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Thursday, February 14, 2019
McGaheysville, Va. – February 14, 2019 – Massanutten Resort today announced details of its highly anticipated 2019 Snow Moon Fest, as the popular event returns Friday, March 1, through Sunday, March 3.  The second annual event will feature three spirited days of snow sports, live entertainment, fireworks and other fun-filled activities including the torchlight parade to wrap up another ...read more
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
https://emu.edu/now/news/2019/02/beloved-retiring-professor-to-give-emus-101st-commencement-address/  Judy H. Mullet, professor of psychology at Eastern Mennonite University, will provide the address for EMU’s 101st commencement on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 1 p.m. “In my travels to meet alums and seek support for the college, Judy’s name comes up again and again as one of the most impactful faculty ...read more
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Wu Wei, a 2006 graduate of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, was named president of the China Christian Council (CCC) at the 10th Annual China Christian Conference in November 2018. Wu will give leadership to an umbrella organization based in Shanghai that oversees more than 60,000 churches and nearly 25 million believers.Pastor Wu Wei, back left, visits with Eastern Mennonite University students ...read more
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Eastern Mennonite University undergraduate and graduate students who are planning health careers in pharmacy now have an expedited pathway to earning the required Doctorate of Pharmacy degree. A new articulation agreement with Shenandoah University’s Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacyprovides annual priority enrollment for up to five undergraduate students and five graduate students in EMU’s MS ...read more
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Friday, February 01, 2019
Rockingham Insurance Celebrates 150th Anniversary by Giving Back to the Community HARRISONBURG, Va., January 7, 2019   Unless you have a time machine, you probably don’t remember 1869. But Rockingham Insurance reflects on the year fondly, because it was 150-years ago when several property owners met at a small church in Port Republic, Virginia, in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Community ...read more
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Friday, February 01, 2019
https://emu.edu/now/news/2019/01/alumni-journalists-lift-the-shifting-climates-podcast-off-to-a-strong-start/  The Shifting Climates podcast and website – aimed at “rehumanizing the conversation” on climate change by connecting it to topics of faith and justice – has released its first four episodes, to broad reception. The first two episodes, which each received over 400 views on their initial ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
https://emu.edu/now/news/2019/01/counseling-interns-contribute-to-holistic-care-at-the-harrisonburg-rockingham-free-clinic/  Graduate students in Eastern Mennonite University’s Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program are gaining real-world experience – and providing needed counseling services at the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic in Harrisonburg. The community placements are part of ...read more
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Friday, January 25, 2019
https://emu.edu/now/news/2019/01/mj-sharp-scholarship-recipients-calling-is-to-raise-a-generation-of-young-peacebuilders/David M. Nyiringabo is the first beneficiary of the Michael J. Sharp Peace and Justice Endowed Scholarship Fund for students studying in the graduate program at Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP). The fund was established following the 2017 ...read more
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Friday, January 25, 2019
https://emu.edu/now/news/2019/01/mj-sharp-to-be-honored-with-march-memorial-trek-up-kilimanjaro/  A group of family, friends and others moved by the life and sacrifice of murdered United Nations armed group expert and peacebuilder Michael J. Sharp ’05 plan to summit Kilimanjaro in Tanzania on the second anniversary of his death. The popular hike was “on MJ’s bucket list,” said his father, John ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Attorney Nathan B. Greyard Joins Lenhart Pettit Lenhart Pettit is pleased to announce that Nathan B. Greyard has joined the law firm in its Harrisonburg office, focusing his practice on Banking and Creditor’s Rights, Commercial Real Estate, and Commercial Litigation.  Nathan has experience working with banks and lenders on loans workouts, special-asset litigation, and foreclosure processes, ...read more
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Effective January 2019 Verona ACE Hardware will join the Rockingham Cooperative family to become the fourteenth location, and third in Augusta County, that stretches from Strasburg down to Franklin County in Virginia.  Find out more about the acquisition by clicking here to read the full press release. 
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Friday, January 04, 2019
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce officers and new Board members for 2019 elected at the January 3rd Annual Banquet, held at the Hotel Madison and Shenandoah Valley Conference Center. This year’s Executive Committee introduced at the Annual Banquet includes:Dr. John Downey, BRCC –ChairFrank Oncken, Skyline Roofing – Chair-ElectJoel ...read more
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
By PETE DELEADaily News-Record  12/20/18  HARRISONBURG — For the past few days, New Market resident Pam Presgrave packed up pencils, notebooks, toothpaste and other items that most people take for granted.Over the next few days, more than 5,000 packages will be delivered to Virginia inmates provided by Kingsway Prison and Family Outreach in Harrisonburg.“It makes me feel good knowing that they’re ...read more
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Longtime Faculty Member Had Been Serving In Interim CapacityBy MEGAN WILLIAMSDaily News-Record  12/20/18  HARRISONBURG — Mike Busing got his first taste of the business world working in his family’s meat packaging company in Indiana. Busing said that’s where he believes he got his work ethic.But after years of working in the business, Busing’s dad told him to work hard in school so that he ...read more
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
NewsInBriefRockingham County Recognized For Annual Financial ReportingDNR Online 12/20/18  HARRISONBURG — Rockingham County has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association for its excellence in financial reporting. The county earned its 36th Certificate of Achievement for Excellence.The Board of Supervisors released to the public the Rockingham County Comprehensive Annual ...read more
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Monday, November 05, 2018
JustTech Recognized on 2018 CRN Next-Gen 250 ListAnnual List Recognizes Solution Providers Transforming Business with Emerging Technologies November 5, 2018 – JustTech, a technology company focusing on managed print solutions, managed IT solutions and custom Xerox app solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named JustTech to its 2018 Next-Gen 250 list for the ...read more
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