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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
PRESS RELEASESkyline Literacy Open House in Celebration of 30 Years of Serving the CommunityOn Sunday, December 10, 2017, 1-3pm, Skyline Literacy invites community members to attend an open house in celebration of 30 years of serving the community, and the organization’s appreciation of the many volunteers who helped make the years of successful programs possible. Members of the public are invited ...read more
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Friday, November 17, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – James Balser will present a senior voice recital at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.   For his senior baritone voice recital, Balser will perform four pieces, “Simple Gifts,” “At the River,” “The Dodger” and “I Bought Me a Cat” by Aaron Copland, “Bella Porta di Rubini” by Andrea Falconieri, “Au un foco Insolito” by ...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
Arts Council of the Valley’s Court Square Theater will again pay tribute to the legendary country singer and songwriter Hank Williams, Sr. with a celebratory concert on Thursday, December 28th. Hank Williams, Sr. secured himself in country music fame with songs such as “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry,” “Hey, Good Lookin’,” and “Lovesick Blues.” Once a staple at the Grand Ole Opry, he has been ...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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Thursday, November 16, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Daniel J. Patton and Alex Ward will present a junior percussion recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.   For his recital, Patton will perform “Dance of Drums” by Gene Koshinski, “Caccia Caper” by Jared Spears, “The Solo Timpanist No. 4” by Vic Firth and “Portraits in Rhythm No. 1” by Anthony J. Cirone.   Patton, ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Andrew Onimus, a member of Minding Your Mind’s speakers program, will speak about his struggles with clinical depression at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College. Entering his senior year at Muhlenberg College, Onimus was a starting defensive back for the football team and captain of the track and field team. Upon graduation he was scheduled to work full ...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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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
 United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County           Introducing...Build United! United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham is launching a new community-wide initiative known as Build United.  Build United helps empower low income homeowners in the Harrisonburg-Rockingham community to live independently by providing repair services that make ...read more
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Friday, November 10, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Emily Goodwin, instructional designer in the C.E. Shull Informational Technology Center at Bridgewater College, has received the 2017 H. Hiter Harris III Excellence in Instructional Technology.         The award, which was presented in Richmond by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC), recognizes Goodwin for her “clear and abiding commitment to help ...read more
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Friday, November 10, 2017
Don't miss the lovely new exhibit of watercolors by Joyce Overby, on display in the Frances Plecker Education Center through December 19. Center hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00PM. Please note that we will be closed Thanksgiving week (Nov 20-24).
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
Book Launch & Signing December 5Harrisonburg Authors PublishSecrets of the Softer Side of Selling, Second Edition  (Harrisonburg, VA—November 8, 2017) Harrisonburg authors Don and Lois Crawford will be on hand to launch and sign their newly published sales training book, Secrets of the Softer Side of Selling, Second Edition, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, from 5 pm-7pm at Hess Financial, 380 ...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
 “On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.”- Dave LipinskiWe will never be able to express with words the gratitude we feel towards those who, past or present, bravely bear the nation’s cause. Our freedom is ...read more
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Monday, November 06, 2017
Rockingham Stained Glass Studio only Virginia business to receive honor. HARRISONBURG, VA (November 3, 2017) —A Rockingham County artisan studio was recently named an American Craft Week Star Award winner in the Outstanding Craft Education & Demonstrations Events category by organizers of American Craft Week. BrydgeWorks Glass Studio, Supplies & Gifts was the lone award recipient from Virginia. ...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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Friday, November 03, 2017
Arts Council of the Valley is excited to host the sensational bluegrass band Nothin’ Fancy on Friday, December 8th as part of its ongoing Court Square Theater Music Series.     Formed in 1994 in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, Nothin’ Fancy was initially created for bluegrass competitions. The band has grown steadily in popularity, releasing 11 albums and earning a loyal fan base of ...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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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Jim Sconyers, an associate professor of art at Mary Baldwin University, will present “Imago Corporis Impressa” in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College Nov. 13 – Dec. 15. An artist’s reception will be held 5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 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 ...read more
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Monday, October 30, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces Up to $60 Million Investment in Rockingham County RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that DanoneWave, the newly combined business unit of the U.S. dairy operation of global food company Danone and legacy WhiteWave Foods, will invest up to $60 million in its plant-based beverage manufacturing operation in Rockingham County. The company will add new ...read more
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Monday, October 30, 2017
Showrooms at the Verona, Lexington and Elkton Locations Completely Renovated  Verona, VA – November 1, 2017 – Dixie Gas and Oil Corporation announced today that it has completed major renovations to the Company’s Hearth and Heating equipment showrooms at all locations.  The new showrooms feature greatly expanded selection, new layouts and live-burn displays, and improved product information. ...read more
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Thursday, October 26, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Jennifer Babcock, an instructor of communication studies and theater at Bridgewater College, has been named a winner of a 2017 Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology Award. The award was presented by James Madison University’s Libraries and Educational Technologies and recognizes Babcock’s innovative work with digital story maps exploring migrant experiences in the ...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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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, 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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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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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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