News Maker Jennifer Hall on a collection for teachers

The United Way of  the Northern Shenandoah Valley (UWNSV) will be conducting a collection effort to supply teachers with necessary items.

We spoke with the UWNSV’s Senior Director of Community Investment Jennifer Hall about this weekend’s effort in our latest news maker.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Jennifer tells us about the collection effort at the Walmart in Woodstock.

She also tells us about some very alarming statistics when it comes to teaching in the Shenandoah Valley.

Jennifer also tells us how you can help by making a donation of simple items.

There is also a need for volunteers to help with the drive itself.

Click here for Jennifer’s interview.

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News Maker Cynthia Schneider on TVRC new location

The Top of Virginia Regional Chamber (TVRC) has moved their offices to a new location.

We spoke with TVRC’s CEO Cynthia Schneider in our latest news maker.

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Cynthia tells us about the new offices and the new opportunities available.

She also tells us the advantages of being at the Winchester Regional Airport.

Cynthia also tells us to look forward to a ribbon cutting coming soon in typical TVRC style.

Click here for Cynthia’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Niki Foster on the return of Wine and Craft

The Virginia Wine and Craft Festival returns to Front Royal on May 21.

We spoke with Front Royal Chamber of Commerce President Niki Foster about it in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Niki tells us about the return of the event after 2 years.

She also tells us about the wines that will be on hand for the event as well as beer being available.

Niki also tells us that she could really use some volunteers to help out.

Click here for Niki’s interview.

All the details along with ticket information and volunteer opportunity are available by clicking here.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Lisa Wilt on VA. Tech memorial blood drive

The American Red Cross’s blood supply is now at the venerable level.

There are a number of appointments still open for the annual Virginia Tech (VT)  Memorial Blood Drive on Apr. 18.

We spoke with Red Cross Donor Recruiter Lisa Wilt about that and the current blood supply situation in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Lisa tells us of the need for donors especially with the upcoming summer season.

She also tells us of the incentives available from the Red Cross for giving.

Lisa also tells us there is still employment opportunity available from the Red Cross.

Click here for Lisa’s interview.

You can make an appointment to give by using your zip code at redcrossblood.org this is also the site to look for those employment opportunities.

By using the zip code 22601 you can set an appointment for the Apr. 18 VT memorial drive at that website as well.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here. 

News Maker Chris Lambert on an LFCC Career Fair

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) to become Laurel Ridge Community College is holding a career fair.

The fair opened today Mar. 22 at the Middletown Campus and opens Thurs. Mar. 24 at the Fauquier Campus.

We spoke with Coordinator of Student Life and Engagement at LFCC Chris Lambert in our latest news maker.

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Chris tells us about what is planned for the career fair which has over 100 employers on hand.

There is also a resume review committee on hand to help you make the proper impression at the job interview.

Chris also tells us that there is room for more employers at the Fauquier career fair.

Click here for Chris’s interview.

To join the career fair click here.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Chris Damewood on Locke’s Mill open house

Tomorrow Mar. 19 the colonial era grist mill Locke’s Mill in Clarke County will hold an open house.

The open house will open the season for the Mill.

We spoke with Mill Manager Chris Damewood about the historic mill in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Chris tells us about the open house.

He also tells us the difference between a modern day mill and colonial era water wheel run mill.

Chris also tells us about the attributes of Locke’s Mill.

Click here for Chris’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Makers Linda Tyler and Shelly Lee from 2 For 2 Foundation

The 2 for 2 Foundation is attempting to build an indoor ice skating rink and pool facility in the region.

We spoke with 2 For 2 Foundation board member Linda Tyler and fundraising chairperson Shelly Lee in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Linda tells us that the ice skating rink will have it’s own Zamboni and is of regulation size.

The pool will be of Olympic size.

Both will be available for all to use if it can become a reality.

Shelly tells about the first fundraiser Pot of Gold event set for Mar. 17 starting at 4 p.m..

The Pot of Gold event is the first of several fundraisers planned.

Other fundraiser will include attempts to break world records.

Click here for Linda and Shelly’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker George Rutter on your help with Camping for Hunger

Former Front Royal Warren County Congregational Community Action Project (C-Cap) President George Rutter wanted to thank the community for it’s support of Camping for Hunger.

We spoke to George about that in our latest news maker segment.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

George expressed his thanks and a happy holiday wish to you from C-Cap.

George also expressed sadness on the passing of a valued volunteer recently.

Click here for George’s interview.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

News Maker Tom Eshelman on Christmas in the Valley

Christmas in the Valley is a festive celebration of the holiday at Shenandoah County Fairgrounds.

We spoke with Shenandoah County Fairground’s General Manager Tom Eshelmen about the activities in out latest News Maker segment.

The good news is brought to you by the town of Front Royal.

Tom spoke on how things were bigger and better this year then last.

Tom has information on dates and times of the activities this year as well.

Click here for Tom’s interview.

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