Business ledger

Carmike Cinemas, the new 12-screen movie theater at Apple Blossom Mall, will officially open at midnight June 27.

After 16 years as director of education at the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, Jan Kirby retired from her position May 31. Kirby is remembered for creating educational programs onsite and in schools that align with the Virginia Standards of Learning, including more than 20 math, science and social science classes active in public and private schools across 13 counties.

For the third consecutive year, Glory Days Grill has been voted Best Sports Bar by Northern Virginia Magazine readers. The restaurant chain has a franchise in Winchester.

Edward Jones financial advisor Marquetta Mitchell will host a seminar at Cristina’s Café at 9 a.m. June 19 on “Weathering Market Storms.” Neil Sutton, Regional Manager of Lord Abbett, will be discussing historical volatility in the market and what comes next.

Response, Inc., a Shenandoah County community organization dedicated to preventing sexual and domestic violence and helping people overcome these problems through advocacy and support, has named Jennifer Morrison as its new executive director. Morrison has been with Response for more than five years, serving as assistant drector in the past.

Noah’s Ark/Aquascapes of Virginia, a water garden equipment supplier in Front Royal, has announced the release of its RainXchange System. The system captures, filters and reuses rainwater for use in residential and commercial green building projects.

Long & Foster/Webber & Associates has recognized its top producers for May. Rick Kozlowski was named top lister, Katrina Smith was named top salesperson and Jim Thomson was named top producer.