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Department of  Economic Development and Tourism

October 29, 2020
 
  Fred Focus Feature Freehling Finds - Subscribe
In this episode, Bill talks with Aqil Radjab, CEO of Fit20 USA, which has opened a new location on the second floor of Liberty Place in the 600 block of William Street in Downtown Fredericksburg. Fit20 is a new concept in fitness training that promises fitness in one 20-minute session per week. For more information about Fit20, go to Fit20USA.com.  For more information about what to do in Fredericksburg, visit VisitFred.com.
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Eligibility criteria expanded for grant program

By Bill Freehling on Oct 28, 2020 02:54 pm
Eligibility criteria for the Rebuild VA Small Business Grant Program have been changed to allow more small businesses and nonprofits to apply.
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Hillel Center opens at UMW

By Bill Freehling on Oct 28, 2020 12:32 pm
The Maxine and Carl D. Silver Hillel Center at the University of Mary Washington opened this week.
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‘We Are FXBG’ video now live

By Bill Freehling on Oct 27, 2020 02:00 pm
The City of Fredericksburg this week rolled out a new promotional video called "We Are FXBG."
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Quarles Petroleum makes acquisition

By Bill Freehling on Oct 27, 2020 08:53 am
Fredericksburg-based Quarles Petroleum Inc., a regional provider of residential and commercial fuels, has purchased the propane and petroleum operations of Dixie Gas & Oil Corporation.
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New playground opens at Alum Spring Park

By Bill Freehling on Oct 23, 2020 03:33 pm
The new Alum Spring Park playground opened Friday.
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Fredericksburg ranked as a ‘top romantic getaway’

By Bill Freehling on Oct 23, 2020 02:23 pm
U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Fredericksburg as one of Virginia's top romantic getaways.
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River Rock Outfitter named ‘Champion of the Chesapeake’

By Bill Freehling on Oct 22, 2020 02:03 pm
River Rock Outfitter has been named a “Champion of the Chesapeake.” Chesapeake Conservancy honored the downtown Fredericksburg outfitter as one of four businesses to be named this month as a “Champion of the Chesapeake.” The article about the distinction is here. It highlights River Rock’s commitment to protecting water resources along the Rappahannock River. Congratulations […]
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Fredericksburg rolls out grant program for outdoor dining

By Bill Freehling on Oct 22, 2020 11:19 am
The City of Fredericksburg has started a grant program to help restaurants purchase items needed to extend their outdoor dining season this year. Due to COVID-19, restaurants have capacity limits, and many customers feel more comfortable dining outside. Many restaurants have responded by expanding their outdoor dining areas, and many have been looking for ways […]
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Tulip Salon & Spa growing in Celebrate Virginia

By Amy Peregoy on Oct 22, 2020 11:10 am
People cutting red ribbonThe owners and staff of Tulip Salon & Spa cut a grand-opening ribbon on Thursday for their new location next to the Wegmans grocery store in Fredericksburg. 
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Story boards placed along Fredericksburg trail

By Bill Freehling on Oct 22, 2020 09:59 am
There is yet another reason to venture out onto Fredericksburg's beautiful 3.1-mile Rappahannock River Heritage Trail.
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Mayor Greenlaw is joined by Dr. Sausheen Taylor, Chief Hospitalist for Mary Washington Healthcare, on this week's episode to talk about ways to practice health and safety precautions this Halloween.  The City of Fredericksburg and Mary Washington Healthcare have teamed up to share a message of COVID-19 safety and prevention. . 
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