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Bill Freehling is a business writer for The Free Lance-Star and Fredericksburg.com. This blog is on Fredericksburg-area business. Send an e-mail to Bill Freehling.
Business Notes, 10/31/13
Here are some odds and ends from the world of Fredericksburg-area business over the past week:
- Transwestern and Delta Associates recently named Station Square at Cosner’s Corner in Spotsylvania County the “best garden apartment” in Virginia for 2013.
- The Gillies family is holding a grand opening event the afternoon of Nov. 7 at the expanded office for their Re/Max Legacy brokerage firm at 85 Mine Road in North Stafford.
- Inc. magazine recently recognized Spotsylvania-based defense contractor SimVentions Inc. for the number of new jobs it has created.
- Creative Color moved last week from the Bowman Center in Spotsylvania to its new office at 1414 Caroline St. in downtown Fredericksburg.
- Spotsylvania residents Leslie Dickerson and Raymond Simms were recently elected to Southern States’ local advisory board. Wayne Miller was elected chairman, and Chad Young vice chairman.
- Stafford County surgeon Dr. Arthur J. Vayer Jr. has been installed as vice speaker of the Medical Society of Virginia.
- Wells Fargo Bank branches in the Fredericksburg area are now open until 2 p.m. on Saturdays, two hours later than previously.
- OddBox Video & Photography is inviting the public to a one-year anniversary party starting at 6 p.m. Friday at the company’s office at 526-1 Wolfe St. in downtown Fredericksburg.
- Christy Connolly, vice president of strategic services for Fauquier Health, has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer of Fauquier Health Foundation.
- Local entrepreneurial-focused organization FredXchange is hosting an event called Connected Commonwealth on Friday afternoon at Germanna Community College in Spotsylvania that will focus on how to grow the local startup movement. Several local technology-focused startups are participating.
- Spotsylvania resident and entrepreneur Dr. Chris Neibauer will be holding a seminar on “unconditional responsibility” in Park City, Utah, Dec. 6-7.