December 7th, 2023 - Greater Piedmont REALTORS® “Ignite Others” project was held today to illuminate our support of the local community!!! REALTORS® partnered with Foothills Housing Corporation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help low-income residents find and maintain affordable housing. This was a great opportunity for REALTORS® to demonstrate our commitment to affordable housing by hauling and spreading ~12 cubic yards of mulch for this renovated space that will accommodate 2 two-bedroom
Following five successful Mardi Gras events, Friends of SAFE will stage a luxury bingo event on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at the Culpeper Center from 7:00-11:00 p.m. A limit of 150 tickets will be sold at $100 each. Tickets will entitle the participant to 1 drink ticket, 2 bingo cards and the chance to win 1 of 16 luxury prizes, ranging in value from $500- $1000. The evening includes light refreshments provided by area restaurants; a cash bar, serving beer, wine & a Mardi Gras drink; music & dancing; and
Warrenton, Virginia, Friday, December 1, 2023 – Today, Kalis Development Corporation’s Nicholas Kalis announced Clean Water Pools & Spas www.cwpoolsandspas.com leased 5,789 square feet in its Warrenton Towne Centre. Clean Water is located at 601 Frost Avenue, Warrenton, Virginia 20186, joining their original store in Winchester. Clean Water joins Food Lion, Harbor Freight Tools, and many other tenants at this center which enjoys some 900,000 annual visitors by recent count. Clean Water’s beginnings date to
Laurel Ridge excited to be participating in one of the state’s first lab schools; will train student
A new partnership Laurel Ridge Community College has with Germanna Community College and James Madison University will give aspiring teachers a jump start on their education degrees while still in high school – and help mitigate the teacher shortage facing the state’s K-12 system. The Virginia General Assembly established the College Partnership Laboratory Fund in 2022, allocating $100 million to the initiative. The first lab school, affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University, was approved by the
Fredericksburg, Va. — Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) has named Karen Mills as Director–Facilities Management. In this role, Mills will oversee the acquisition, construction, maintenance and operations of the Cooperative's facilities and grounds. In addition, she will develop and maintain the Cooperative's facilities management policies and procedures. “Mills has more than 15 years of experience leading facilities services teams and executing real estate strategy,” said Tosh Bowe, REC’s
Warrenton, VA (November 28, 2023) – It is no secret that hospitals have faced a major increase in the amount of labor costs resulting from the pandemic. This increase in cost could especially be seen when working through contracted labor and staffing firms. Since the start of the pandemic, Fauquier Health has prioritized finding creative solutions to address the shortage of healthcare workers and as such has expanded its nursing care to include a diverse array of registered international nurses. In July
Frankie Stamps Sees Dramatic Results From Fauquier Health Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation’s LSVT
Warrenton, VA (November 27, 2023) – Frankie Stamps, local community member, has an impressive resume of talents from pickleball and juggling, to underwater diving and over 2,000 skydiving jumps. Saying he tries to stay active is an understatement. What most may not know upon first meeting Frankie, is that he has also been living with Parkinson’s disease for just over 10 years now. After initially being diagnosed with the disease in 2013, Frankie quickly started to understand there are two sides of treatment
George Mason University’s President Gregory Washington and Trishana Bowden, president of the George Mason University Foundation, launched the university’s next fundraising campaign, Mason Now: Power the Possible. The $1 billion campaign focuses on student success initiatives, research, innovation, community, and building a sustainable future. Learn more at https://www.gmu.edu/masonnow.
George Mason University’s School of Business Dean Ajay Vinzé announced the school will be renamed the Donald G. Costello School of Business. The university received a $50 million planned gift in Costello’s honor. It establishes an endowment that will provide scholarships to undergraduate and graduate School of Business students to help prepare them for successful careers as entrepreneurs. The announcement was made during the launch of the university’s $1 billion campaign, Mason Now: Power the Possible.
For small business owners, the goal is always to grow. But how do you make sure that your efforts are leading to a meaningful impact? Taking steps to boost business growth is essential for businesses of all sizes, and utilizing online software and tools can help ensure a successful journey. The Fauquier Chamber of Commerce is ready to help with these six surefire ways to achieve growth:Use Both Traditional and Digital Marketing Marketing is an important part of growing any business, and utilizing both
The biggest hurdle in running a business is often the first few months or even your entire first year of operating. Launching a business and hustling to acquire a steady stream of customers is not easy, and it might take quite some time before you know for sure if your enterprise can survive in the long term. When you do reach a comfortable level of success, though, you should capitalize on that upward momentum rather than allowing yourself to rest on your laurels. There are a number of things you can do
If you've decided you want to be your own boss, congratulations! This is a huge step in the right direction. But now what? How do you decide what type of business is right for you? There are a lot of factors to consider when making this decision. In this article, we'll walk you through some of the key things you need to think about as you decide what type of business is right for you. By the end, you should have a better idea of which direction to take your Fauquier business in.Take a Look at Your Skills
Small businesses provide many benefits to their communities. They create jobs, spur economic activity, and can be a source of community pride. If you're thinking about starting a small business, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Keep reading for our top tips on starting a small business in our Fauquier community.The Local Economy Benefits Small businesses contribute greatly to the economy. That's why it's so important to support small businesses in your local community. Not only do they
Managing the intricacies of human capital reminds us that the challenges, successes, and even the setbacks we encounter every day can actually help prepare us for the obstacles to come — and nowhere is that more evident than when you’re starting your own business. Here are some essential steps to help you build a strong foundation for your new business. Taking on Accounting Unless you have a penchant for numbers, accounting may be a dreaded task. Yet it is absolutely critical to the success of