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Gingerbread House

CrossRoads Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center Gingerbread House Competition

CrossRoads Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center is hosting a Gingerbread House design competition. I hope you will bring your a game and please don’t limit your construction to a simple A frame house! I am serving as a judge for the gingerbread house design competition...
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Gaines Group Coloring Page

Depot coloring contest sponsored by Gaines Group Architects

It is time to show off your Depot coloring contest entries! Starting tomorrow, December 1st, at noon, bring in a finished Depot coloring contest page and get a Gaines Group flashlight (while supplies last). Each coloring page with a name and email address on the back will also be...
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big boy

Creative gift ideas for your favorite architect (future and current)

It is that time of year again when you all start thinking – what should I get my favorite architect for the holidays. Of course, the main gift every architect wants is a happy client! Next on the list is probably that next cool project so we can make that next client....
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Depot Holiday Party

First Friday Art Opening – Eastern Mennonite School Interact Student Art

Each month on the First Friday we host a new artist art opening in our building’s 2nd floor gallery at the Chesapeake Western Depot at 141 W. Bruce St. (second floor entrance is on Chesapeake). Artwork will remain on exhibit through the month. Come view the show and get a tour...
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Increase comfort and cut energy bills for your home

This time of year my phone starts ringing on a regular basis for our free energy audit service. People do not like being cold and uncomfortable in their homes and we can help them solve this problem. If you live in the Harrisonburg / Rockingham County area, give our office a call...
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Depot Holiday Party

Holiday party, cookies, coloring page, Santa and more

The holiday season is upon us and our list of fun events is growing. Please mark your calendars! December 1st: Cookie Tour as part of the Winter WonderFest – The Depot is the pick up location for the Cookie Tour box. This tour has stops at Agora Downtown market,...
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old town harrisonburg kitchen

Old Town Harrisonburg kitchen makeover

The Old Town Harrisonburg kitchen makeover has been completed by Herr and Company. They shared some of the finish photographs with us showing off this make over. In case you did not read the first blog post HERE about this project, here is a brief summary. The home owners started...
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Monger Lumber goes PINK

R.S. Monger & Sons goes PINK for breast cancer

There are many people and companies in Harrisonburg and the extended valley that care deeply about community. One of them, R.S. Monger & Sons goes PINK for breast cancer, is just one example. As a small business owner I know first hand how many requests you can get on a...
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real men wear pink

Join me for lunch or dinner to benefit Real Men Wear Pink of the Valley

I have two events scheduled in the coming days to raise money for my Real Men Wear Pink Campaign. I hope you can come to one or both. PINK OUT dinner at Dayton Tavern Join me for an incredible dinner at Dayton Tavern to benefit my Real Men Wear Pink of the Valley campaign. Wear...
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Chesapeake Western Depot

Chesapeake Western Depot – A 100 + year old beauty

The Chesapeake Western Depot is a 100 + year old beauty. According to the Harrisonburg Daily News on April 22, 1913: Work on the new Chesapeake Western passenger station and freight depot at the West Bruce street crossing is being rushed by the contractors. The freight shed, 120’...
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