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Thursday, May 26, 2022
Rep. Cline to Hold Staff Mobile Office Hours in Elkton   MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2022Contact: Matthew Hanrahan Office: (202) 225-5431matthew.hanrahan@mail.house.gov   ELKTON – Today Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) announced that his office will hold Staff Mobile Office Hours in Elkton.   A member of Congressman Ben Cline’s staff will hold mobile office hours at ...read more
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Thursday, May 26, 2022
HARRISONBURG – Glen Kauffman, a Financial Planner for Everence Financial in Harrisonburg, was recently honored for his work with Praxis Mutual Funds, a national fund family of Everence that seeks to balance financial and social considerations to make a positive impact on the world.   Kauffman is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChfC®)and has worked for Everence for 27 years. He has helped ...read more
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Free Summer Reading Program Starts June 6th at MRL“Oceans of Possibilities” Encourages Reading for All Ages  Massanutten Regional Library’s annual Summer Reading Program returns June 6, 2022 and runs through July 31, 2022 with the goal of encouraging thousands of Valley residents to read alongside MRL this summer. Themed “Oceans of Possibilities,” the free reading incentive program takes place ...read more
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Broadway Farmers Market To Reopen With New Name, Eclectic OfferingsBy JILLIAN LYNCH Daily News-RecordMay 19, 2022  The Broadway Farmers Market is reopening this season with a new name: the Broadway Community Market.The name reflects the diverse vendors who will sell their wares at the event that takes place weekly, said Cari Orebaugh, director of marketing and development for the town.“A [vendor] ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2022
 NEWS RELEASEFor immediate releaseCONTACT:Cathleen p. welshFlora Pettit90 N. Main Street, Suite 201 (P.O. Box 1287)Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801(540) 437-3100www.fplegal.comFlora Pettit Attorneys Honored   Flora Pettit is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been honored by selection for inclusion in the 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers list, a Thomson Reuters business.  Three of Flora ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2022
For Immediate Release  May 20, 2022  Contact: Christopher Quinn Phone: 540-442-3936 e-mail: Chris@hrchamber.orgHarrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce & Town of Elkton Announce Partnership AgreementCommunity Outreach and Entrepreneurial DevelopmentHarrisonburg, VA — May 20, 2022 — The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Elkton have officially announced their ...read more
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 CONTACT: Preston Knight PHONE: (540) 820-0809 EMAIL: pknight@svec.coop  SVEC has announced 11 high school recipients of scholarships valued at $1,000 each. The recipients, by name and school, are:  Alicia Bare, Mountain View Alex Bogner, Luray Erin Brendel, Highland County Morgan Dellinger, Turner Ashby Ava Grace Flory, ...read more
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Monday, May 16, 2022
Charles Hendricks Named as a Top Expert in the Construction Industry 2022 Fixr.com’s annual list of the top 200 experts in the construction industry has just been released for 2022. The exclusive list names the most influential players in the sector, whose innovative and inspiring work is continuously contributing to the growth of the construction industry as a whole. Fixr.com uses a rigorous ...read more
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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ashley Gordon-Becker, Business & Industry Liaisonagordon@telamon.org, 540-235-1900   NATIONAL EMPHASIS PROGRAM ANNOUNCEDProtecting Workers from Indoor and Outdoor Heat Hazards HARRISONBURG, VA (May 6, 2022) – Last month, Secretary Marty Walsh, joined Vice President Kamala  Harris to announce the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health ...read more
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Monday, May 09, 2022
Eastern Mennonite University's online RN to BSN program has been recognized as the best in the state for 2022 by RegisteredNursing.org, a nursing advocacy organization. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors which represent how well a program supports students during school, towards licensure, and beyond. Those factors include accreditation, total numbers of student completions, ...read more
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Monday, May 09, 2022
Eastern Mennonite University’s 104th Commencement ceremony was marked by the conferring of only its second honorary doctorate in its history — to human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. EMU awarded 408 total degrees on Sunday, May 8. The total included 260 undergraduate degrees, 92 master’s degrees, 54 graduate certificates, one doctorate, and one honorary ...read more
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Wednesday, May 04, 2022
SVEC Arboretum Hopes To Provide Opportunities For CommunityBy KELLEN STEPLER Daily News-RecordApr 29, 2022 Updated Apr 29, 2022     A thing that Mika Sorrels, 12, will never see is a poem as lovely as a tree.On a sunny, clear Friday afternoon, Sorrels read a poem to a group of people at the Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative's sustainable future arboretum dedication ceremony off of Oakwood ...read more
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Tuesday, May 03, 2022
HARRISONBURG. Va. – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently named Chan Gingerich, LUTCF®, CLTC®, to the 2022 Marketplace Elite Circle of Champions.Gingerich is a Financial Services Representative with Everence Financial® in Harrisonburg, specializing in health insurance.  He qualified for the recognition by helping more than 100 consumers access health coverage through the Health ...read more
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Friday, April 29, 2022
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce holds its first in-person awards banquet since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic at Brix and Columns Vineyards in McGaheysville on Thursday.For Peirce MacGill, winning the Diversity Leadership Award at the annual Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce ceremony is not about him, but his team.The assistant director of economic development for the ...read more
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Friday, April 22, 2022
Leech Named New Director Of United Way   By JILLIAN LYNCH Daily News-RecordApr 19, 2022     The local United Way’s new executive director was already part of the staff.Amanda Leech, announced as the new director on Monday, served as the director of donor engagement since 2016 for the United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, according to a press release.“[I] am honored to continue my ...read more
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Friday, April 22, 2022
SEEING REDDayton Prepares For High Turnout With Return Of Redbud FestivalBy JILLIAN LYNCH Daily News-RecordApr 19, 2022     Last year, an annual festival happened without its star attraction.The annual Dayton Redbud Festival, known for giving out saplings of the trees named for their springtime blooms, happened in June last year, after the saplings were available.Due to COVID-19 safety ...read more
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Friday, April 22, 2022
GIVING BACKCommunity Foundation Aims To Top $5 Million With Great Community GiveBy JILLIAN LYNCH Daily News-RecordApr 20, 2022  Revlan Hill, executive director of the Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, puts the finishing touches on a decoration for today’s fifth annual Great Community Give.Photos by Daniel Lin / DN-R      The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and ...read more
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Friday, April 22, 2022
GREAT EXPECTATIONSGreat Community Give Fundraiser Exceeds $5 Million In 5 YearsBy JILLIAN LYNCH Daily News-RecordApr 21, 2022  The Great Community Give ended at 8 p.m. Wednesday having raised $1.72 million during the annual online-based day of giving.The community fundraising day didn’t reach its overall goal, though many nonprofits reached their individual goals. This year’s event reached a ...read more
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Monday, April 18, 2022
Harrisonburg, VA – The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County is celebrating the official founding of their initiative, Great Community Give within the local community. The City Council of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Board of Supervisors announced last week during their bi-weekly meetings that the third Wednesday of April shall be henceforth formally known as Great ...read more
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Monday, April 18, 2022
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Friday, April 15, 2022
SUMMER SPLASHBroadway Pool Construction Coming Along SwimminglyBy KELLEN STEPLER Daily News-RecordTop of FormBottom of FormBROADWAY — Construction on the Broadway Community Pool is going along just swimmingly, according to town officials.The 50-year-old northern Rockingham County institution is undergoing a $900,000 transformation, including a renovation and expansion of the existing the pool ...read more
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Friday, April 15, 2022
On The Road Collaborative Expanding To Kate Collins Middle School In WaynesboroBy KELLEN STEPLER Daily News-RecordMar 29, 2022  A local organization specializing in after-school programming for middle and high school students is expanding to a new location on the road down to Waynesboro.On the Road Collaborative announced Monday it is expanding into Waynesboro Public Schools and will operate its ...read more
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Friday, April 15, 2022
RING IN SPRINGHarrisonburg Farmers Market Returns To Turner PavilionBy JILLIAN LYNCH Daily News-RecordMar 30, 2022  Flurries of snowflakes have filled the air through the spring equinox this year.The Harrisonburg Farmers Market is anticipating the return of the blessings of springtime and warmer weather with the return of its regular schedule this Saturday.The market will take place at the Turner ...read more
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Wednesday, April 13, 2022
For Immediate Release – April 12, 2022Contact: Michael Parks, Harrisonburg Director of Communications 540.432.7701Michael.Parks@harrisonburgva.govLAUF North America Timothy Rugg, US Operations Manager 202.821.8377timothy@laufcycling.comInternational firm selects Harrisonburg as U.S. base for high-end gravel bikesLAUF, based in Iceland, commits to lease customized space for showroom and ...read more
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Monday, April 04, 2022
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Friday, April 01, 2022
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a free monthly book-gifting program for all Harrisonburg-Rockingham children under age 5 will be making its first book order on April 4, 2022. The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County is encouraging parents and caregivers to sign up by April 3rd. “Over 1,200 Harrisonburg-Rockingham children are enrolled to receive a free book every month up ...read more
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Friday, April 01, 2022
Emily Signorelli, a Director in Brown Edwards Charleston office, has been awarded the Beta Alpha Psi Business Information Professional of the Year (BIPOY).   Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for financial information students and professionals. There are over 300 chapters on college and university campuses with over 300,000 members initiated since Beta Alpha Psi's formation. The ...read more
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Friday, April 01, 2022
MRL Announces Student Winners of the 25th Annual Robert B. & Gladys Hopkins Strickler Honored Teachers Essay ContestReception to honor winners and their teachers held April 7, 2022  Massanutten Regional Library proudly announces that the following students have been selected as award winners for the 25th Annual Robert B. and Gladys Hopkins Strickler Honored Teachers Writing Contest. Students in ...read more
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Thursday, March 31, 2022
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Thursday, March 24, 2022
Rocktown History Continues To Serve, Educate The CommunityBy KELLEN STEPLER Daily News-RecordDaily News Record | Mar 18, 2022  DAYTON — Rocktown History is more than a museum.With 7,274 photographs, 200 archive collections, 3,396 family history books, 4,259 objects, a genealogy and research library and museum galleries and other programming, Rocktown History operates with a goal of being “a ...read more
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Thursday, March 24, 2022
Valley's Skilled Workforce, Shovel-Ready Sites Key To Recent Business Successes   By IAN MUNRO Daily News-RecordDaily news Record | Mar 19, 2022    Casey Armstrong, assistant Rockingham County administrator and director for economic development, gives a presentation about the county's previous year and future in economic development Friday. In this slide is a picture of what the new part of ...read more
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Monday, March 14, 2022
Roanoke, Virginia - Goodwill Industries of the Valleys celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2021. Ninety years of serving communities, families, and individuals. As Goodwill’s leadership reflected on the impact of the past ninety years, it was important to focus forward by looking back – to the roots – and find the why behind what Goodwill does. The founder, Edgar J. Helms, began Goodwill with a ...read more
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Friday, March 11, 2022
Bridgewater, VA- Bluestone Vineyard’s 2017 Valley Red, 2017 Cabernet Franc, and 2017 Blue Ice earned gold medals at the 2022 Virginia Governor’s Cup Wine Competition. In another record-setting year, world-class judges sampled over 600 entries from 65 wineries. Bluestone accounted for 3 gold medals and twelve silver medals.   Bluestone Vineyard’s Valley Red, a blend of two-thirds Petit Verdot ...read more
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Friday, March 11, 2022
FOR THE LAUGHSWoman Entrepreneur Builds Local Comedy Scene With Yearlong ResidencyBy JILLIAN LYNCH Daily News-RecordMar 5, 2022Top of FormBottom of FormFor many, humor is a defense mechanism.Dawn Davis Womack, an entertainer and woman entrepreneur in Harrisonburg, is turning comedy into her superpower.Her production company, X2 Comedy, is creating an ecosystem for comedy in Harrisonburg and ...read more
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Friday, March 04, 2022
 VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES PRESENTS SERVICE AWARDS FOR 2022   The Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (VACCE) recognized its 2022 Service Award recipients during their Staff Development Conference held today at the Hotel 24 South in Staunton, VA.  The Service Awards recognize those members in Virginia who have achieved significant years of service ...read more
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Thursday, March 03, 2022
HCHC Expanding Its North Harrisonburg Health ClinicBy IAN MUNRO Daily News-Record Mar 3, 2022 Updated 3 hrs ago  0FacebookTwitterEmail 1 of 2  Branson Good, 31, of Rockingham County, smooths concrete in the room where most of the Healthy Community Health Centers Park View Clinic’s dental suites will be located in Harrisonburg on Wednesday.Ian Munro / DN-R   Jeff Spitzer, 64, of Tenth Legion, ...read more
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Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Rockingham Educational Foundation, Inc. (REFI) is committed to getting books in the hands of our area’s children age 0 to 5. Their decision to be a Founding Sponsor of the local Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, an initiative of The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (TCFHR), came through January 26. Founding Sponsor, the highest funding support level, reaches the ...read more
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Monday, February 21, 2022
Operation Round Up Committee Awards Nearly $24,000 to Area Organizations  ROCKINGHAM – Eleven area organizations will benefit from the generosity of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative members by receiving an Operation Round Up grant.  The grant committee met in early February to review applications for the cooperative’s charitable giving program. It selected which applicants to fund from a ...read more
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Thursday, February 17, 2022
We are excited to announce the local community has voted Brown Edwards as the best accounting firm in Bluefield. Every winter, the readers of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph are tasked with choosing “The Best” local area businesses in over 65 categories in their annual Reader’s Choice Best of the Best Awards. This year’s award marks the fifth time Brown Edwards has won first place in the accounting ...read more
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Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Velocity Urgent Care, a health care partner with Sentara, will open its first clinic in the area later this month on Stone Spring Road, according to Velocity CEO Barbara Smith.“We’re really excited about being in Harrisonburg,” Smith said Monday.The clinic will be open seven days a week — for 12 hours Mondays through Fridays and for eight hours on Saturdays and Sundays, according to Smith.It will ...read more
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Monday, February 14, 2022
Roanoke, Virginia – Goodwill Industries of the Valleys announced four new board members and new board officers who will each help support the organization’s work to eliminate poverty through empowering individuals, strengthening families, and inspiring communities.This brings the number of board members to 19.   “We’re eager to expand our board with four new members who will bring diverse ...read more
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Friday, February 04, 2022
For the second year in a row, Brown Edwards has been named a 2022 Best Accounting Firm in America by Forbes.  The list identifies 223 firms across the United States, from the approximated 4,400 recommendations considered, who are most recommended for their tax and/or accounting services. Brown Edwards is one of eight Virginia firms on the list.  “It’s an honor for Brown Edwards ...read more
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Wednesday, February 02, 2022
Roanoke, Virginia – Goodwill Industries® of the Valleys appointed Hunter French as Vice President of Information Technology Security on January 31, 2022. In this role, French will be responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring a strategic, comprehensive enterprise cybersecurity and IT risk management program. Hunter reports to Brenda Moore, Chief Information Officer.  French joins ...read more
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Wednesday, February 02, 2022
‘RESTORING LIVES’Kingsway Prison Outreach Opens Harrisonburg ChurchKingsway volunteer Vicki Barb of Grottoes reads from the Bible passages about how much God loves humans, even when they sin, at the first service of Kingsway's new church, House of Restoration in Dukes Plaza in Harrisonburg, on Sunday.It was a sermon she’d given before, Rev. Vicki Barb of Grottoes admitted as she went to the front ...read more
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Wednesday, February 02, 2022
B-Cubed program aids minority-owned businesses  PUBLISHED JANUARY 30, 2022BY EMILY FREEHLING  PrePOPsterous Gourmet Popcorn owner Tisha McCoy-Ntiamoah participated in the B-Cubed program. Photo by Norm ShaferA minority business assistance program in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County has helped 15 businesses and disbursed $21,700 in grant money in its first year of operation.With $200,000 in ...read more
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Friday, January 28, 2022
VALLEY BROKER NAMED VIRGINIA’S TOP REALTOR® Kemper Funkhouser selected as Virginia’s REALTOR® of the Year HARRISONBURG, VA – (JANUARY 27, 2022) – The Virginia REALTORS® has named Shenandoah Valley REALTOR®, Kemper Funkhouser, its highest honor - Virginia REALTOR® of the Year! This honor is bestowed to professionals who have made proven contributions to the real estate industry through both ...read more
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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of our NEW & IMPROVED website        Great NEW features such as:  Get involved with Chamber Committees  Register for Business After Hours  Engage with fellow members by joining Chamber Programs  Find out what other members are doing through the Chamber Member Event ...read more
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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
The Town of Broadway is excited to welcome Cari Orebaugh as the Director of Marketing & Development/Special Projects Coordinator. Cari joins the Leadership Team where she leads the marketing and development of town activities, including business development and retention and events. You may recognize Cari from serving with the Broadway Hometown Partnership and coordinating Town events throughout ...read more
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Friday, January 21, 2022
Harrisonburg, VA – January 21, 2022– The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, during its annual business meeting, elected its Board for 2022 and welcomed a new Chair and Chair-elect: Re-elected Board Members: • Umar Ali of First Citizens Bank for a 2nd Term • Kelly Blosser of Riddleberger Brothers for a 2nd Term • Quinton Callahan of Clark and Bradshaw for a 2nd Term Newly elected ...read more
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Thursday, January 06, 2022
BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Author, musician and screenwriter James McBride will speak about his latest novel during an endowed lecture at Bridgewater College on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The lecture, held in the Concert Hall at the Carter Center for Worship and Music, is part of Bridgewater College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.  McBride’s latest novel, Deacon King Kong, tells the story of a 1969 ...read more
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Thursday, January 06, 2022
Harrisonburg, VA, January 5, 2022--Thomas D. Rea has been named Executive Vice President and Regional Commercial Executive.  With this promotion, Mr. Rea will lead Market Presidents in the Bank’s newer markets as we continue to grow throughout Virginia. His expanded responsibilities will run concurrently with those presently associated with his role as President of the Harrisonburg / Shenandoah ...read more
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Thursday, December 23, 2021
Harrisonburg, VA – December 23, 2021 – The Massanutten Regional Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Rochelle Carr has been named Library Director, a role which focuses on the strategic leadership and vision for the seven-branch regional system. Ms. Carr was selected after a national search was conducted by Bradbury Miller Associates, a recruiting firm which specializes in ...read more
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Friday, December 17, 2021
Stroke-like symptoms first sent Donna May to the hospital.Along with double vision, she spent time with a team of five doctors who tried to treat her.But the mysterious illness persisted.“Nobody had a clue what was wrong with me,” May said.May said it wasn’t until she was recommended to see a chiropractor that she finally got some answers.May went to chiropractor and friend Arthur Fierro for what ...read more
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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
WEYERS CAVE — In two years, every home without internet in Rockingham and surrounding counties is slated to be connected through a regional broadband project. The state is awarding $722 million in grant funding to connect 278,000 homes without internet service across the commonwealth, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday at the campus of Blue Ridge Community College. “These funds will bring ...read more
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Monday, December 13, 2021
Two Brown Edwards’ directors have been selected for The Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia, 40 under Forty class, Megan Meador, Bristol, VA and J. William Clark, Kingsport, TN.  40 Under Forty nominees are judged on their business success and their achievements as an active member of the community. Each nominee needed two letters of support, one from a workplace colleague ...read more
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Tuesday, November 02, 2021
Commitment to diversity and inclusion Harrisonburg, VA – November 1, 2021 – The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has adopted the following organizational statement on Diversity:The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is committed to diversity and inclusion at all levels of our organization as well as the community at large. We believe that cultivating an ...read more
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Monday, October 25, 2021
HARRISONBURG, Va. – Two local initiatives will soon have more help in supporting local businesses thanks to $100,000 in funds awarded to the City of Harrisonburg from the 2022 Virginia Statewide Business District Resurgence Grant. The grant, which was announced Wednesday by Gov. Ralph Northam’s office, will provide $50,000 to the Bricks & Clicks program, and another $50,000 to the B-Cubed: ...read more
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Monday, October 11, 2021
Roanoke, VA – Goodwill Industries of the Valleys is harnessing clean energy from the sun to save on their electricity bill, allowing them to put those savings directly into the work they do ensuring every individual can acquire the skills and support needed to earn a good job and advance into a sustainable career. The new rooftop solar array is located on the Goodwill Roanoke Jobs Campus building ...read more
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Friday, October 08, 2021
Job Starter: Advanced Manufacturing TrainingParticipants paid to train for manufacturing jobs, guaranteed interviews with 7 companies Date: October 5, 2021 WEYERS CAVE VA – Offering paid training and a chance to interview with seven manufacturing companies, Job Starter: Advanced Manufacturing Training is a new program provided by Blue Ridge Community College aimed at bringing awareness to modern ...read more
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Wednesday, October 06, 2021
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Announces Policy PrioritiesTransportation, Affordable Housing and Childcare are key to workforce issues Harrisonburg, VA – October 4, 2021 – The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has officially adopted, as immediate policy priorities, the areas of Transportation, Affordable Housing and Childcare. These three issues, ...read more
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Monday, October 04, 2021
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - Broadway Coworking had its official ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon. The coworking business is a shared professional workspace for professionals and small businesses to use. Broadway Coworking began in 2019 after co-founder Eugene Bare had the idea was born out of his own need to have a workspace outside of his home. “One of the biggest appeals of ...read more
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Thursday, July 29, 2021
WEYERS CAVE — Blue Ridge Community College and James Madison University have forged another partnership intertwining their students.Presidents of the institutions announced Monday that 50 students from JMU’s fall 2022 waitlist will be able to go their first year at BRCC while living on JMU’s campus and eventually be able to transfer into the four-year university. The transfer program, named Bridge ...read more
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
SpotOn Raises $40 Million Funding Round Led by Franklin Templeton and Dragoneer Investment Group Next Generation Payments and Software Company Will Use Capital to Accelerate Growth and Fuel Expansion into New Markets SpotOn co-founders Matthew and Zachary Hyman (Photo: Business Wire) SpotOn co-founders Matthew and Zachary Hyman (Photo: Business Wire) SpotOn co-founders Matthew and Zachary ...read more
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