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LFCC Receives $144,000 Grant to Expand Healthcare Career Pathways for High School Students

The LFCC Educational Foundation has received a $144,000 grant from the Fairfax, Virginia-based Claude Moore Charitable Foundation (CMCF). With this funding, LFCC will: • Work with Rappahannock County schools to initiate a certified nursing assistant program (CNA). Rappahannock is the only county in LFCC’s service region that lacks a CNA program. • Partner with Shenandoah

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Competition Winners of the 3rd Annual Fauquier County Wine Tasting & Competition

Fauquier County’s Third Annual Wine Tasting & Competition attracted 500 wine connoisseurs and 14 local wineries to Airlie on Saturday, February 25th, creating a festive atmosphere that spotlighted and recognized some of the region’s best wines. The event, sponsored by the Fauquier County Department of Economic Development and hosted by Airlie, featured two competitions: a

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RISE Program at LFSBDC: Contest and Classes for Entrepreneurs (early 2017)

Join us for our RISE (Regional Initiative Supporting Entrepreneurship) program, designed to encourage the development of a regional entrepreneurial economy. RISE is a series of six classes and a contest where entrepreneurs can gain education, exposure, business development support, networking opportunities, sales rehearsals, competition and awards. Entrepreneurs seeking education and financial support for their businesses

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Families4Fauquier Supports our Heroes

During the week of November of 8th Families4Fauquier held our 4th Annual Hero’s Project at Earth, Glaze & Fire. Families in Fauquier County came together to build treat containers for our Hero’s receiving medical care at Walter Reed Medical Facility in Bethesda, Maryland. 860 containers were all built and decorated to include sweet treats, chap

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Christine M. Allen, CPA Joins UCM

Updegrove, Combs & McDaniel, PLC is pleased to welcome Christine Allen, CPA, CGMA, to the UCM team as a senior staff accountant in our Warrenton office. Christine will be serving individual and business clients in tax planning and tax return preparation. She comes to UCM with over 15 years of experience in public and private

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PATH Resource Center

PATH Resource Center Executive Leaders Circle Beginning in August

Executive Leaders Circles are facilitated small, six-member groups made up of nonprofit executive directors who meet for two hours each month on a monthly basis. These circles provide a confidential setting in which peers can discuss and solve real-time problems with real-world experience.  BENEFITS: Discuss staff, board and organizational challenges in a confidential environment A network of

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Sarah Fortunato Joins UCM

Updegrove, Combs & McDaniel is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Fortunato to our Firm. Sarah will be serving individual and business clients in tax planning and tax return preparation in our Warrenton office and comes to us with three years of accounting experience and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth

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Friends of the Fauquier Library Leasing New Space

Chamber Member The Kalis Companies announced Friends of the Fauquier Library has leased 1,150 square feet of warehouse space at the Warrenton Towne Centre. Friends provide special programs and services that expand and enrich the library’s regular budget through membership dues, fundraisers and proceeds from book sales. The Friends main fundraising activity is selling donated

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Fauquier County Matching Grant Programs Currently Accepting Applications

The Fauquier County Department of Economic Development is again offering two Matching Grant Programs for Technology Development and Tourism Development. The Programs are part of the Department’s initiatives designed to assist the County’s existing business community. The grant programs are administered by the Fauquier County Department of Economic Development and funded by the Economic Development

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Volunteer of the Month – January 2016

The third week of each month, the Board of Directors will recognize volunteers whose efforts have been outstanding.  To get us started, we’d like to recognize the following volunteers from 2015 whose contributions to the GWCC’s mission and programs went above and beyond. EDUCATION EVENTS TEAM 2015: Michelle Coe –  Blue Sky Phoenix, LLC Jennifer

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