News Maker Preston Knight on SVEC owing customers money

Does Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) owe you money?

As we do the first Friday of every month we check in with the Cooperative to see what is important for the month.

Today we spoke with SVEC Event and Communication Manager Preston Knight in our latest news maker.

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Preston tells us that SVEC is looking for former customers of the Cooperative because they may owe them money.

He tells us there is a whole list of people on the list which can be found here.

Preston also tells us that the Cooperative goes searching for former customers at least once a year.

If you are a former customer or know of someone who was you might want to check the list.

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News Maker Todd Jones on the latest on Broadband

First it’s a busy weekend full of Labor day festivities in Warren County.

We spoke with Warren County Director of Technology Todd Jones about it in our weekly visit in our latest news maker.

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Todd first tells us about some of the activities this weekend.

He also tells us that at the next Warren County Board of Supervisors meeting Sept. 6 they  will focus on the latest on the Broadband initiative for the county.

Todd also teases a little bit about the 50th anniversary of the Festival of Leaves in Oct..

Click here for Todd’s interview.

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News Maker Rick Novak on the return of the Festival of Leaves

The Festival of Leaves is making a return to Front Royal bigger and better than ever Oct. 15.

We spoke to the owner of Royal Cinema and Royal Family Bowling Center Rick Novak about the event in our latest news maker.

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Rick tells us about regenerating the excitement of the landmark event in it’s 50 year.

He also tells us what we can expect at the event.

Rick also tells us about the sponsorship opportunities for the event.

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News Maker Adam Packham on Heroes on the River Fundraiser

Heroes on the River provides relaxation activities for combat veterans.

One of the group’s biggest fundraisers is Labor day Monday in Stephens City.

We spoke to Heroes on the River Founder Adam Packham about the event in our latest news maker.

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Adam tells us about the history of the 5 K run/walk fundraising event.

He also tells us of the success that Heroes on the River have seen recently.

Adam also tells us about future events the group hopes to hold for our combat veterans.

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News Maker Dario Savarese on this weekend’s events

This Labor Day weekend’s three day event begins Friday Sept. 2 at Frederick County Fairgrounds at 4 p.m..

We spoke with Marketing Director Dario Savarese about the three day event in our latest news maker.

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Dario tells us about the 23 annual Concern Hotline Friday Fish Fry which opens the weekend Sept. 2.

He goes on to tell us about the two day HoneyCar Barbecue and Brews event Sat. and Sun. Sept. 3 and 4.

Dario also tells us where to get tickets and how the weekend benefits nonprofits in Frederick County.

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News Maker Todd Jones on Lockdowns in Warren County

Warren County has experienced four lockdowns in the past week.

We spoke to Warren County’s Director of Technology Todd Jones about those lockdowns in our latest news maker.

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Todd tells us about how well the lockdowns worked with the different agencies involved.

He also tells us about some clean up to be done in the county including Hazardous waste and the type of waste that will be collected Sept. 10.

Todd also tells us that the summer Gazebo Gatherings are coming to a close.

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News Makers Williams and Kines on Habitat for Humanity

Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity of Winchester Frederick County provides housing services for those in need in communities around the valley.

We spoke with Program Manager Jolie Williams and Restore store Manger Adin Kines in our latest news maker.

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Adin tells us about what the Restore store has to offer and how it benefits Habitat for Humanity.

Jolie tells us how people can qualify for services from Habitat for Humanity.

Both tell us how Habitat for Humanity can benefit people in the Shenandoah Valley.

Click here for Jolie and Adin’s interview.

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News Maker Todd Jones on WCBOS funding WCPS

We have moved Warren County’s Director of Technology Todd Jones’ weekly visit to later in the week so he can deliver more timely information.

This week Todd talks about the just approved budget for Warren County Public Schools (WCPS) by the Warren County Board of Supervisor (WCBOS) in our latest news maker.

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Todd tells us of the newly approved funding.

He also tells us about the latest Warren County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) activities.

Todd will be providing us with weekly updates every Thursday going forward.

For the latest WCBOS meeting video click here for a link.

Click here for Todd’s interview.

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News Maker Lenny Millholland on Frederick County August

Frederick County has a couple of issues that need to be addressed recently.

We check in with Frederick County Sheriff Lenny Millholland for a couple of reminders in our latest news maker.

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Lenny tells us about a couple of issues like the start of school in Frederick County.

He also reminds us to be careful with grass clippings.

Lenny also tells us about the pet laws.

Important information is involved here as some violations can result in fines and possible jail time.

Click here for Lenny’s interview.

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News Maker Lisa Wilt on the Red Cross blood shortage

The American Red Cross is reporting a 20 percent drop in the blood supply.

We spoke to American Red Cross Account Manager II Lisa Wilt in our latest news maker segment.

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Lisa tells us that the 20 percent drop is typical for this time of year.

She also tells how we can help in the situation.

Lisa also gives us some insight on donating blood.

Click here for Lisa’s interview.

If you can make an appointment to donate blood at redcrossblood.org using your zip code to give at a time that is convenient for you at a location near you.

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