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January Business After Hours hosted by Weichert Realtors

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Spend a couple of hours catching up with friends, making new business contacts, and enjoying good food and drink at Business After Hours – one of the Chamber’s most popular and successful, on-going networking events!

This monthly networking event hosted by a Chamber member business, offer attendees a relaxed but purposeful networking atmosphere, capped off with some great drawings and giveaways. Business After Hours is held on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, January 23 at 5:30 PM –  Weichert, Realtors – Front Royal

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Town Tip Thursday: Chamber business after hours at Bushel Pub

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Town Tip Thursday, A WHAT MATTERS Initiative
TIP: Visit Bushel Pub, “Tapped by the Apple House” on Tuesday, 10/23 from 5:30-7PM for the FR/WC Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours! It’s a great chance to sample some of their featured VA wine, beer and hard ciders as well as to learn about the wonderful benefits of chamber membership.

Bushel Pub is open Tues-Sunday from 11am-8pm and serves ONLY Virginia beverages and pub fare. Of course the famous Apple House BBQ and Donuts are also always “on tap.” Contact Katie Tewell to book  your holiday parties, events, rehearsal dinners or family gatherings at the Bushel Pub (540-636-6329) or stop by The Apple House at 4675 John Marshall Hwy in Linden. Check The Apple House Facebook page or website for updates and specials! Learn more about the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce on their Facebook Page.

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A WHAT MATTERS INITIATIVE

Are you or your group in need of a free video that could be created to help market your cause or event?

Beth’s WHAT MATTERS Warren/Town Tip videos post on Facebook and YouTube. They are also shared with Royal Examiner online (most are distributed in their daily email blast to thousands of local residents). Sign up for Royal Examiner Email Alerts HERE and check out the “WHAT MATTERS Warren” tab under “Features.”

Visit www.whatmattersw2.com “Community” section to request a TOWN TIP or WHAT MATTERS WARREN BETHvid.

Learn more Beth’s nonprofit,  WHAT MATTERS, a 501 (c) (3), at www.whatmattersw2.com out the “Community” section to request a TOWN TIP or WHAT MATTERS WARREN BETHvid or contact her at 540-671-6145 or beth@whatmattersw2.com.


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Download “What Matters is your Heart” on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon or Google today for $0.99 – $1.29, YOU can become a part of dollardreamdownload.com and change lives-one song, one dream, one download at a time! Help me reach my 1 million download goal to support children in Uganda!

Song performed by Herbie Skarbie Kawuma, Lyrics by ME

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Chamber of Commerce hosts Town Council Candidates Forum

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The Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce will host a Front Royal Town Council Candidates Forum, Thursday, October 11th at the Warren County Government Center beginning at 7 p.m. This event will offer the opportunity to hear candidates for Front Royal Town Council answer issue-based questions and provide information on their plans should they be elected. The public is encouraged to attend.

The candidates will draw numbers to determine speaking order and will have one minute for an opening statement. Then, in alternating order, the candidates will answer questions posed by the moderator. Questions for consideration can be delivered to the Chamber of Commerce prior to the forum. Attendees can also submit questions at the event. All questions will go to volunteers who will screen the questions before giving them to the moderator. Only questions that are issue-based and can be asked of all candidates will be posed. No personal attacks will be allowed. Candidates will have two minutes for closing statements.

Mike O’Dell will serve as moderator. The public is encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 540-635-3185.


The Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce is a 501c6 organization. Our mission is to promote and support our membership by serving as its voice, providing relevant programs, encouraging leadership, and creating a strong business climate and a vibrant community.

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Chamber of Commerce Brown Bag Lunch Series: Mindful Motivation

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The Chamber’s Small Business Committee presented Mindful Motivation on Wednesday, June 20th, at the Chamber office.

Writer and speaker Amber Valentine discussed the three keys to being mindful of what motivates you and why it is so important to stay true to who you are as you develop relationships.

Who is Amber Valentine?


Amber Valentine is a self-made success, going from a small-town girl with a less-than-glamorous beginning to teaching millions how to #LiveOutLoud from the stage. She made her first impact through Direct Sales driving around a Pink Cadillac and helping others transform externally with her make-up artistry.

Now, she travels the world with her message of internal transformation through speaking and coaching. Her ultimate goal is to add eternal transformation by helping others LOVE, on the deepest level, who they are and what they can do every day to make the world theirs, and lead others by example.

Amber is on a mission to transform the world Externally, Internally, and Eternally with the message that you can do anything today to make tomorrow better than yesterday, and every time you SHINE and live out loud you give everyone around you permission to do the same.

Contact Amber here.

The Brown Bag Lunch Series are held the third Wednesday of every month, this complimentary educational lunch series offers a wide variety of topics presented by Chamber member experts.  Bring you lunch and enjoy these informative luncheons at no-charge to members. ($15 for future members).  Additional information and RSVP here.

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St. Luke Community Clinic is in search of 2 board members. The board meets every other month on a Wednesday at 6 PM. Meeting usually lasting until 7:30 or 8 PM. Looking for community minded board members with an interest in the clinic and medical resources for low-income and the uninsured people of Front Royal and Warren County. Questions and inquires can be answered by Vicki Davies Executive Director of St. Luke Community Clinic.

2018 Westminster Dog Show Raffle to benefit the Humane Society of Warren County. Raffle tickets are only $10 for a 1 in 202 chance to win $500 cash. Each ticket will be randomly assigned an AKC dog breed. If your breed wins Best in Show you win the prize. Breeds will be posted on our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HumaneSocietyWarrenCountyFrontRoyalVA. Winners will be contacted on February 14th. Tickets can be purchased at the shelter located at 1245 Progress Drive in Front Royal, VA or by calling 540-635-4734. The shelter is open 10am-4pm 6 days a week, closed on Wednesdays. For more information click here.

Lalo “Let Art Live On” has announced that a new outlet for LALO Society member artists. Currently over 30 pieces of art are on exhibit at Brooklyn’s Marketplace, 206 E. Main Street. All pieces at Brooklyns are for sale, but even, if sold, this art will “live on” through LALO’s exhibition halls online. The opportunity to see LALO member art at Brooklyn’s Marketplace joins other LALO exhibitions at the Warehouse Art Gallery in Luray, the Blue Wing Frog in Front Royal, Falls Church Distillers LLC in Falls Church and CrepeWorx in Winchester.

Samuels Public Library announces programs to be held in the Youth Services Department for the month of February. Click here for details. The Little Red Hen puppet show, presented by WCDS fourth graders, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 7, at 11:00 A.M.

The Front Royal Women’s Resource Center invite you to their upcoming Events:

Women In Networking – Wednesday, January 24th – Guest Speaker: Karen Poff, Virginia Cooperative Extension -11:30AM at 213 E Main Street (Meet in the Middle/Open House)

WomanGathering – Thursday, Thursday, February 15th – Guest Speaker: Jill Darnell (Author) – 5:30 PM at 213 E Main Street (Meet in the Middle/Open House)

Women In Networking – Wednesday, February 28th – Guest Speaker: Kelli Dayritt, LFCC -11:30AM at 213 E Main Street (Meet in the Middle/Open House)

Dare to Dream Breakfast – SAVE THE DATE – March 22nd.– 8 AM @ Shenandoah Valley Golf Club – The 2018 Dare-to-Dream grants and Elaine Bromfield Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to Warren County women to follow their dreams. Members, non-members and friends are invited to attend. Reservations are a must and advanced ticket ($35) payment is preferred. More information and ticket purchase options will be available on our homepage closer to event date.

Mountain Laurel Montessori School is hosting an Open House on Sunday, January 28th, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Parents and children are invited to come meet teachers, explore the classrooms and learn more about Montessori education. For more information, please visit our website www.MountainLaurelMontessori.org or call 540-636-4257.

You’re invited! Join Passages Travel & Cruises for this exciting presentation as they explore the National Parks. January 30th, 7 p.m. at Samuel’s Public Library. Doors open at at 6:30 p.m. Plus, learn about your special booking discounts available only to those who attend! Can’t attend click here to join us from your computer or mobile device. Click here for more information.

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Brown Bag Luncheon – The Power of 15 Minutes

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UPDATE: Due to the possibility of inclement weather tomorrow the January Brown Bag Luncheon has been postponed until February 21st.

What if you could add 15 minutes to your day? What would you do with that 15 minutes? Believe it or not, you have 168 opportunities every week to make this a reality and finally get to those things you’ve been wishing you had time for! Crystel Lynn and Dr. Sherri Michelle, National Speakers and best-selling authors, will be there to share this life-changing secret!

Held the third Wednesday of every month, this complimentary educational lunch series offers a wide variety of topics presented by Chamber member experts. Bring your lunch and enjoy this informative presentation. Luncheons begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch and a networking session, speaker begins at noon and questions & answers at 12:45 until 1 p.m.

Wednesday, January 17 at 11:30 AM – 1 PM

Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce201 E. 2nd Street, Front Royal, Virginia 22630

Event link: www.facebook.com/events/921634871328126

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Join Coldwell Banker Premier Properties as they host the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Tuesday, November 28th from 5:30-7 pm. Coldwell Banker is located at 415 C South Street in the Royal Plaza Shopping Center.

****Coldwell Banker will be collecting food items for the Warren County Backpack Program. Kid friendly healthy snacks such as instant oatmeal packets and granola bars are suggested.****

Since 1906, the Coldwell Banker® organization has been a premier provider of full-service residential and commercial real estate brokerage services. Coldwell Banker Real Estate is the oldest national real estate brand and franchiser in the United States, and today has a global network of approximately 3,000 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 43 countries and territories with more than 86,000 affiliated sales professionals, and our industry-leading tools and services have helped make the dream of owning a home a reality for millions of families.

Our local Coldwell Banker Premier Properties office has been in Front Royal since 1995. This year we are celebrating 22 years of servicing the local market.

The evening will feature great networking opportunities, delicious food, and beverages! So grab your business cards and spend a couple of hours catching up with friends, making new business contacts, and enjoying good food and drink at Business After Hours – one of the Chamber’s most popular and successful, on-going networking events! This monthly networking event hosted by a Chamber member business, offer attendees a relaxed but purposeful networking atmosphere, capped off with some great drawings and giveaways.  RSVP here.

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