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Books and Brews

Books and Brews

We at the Gaines Group are beyond excited to sponsor another WMRA "Books and Brews" Night at Pale Fire. On ...
First Friday Featured Artist – Matty Tesch

First Friday Featured Artist – Matty Tesch

We can't believe it is already November and we are ramping up for the first Friday festivities with featured ...
First Friday Featured Artist – Andrew Stronge

First Friday Featured Artist – Andrew Stronge

Andrew Stronge was born in Sunderland, England, but moved to the states when he was young.  He always had an ...
Scholars Latino Initiative (SLI) Fundraiser

Scholars Latino Initiative (SLI) Fundraiser

This month the Gaines Group had the opportunity to sponsor an event very near and dear to our hearts, Noche de ...
2021 Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale

2021 Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale

This past weekend we had the pleasure of sponsoring the 2021 Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale. This all-volunteer ...
Blue Ridge Mountain Home

Blue Ridge Mountain Home

Amazing views have been a hallmark of many of our recent projects and this one is no exception. Poised looking ...