Tag: Valentine’s Day

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Unconditional love: As taught by the four-legged masters

Another Valentine’s Day is upon us – a day when it often appears that everyone else in the world has a perfectly happy committed relationship.


The Greenbrier unveils second annual Discovery Series

To kick off the new year, The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia is launching its second annual Discovery Series, a collection of 10 themed weekends meant to elevate the senses, uncover hidden passions and cultivate the palate.


Upcoming events at Barren Ridge Vineyards

Three upcoming events at Barren Ridge Vineyards in Fishersville, Va.


Valentines Day Wine & Chocolate Pairing at Barren Ridge Vineyards

Have a Happy Valentine’s Day at Barren Ridge Vineyards! All day we’ll be featuring a special $10 pairing of six red wines and three artisan chocolates from the Cocoa Mill in Staunton. It’s the perfect way to enjoy Valentines Day, and a souvenir wine glass is included.


Staunton Performing Arts Center plans romantic comedy

A play at the Dixie Theatre in Downtown Staunton. ” The Last Romance” by Joe DePietro. Starring Brian Holsopple, Janie Ballurio, Virginia Francisco, and featuring Opera Selections by Aaron Crosby. A “golden-age” romantic comedy perfect for Valentine’s Day. Directed by Diane Stewart.


Hot Saturday in the River City!

Bitter temperatures have arrived for the weekend, but festivities in Downtown Waynesboro Saturday will be hot. The Spring Fashion Debut, presented by Augusta Free Press, will deliver warmth throughout the day, with more than 25 vendors presenting their Spring and Summer lines. “What better time to think of toe rings and summer clothes than now?” […]


Spring Fashion Debut: A leap of faith

It’s their first show of 2012, and their first show in Waynesboro, and Dragonfly Designs owners Kris and Jeff Bednarczyk couldn’t be more excited! “We are a leap of faith,” said Kris. “We took a creative headfirst dive into trying to make a living out of what we love to do.” Dragonfly Designs will be […]


Spring Fashion Debut: All-natural solutions

Who knew a direct-sales company could provide peace of mind for you and your family? But that’s exactly how Morgan Clark feels about DoTerra. “I love that I am able to take better care of my family with oils that are all natural and 100 percent pure,” Clark said. DoTerra Essential Oils will be one […]


Spring Fashion Debut: The royal treatment

Park Lane Jewelry treats the customer royally and consultant Judy Niola Lo Piccolo follows lock in step with that concept. “I love how much they give away,” she said. Park Lane Jewelry will be one of more than 20 vendors participating in the Feb. 11 Love is in the Air: Spring Fashion Debut in downtown […]


Spring Fashion Debut: Vendors set for Saturday

It may be a Spring Fashion Debut, but you’ll get a little taste of everything next Saturday in downtown Waynesboro. The entire event will bring 23 businesses to downtown for shopping, samples, giveaways and more. “I am really excited to bring such a wide variety of wares to downtown for this exclusive one-day shopping event,” […]


Fashion Debut extends to two downtown businesses

It’s an event that is growing before it even starts. The 2012 Spring Fashion Debut, presented by Augusta Free Press, has now grown beyond just the doors of The Gateway. Two other businesses will host vendors and take part in the event. Initial Inspiration, at 412 W. Main St. will host two vendors, and the […]


Spring Fashion Debut: Spoiling you is her business

Jenn Monterrozo loves to spoil her hostesses with free and discounted Lia Sophia Jewelry. As a trainer in direct sales, Monterrozo knows customer service is the most important thing she offers. She’s passionate about Lia Sophia Jewelry and loves sharing that enthusiasm every day. Lia Sophia Jewelry will be one of more than 15 vendors participating in […]


Spring Fashion Debut: Scentsy equals success

Lisa Brubeck’s calling to Scentsy Wickless Candles came five years ago. In a short time, she has grown to be one of the top leaders in a competitive direct-sales enterprise. Brubeck’s success comes from her strong belief in the product line and her steadfast commitment, doing what most direct sales consultants only dream of, making […]


Spring Fashion Debut: Spring brings new patterns

Out with the old and in with the new … those are the two concepts that sales rep Angela Berry will be focusing on with her Thirty-One business at the upcoming Spring Fashion Debut. “Spring has some awesome new patterns and styles that I can’t wait to show,” Berry said. “But I also will have […]


Spring Fashion Debut: Get ‘poshed’

It’s got new written all over it but it’s winning over people all over the world, including Jessica Clements. Perfectly Posh offers products made in the USA that give you the pampering you deserve. “I love that the products are all natural and good for your skin,” said Clements, who has been selling Perfectly Posh […]


Spring Fashion Debut: Fashion for all ages

Fashion isn’t just for adults … we want our kids to be just as fashionable! Kelly’s Kids offers high-quality classic clothing for kids to mix, match and coordinate. “The clothes sell themselves,” said Brenda Nycum, a sales representative for Kelly’s Kids. “It is the largest home party company specializing in children’s apparel.” Kelly’s Kids will […]


HeartThrobs: Love’s got everything to do with it

   Column by Jim Bishop Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net “The Fourteen of February every year It happens all over this planet, For on this day love melts the heart That’s usually taken for granite.” So what else is ode? That’s a poem that isn’t new. Johnny Tillotson crooned his way to the top ten in […]