SABF prepares to name Honorary Grand Marshals

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As the 96th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival continues to draw closer, President Sharen Groomling will announce the two Honorary Grand Marshals this week.

On Tuesday at noon, the Honorary Grand Marshals will be announced at a press conference at The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

All are welcome as the festival recognizes two individuals who have dedicated their lives to making this community special.

Some of the previous Honorary Grand Marshals include the Winchester Police Department’s K-9 Kota, Wounded Warrior Capt. Leslie Smith, and former Senator Harry Byrd Jr.

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TVRC Greater Good Award winners

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The Vice President of Valley Health and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Winchester Medical Center Dr. Nicolas Restrepo was named Citizen of the Year at the 2021 Greater Good Awards.

Presented by Top of Virginia Regional Chamber (TVRC) the awards also recognized in their Circle of Excellence Awards Dr. Jeff Feit, Dr. Colin Greene and Dr. Iyad Sabbagh and Mark Nantz.

Small business of the year award winner was Kimberly’s of Winchester.

Large business of the year winner YHB CPAs and Consultants of Winchester.

Non-profit of the year went to United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley/Valley Assistance Network.

The Entrepreneur of the year award winner was Tom Stamulis.

The first ever Legacy Award went to Wilkins’ Shoe Center of Winchester for 73 years of membership.

The 2021 Greater Good Awards were presented by Valley Health at Alamo Drafthouse Thursday Mar. 18.

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