically focusing on entity formation; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; regulatory compliance; and drafting and ...read more
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
https://emu.edu/now/news/2018/01/police-community-justice-partnerships-will-focus-zehr-institute-online-course/  The Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice announces a four-session course about police and community justice partnerships this spring. The course will be co-taught by Officer Vanessa Westley, a 25-year veteran with the Chicago Police Department, and Professor Carl Stauffer, ...read more
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Wednesday, January 03, 2018
BRIDGEWATER, Va. — From lectures by featured speakers to music performances and theater productions, Bridgewater College offers a wide range of arts and events for the community to enjoy during the 2018 spring semester. National and local guests will serve as special speakers. All presentations will be at 7 p.m. in Cole Hall unless otherwise noted. Bridgewater College alumnus Duane Dinkel, ...read more
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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
MT. CRAWFORD – Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) wants to make member-owners aware that with the recent stretch of bitterly cold temperatures, higher electric bills could result because of increased electric use.  Wintertime usually means higher heating bills, but the temperatures have been remarkably cold recently, and for longer periods of time.  With highs only in the lower to mid ...read more
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Thursday, December 28, 2017
Newport News, VA (December 28, 2017) - More than 125 PBMares employees volunteered on-site at 10 charitable organizations December 8 and 15 as part of PBMares Cares. #PBMaresCares was started in 2016 for employees to volunteer together and make a stronger impact in the communities in which they work and live.  Duties included stocking food pantries, organizing clothing at shelters and even ...read more
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Thursday, December 21, 2017
Harrisonburg, VA – December 20, 2017: Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery, Inc. partnered with Shenandoah Art Therapy for “Rockingham County - Unmasking Brain Injury” as part of Survivors With A Goal (SWAG), a monthly support group designed to help individuals with a brain injury lead more independent and productive lives. “Unmasking Brain Injury,” a North Carolina based organization, nationally ...read more
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Thursday, December 21, 2017
·        By ELLIE POTTER Daily News-Record    The Salvation Army Harrisonburg Corps is $65,000 short of its fundraising goal for the year. HARRISONBURG — The Salvation Army Harrisonburg Corps’ red kettles are not as full or well-staffed this year.The nonprofit is $65,000 short of its $190,000 fundraising goal, with only three more days to come up with funds for its services and programs ...read more
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Thursday, December 21, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Following an extensive national search, Bridgewater College has selected Michael Post to join the College as its Vice President for Enrollment Management. Post, who joins Bridgewater after nearly a decade of experience in enrollment management, will begin on July 1, 2018. He comes to the college from Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland, where he is Vice President for ...read more
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Harrisonburg, VA, December 14, 2017:  Thomas Hook, COO of Friendship Industries, Inc. and Able Solutions, Inc., announced he will be retiring December 31, 2017, completing 25 years of growth for the contract packaging companies that provide employment for individuals with barriers to employment.  “It is with mixed emotions that I complete my career with Friendship Industries and Able Solutions.  ...read more
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Monday, December 18, 2017
TIMBERVILLE, VA ‐‐ On December 1, 2017, the Board of Directors of F&M Bank Corp. (OTCQX: FMBM) named Mark C. Hanna as the new President of F&M Bank.  “The board and I are delighted to have Mark join our team,” said Ellen Fitzwater, F&M Bank Board Chairman, “we are confident that Mr. Hanna’s well-rounded banking experience will serve our customers, shareholders, and communities well, and we look ...read more
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Monday, December 18, 2017
Harrisonburg, VA – December 18, 2017: Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery is pleased to announce Brenda Zimmerman has joined the organization as a board member. Zimmerman resides in Augusta County, has a background in home healthcare, and is a caregiver.  “As a caregiver Brenda brings unique insights to our Board,” stated Jacob Penrod, President of the Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery Board ...read more
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Thursday, December 14, 2017
The accounting firms of Brown Edwards and Gibbons & Kawash are pleased to announce their merger, effective January 1, 2018. The merger will create one of the largest CPA offices in West Virginia. Brown Edwards is a Top 100 firm based in Roanoke, Virginia with nine offices including Charleston and Bluefield, West Virginia while Gibbons & Kawash has a 25‐year history serving Charleston and ...read more
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Tickets available today at www.united.com     Weyers Cave, Virginia, Dec. 11, 2017 – Daily United Express jet service from Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Washington Dulles (IAD) begins April 3, 2018! Operated by SkyWest Airlines, the daily flights will provide Shenandoah Valley travelers seamless access to United’s global network via the airline’s Chicago ...read more
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Harrisonburg, VA – December 11, 2017: Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery is pleased to announce Mr. Kyle Yeager will bring his knowledge and experience to the organization as a board member. Yeager is a director of development within the James Madison University's Strategic Gifts office and is the athletics liaison for University Advancement. Yeager is a graduate of James Madison University ...read more
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Wednesday, December 06, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – A group of Bridgewater College student-athletes dedicated to promoting a safer, healthier campus environment has won one of only five national awards for its education of high-risk students about alcohol and making responsible decisions in the presence of alcohol. STEP UP of Bridgewater College was presented the Outstanding Peer Education Group award from Boosting Alcohol ...read more
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Friday, November 17, 2017
Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) uses many different pieces of equipment to bring safe, reliable electric service to homes and businesses. Electric meters are utilized to accurately measure the amount of electricity used, and they are property of the Cooperative. Member-owners should never risk tampering with a meter for any reason.  “The most important thing to always consider with ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Combined entity means new public TV Channel in Harrisonburg and CharlottesvilleThe board of Shenandoah Valley Educational Television Corporation (SVETC) announced today that WVPT is consolidating its operations with Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation (CPBC), which operates the Richmond-based public radio station and PBS-member stations in Richmond and Charlottesville known ...read more
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
First Bank & Trust Company Appoints New Branch ManagerHarrisonburg Office Welcomes Umar Ali     Umar F. Ali Branch ManagerOctober 23, 2017 First Bank & Trust Company, a diversified financial services firm today announced that Umar Ali has been appointed as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager.   Ali is a former graduate of James Madison University where he obtained his ...read more
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Fredericksburg/Northern Virginia reinforce position as Virginia’s largest AB wholesaler  Virginia Eagle Distributing Company (VED) — is pleased to announce the acquisition of J.F. Fick, Inc. of Fredericksburg, Virginia.  The new territory for VED will include the Counties of Caroline, King George, Prince William, Spotsylvania and Stafford, as well as the city of Fredericksburg.  Additionally, all ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
During the past decade, Arts Council of the Valley has awarded nearly $350,000 to support community-based initiatives in the City of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County through its Advancing the Arts grants. These funds are awarded to organizations, art educators, and artists working in the visual, performing, and literary arts to support the art that makes for a vibrant community. For the Fall ...read more
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Friday, November 03, 2017
    Harrisonburg -- U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings.     Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list regionally in 13 practice areas.     Firms included in the 2018 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently ...read more
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Friday, November 03, 2017
 INFINEX INVESTMENTS, INC. and Farmers & Merchants Bank are not affiliated.  Farmers & Merchants Financial Services, Inc. is a subsidiary of Farmers & Merchants Bank.Securities and Insurance Products:Not Insured By FDIC or any Federal Government AgencyMay Lose ValueNot a Deposit of or Guaranteed by the Bank or any Bank AffiliateTIMBERVILLE, VA—November 1, 2017—F&M Bank is excited to announce the ...read more
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
HARRISONBURG - The law firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is pleased to announce that Briana A. Stevens has joined the firm.Briana A. Stevens received her J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law, where she was a member of the Public Interest Advocates and a board member of the West Virginia Fund for Law in the Public Interest.  While in law school, she worked as a student attorney in ...read more
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  CONTACT: Preston Knight or Cammie TutwilerPHONE: (540) 820-0809 or (540) 435-6134EMAIL: pknight@svec.cooporctutwiler@svec.coop  SHENANDOAH VALLEY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ENCOURAGES MEMBERS TO REDUCE CONSUMPTION FROM JULY 12-14   MT. CRAWFORD – As temperatures begin to soar and air conditioners begin to run full blast, ...read more
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
  Contact: Sharon MooreCrossroads to Brain Injury Recovery, Inc.540-568-8923Fax: 540-568-8864Sharon@c2bir.org     Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery, Inc. announces their 2016 successes and a new Executive DirectorHarrisonburg, VA - January 25, 2017 - Approximately 5,000 people in the Central Shenandoah Valley Community are affected with brain injury. In 2016 Crossroads to Brain Injury ...read more
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