Gov. Youngkin appoints local business people to his administration

An email from Governor Glenn Youngkin confirms the appointment of several local business people to administrative positions.

Bryan Fairbanks President and CEO of Winchester Trex Company has been appointed to the council on revenue estimates in finance.

Allen Louderback of Luray has been appointed to the Cave Board of Virginia.

Page County’s director of Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation Charles Newton has been appointed to the State Water Control Board.

Thomas Moore Ty Lawson of Winchester has been appointed to the Commonwealth Transportation Board.

Car Credit Nation of Winchester President Chris Maher has been appointed to the state’s Motor Vehicle Dealer Board.

The Governor stated that these appointments will help create a best in class government for the state.

Additional appointments are found here.

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Frederick County Eats Restaurant Week has begun

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The Frederick County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) is holding their first ever Restaurant Eats week.

FredCoEats Restaurant Week will last through Feb. 6 with 15 different restaurants involved.

The event hopes to help stimulate local businesses that are recovering from the recent struggles brought on by the pandemic.

Your support could help local business owners out of the recent tough economic situation.

Restaurants throughout Frederick County will be offering special prices and menu items through Feb. 6.

If you share a picture of any of your favorite dishes on any social network you should use the hash tag #FredCoEatsRW and try to tag the restaurant to become eligible for prizes to be awarded Feb.14.

A Facebook page for the event including menu and participating restaurants is here.

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SCORE Association helps small business succeed

The SCORE Association helps small businesses succeed with a series of webinars.

SCORE has teamed with grow with google and International Downtown Association offering four webinars to help with small business.

Connect to the informative sessions at grow.google.com for viewing at anytime.

The four sessions include Get Found online, Reach More Customers, Sell Online and Work Remotely.

Completing the series at your convenience can afford you a digital readiness badge for each webinar you complete.

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Front Royal offers business government navigation

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The Town of Front Royal is expanding outreach to its business community.

Matt Tederick Business Development Project Manager can help businesses understand and navigate government expectations.

Offering help to small or start up businesses comprehend building codes and environmental programs for successful growth in the community.

Tederick can also help with losses associated with COVID-19.

Contact Matt Tederick at tederick@frontroyalva.com for more information.

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Clarke County offers vaccinations at local businesses

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Clarke County is working with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to administer free COVID-19 vaccinations at local businesses.

This is so employees don’t miss work to get vaccinated.

So workers don’t have to travel to clinics VDH professionals will come to the business to administer as many two dose vaccines as needed.

Call the Director of Economic Development and Tourism Felicia Hart at (540) 955-5107 for more information.

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