Business Ledger for May 7

New wealth management office
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm based in Philadelphia, has opened a new office in Harrisonburg.

Two financial advisers and two private client assistants from Lantz & Gochenour Investment Group have joined Janney’s Harrisonburg office from Wells Fargo Advisers.

The team includes Hugh J. Lantz, executive vice president/wealth management; Michael C. Gochenour, vice president/wealth management; Mary Aleshire, a senior registered private client assistant; Jacqueline N. Blosser, a private client assistant.
The office is located at 313 Neff Ave., Harrisonburg.

Networking workshop
Doris McMillon, president of McMillon Communications in Washington, D.C., will be the speaker at a program sponsored by Winchester Encouraging Networkers from 9 to 11 a.m. May 25 at City National Bank, 100 Elizabeth Drive, Stephens City.

Topics include building relationships with the top CEO, getting beyond the business card and relationships in the workplace. Registration is $25. Seating is limited. Information, registration: lynkurtz@aol.com.

Culinary challenge
Bonnie Blue Southern Market & Bakery has received a silver medal in the statewide “best bakery” Virginia is for Food Lovers competition. The contest featured 15 finalists from around the state.

The restaurant is located in a renovated 1921 Esso station at the corner of Boscawen and Amherst streets, Winchester.

Mary Kay director
Mary Kay independent sales director Carrie Coffey, of Mount Jackson, has earned the use of a new Chevy Equinox Crossover as a result of her achievements. This is the ninth car in Coffey’s career as a Mary Kay representative. She began her Mary Kay business in 1998 and rose to sales director in 2000.

Travel board
John Shaffer, of Luray Caverns, was elected a director of the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association board at its annual meeting April 18-19 in Norfolk.
More information about VRLTA can be obtained at 804-288-3065 or online at www.vrlta.org.