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Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley

Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley – Homes on Church Street

We believe strongly that design can build a better community, enhance livability, reduce construction and operation costs, and protect our environment. We believe that design matters. In an effort to meet our firm mission of making a difference in our communities through design...
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market street

What do you see as the biggest challenge the City of Harrisonburg is facing over the next 5 years?

What do you see as the biggest challenge the City of Harrisonburg is facing over the next 5 years? Please add your comments below! Answers so far include: Smart growth Making decisions While growth and housing are huge issues I’m going to go a little more big picture. What...
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Surfs Up

First Friday at the Depot – Surf’s up!

Who loves the beach? Who loves fun? Who loves beautiful paintings? This First Friday is for you. Join us for First Friday at the Depot – Surf’s Up! Media: acrylic on canvas About the Artist: Steve Flora, who lives in downtown Harrisonburg, has enjoyed drawing cartoons...
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First Friday Book Signing at the Depot

We have a special treat at this months First Friday Art Opening. Russ Eanes will join our event and host a book signing for his newly released book “The Walk of a Lifetime.” Stop by to see Steve’s Art Surf’s Up and also to talk to Russ about his...
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Recruitment: How Employers Can Learn from Professional Sports Teams

Recruitment has taken many shapes and forms over the past decade. From newspapers to TV ads, employers will try it all to get their job noticed by all. According to, some ways that recruitment has changed is job board evolution, the rise of the social, a more...
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What I Learned with my Summer Architecture Internship

By Caitlin Morgan, senior Architectural Design student at James Madison University. Having an internship as a college student is one of the most rewarding and valuable educational tools. When I began my summer internship with the Gaines Group in 2018, I had no idea that my...
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Gaines Group T-Shirt

Vote for your favorite T-Shirt design

Please take a moment and vote for your favorite T-Shirt Design. Just comment below and we will tally the votes to determine which version we print next.
rooted in wellness

What is your favorite blog to read?

I am always looking for the best blogs to read with valuable information to make life easier, brighter, and / or more whole. What is your favorite blog to read? Why? I read a variety of blogs that offer different information from trusted authors that I can count on to deliver...
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custom house

Modern House on a Hill under construction

This luxury custom home continues to make progress in Rockingham County. Our modern house on a hill is under construction. Herr and Company is hard at work bringing this home design into reality. It is always exciting to see your vision put into built form. This custom home in...
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real men wear pink to help make cancer obsolete!

You may remember last year I was wearing pink, painting my fingernails, wearing a tutu… all to raise awareness for the fight against Breast Cancer. I opted not to participate in Real Men Wear Pink this year with all the other things on my plate. However, I do still support...
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