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101.5 fm the music place is designed and committed to serve that segment of the Valley of Virginia’s population that actively supports the cultural arts and the community advocacy organizations within the Valley of Virginia. We will endeavor at all times to elevate the entertainment experience for all members of the audience and other interested parties by broadcasting progressive music created by exciting artists.
101.5 fm the music place promises to keep the public informed of the activities of all of the various organizations within our listening area that are dedicated to improving the quality of life in the valley for all.
Duncan Audi in Roanoke, VA treats the needs of each individual customer with paramount concern. Our dealership serves the Roanoke, Salem, Christiansburg, Blacksburg, and surrounding areas. We know that you have high expectations, and as a car dealer we enjoy the challenge of meeting and exceeding those standards each and every time. Allow us to demonstrate our commitment to excellence! We carry a great selection of Audi Certified Pre-Owned inventory and our inventory changes daily. You can also use our CarFinder service to find the perfect Audi for your needs. Our experienced sales staff is eager to share its knowledge and enthusiasm with you. We encourage you to browse our online inventory, schedule a test drive and investigate financing options. You can also request more information about a vehicle using our online form or by calling (888) 746-9172. If you don’t see a particular vehicle, click on CarFinder and complete the form. We will gladly inform you when a matching car arrives. If you’d like a see a vehicle in person, click on Dealership: Directions for step-by-step driving instructions to our site, or give us a call. We look forward to serving you!
WMRA is a Public Radio formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Harrisonburg, Virginia. Repeater stations serve Charlottesville, Lexington, Winchester and Farmville, Virginia. WMRA is owned and operated by James Madison University. The signal area reaches around a quarter of the state, including most of the heavily-truck-traveled Interstate 81 Virginia corridor. WMRA was the first National Public Radio affiliate to put a repeater in the Charlottesville area, where now many listener-supported stations compete.
The network broadcasts primarily NPR news and talk programming, with classical music weekday evenings, and folk and blues on the weekends, along with programs such as Car Talk and A Prairie Home Companion. Original programs produced by WMRA include Virginia Insight, The Spark, Acoustic Cafe, and Blues Valley; among the shows’ guests have been Julian Bond, Alex Chadwick, Lawrence Wright, Robin and Linda Williams, Tim Kaine, Ken Cuccinelli, David Toscano, George Allen, Thomas Blatt, Bob McDonnell, David Swanson, and Edward L. Ayers. WMRA has hosted public events with appearances by Ira Glass, Baxter Black, Joshua Bell, LAGQ, Liane Hansen, and Carl Kasell –the latter two at the American Shakespeare Center. WMRA staff alumni were instrumental in establishing the Classical 24 satellite network which provides daytime and overnight classical music to scores of radio stations nationwide
Joanne Peretti has owned Fashion Floors & Cabinets since late November 1996 after moving to Lexington in 1994 from Minnesota. Her extensive background in management and business blended perfectly with the flooring and tile industry. Over the past fifteen years she has acquired a vast amount of knowledge regarding all different types of flooring and tile, the advantages and disadvantages and key points on installation. She is a valuable resource for the do-it-yourselfer and local contractors.After several years and much demand, Joanne introduced Omega brand cabinets in January of 2000. In 2003 the business moved to its current location in the Stonewall Square Shopping Center.Throughout the years Joanne has served as president of the board for the Lexington-Rockbridge Chamber of Commerce, Healthy Foods Co-Op, and most recently the Theater at Lime Kiln. Supporting local businesses and non-profits is extremely important to Joanne as a small business owner herself. In her spare time, she enjoys entertaining friends at her home, spending time with her adorable cats, reading, cooking and gardening.
Trout and Tunes; join Larry Keel & Natural Bridge and friends for three days of instruction, small concerts, incredible food and lodging. You’ll be hanging out at the Elk River Inn, Cabins & Restaurant located in the high peaks of West Virginia. Elk River has plenty of things to do when you’re not learning a new lick. Fly and spin casting for trout, hiking and mountain bike trail right out the door or just relaxing with a cold beverage near the campfire. We will have a Fly Fishing class to show you how to cast a fly rod and tie on your liter, tippet and fly. We will also have Andrew White the builder of one of Larry’s guitars come in and show you what it takes to construct an instrument with parts of instruments in different stages. All meals from Thursday evening through Sunday breakfast are included in this very special weekend. Also guitar, mandolin, banjo and bass guitar instruction will be the highlight. Evening picking sessions on Thursday, Friday will build up to a very special concert Saturday evening to cap things off. If you would like more information or reservation, please call us at 304-572-3771 or 866-572-3771 or email us at email@example.com or www.elkriverinnandrestaurant.com
The Chamber of Commerce serving Lexington, Buena Vista and Rockbridge County is often referred to “as the front door of our community”. The Chamber is the business organization for our area; whose mission is to promote business and commerce for the region. It is made up of over 500 businesses and individuals whose purpose and goal is to promote economic prosperity for the citizens of our community. It also looks towards the future needs of generations to come and to promote the quality of life we so abundantly enjoy.
Welsh Construction Inc.
Welsh Construction Inc., is a family owned and operated Class A General Contracting Firm. Located in Lexington, Virginia and working throughout Rockbridge County, Welsh Construction specializes in design and remodeling, renovations, additions and historic restorations. Tim and Janeen Welsh, assisted by a loyal and talented staff, have been turning dreams into reality for their valued clients for almost 20 years. Welsh Construction prides itself in its ability to provide a complete range of services to the homeowner, from design to completion. Welsh Construction will work with you from the initial “I wish” to the completion of the smallest details of your project, treating your home not as a “job site”, but as your treasured space. Welsh Construction is a full service firm. Tim and Janeen will listen to your ideas, turn them into drawings, assist with all of the decisions, and shepherd your project to completion . . . satisfaction guaranteed. The goal is always the same, a remodel, an addition, a restoration that is the creation you envisioned. Call Welsh Construction to talk about your dreams. They would love to learn about your project and share with you how the Welsh team can bring your project to life.
J.F. Brown Real Estate is an intentionally small Lexington, Virginia real estate agency dedicated to the ideals of high quality brokerage with exceptional personal service. Our Shenandoah Valley, Allegheny, and Blue Ridge Mountain brokerage adheres to values of a land ethic that promotes conservation, and respect for our farms, fields, forests, and cultural history. We are located in historic Lexington, Virginia, one of the most beautiful college towns in America. Each of our real estate agents has a proven background of real estate expertise and an ongoing commitment to leadership in Lexington, Virginia, the surrounding communities, and to our environment. For those interested in homes and land, Virginia horse properties, farms, mountain land, historic properties or buyer brokerage, our Lexington real estate agents are the very best in the region- which includes the counties of Rockbridge, Augusta, Bath, Highland, Botetourt, Nelson, Amherst, Albemarle, and beyond. Our Lexington, Virginia office is located next to the Stonewall Jackson House near Washington and Lee University, Virginia Military Institute, and directly across from the old Lexington Courthouse.
The Computer Doctor
We’re the company who maintains the computers and networking needs for your health care professionals, lawyer’s, public schools, law enforcement agencies, and many other businesses in our area. Whoever we serve… whether you’re a big business, small company, or an individual, you’ll still be treated as a valued customer, whose needs are our top priority. From in-home instruction and repair to a full-time business IT department, the Computer Doctor is still the most efficient and economical benefit for you.Phone advice is always FREE advice… give us a call today!
Founded in 1928, Community Bank is a full service, locally owned bank headquartered in Staunton, Virginia. At Community Bank, you get the local advantage because we’ve always been owned, managed, and operated right here in the Shenandoah Valley. Local banking means local decisions and we’ve been making them for over 83 years. At Community Bank, we offer everything you need to manage your finances and receive the personal attention you may not find at some of the bigger financial institutions. Personal and business checking accounts with the added convenience of free online banking and bill pay and surcharge-free ATM usage through the Allpoint Network are available as well as a variety of lending services and savings accounts. Come visit us today and find an account that best serves your needs. Member FDIC.We now have eleven locations serving the communities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Raphine, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Buena Vista, and Virginia Beach.
StellarOne is dedicated to the economic and societal well-being of the clients and communities we serve. As one of the largest independent, commercial banks headquartered in Virginia, we are in a position to offer broader services and more convenience to our clients. Our legacy banks have over 300 years of collective service history, and we are focused on preserving and growing the strong and vital relationships we share with our clients and neighbors. With our holding company located in Charlottesville and bank headquarters in Christiansburg, we have a strong presence from the New River Valley, Shenandoah Valley and Central and North Central Virginia. With assets over $3 billion, as well as management of trust and wealth service assets of nearly $1 billion, StellarOne has the strength and capacity to support the growth and success of individuals and companies through Virginia. The primary focus of StellarOne’s leadership team is to bring a new level of excellence, partnership and service to the people it serves. Please take a moment to look at the many organizations StellarOne has supported in 2008 and 2009 ~StellarOne Community Involvement. By honoring our history and carefully planning our future, we are dedicated to delivering an unparalleled banking experience to our current and new clients.
BB&T Corporation, headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., is among the nation’s top financial-holding companies with $174.8 billion in assets and market capitalization of $21.9 billion, as of March 31, 2012. Its bank subsidiaries operate approximately 1,800 financial centers in the Carolinas, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee,Maryland, Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Texas and Washington,D.C. BB&T’s operating strategy distinguishes it from other financial holding companies. BB&T offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. BB&T’s banking subsidiaries are organized as a group of community banks, each with a regional president, which allows decisions to be made locally, close to the client. This also makes BB&T’s client service more responsive, reliable and empathetic.
CornerStone Bank. N.A. was established from a desire to provide the Rockbridge County area with a locally owned and managed bank. Grounded in ethical and transparent business practices, CornerStone has created a philosophy of operation that prides itself on being fiercely independent, leveraging leading-edge technology and serving customers with an accessible and caring approach. CornerStone Cares about the Lexington/Buena Vista and Rockbridge community! We demonstrate this by contributing financial and volunteer support to a variety of community organizations. CornerStone Bank is extremely proud of our position as the only locally owned bank in this region. Our shareholders are our neighbors and represent a cross section of this community. They share with us in the belief that a community bank should be a partner with the investors it serves. Their investment of financial resources and their commitment to our philosophy are essential to CornerStone’s current and future success. CornerStone Bank, N.A. was founded by an energetic and visionary group of 13 local businessmen who saw the need for a community bank. It is their lives, their businesses and their stories that are at the heart of CornerStone Bank.
Augusta Health in Lexington
Nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Augusta Health is among the finest community hospitals in America. Our patients receive an exceptional level of care, reassured that their loved ones and visitors have many amenities available within the hospital so they can all be comfortable while staying close during difficult times. Augusta Health opened in 1994 to continue a tradition of personalized care with small-town hospitality that began more than 50 years ago with predecessor hospitals in Staunton and Waynesboro, Virginia. Today, our highly trained physicians and staff use state-of-the-art technology to provide superlative care with warmth and compassion.
Serving all of Lexington, Virginia, Rockbridge County, Buena Vista, and the Shenandoah Valley, ERA Premier Partners is a progressive real estate brokerage that not only embraces technology, but values customer and associate satisfaction. Our associates and staff are dedicated to providing excellent customer service; delivering what we promise; and treating everyone honestly. As local area experts with knowledge of the communities, our objective is to work diligently to assist you in meeting your real estate goals. When you are buying or selling property in today’s real estate market, it’s important to have confidence in your real estate professional. We are governed by the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics and the specific rules and regulations of the Virginia Real Estate Board. Among our ERA Premier Partners associates are Associate Brokers, Senior Real Estate Specialist, Graduates of Real Estate Institute, Accredited Buyer Brokers, and Licensed Real Estate Appraisers. We are committed to providing you with the specialized and professional real estate service you deserve. If you are considering buying or selling a home, land, or commercial property or would just like to have additional information about real estate in the Rockbridge or Augusta County areas, please call or email any of our Real Estate Professionals.
Kendal at Lexington was established as Lexington Retirement Community, Incorporated (LRC) in March of 1995. LRC was formed by a group of citizens concerned that the Lexington-Rockbridge area was losing many of its “greatest natural treasures” as community leaders moved out of the area in search of retirement housing and health care. Through their diligent efforts and in collaboration with The Kendal Corporation, Kendal at Lexington opened its doors to the first residents on July 17, 2000. Kendal at Lexington added the Benjamin Borden Health Center in October 2002 to complete the continuum of care. The health center serves both Kendal residents and the greater Lexington community. Kendal at Lexington, like The Kendal Corporation and its other Kendal affiliates, is recognized as a not-for-profit leader in the field of care for older adults. We attribute our success to an explicit framework of values that directs the daily operation of our community. Based on values of the Religious Society of Friends, Kendal emphasizes; respect for the individual, excellence in service, social responsibility, fiscal integrity.
The Home Instead Senior Care® network of locally owned and operated franchises is one of the most trusted networks of home care worldwide. An innovator in eldercare since 1994, Home Instead Senior Care is dedicated exclusively to helping seniors stay in their homes as they age. Home Instead Senior Care franchise owners, administrators and CAREGiversSM all share a passion for improving the quality of life for seniors and families in their communities. Here in your community, we offer a range of non-medical services that can be customized to your needs so you’ll get exactly the help you need. Our CAREGivers are area residents who are kind, compassionate and truly enjoy working with seniors. They are professionals, extensively trained in elder care, and all are screened, insured and bonded. Home Instead, Inc. demonstrates commitment to quality care through our proprietary PEAQ program – Pursuing Excellence by Advancing Quality. In fact, we commissioned J.D. Power and Associates to routinely survey CAREGivers and clients to ensure consistent delivery of high-quality service. At Home Instead Senior Care, we work diligently to meet your needs and more; we strive to exceed them. Although we are part of an international company — which gives us a world of experience and resources to draw on — we are a local business offering friendly, responsive care right in your neighborhood. We provide thousands of hours of senior home care services annually to seniors in their homes, in assisted-living facilities and even in nursing homes. In situations when a client has aging-related medical needs beyond our home care capabilities, we refer them to our close partners in the local health care industry.
Sayre Enterprises has been providing products and services worldwide since 1987. Today the company manufactures, embellishes and distributes a wide range of goods including, but not limited to: promotional products, collegiate items, safety reflective items, uniform accessories and outdoor gear. Custom embellishment options include embroidery, appliqué, screen printing, heat transfer, dye-sublimation printing, and trophy/plaque engraving, among others. Sayre also offers an in-house art department and in-house embroidery digitizers as optional services to customers. Production shifts operate 2-3 shifts per day, 5-7 days per week. The production and distribution facility, located in Buena Vista, Virginia, is one of the largest embroidery operations in the United States and is the area’s largest employer of adults with disabilities.
The Rick Alford Team, RE/MAX Town & Country specializes in the professional marketing of real property. With years of experience, RE/MAX Town & Country is committed to specialized marketing, often creating a unique marketing plan for each property we list. With our dedicated full time staff of REALTORS we are committed to meeting the needs of both buyers and sellers. We work with you to determine which marketing techniques best fit your property needs. Our goal is to get as many qualified buyers into your home and get it SOLD! Our online services include our office website, the local MLS, Virtual Home Tours, property magazine websites, individual agent websites, Realtor.com and RE/MAX.com.
The Lexington News Gazette, published weekly in Lexington, Va on Wednesdays, serves Rockbridge County and the cities of Lexington and Buena Vista. The newspaper is part of a publishing tradition that goes back to 1801, which saw the founding of what became the Lexington Gazette. The other ancestor publication was the Rockbridge County News, founded in 1884. The two newspapers merged in 1962, forming The News-Gazette. By this lineage, The News-Gazette is the third oldest newspaper in Virginia, and the oldest in the state west of the Blue Ridge. The News-Gazette Corp. also publishes The Weekender, on Saturdays, which is delivered by mail and carrier to all Rockbridge County, Lexington and Buena Vista residential addresses. The company publishes several niche products, including the Rockbridge Almanac, a community guide and chamber of commerce directory; and Visiting Lexington, a guidebook and website (www.lexingtonva.com) for visitors to our area. And, of course, we publish on this website, www.thenews-gazette.com. The current management and ownership represents the fourth generation of involvement in the newspaper by the Paxton family. A member of the fifth generation is also employed at the paper. The News-Gazette has been the recipient of numerous state and national awards for writing, photography, and design from the Virginia Press Association and the National Newspaper Association.
The Rockbridge Advocate, a fine little news magazine based in a fine little portion of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The Advocate draws its material from the culture of Rockbridge County – the people, the news, the gossip, the troublemakers, and the way of life. Without the county, and without the kinks that make it unique, there would be no Advocate. The Advocate, then, shows the local color of one corner of the globe, something that some folks seem to be trying to stamp out or ignore these days most everywhere. The Rockbridge Advocate subscription (US or International) is a dandy gift, guaranteed to deliver not only the news, but also humor, delight and confusion throughout the year. What better holiday gift could there be, to bring delight to your favorite person, or to needle your least favorite?
Quality. Service. Ethics. At Swisher & Davis, CPAs, PLC, these are more than just the latest customer service buzzwords. They’re a commitment—the guiding principles our team members follow each and every day as we work with you toward a successful future. When you do business with us, you’ll always have our strongest commitment to: Provide you with quality work in a timely manner, no matter how large or small the task. Offer you a level of service that exceeds your expectations, whether you’re looking for a copy of a single tax return or a complete audit of your business. Value the trust you place in us, with our promise that we’ll work hard to earn your trust and your business every single day. We hope you’ll take some time to browse through our site. You’ll find a lot of useful information here: a list of the services we offer, contact information, financial calculators, and much more. Give us a call or drop us an email for more information about our firm and the services we offer, or to make suggestions for what you’d like to see on our website. We look forward to talking with you soon!
Park n Pool was born in 1998 in sunny Orlando, Florida, we have grown from representing one manufacturer of commercial pool furniture to now offering superior products from over 40 manufacturing companies. We are proud to be a Veteran Owned SBE/WBE Corporation. Our founding partners used their extensive professional experience in manufacturing and supplying products to multi-housing, hospitality, and commercial properties to create a company that has a proven track record of competence and excellent client service. Now located in beautiful and historic Lexington, Virginia we are the original online vendor of commercial outdoor furniture. Our company is staffed with dedicated individuals, whose mission is to ensure that you will become a client for life. ParknPool’s goal is to provide unparalleled integrity and competence throughout the entire purchasing and installation process. Our mission is simple, but powerful – to create happy clients. Our unique “Power Promise” ensures that we accomplish this. We promise that we will provide you with consistently high-quality commercial furnishings. We will identify your needs and match them with relevant products. We will create realistic expectations – and then we will exceed them! In fact, we are so confident in our ability to provide you with an exceptional shopping experience from start to finish that we offer an unprecedented 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee. If you decide, within thirty days after the receipt of your goods, that you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you may send it back to us. Even better, in addition to refunding your money, we will also pay the return shipping! All we ask is that you repackage your product appropriately and load it on the freight truck. We’ll take care of the rest!
At Trane, we’re all about air – cool air, warm air, clean air. As a world leader in air conditioning systems, services and solutions, we control the comfort of the air for people in homes and many of the world’s largest and most famous commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. And we’re applying Trane’s expertise in environmental technology and energy conservation to make a difference in energy efficiency around the globe. We offer a broad range of energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; dehumidifying and air cleaning products; service and parts support; advanced building controls and financing solutions. Our systems and services have leading positions in premium commercial, residential, institutional and industrial markets; a reputation for reliability, high quality and product innovation; and a powerful distribution network.
Founded in 1987, Davidson & Garrard, Inc. has over 150 years of combined investment experience. To better serve our clients, and in response to our growth, Davidson & Garrard has opened a new office in Lexington, Virginia as of February 2012. With over 25 years of service, and based in Lynchburg, VA, Davidson and Garrard, Inc. offers private wealth management for individuals, families, trusts, endowments and foundations. Our focus is on serving as prudent financial partners to help clients manage their assets wisely in today’s volatile financial markets. We use a range of customized strategies that help diversify portfolios, reduce volatility, and enhance returns over the long run. D & G is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an Investment Adviser.