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Truist Gives $100K Grant To Food Bank

Posted on June 10, 2020

For original Daily News-Record article, click here. Date: June 10, 2020 For the last two months, the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank has been working to provide food boxes for individuals in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a hefty grant from Truist Financial Corp. will allow it to serve more people. As part of its national […]

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Blue Ridge Area Food Bank Receives $100,000 Grant from Truist for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Posted on June 8, 2020

Date: June 8, 2020 (VERONA, Va. — June 8, 2020) — A $100,000 grant from Truist Financial Corporation is helping the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank procure food boxes for individuals and families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant is part of the financial services company’s Truist Cares initiative, a $50 million national […]

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JMU Chemistry Lends a Hand – Sanitizer, that is

Posted on April 13, 2020

For original article, click here. Date: April 13, 2020 With its labs shut down for the foreseeable future, the James Madison University (JMU) Chemistry Department has found a way to use some of the chemicals it normally uses for teaching to aid medical workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. It turns out […]

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JMU Libraries Bolsters Community Effort to Produce Personal Protective Equipment for Local Needs

Posted on April 13, 2020

For original article, click here. Date: April 13, 2020 All appears quiet on the campus of James Madison University (JMU), as students and staff work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Inside JMU Libraries, however, dozens of 3D printers are running nearly around the clock, producing face shields for local hospitals, hospices, eldercare centers, and […]

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Pale Fire Brewery – Pop Up Food Bank – Nation Unites to Help Fight Hunger

Posted on April 10, 2020

Please click here to access the full Good Morning America release. Pale Fire Brewery is featured in the video at 2:31 minutes. For more information on Pale Fire Brewery’s “Pale Fire Helps” Food Bank Resource click here.

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JMU Students, Faculty Lead Effort to Reopen Harrisonburg Farmers’ Market

Posted on April 6, 2020

For original article, click here. Date: April 6, 2020 James Madison University (JMU) students, their professor, JMU X-Labs, and local business and community partners are racing against the clock to help the Harrisonburg Farmers Market reopen on Saturday, April 11. The plan is to assist the Farmers’ Market vendors to set up online stores where customers […]

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MBU to Provide Temporary Housing for Area Homeless during Pandemic

Posted on April 6, 2020

For original article, click here. Date: April 6, 2020 Mary Baldwin University (MBU) today announced an agreement with the Valley Mission to house approximately 30 of the agency’s family and senior clients during the COVID-19 pandemic in Tullidge Residence Hall on the MBU campus. The move will create much needed space for implementing social distancing […]

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F&M Bank Announces its Path to Support Clients, Employees and a $100,000 Contribution Towards Grants for Local Business

Posted on March 31, 2020

Date: March 31, 2020 F&M Bank today announced its holistic approach to help relieve the financial worries of its clients, employees and communities stemming from conditions of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. As information on the virus developed in recent weeks, President & CEO Mark Hanna, and the Bank’s executive team, were quick to mobilize flexible […]

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Pale Fire Brewing Company Launches “Pale Fire Helps” Food Bank Resource to Support Restaurant Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on March 24, 2020

For original article, click here. Date: March 24, 2020 Pale Fire Brewing Company is teaming up with Sysco, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance, and Digital Minerva for “Pale Fire Helps,” a food bank resource to support restaurant workers during the COVID-19 crisis. The food bank will be open at Pale Fire Brewing Company’s tap room in the Ice House building at 217 […]

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Passenger Numbers Taking Off at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

Posted on October 30, 2019

Article by Virginia Business. For original article, click here. Date: October 30, 2019 Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Weyers Cave is the state’s smallest commercial service airport, but its passenger numbers have skyrocketed over the past year and a half. After changing its commercial flight provider in April 2018 to Utah-based SkyWest, the airport saw its passenger […]

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