Business Briefs 9/27/16
Father and Son Open Commercial Cleaning Franchise in Fredericksburg
Father and son duo AT (Albert) and Zack Conord have opened an Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services franchise. AT is a retired Marine Corps helicopter/C-130 pilot (30 years). Office Pride of Fredericksburg is located at 1127 International Pkwy., Suite 119, in Fredericksburg.
Fredericksburg.Today Publisher Receives Scholarship to Attend National Conference
Susan Larson, publisher of Fredericksburg.Today online news, will attend the Local Independent Online News Publishers national summit in Chicago September 29 – October 1, 2016. Topics will include media localism, Google Trends, social media best practices, producing video for news, the latest in the intersection between technology and online news, covering local sports, and community engagement.
Parade of Homes 2016 Kicks-Off with Evening Celebration
Parade of Homes 2016 kicks-off with the Parade of Homes Celebration from 6 – 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at Stevenson Ridge, 6901 Meeting St., Spotsylvania Courthouse, Va. 22553. Cost is $35 per person, or $60 per couple, and includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a champagne toast. RSVP online or by calling 540-898-2730.
Capital Ale House to Use Virginia-Based, Pasture-Raised, Hormone- and Antibiotic-Free Beef
Capital Ale House announced a new partnership with Lynchburg-based Seven Hills Food Company as its primary provider of beef. Seven Hills provides pasture-raised, hormone- and antibiotic-free beef. It will be available beginning in early October 2016 at all Capital Ale House locations, including downtown Fredericksburg.
Minority/Women-Owned Small Business Roundtable
Stafford County Economic Development & Tourism and the Stafford Economic Development Authority are hosting minority- and women-owned small businesses roundtable from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the Stafford County Government Center, ABC Conference Room, 1300 Courthouse Rd. Please register at [email protected] or 540-658-8681.
Who’s Building the Region?
The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors, and the Fredericksburg Area Builders Association will present “Who’s Building the Region?” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Germanna Community College Sealy Auditorium, 10000 Germanna Point Dr., Fredericksburg, 22408. The free event will provide an update on three large projects in the area: Liberty Place in Fredericksburg, Courthouse Village in Spotsylvania, and Aquia Town Center in Stafford.