Business News: Sept. 11 | Nvdaily

Farm Bureau

Eric Dalke was been named a Silver Agent by the Virginia Farm Bureau during its annual sales conference.

In his 16th year with Virginia Farm Bureau, Dalke was recognized by his peers for outstanding sales and service to his members.

Free Little Art Gallery

A ribbon cutting will be held at The Free Little Art Gallery at 2 p.m. today at 110 N. Main St., Edinburg.

The gallery is a repository for all sorts of miniature pieces of art for the whole community to enjoy. Visitors are encouraged to take a piece of art and are invited to leave art if they desire. Everything is free and you are not required to donate in order to take something.

The ribbon cutting will include refreshments, a table containing supplies where people can sit and create art to be displayed in the gallery, and an opportunity to meet and talk to Emily Scott, who is running for the Virginia House of Delegates in District 15 in November. People are invited to stay awhile, take and make art, enjoy the refreshments and walk the labyrinth located in the back yard.

The gallery is sponsored and maintained by Ellen Russell. The display boxes were designed and built by Zach Hancuff of Tree Worx LLC.

Information: or Jeanne Russell at 703-789-1882 or email [email protected].

Chamber ribbon cuttings

The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce will hold the following ribbon cuttings for new businesses:

• New Star Market & Melody’s Porch at 11 a.m. Friday at 2936 John Marshall Highway, Strasburg.

• Tim’s Garage at noon Friday at 33743 Old Valley Pike, Strasburg.

• Caring Transitions of Winchester at 10 a.m. Friday at the Chamber office at 103 S. Main St., Woodstock.

• Habitat for Humanity at 3 p.m. Sept. 23 at 263 and 273 Shenandoah St., Mount Jackson, celebrating first-time homeowners.

F&M Bank F&M Bank has announced the return of its Local Business You Love contest. Residents are asked to nominate their favorite local business to win $10,000. First-round nominations will be accepted through Friday. Information, nominations:

Grazing tour

The Shenandoah County Cooperative Extension office has scheduled a twilight tour from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Wayne Snapp’s Cow-Calf Farm, 351 McCune Road, Middletown.

Participants will learn about rotational grazing, stocking density, forage management and see a recently planted stand of novel fescue. Registration to attend can be made by calling the Extension office at 540-459-6140 or Bobby Clark at 540-333-3227 or email [email protected]. A video “prequel” giving insight into the tour is available at

Anderson & Vreeland

Woodstock native Dave Miller has been appointed vice president of operations at Anderson & Vreeland Inc. in Alexandria, a manufacturer and distributor of flexographic printing technology and supplies.

A Central High School graduate, Miller is the former director of digital business solutions for Anderson & Vreeland Inc. and managing director for Nova Polymers, a subsidiary that focuses on accessible signage. He has held various leadership roles at the company since 2005. His new expanded role will focus on operational initiatives such as procurement, distribution, logistics, facilities management and information services.


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