News for Community

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Grand Caverns Park presents the first annual Cave & Karst Expo as the grand finale to a National Cave Week celebration . Grottoes, VA – The Town of Grottoes’ Parks & Tourism Department will present the Cave & Karst Expo, taking place at Grand Caverns Park on June 10th, 2023, featuring family fun and educational showcases from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Bring the family out and learn what makes the more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
PCB encourages team member success through personal and professional development and is excited to announce the promotions of Stephanie Kile and Kelsey Dean to Vice President.Stephanie Kile, Vice President, Operations Manager Stephanie Kile joined PCB in 2016 and most recently held the title of Assistant Vice President, Operations Manager. Based in Franklin, Stephanie supports team members and more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, May 22, 2023
“All Together Now” Encourages Reading for All AgesMassanutten Regional Library’s annual Summer Reading Program returns June 5, 2023 and runs through July 31, 2023 with the goal of encouraging thousands of Valley residents to read alongside MRL this summer. Themed “All Together Now,” the free reading incentive program takes place at all seven MRL branches and includes special events throughout the more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Friday, May 19, 2023
Harrisonburg, Va. (May 19, 2023) — In response to medical staff shortages plaguing our U.S. healthcare system, Sentara Health has launched pipeline development programs to support students pursuing healthcare careers. Through a $3 million investment in the Sentara Scholars program, Sentara is working to create opportunities for young students to reach their desired healthcare careers, while also more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Harrisonburg, VA (May 16, 2023). Allison Dugan was recently named Director of the Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center (SV SBDC). Dugan moved from her position as Assistant Director with the regional organization to take the reins following the retirement of Joyce Krech who held the post for more than twenty years. Dugan has been a business advisor with the SV SBDC since 2015 and more
Categories: Community, Chamber
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Growing your business can be both exhilarating and overwhelming at the same time. Nevertheless, with a strategic plan in place along with some helpful resources, you are more likely to increase your success rate as you establish long-term stability. When it comes to achieving that goal, investing in online software is key for managing daily operations optimally. These tools--along with local more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, December 07, 2022
Local Nonprofits Receive Funding from The Community Foundation Harrisonburg, VA - It feels like Christmas over at The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County (TCFHR)! No, it is not quite time for the holiday, but TCFHR is in the giving spirit since they are soon issuing Fall 2022 grants to nonprofit organizations. This year’s grants total $152,235 to 13 local nonprofits, more more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, December 02, 2022
Bridgewater College Partners with The Washington Center on Innovative Academic Internship Program   BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Graduating students with career-ready skills and a broad worldview is a focal point for Bridgewater College. A new partnership between the College and The Washington Center (TWC) in Washington, D.C., expands on that goal by offering a more accessible avenue for students more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
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 more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Media Contact: Hannah Cooper, 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 more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
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 more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release