Business Ledger

Breakfast
The Top of Virginia Building Association is hosting a legislative breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the George Washington Hotel in Winchester.

Featured will be state Sen. Jill Vogel and state Delegates Chris Collins, Randy Minchew and Dave Larock. The agenda will focus on tax, regulation and proffer reform.  Tickets available by calling 540-722-8700 or visit www.TVBA.org.

Business awards
The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority and the Chamber of Commerce are accepting applications for its annual Business Appreciation Awards. Three cash grants in the amounts of $1,000, $750 and $500 will be awarded to local small businesses exhibiting excellence in business practices and contributions to the community.

Awards will be presented the first week of June. The deadline to submit an application is May 31. Application forms are available at www.wceda.com or www.frontroyalchamber.com. Information: Marla Jones at 540-635-2182 or email jones@wceda.com.

Farm Bureau
Jerry Funkhouser and Eric Dalke were named master agents during the Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance annual sales conference in Williamsburg.

Both work out of the Shenandoah Farm Bureau office in Woodstock.  Funkhouser has been with Farm Bureau for 22 years and Dalke for 13 years.