Alex Alvarez

A story of career development by a Blue Ridge Community College student

A story of career development by a Blue Ridge Community College student Alex Alvarez is a future leader in the construction industry. He attends Blue Ridge Community College and is on a path to apply for admission to the Virginia Tech Building Construction Program.  I asked him...
2017_Depot_Holiday_Party

Visit with Santa at the Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot First Friday Art Opening

Visit with Santa at the Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot First Friday Art Opening Join us for a very special night before heading downtown to the Harrisonburg Holiday Parade. On December 1 Santa will join us at the Depot in the R.S. Monger & Sons window and door  Showroom....
Thanksgiving Day

10 tips to go green this Thanksgiving

10 tips to go green this Thanksgiving Shop Local for your Thanksgiving feast – go to the local farmer’s market, shop at a Food Co-op, buy from a farmer in your area, grow your own vegetables Skip the paper and plastic – remember to take your reusable bags to the grocery store Use...
attic insulation

Insulation in your attic can determine your comfort in your living room

Insulation in your attic can determine your comfort in your living room It is important to have the right amount of insulation in your attic. The minimum amount of insulation you should have in your attic ranges from 8 – 12″ depending on your insulation type. Spray...
attic insulation

Get an energy-audit to verify your house does not have uninvited guests

Get an energy-audit to verify your house does not have uninvited guests I headed out to do an energy-audit at Massanutten yesterday. The home was clearly well maintained. It was 30+ years old, was not showing signs of neglect, and the heat was ON. It was very warm inside just...
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Santa

Mark your calendar for Santa at the Depot

Santa at the Depot Go ahead and mark your calendar for Santa at the Depot on December 1st. Just like last year, we will host the jolly elf in the Marvin Window and Doors showroom in the downstairs of the Depot on First Friday. Come up to our First Friday Art Opening upstairs for...
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Jude Dayton

First Friday Art Gallery opening featuring Jude Dayton – This Friday!

First Friday Art Gallery opening featuring Jude Dayton Each month we host a new artist 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...
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Weiler Orthodontics

Weiler Orthodontics finishing up the facelift

Weiler Orthodontics finishing up the facelift Activity has been constant in the Weiler Orthodontics space since the construction began – see here. Herr and Company has been orchestrating as many as 12 companies at a time working in the small space. Today they start seeing...
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PINTS FOR POLIO

A sweet Polio Event at Harmony Square Dairy Queen

A sweet Polio event at Harmony Square Dairy Queen Polio still cripples children around the world. With your help, we can wipe this disease off the face of the earth forever. Join us for a sweet Pints for Polio event on October 24, 2017 from 5pm – 9pm. Polio is a crippling...
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Weiler Orthodontics chairs

Weiler Orthodontics gets a major facelift

Weiler Orthodontics gets a major face lift So here is the challenge, we have a highly successful business, our clients come in 5 days a week, we want to renovate our space…. That is where we started with Dr. Weiler. His business is doing well, his clients love him, but his...
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