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Local Business Briefs 4/4/16

Compiled by Susan Larson.

Marstel-Day Hosts One More Generation Presentation
Marstel-Day is hosting Olivia and Carter Ries, founders of One More Generation (OMG), for a #StandwithWildlife campaign talk at 12 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at the company’s Fredericksburg office, 513 Prince Edward St. The non-profit OMG educates children and adults about animal conservation and environmental education, and promotes youth empowerment. Olivia and Carter were 7 and 8 years old, respectively, when they started their organization in 2009.

In addition to Wednesday’s talk, OMG will bring its plastics and recycling presentations to Courtland High School (April 5), Riverbend High School (April 5), Stafford Junction (April 6), and Hugh Mercer Elementary School (April 7).

The public is invited to join the April 6 event in person or to watch the live stream. Registration is strongly suggested, as space is limited. Register by emailing [email protected] Instructions for viewing the live stream will be posted online the morning of the event.

Downtown Parking Promotion Extended
The parking lot at 904 Princess Anne Street will continue to be free to the public 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. weeknights and all day on weekends through April, according to Bill Freehling
assistant director for Economic Development.

The Goddard School Fredericksburg Ribbon Cutting
Gary and Lori Lucy are opening The Goddard School Fredericksburg at 10060 Southpoint Parkway. Their ribbon cutting will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 7. They will also host a Grand Opening Celebration from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, April 9. The Goddard Schools, operated by independent franchises under a license agreement with Goddard Systems, Inc., are early childhood education facilities for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Get Your Game On
The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce will host “Get Your Game On” from 8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at the Fredericksburg Hospitality House, 2801 Plank Rd. Participating businesses will provide career readiness skills and information to some 500 regional high school students. For information about participating, contact Sheri Wikert at [email protected]

Congressman Rob Wittman to Address Military Affairs Council
Congressman Rob Wittman is the keynote speaker for the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce 2016 Military Affairs Council Annual Breakfast Meeting, to be held 8 – 10 a.m. Monday, April 18, at the Fredericksburg Country Club, 11031 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg. Registration ranges from $25 – $35 dollars, and may be completed online.

601 Jackson Street Warehouse Sold
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced the sale of 601 Jackson St. in Fredericksburg. 601 Jackson Street, LLC, purchased the 8,100 square foot historic warehouse property from Burg Development, LLC, for $630,000 as an investment. Wilson H. Greenlaw, CCIM of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the seller, and Berkley M. Mitchell, also with Thalhimer, represented the buyer.

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