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.

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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.

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

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News Maker Greg Rogers on Gaf-n-Go rodeo

We are all invited to attend the Gaf-n-Go Line Worker’s Rodeo in Doswell Virginia.

This is an annual event that shows off the abilities of Electrical Line Workers.

As we do every first Friday of the month we spoke to Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) CEO and President Greg Rogers in our latest news maker.

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

Greg tells us about this fun and competitive event May 13 and 14.

He also tells us that any Line Worker is able to enter the competition.

Greg also tells us how the competition allows the general public to view the remarkable work that the Line Workers do all the time.

Click here for Greg’s interview.

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News Maker Karen Poff on a Money Management Series

Virginia Cooperative Extension Service will offer a Money Management series in the valley.

We spoke with Virginia Cooperative Extension Service Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Karen Poff in our latest news maker.

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

Karen tells us how the series will help any family with managing their money.

She also tells us how Virginia Cooperative Extension has a program focusing on retirement.

Karen has the details on how to get in on the program that starts May 16 in Front Royal and May 17 in New Market.

Click here for Karen’s interview.

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News Maker Kristen Laise on Of Ale and History

Belle Grove Plantation will host Of Ale and History this Saturday May 7.

This marks the return of the festival since the pandemic.

We spoke with Belle Grove Plantation Executive Director Kristen Laise about the return of the festival in our latest news maker.

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

Kristen tells us the festival is making a strong return with 13 breweries from all across Virginia.

She also tells us of all the activities that are scheduled for the day.

Kristen also tells us of the amenities available on that day.

Click here for Kristen’s interview.

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News Maker Terry Fritts on National Take Back Day

Tomorrow April 30 is National Drug Take Back Day.

This is a chance to properly dispose of unwanted or outdated medication.

We spoke with Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Fritts about Warren County’s set up for the day in our latest news maker.

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

Terry tells us where the Warren County Sheriff’s Office will be set up for collection tomorrow.

He also tells us how to connect with specific locations that are also collecting as it is a national effort.

Terry also tells us of the amazing amount of drugs that have been taken back in the past.

Click here for Terry’s interview.

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News Maker Jody Krupa on LVFD golf tournament

The Linden Volunteer Fire Department (LVFD) has a golf tournament set for May 14.

We spoke with organizer and Linden Volunteer Fire Department Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Jody Krupa in our latest news maker.

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

Jody tells us about the tournament and the some of the games and prizes involved.

She also tells us registration is currently open along with sponsorship availability through May 11.

Jody also tells us about the amazing amount of materials a volunteer fire department has to purchase and take care of out of pocket.

The responsibilities of a volunteer fire department are tremendous which is why it is so important to support these fund drives.

Click here for Jody’s interview.

To register and find out more about the tournament click here.

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News Maker Fern Vasquez on C-Cap’s community garden

The Front Royal Warren County Congregational Community Action Project’s (C-Cap) Community garden is almost ready for planting.

We spoke with organizer and garden volunteer Fern Vasquez in our latest news maker.

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

Fern tells of two upcoming projects in the next few weeks.

She also tells us of the incredible amount of food that’s produced by the project and shared with the community.

Fern also tells us of a very nice surprise for this season and how you can help with the garden.

Click here for Fern’s interview.

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News Maker Dario Savarese on SABF Events

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival (SABF) is just heating up with a new Festival event tonight Apr. 26 the Veteran’s Dinner and Show starts at 5 at Millwood Station.

We spoke with SABF Marketing Director Dario Savarese in our latest news maker.

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

Dario tells us of the dances that are still to come this week.

Dario has the latest on the Oldies, 80’s and 90’s dance parties which pick up tomorrow Apr. 27.

He also tells us that Sunday in the park is set with entertainer Robbie Limon.

The one thing to keep in mind is that tickets to many of these events sell fast so go to thebloom.com to check on all SABF events.

Click here for Dario’s interview.

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News Maker Jen Avery on the Empty Bowl Supper

House of Hope’s annual Empty Bowl Supper is this Sat. Apr. 30 in downtown Front Royal.

House of Hope is a home for men who need a place to stay will attempting to improve their lives.

We spoke to Jen Avery about the house and the Empty Bowl Supper in our latest news maker.

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

Jen tells us about how to support the Empty Bowl Supper by either buying a bowl or by sponsorship of the event.

Jen also tells about last year’s Empty Bowl Supper and how successful it was thanks to your support.

She also tells us how the House of Hope has progressed with your support.

Click here for Jen’s interview.

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News Maker Dario Savarese on the start of SABF Today 4/22

Today Apr. 22 the Shenandoah Apple Blossom (SABF)  2022 officially begins with the Bloomin’ Wine Festival on Old Town Winchester’s Loudoun Street Mall.

We spoke with SABF Marketing Director Dario Savarese in our latest news maker about everything happening this weekend.

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

Dario not only tells us about today’s Bloomin’ Wine Festival but other new events scheduled for this weekend.

Dario also tells us of the traffic feature at thebloom.com to help with parking and traffic during the festivities.

Click here for Dario’s interview.

Tickets and event information is available here.

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