Premier

  Allstate has been serving satisfied customers for 85 years. We provide our customers with outstanding financial and superior claims service to help protect what they value most. Allstate delivers on their promise. In fact, Allstate received an A+ (Superior) rating by A.M. Best. Quality service, strength, and satisfaction – that’s something I’m glad to be a part of. This year, 2017, is my 25th year as an Allstate agent. As a small business owner, I understand the importance of building a solid foundation for the future and developing long-lasting customer relationships.
  That’s why I’m committed to offering you the same level of service I’d expect from my business dealings. When you leave my office, I hope you’ll feel confident, informed and satisfied in your choices. The way you should feel. Our office is dedicated to ensuring the best possible experience for all of our customers. We offer a variety of insurance products, including Auto, Homeowners, Motorcycle, Boat, Life and Financial Services and more. It has been our pleasure to serve the Fredericksburg Area for the last 25 years, and we look forward to continuing to serve for many years to come! For more information, call (540) 373-5146 or view our website here.

  Atlantic Builders is an award-winning, privately owned regional builder that has delivered thousands of brand new homes in the Fredericksburg, Virginia area for over a quarter century and is now building in the Charlottesville region as well. We have a simple philosophy: Build the best homes possible and create extraordinary relationships. We do that through our passion, dependability, and dedication to excellence.
  We are truly a local builder. Our team not only works in the Fredericksburg and Charlottesville areas, but we live and play there too. We build in some of the region's most desirable locations, and we've built strong relationships with the local trades and other business experts over the years that allow us to put more value and quality craftsmanship in every home we build.
  Our passion for quality and excellence is reflected in our consistent ranking in the Top 10% of Builders Nationally as surveyed by Woodland, O'Brien & Scott, a homebuilder surveying company, as well as our receiving the National Association of Homebuilders National Housing Quality Award, one of the highest and most prestigious awards in homebuilding. For more information, call 540-891-8540 or view our website here.

 


 

 

Comcast is one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. It’s principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production, and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers.

Within the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce scope, our footprint includes the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline and the City of Fredericksburg, in which we provide residential and business services. This range of services includes Xfinity® TV, Xfinity® Internet, Xfinity® Voice, Comcast Business Class, and Comcast Interactive Media. Also, we offer Comcast Spotlight: The advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, which helps put the power of cable to use for local, regional and national advertisers through advanced technologies and innovative products that reach audiences in the most effective and efficient ways.

For more information log onto http://www.comcast.com/ or call (866) 928-9135.


 Fredericksburg Fairgrounds

FOUNDED IN 1738, Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair is the oldest fair in the United States. Join us in celebrating traditional fair events, contests, entertainment, food and fun for the whole family! The Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds offers year round rental availability as an ideal space for small to large gatherings.

 The Fairgrounds has gone through recent innovations and upgrades. Now we can accommodate corporate clients such as GEICO and the Mary Washington Hospital Foundation. 

Many people helped keep the fair going during those early years including W. J. Wilkinson, Eleanor Deichman, George Rawlings, Russell Noland, Sam Gaggett, Jimmy Pates, Tommy Goodloe, “Togo” Graves, Billy Ramey, Kathleen Goodloe, Lynnwood Garrett, Lucy Samuel,  Butch Wimer and Bill Orrock.

In 1966, Richard Limerick moved his trailer onto the fairgrounds and began helping and learning about running the fair from Mr. Rowell. When Mr. Rowell retired, Mr. Limerick took over as Manager and DuVal Dickinson, who was a farmer and an exhibitor, became the Fair President.  Limerick remained a fixture of the fairgrounds and active through the 2009 fair.  He passed away on October 10, 2009, after a short battle with cancer.  The Homemaker's Building is dedicated to him.

For more information contact C. Travis Bullock at 540-373-1294 travaau@cox.net or visit www.fredericksburgfair.org


 

 The Fredericksburg Regional Alliance (FRA) is a public/private economic development marketing partnership. It provides CEOs, presidents, corporate real estate executives, and site selection consultants with a single source for comprehensive demographic, economic, and commercial real estate information on the Fredericksburg, Region.

The FRA provides an array of information and free services designed to help American and international businesses locate or expand commercial operations in the Fredericksburg Region. A thriving business community builds the commercial tax base and helps local governments fund public services that support our quality of life.

By working in cooperation with local economic development offices, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), University of Mary Washington and other higher educational institutions, as well as other regional groups, the Alliance can offer a truly comprehensive collection of services and information vital to corporations considering expanding or relocating their operations.

For more information, go to fredregion.com or call (540) 361-7373.




At McAvinney Employee Benefit Services we conduct business with honesty and integrity.  We see the company we serve our clients and their employees as our customers.  It gives us a great sense of satisfaction to know that while providing advice and services for the company, we are also protecting the employees and their loved ones through our benefit plans.

Our advice is clear and straightforward. We believe in strong relationships and providing sound advice, and we strive to have a sense of community and personal investment in these relationships.

We have over 26 years of experience and knowledge in the employee benefits industry and provide a sensible approach to benefit planning.  While remaining a locally-based boutique employee benefits firm, we serve clients all over Virginia with employees around the country.  Through our many alliances and relationships, our firm provides excellent service and advice to any size company -- regionally or nationally.

McAvinney Employee Benefit Services will identify and maintain the best benefit options for your group including Medical Insurance, HSA/HRA Plans, Dental Insurance, STD/LTD and Group Life Plans, Pensions, Voluntary Benefit Plans, and more.  We also offer clients of all sizes online resources that are traditionally only available to larger employers.  Our online HR and Benefits portal provides streamlined HR management resources and, at your discretion, the ability to provide online enrollment for your employees to help increase efficiencies.    

Your company benefit plans can have a significant impact on your overall costs, so it is important to make sure both you and your employees are getting the most from your plans.  McAvinney Employee Benefit Services helps the business of all sizes to find the right benefits plans for your company and staff.

McAvinney Employee Benefit Services:  Strong Relationships.  Sound Advice.  Visit us at www.McAvinney.com or call us at (540) 373-0084.


                           

 

Established in 1940 as a one-truck oil company in Warrenton, Virginia, Quarles Petroleum, Inc. is a regional provider of residential propane and oil, commercial delivered fuels, fleet card sites and services, and lubricants. The family-owned firm headquartered in Fredericksburg serves customers in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Quarles strives to provide superior customer service and competitive prices every day. For more information about Quarles, please call 540-371-2400 or visit our website at www.quarlesinc.com.

 


 

 

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) is a financially strong, member-owned utility that provides electric service to more than 161,000 connections in parts of 22 Virginia counties. With a service area that spreads from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay, REC maintains more than 16,000 miles of power lines. The Cooperative services a variety of residential, commercial and industrial accounts with a member base of homes, commercial developments, agricultural enterprises and manufacturing companies.

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative was formed in 1980 by the consolidation of two cooperatives, Virginia Electric Cooperative in Bowling Green and Northern Piedmont Electric Cooperative based in Culpeper. The Cooperative’s general office was established in Fredericksburg, midway between the two district offices. On June 2, 2010, REC expanded its service territory to include more than 161,000 additional member-owners. Today, REC maintains the largest services area of any of the 13 electric cooperatives in Virginia.

For more information go to www.myrec.coop/res/index.cfm or call (540) 898-8500.


 

Sands Anderson is a mid-sized law firm, which assures clients that their matters are attended to by the best and most experienced lawyers in the company’s offices.

Sands Anderson attorneys in Fredericksburg and three other Virginia offices offer a comprehensive range of transactional and litigation legal services to businesses, business owners and company executives, financial institutions, governments, healthcare providers, professional service firms and practitioners, the insurance industry and individuals.

For more information log onto http://www.sandsanderson.com/ or call (540) 373-2504.


 

 Union Bank and Trust has been a part of the greater Fredericksburg community since 1902. Over time it has grown to become one of the largest community banks in Virginia with more than 90 branches conveniently located where you work, live and play throughout the Northern, Central, Rappahannock, Tidewater and Northern Neck regions.

Whether you are a large company with multiple financial needs, a growing small business, or someone simply looking for a convenient and friendly place to have a checking account, Union Bank and Trust has the right products and the right people. We provide a more innovative style of personal banking and can provide the right financial solutions for you.

For more information about Union Bank and Trust or to find the nearest branch, please visit at www.bankatunion.com.

 

The Childress Agency, Inc. (CAI) was founded by Gerald & Kendall Childress as a website firm delivering dynamic, custom sites. Realizing full service marketing was unaffordable to smaller firms the next step was assembling a digitally savvy, creative group of individuals to do just that.  Turning the traditional agency model upside down, they offer any size company the ability to have a dream team for marketing!  From graphics, websites, SEO, social media, PR, video, commercials or billboards, we can maintain your brand guidelines. Project-by-project or the traditional retainer agreement, CAI will handle all or as much of your branding, marketing or strategy as you desire. CAI’s team meets you where you are by research, competition evaluation, challenges and obstacles research. Each client gets the same dedication to set them apart and think beyond their perceived limitation to achieve their goals with CAI as team mates. 

 

Closet Interiors Plus sells and installs door hardware, wire shelving, bathroom accessories, mirrors, mirrored doors, shower doors, bathroom partitions, postal specialties, fire extinguishers, bike racks, storage lockers, blinds and a few other odds and ends. We have been at it since 1986 and have successfully completed 100's of large multi-family projects for Clark Construction, Smoot, Clark Builders Group, Lend Lease, Harkins, Fairfield, Adolfson & Peterson, Falls Church Construction, Bozzuto and others.

For more information please visit: www.closetinteriorsplus.com.

We founded Virginia Partners Bank® and Maryland Partners Bank® because we believe that our residents and businesses deserve a local bank. We enjoy living here and really getting to know the people we do business with. We’re involved in the community, love its history, and support it in every way we can. 

Our business model is to treat you the way we’d like to be treated. It’s simple and a bit old-fashioned, but it works … and it makes for great relationships. Customers come to us and stay with us, and we hope you’ll be one of them. 

 As officers and shareholders of the bank, we hope to be recognized for our leadership, earn your trust and respect, and respond to the community. So we make this pledge ... 

Virginia Partners Bank® and Maryland Partners Bank® will donate our time and treasure to assist local organizations dedicated to the communities we serve.

For more info and to find the branch nearest you, please visit: www.vapartnersbank.com

Building on a tradition of excellence in community banking that stretches back to 1872, BB&T continues to offer clients a complete range of financial services, including banking, lending, insurance, trust and wealth management solutions. We invite you to learn more about us and our commitment to our clients.

For more info and to find the branch nearest you, please visit: www.bbt.com

 

 

Infinity Technologies is a Microsoft-certified IT service provider that specializes in addressing the needs of Small Business. Since 1996, Infinity has delivered innovative technology solutions to help our clients improve the overall efficiency and profitability of their operations.

The staff at Infinity has an extensive background in the areas of phone and data networks, new construction build-outs, medical offices, and general IT support. We strive to provide exceptional customer service in everything we do. Contact us today to schedule a free Business Technology Assessment to see how we can help.

For more information, call (540) 548-0908 or visit us online at http://infinitytechnologiesinc.com/.


 

 

PBMares is a client-centered, solution-based, value-driven, audit, tax and advisory firm.

At PBMares, client relationships are everything. The PBMares team believes those relationships are key to prospering partnerships between the firm and its clients. PBMares is firmly committed to its heritage of providing close, personal attention to our clients' unique needs. Experts apply years of advanced technical training, accumulated business acumen and extensive hands-on experience to provide excellent service in the area of Tax, Accounting, Auditing as well as business advisory services.

PB Mares has offices located in Fredericksburg, Newport News, Harrisonburg, Norfolk, Warrenton, Richmond, Fairfax and Williamsburg. To find out more, call (540) 371-3566 or visit www.pbmares.com.


 

 

The Media Partners is a diverse grouping of creative writers, graphic designers, media advertising buyers, and sales professionals. We develop and implement advertising plans utilizing traditional and social media to help our clients increase sales.

Our focus is simple: Deliver goal-oriented results by developing partnerships between our clients, media groups and creative vendors. This positive alliance generates a higher level of strategic advertising success. We handle the marketing so our clients can focus on what they do best – operating a business and managing growth.

To discover more, contact us at (540) 371.2402 or visit www.theMediaPartners.com.


 

The University of Mary Washington, founded in 1908, has long been recognized as one of the nation’s outstanding coeducational public institutions with its residential campus in Fredericksburg and a second campus in Stafford, where graduate and professional courses are offered. The University, with a total enrollment of nearly 5,000 students, is known for its commitment to academic excellence, a strong undergraduate liberal arts program and dedication to life-long learning and professional development.

The University opened its Dahlgren campus in January 2012; it serves as an anchor for developing educational and research partnerships among Naval Support Facility Dahlgren, the business community and state higher education institutions. While extending its reach, the University maintains a strong tradition of giving back to the Fredericksburg area community by hosting a wide range of cultural events, including the Great Lives Lecture Series, the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra concerts, theatrical performances and art exhibitions. For more information please log onto http://www.umw.edu/.

Rappahannock Goodwill Industries (RGI) provides work opportunities, job training, and employment search assistance to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. RGI serves the City of Fredericksburg and a 12-county region. RGI serves our region through employment assistance at the Goodwill Job Help Centers, a commercial laundry, off-site custodial and administrative services, outsourcing and contract services, Goodwill stores, an outlet, and numerous attended donation centers.

Last year, Rappahannock Goodwill Industries provided assistance to more than 3,300 people and contributed nearly $26 million directly to the region’s economy with an economic impact of over $50 million. RGI is able to help those who need it most thanks to donations of gently used items that are sold in the Goodwill stores, funds from commercial services operations, and financial contributions.

To find out more, contact Woody Van Valkenburgh at (540) 371-3070 or visit www.FredGoodwill.org.