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Your weekly source for Fredericksburg business and tourism information and events.

Department of  Economic Development and Tourism

March 18, 2021
 
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In this week’s episode, Bill talks with the owners of Renaissance and Rendezvous,, Tim and Todd Schwartz, about what you will find when you visit their store at 916 Sophia St. in Downtown Fredericksburg, VA.  Renaissance and Rendezvous stocks a unique blend of Renaissance-era products and authentic Native American food, spices and artwork. For more information, search for Renaissance and Rendezvous on social media.

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Fredericksburg Food Cooperative opening soon

By Bill Freehling on Mar 17, 2021 05:49 pm
The Co-op hasn't formally announced an opening date, but it is planning it for this spring.
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Two targeted grants opening in early April through SBA

By Amy Peregoy on Mar 16, 2021 10:20 am
The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant and Restaurant Revitalization Fund will be open only to eligible shuttered venues and restaurants in early April.
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Great Train Race returning to downtown FXBG

By Bill Freehling on Mar 16, 2021 09:55 am
COVID-19 shelved the event in 2020, but it will return June 6.
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Rey Azteca opening Central Park location

By Bill Freehling on Mar 16, 2021 06:02 am
Rey Azteca Mexican Restaurant is opening a second Fredericksburg location
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Guide to federal stimulus package

By Bill Freehling on Mar 15, 2021 09:55 am
President Biden recently signed the American Rescue Plan (ARP), a $1.9 trillion package with broad, robust support for new and existing federal programs to help the nation through the remainder of the pandemic.
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Bodyworks featured in this week’s deal

By Bill Freehling on Mar 15, 2021 09:35 am
Fredericksburg's Economic Development Authority (EDA) this week is offering a 50 percent discounted gift card to Bodyworks Downtown Athletic Club at 1027 Caroline Street
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City of Fredericksburg, EDA nears $1M in business assistance

By Bill Freehling on Mar 12, 2021 09:05 am
The City of Fredericksburg and its Economic Development Authority are nearing $1 million in financial support of its small business community since the COVID-19 pandemic began a year ago.
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Recent Articles:

Bio Community Fitness West featured in this week’s deal
Technological innovation event scheduled for March 16
City of Fredericksburg launches tourism video

EVENTS IN FREDERICKSBURG

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The City of Fredericksburg has many important partners in the work we do for our businesses, residents and visitors. One of the most important and longest-standing partners is Germanna Community College, which does such a wonderful job educating our area’s young adults. Germanna recently celebrated a milestone anniversary of 50 years since its formation, and to mark the achievement Mayor Greenlaw invited Germanna President Dr. Janet Gullickson to join this episode. 

Please visit Germanna Community College for more information.

Do you have a question for the Mayor? Please send them to askthemayor@fredericksburgva.gov
The City of Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development & Tourism office keeps a 22401 business database. We use this database to send out information about business/grant programs, promotional weeks (ie. Restaurant Week), to be featured in the FXBG Diverse City series and other marketing opportunities. 
Information that you share is for our office only. We will not share your information.
Click images below to subscribe to the FXBG Business Database.
PROPERTY OF THE WEEK
400 & 401 Spring St. 

Two commercial lots Zoned I-1 for sale.  400 Spring St. is .55 acres and 401 Spring St. is .41 acres.  A combined asking price of $125,000 for both lots.  These lots sit on the edge of thriving Downtown Fredericksburg.  Adjacent to Cobblestone Park and 0.8 miles VRE train station.  Medical, office, self-storage and many others uses permitted by-right.
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View to hear stories from 22401 business owners about how technology has changed the way they do business.

Speakers Include:

- April Peterson, Co-Owner and General Manager, River Rock Outfitter
- Joy Crump and Beth Black, Founding Partners, FOODE & Mercantile
- Scarlett Pons, Co-Owner, PONSHOP & ScarlettWares

Listen to the panel discussion and a Q&A

It is more critical than ever for main street businesses to adapt to emerging technologies in order to reach and understand their customers. 
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