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Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2023 School for Leadership Training is themed “Creating Communities of Belonging: Appreciating EveryBODY.”  The emphasis on the word body is deliberate, says Veva Mumaw, SLT director. “1 Corinthians 12 reminds us that collectively we are all part of the body of Christ with each individual serving as one part of the larger body. Each body part is mutually dependent ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Eastern Mennonite University will host several holiday events in December, including the Lighting of the Green Monday, Dec. 5, at 4:30 p.m. on Thomas Plaza. This event gathers the campus community together for a blessing, words from President Susan Schultz Huxman, Christmas carols, and a ceremonial lighting of thousands of strands of twinkling lights decorating the buildings on the quad and a ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, November 28, 2022
PCB is excited to join in partnership with Keith’s Auto Sales, Inc. for the 2022 Christmas Car Giveaway!Keith’s Auto Sales, Inc., with locations in Penn Laird and Harrisonburg, is in its 10th year of hosting the annual car giveaway. Each Christmas, the organization solicits community nominations to provide a free car to a family in need. Keith’s Auto Sales, Inc. generously provides the car and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 28, 2022
There are so many ways to spread the Christmas cheer in Broadway beginning this weekend! Make plans now to enjoy these events with family and friends and remember to shop local this holiday season and support Broadway businesses. Enjoy Christmas lights throughout Town beginning November 30 through early January.
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 28, 2022
The Town of Elkton invites everyone to attend a variety of events throughout Elkton this Christmas and Holiday Season! The festivities will begin on Thursday, December 1 with the lighting of the Christmas Tree at Town Hall at 6pm. The annual Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 3 at 5pm beginning in Downtown Elkton, and the Old Town Christmas & Downtown Marketplace event will ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, November 21, 2022
Giving Back on Giving Tuesday 2022 Harrisonburg, VA – #GivingTuesday is coming up next week! This annual, worldwide day of generosity encourages communities to do good on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (TCFHR) makes it easy to give back to the community we love. That is why TCFHR has created an easy to follow, giving guide that ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Media Contact: Hannah Cooper, Directorhannah@harrisonburghub.com 540-212-9595FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEInnovation Hub coming to Downtown Harrisonburg Harrisonburg Innovation Hub to renovate and occupy historic 26,500 sqft Wetsel Seed Building Nov. 16, 2022 – HARRISONBURG, VA – A state-of-the-art innovation hub is slated to occupy a historic building in downtown Harrisonburg. Harrisonburg ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact:  Mary Golden Hughes: 434-4475 ext. 135November 16, 2022 Harrisonburg, VA Media is welcome to attend all events; for advance interviews about the program series and or individual topics, please note the contact information below.  Four free holiday theatre shows, six locations, three days of family fun!Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national touring theatre company ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, November 11, 2022
Bridgewater College Announces Undergraduate Engineering Major BRIDGEWATER, Va. — With the development of its newest major in engineering, Bridgewater College seeks to give students a clearer path to their desired career outcomes. Over the last five years, the field of engineering has consistently been named among the top four career objectives by admitted students to Bridgewater College. In ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, November 09, 2022
Great Community Give 2023 Nonprofit Registration Will Launch on National Philanthropy Day Great Community Give (GCG) is back for its sixth year! The GCG Planning Team will open registration for interested nonprofits on National Philanthropy Day, November 15th. Returning and newly participating nonprofit agencies can sign up for GCG 2023 at www.greatcommunitygive.org. Registration will remain ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 02, 2022
Photographs by Robert Sulkin on Display at Bridgewater College Nov. 7 – Dec. 9   BRIDGEWATER, Va. —An exhibition of photographs by Robert Sulkin will be showcased at Bridgewater College from Monday, Nov. 7, through Friday, Dec. 9, in the Beverly Perdue Art Gallery located on the main level of the John Kenny Forrer Learning Commons.   Sulkin’s career has spanned photography’s transition from ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 02, 2022
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Receives Funding from Sentara Healthcare The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (TCFHR) and Sentara Healthcare are collaborating to bring books into the hands of all children under five years old in our community. TCFHR, a local nonprofit organization, received word that Sentara Healthcare will fund a $15,000 grant to their latest ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 02, 2022
Goodwill® Focuses on Restoring Community with a New Project in Northwest Roanoke  Roanoke, Virginia - Goodwill Industries® of the Valleys is partnering with the City of Roanoke, public and non-profit partners, as well as community stakeholders to develop a new center in Northwest Roanoke. The center will feature a grocery store, an adult high school, wellness center, and banking services. The new ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
SVEC awards $13,000 through Operation Round UpROCKINGHAM– SVEC’s Operation Round Up Committee has selected eight community organizations throughout the Valley as the latest group of grant recipients.  The total amount to be distributed for this grant cycle is $13,000. Operation Round Up is SVEC’s charitable program that features a pool of money that grows as members voluntarily “round up” their ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, October 21, 2022
MRL Board of Trustees Names Zachary Elder Library DirectorHarrisonburg, VA – October 21, 2022 – The Massanutten Regional Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Zachary Elder has been named Library Director, a role which focuses on the strategic leadership and vision for the seven branch regional system. Elder was selected after a national search was conducted by Bradbury Miller ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Winter Wine Weekend 2023 Hotel Madison presents our 3rd annual Winter Wine Weekend: A learning, tasting, and dining experience.     Harrisonburg, VA: Hotel Madison presents our 3rd annual Winter Wine Weekend: A learning, tasting, and dining experience.     SAVE THE DATES!  February 23 – 26, 2023    Join us over four days in February 2023, all dedicated to wine. The Winter Wine Weekend is a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
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Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Monday, October 10, 2022
Bridgewater College Receives Regional Recognition from Washington Monthly and The Princeton Review   BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Bridgewater College received multiple regional accolades for its continued dedication to welcoming and graduating a large number of economically disadvantaged students, research initiatives and affordability for all students.   Bridgewater again ranked among the top 200 ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Regional Property Management Company Wins National Recognition  Winchester, VA – Local property management leaderColdwell Banker Premier was recently ranked #6 in the nation for tenants placed and #9 for leased rental listings for 2021. This honor was bestowed as a part of a new initiative from the real estate industry publication giant, RealTrends in partnership with Rent Spree. Coldwell Banker ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, September 08, 2022
Brown Edwards Named Top 50 Construction Accounting FirmFor the fourth year in a row, Brown Edwards has been recognized as a Top 50 construction accounting firm by Construction Executive Magazine.  Now in its 20th year of publication, Construction Executive is the leading trade magazine about the business of construction. In itsJuly/August 2022 issue, CE published a comprehensive ranking ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
University Presidents Eye 'New Normal' As Semesters Begin DNR 8/26/2022  The four area college presidents addressed the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Thursday at Spotswood Country Club.Collaboration among local businesses and universities are important for the community as a whole, according to Christopher Quinn, president and CEO of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Central Shenandoah Pandemic Recovery and Resiliency Plan Now Available   The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC)’s new Pandemic Recovery and Resiliency Plan has been published.  The purpose of this economic development plan is to assist local governments in the region with their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and their resiliency efforts to protect their communities from ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, August 22, 2022
Brown Edwards Ranks on Inside Public Accounting’s Top 100 ListFor the 6th year in a row, Brown Edwards has been recognized as a top accounting firm on the INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) Top 100 List, moving up another five spots on the list this year to number 73.  The IPA 500 recognizes the top U.S.-based accounting firms and is the most comprehensive list of North American public ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, August 22, 2022
Goodwill Programs Have Highest Employment Placement Rates Ever   Goodwill Industries of the Valleys is committed to having a greater impact on individuals, families, and communities in the areas they serve. Goodwill is able to help individuals with a hand up, not a handout through Mission Services training and employment programs. Goodwill’s recent five-year Strategic Plan set the foundation for ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, August 03, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 3, 2022  Media Contact: Logan Bogert Communications Coordinatorlbogert@bridgewater.edu (540) 828-5486  Bridgewater College and Shorelight Launch New Program for International Students  BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Bridgewater College and Shorelight have announced a new partnership that will broaden global access to BC’s undergraduate and graduate programs for international ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 02, 2022
F&M Bank – Farmers & Merchants Bank Announce Investment in BankTech Ventures Fund  F&M Bank is excited to embrace banking innovations through its involvement in the recently launched banktech-focused venture capital fund.    For Immediate Release | Timberville, VA. August 2, 2022 – F&M Bank, also known as Farmers & Merchants Bank, announced today that it has committed to be an investor in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
CONTACT Alyssa Pacheco Brand Engagement Consultant axpache1@sentara.comSENTARA COMMUNITY INVESTMENT IN 2021 Harrisonburg, VA – Sentara RMH Medical Center is pleased to announce grants totaling more than $1,200,000 have been awarded to programs, foundations, and groups within the community in its 2021 grant cycle. In all, ten organizations focusing on the health and wellness of area residents ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Like the cutthroat television series “Top Chef America”, only one winner emerged from a recent evening competition held at the idyllic Frieden Farms event venue in Mount Crawford. Top Chef Harrisonburg pitted six local chefs against one another to prepare and serve the best tasting plate to over 200 guests and a panel of judges.   Dan Evans, the 35-year old Executive Chef of Ridge Room, located ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, June 01, 2022
Interstate 81 Exit 243 to 247 Mile Markers 242 to 248.8City of Harrisonburg Widening Project Design Public HearingTuesday, June 28, 2022, 4 – 7 p.m. Pleasant Valley Elementary School 215 Pleasant Valley Road Harrisonburg, VA 22801Find out about the proposed improvements for the section of Interstate 81 northbound and southbound that extends from mile marker 242.0 to mile marker 248.8 in the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
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
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release, Chamber