2017 Annual Father’s Day Car Show!

The Father’s Day Car Show has become a family tradition for many in our area. Several thousand attendees come each year to see all the great cars and enjoy an outing with Dad. This is a great opportunity to enhance your business’s visibility with over 20,000 passionately engaged locals and visitors! The Car Show has

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Fauquier County Economic Development Tourism & Technology Matching Grant Programs

The Fauquier County Department of Economic Development is now accepting applications for two matching grant programs administered by the Department; the Tourism Matching Grant and the Technology Matching Grant. The programs are part of the Department’s initiatives designed to assist the County’s existing business community by encouraging improvements that contribute to growth in business revenues. 

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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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Biotrek Adventure Travels seeks administrative assistant

Warrenton based international travel company (biotrekadventuretravels.com) is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant. Job duties are diversified, but include: Coordinate travel schedules and itineraries with international fixed- based ground operators. Design bi-monthly newsletters and distribute via Constant Contact to client base; utilize social media for advertising and new lead development; manage website content. Marketing skills are

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Broadband Advisory Committee: Your input needed!

In February 2016, Fauquier County appointed a Broadband Advisory Committee to serve as an advisory board on broadband/internet-related matters. The Committee has been meeting since May and has been actively engaged in exploring options and solutions to improve access for citizens and businesses. In June, the Board of Supervisors appropriated $60,000 to contract with a

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Parklets: What you need to know

The Town of Warrenton is exploring the possibility of a limited number of parklet projects on Main Street in Old Town. Per a memo provided by Town Manager Brannon Godfrey, “Parklets are curb extensions that provide room for public seating, plantings, art and other leisure activities. They are created from the temporary conversion of on-street

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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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Warrenton Shopping Center the Subject of a Design Competition at Catholic University

Friday, December 04, 2015 The team of graduate students Alexander Collich and John Berrios won first prize in the Rethink the Traditional Shopping Center challenge funded by Kalis Holdings LLC. Two Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars in prizes were awarded to participants in Catholic University’s Real Estate Development Graduate Studio. Their winning design consists

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