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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Arts Council of the Valley is thrilled to welcome the GRAMMY-nominated Seldom Scene band to its Court Square Theater stage on Friday, November 3rd.     Described as Americana and bluegrass, The Seldom Scene formed in 1971 after one too many informal jam sessions in founding member Ben Eldridge’s basement. The band soon became local favorites and quickly developed a national following for their ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Applications invited from those working in the service professions   HARRISONBURG, VA (October 17, 2017) - Hot Yoga Harrisonburg is pleased to announce a new yoga scholarship open to those working in the service professions for the City of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Eligible applicants include public school teachers, law enforcement professionals and other employees of the City ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Stephen Corey, author of 10 books and editor of The Georgia Review, will speak on “Writer and Editor: at Odds and in Cahoots,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Boitnott Room at Bridgewater College.     Drawing from his recently published Startled at the Big Sound: Essays Personal, Literary, and Cultural, and from his published poetry, Corey will discuss his work and fellow ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
HARRISONBURG, VA – Who:  Pat Sloan, quilter, quilt teacher, and curator of the exhibition, “From Ma-Ma’s Garden to the Wheel of Fortune”What:  Meet & Greet with Pat Sloan When:  Saturday, November 4, 2017, beginning at 12:00 noonWhere:  Virginia Quilt Museum, 301 S. Main St.,  Harrisonburg, VA 22801How:  Open to the Public and Free with Museum admission ($7 general, $5 students and seniors, Free ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
    On Friday, October 27th, Arts Council of the Valley’s Court Square Theater Music Series will continue with the GRAMMY-nominated Special Consensus.     The Special Consensus, also known as The Special C, is a four-person acoustic bluegrass band balancing a classic vein with modern sensibilities to attract every ear. The group’s impressive repertoire includes traditional bluegrass, original ...read more
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Friday, October 13, 2017
RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Ariake U.S.A., Inc., a leading manufacturer of quality stocks, bases, and seasonings for the food industry, will invest $17 million to expand its manufacturing operation by 20,000 square feet in the City of Harrisonburg. Virginia successfully competed against Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin for the project, which will create 22 new ...read more
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Thursday, October 12, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Theatre at Bridgewater College will present The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Carson Kreitzer at Bridgewater College Oct. 26 – 29 in Cole Hall.   Performances are at 8 p.m. Oct. 26 - 28 and at 3 p.m. on Oct. 29. Reservations are recommended. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and non-BC students. Call 540-828-5631 for more information and to reserve ...read more
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
32,000 square ft. of Warehouse and Production Space Operational 2nd Quarter of 2018. Expected to Create 50 new jobs ​    Harrisonburg, VA, October 10, 2017: Friendship Industries, Inc. and sister company, Able Solutions Inc. are set to nearly double their square footage at their company headquarters at 801 Friendship Drive. A social enterprise with a mission to provide employment and training ...read more
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va., — Bridgewater College will hold a CROP Meal from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the main dining hall in the Kline Campus Center.     BC faculty, staff and members of the local community purchase CROP Meals surrendered by BC students and enjoy “dinner out” in the KCC dining hall. The meals have been paid for on the student meal plan, and all proceeds go directly to CROP’s ...read more
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Monday, October 09, 2017
Massanutten Regional Library (MRL) has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) and WETA Washington, DC, as the recipient of a grant in conjunction with “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that is currently airing on Tuesdays at 9 PM on WVPT Public Media. Massanutten Regional Library is one of 50 public libraries nationwide (and one of only ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, October 09, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – The Undocumented, a documentary directed by Marco Williams that investigates the causes and effects of migrant deaths along the Arizona-Mexico border, will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Boitnott Room at Bridgewater College. The film tells the story of Marcos Hernandez, an undocumented Mexican living and working in Chicago. He crossed the Sonora Desert in ...read more
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Monday, October 09, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Elizabeth Lee and Jayne Scott will present a recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.   For her senior trumpet recital, Lee will perform selections from Arutunian Trumpet Concerto by Alexander Arutunian, Suite in D Major and Aria con Variazoni by George Frideric Handel and Pavane by Maurice Ravel. Lee will also ...read more
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Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Try to stay alive as you walk or run through the corn fields and woods of Fear Forest. Avoid the zombies lurking in the shadows -- All to benefit those in the Central Shenandoah Valley who have sustained a brain injury. Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery, Inc. is sponsoring the Third Annual ZOMBIE RUN FOR BRAINS to be held on Saturday, October 21st at 11:00 am.  Can you navigate your way ...read more
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Thursday, September 28, 2017
“Stories of the Valley” is this year’s theme for the annual Deyerle Program Series on Local History, to be held at 7 PM on Thursday evenings throughout the month of October at MRL’s Central Library in downtown Harrisonburg. The Deyerle Program Series features local historians, scholars and area experts who explore a broad range of subjects surrounding the history of the central Shenandoah ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Kaye Sweeney Lipscomb, an artist from Bedford, Va., will present “Art Doesn’t have to be a Certain Way” in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College Oct. 2 – Nov. 8. An artist’s reception will be held 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, with an artist’s talk at 5:30 p.m. Both events will be in the Miller Art Gallery. The talk, reception and exhibition are open to the ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
After a nearly 10-month campaign, Arts Council of the Valley (ACV) is pleased to announce the accomplishment of its Court Square Theater Save a Seat fundraising goal, which formally ended this September 2017.The Save a Seat campaign launched in November 2016 as a means of raising funds to replace the seats in ACV’s historic Court Square Theater. The Harrisonburg-Rockingham County community has ...read more
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Friday, September 15, 2017
HARRISONBURG (September 13, 2017) —A regional Economic Growth and Diversification Plan prepared by the GO Virginia Region 8 Council has received final approval from the GO Virginia State Board. The Region 8 Council’s plan identifies five target industry sectors in the Shenandoah Valley where job growth is anticipated in the next five years.  These jobs are expected to have an average wage of ...read more
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Friday, September 15, 2017
Harrisonburg and Rockingham County’s community Valley Playhouse is pleased to premiere the riveting Broadway and film hit “Agnes of God” at Arts Council of the Valley’s Court Square Theater this October 12th-15th and 19th-22nd. “Agnes of God” follows court-appointed psychiatrist Dr. Martha Livingstone as she is summoned to a convent to assess the sanity of a novice accused of murdering her ...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
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  CONTACT: Mike Aulgur or Cammie Tutwiler or Preston Knight PHONE: (540) 578-0626 or (540) 435-6134 or (540) 820-0809EMAIL: maulgur@svec.cooporctutwiler@svec.coopor pknight@svec.coop  SVEC Encourages Preparation for Winter Weather   MT. CRAWFORD – With several inches of heavy, wet snow in the forecast for parts of Shenandoah ...read more
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Thursday, February 02, 2017
 For Release: February 2, 2017                                                  Contact:  Wesley B. Wampler Director, Marketing and Sales Phone: 540-248-6273 wamplerw@dixiegas.com      Dixie Gas and Oil Corporation Appoints Safety & Regulatory Compliance Manager    VERONA, VA – February 2, 2017 – Dixie Gas and Oil Corporation, a leading provider of propane and petroleum products in ...read more
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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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