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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Tickets available today at www.united.com     Weyers Cave, Virginia, Dec. 11, 2017 – Daily United Express jet service from Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Washington Dulles (IAD) begins April 3, 2018! Operated by SkyWest Airlines, the daily flights will provide Shenandoah Valley travelers seamless access to United’s global network via the airline’s Chicago ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Meghan Morris, a Bridgewater College junior from Apex, N.C., will appear Dec. 18 on the Food Network as a competitor in the annual National Gingerbread House Competition.     Morris, a biochemistry and Spanish double major, is no stranger to the competition, which is held in Asheville, N.C. She has entered it six times since the age of 16, placing in the top 10 three times – ...read more
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Harrisonburg, VA – December 11, 2017: Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery is pleased to announce Mr. Kyle Yeager will bring his knowledge and experience to the organization as a board member. Yeager is a director of development within the James Madison University's Strategic Gifts office and is the athletics liaison for University Advancement. Yeager is a graduate of James Madison University ...read more
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Thursday, December 07, 2017
HARRISONBURG, Va. (December, 07, 2017) – Arts Council of the Valley (ACV) has dedicated itself to providing memorable arts experiences in its Smith House Galleries. Exhibition submissions are accepted year-round and are reviewed in late fall by board members on ACV’s Exhibitions Committee. The Council is pleased to announce its full slate for the upcoming 2018 season: • February – Photography ...read more
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Wednesday, December 06, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – A group of Bridgewater College student-athletes dedicated to promoting a safer, healthier campus environment has won one of only five national awards for its education of high-risk students about alcohol and making responsible decisions in the presence of alcohol. STEP UP of Bridgewater College was presented the Outstanding Peer Education Group award from Boosting Alcohol ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Small businesses with big entrepreneurial plans sometimes can’t reach their goals due to limited creative manpower.  That’s where a special service-learning project at Bridgewater College hopes to make a difference. Thirty seniors in an entrepreneurship course want to form working partnerships with five Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Staunton and Augusta County small ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
Proud to support Rockingham County Public Schools (RCPS), the Rockingham Educational Foundation, Inc. (REFI) leads the way for the community to support education in Rockingham County. A non-profit foundation, REFI is dedicated to raising funds and facilitating programs to enhance education in RCPS.  REFI is currently accepting donations from businesses like yours for use in the Teacher Supply ...read more
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Discusses current and proposed regulations impacting the propane industry  Verona, VA – November 28, 2017 – Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) visited Dixie Gas and Oil Corporation’s headquarters facility in Verona, Virginia this morning.  As part of a tour of the Company’s operations, equipment was displayed to illustrate how certain current and proposed federal regulations impact propane ...read more
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
BRIDGEWATER, Va. — Bridgewater College has released its biennial Speakers Bureau, which features a list of faculty and staff who are available to give presentations on a wide range of topics to clubs, schools, churches and organizations. Bridgewater’s Speakers Bureau is a service to the local community and there is no charge for the presentation. The 2018-19 Speakers Bureau may be viewed on the ...read more
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
We are excited to have just released our annual report for the 2016-2017 program year.   You can check out the report here to find impact stats, testimonials, financials and other highlights from our work in the community. 
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Support Central Valley Habitat for Humanity and families in need of affordable housing by participating in the following upcoming events.December 18, 2017 Domino’s Day –  All day long place an order at Bridgewater, Broadway, Elkton or both Harrisonburg Domino’s restaurants and mention Central Valley Habitat for Humanity – Central Valley HfH gets a % of the purchaseDecember 19, 2017  Harrisonburg ...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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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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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
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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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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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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