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FRED FOCUS for February 6, 2020: New Operator Announced for Expo Center

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February 6, 2020

 

 

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In this week’s edition of “Freehling Finds,” Bill talks with Nicole and Karin Robyn, co-owners of Freedom Society Tea & Gifts, about their new tea and gift store located at 1015 Caroline St. in Downtown Fredericksburg. Come by and see their authentic British Tea Room and check out their shelves of freedom products.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jackson named FREDericksburg Regional Transit director

By Bill Freehling on Feb 05, 2020 04:54 pm
Jamie Jackson has been named director of FREDericksburg Regional Transit. Jackson comes to FRED from Hampton Roads Transit, where she has served as Director of Transit Development since October 2016. She previously served as Deputy Executive Director of the Williamsburg Area Transit Authority.
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FredNats to announce partnership with Germanna

By Bill Freehling on Feb 05, 2020 04:48 pm
The Fredericksburg Nationals will announce an important community partnership with Germanna Community College at a press conference on Wednesday, February 26 at 11 a.m. at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center.
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Catullo named UMW athletic director

By Bill Freehling on Feb 05, 2020 04:42 pm
After a comprehensive, months-long national search, the University of Mary Washington has named Patrick Catullo ’95 its new director of athletics.
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Oak View Group to operate Fredericksburg Expo Center

By Bill Freehling on Feb 04, 2020 09:14 am
Oak View Group Facilities, a leader in providing live content and operating entertainment and sports facilities, will begin operating and managing the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center and booking entertainment at the soon-to-open new ballpark in Fredericksburg.
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Boutique opening in downtown Fredericksburg

By Bill Freehling on Feb 03, 2020 10:41 am
A women’s fashion boutique will open this spring at 1002 Caroline St., the former location of Cose Belle Boutique, in downtown Fredericksburg. Apricot Lane Boutique is expected to open in April, according to a report in today’s FLS. Apricot Lane describes itself as a boutique “that creates a unique adventure and shopping experience that captures […]
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Chamber honors FXBG businesses, leaders

By Bill Freehling on Feb 03, 2020 10:32 am
Several Fredericksburg businesses and business leaders were honored at the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce's 29th-annual awards gala Friday night at the Fredericksburg Expo Center.
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Fredericksburg taking proposals for area plans

By Bill Freehling on Feb 03, 2020 10:11 am
The City of Fredericksburg is taking proposals from land-use and urban planning firms who can help shape future plans for three areas of the City.
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Fredericksburg region leads Virginia in job growth

By Bill Freehling on Feb 03, 2020 09:53 am
The Fredericksburg region is adding jobs at a faster pace than anywhere else in Virginia, according to a recent study by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.
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BBQ restaurant coming to downtown Fredericksburg

By Bill Freehling on Jan 30, 2020 04:00 pm
A barbecue restaurant is coming to the former Happy Clam location at 1017 Sophia St. in downtown Fredericksburg.
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EVENTS IN FREDERICKSBURG

· James Farmer: In His Own Words, 1920-1999 Exhibit

· UMW SBDC First Thursdays with the SBA

· UMW Black Minds Matter

· UMW Great Lives Lecture: The Beach Boys presented by author Peter Ames Carlin

· First Friday in Downtown FXBG

· Art for Australia Benefit Show

· Father-Daughter Dance

· Mary Washington’s Enslaved Workers

· The Kid Expo – Fredericksburg

· Japanese Art: Valentine’s Day Card Making & Origami

 

 

 

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