Business Ledger

Gaylin Sommers

Modern Woodmen

Gaylin A. Sommers, a Modern Woodmen of America representative in Broadway, was selected to participate in the Investment Leaders Conference at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Illinois.
The conference included presentations by leading industry experts on the current state of the economy, financial markets outlook and managing client portfolios.


Local visual communications provider FASTSIGNS® of Winchester has donated new copies of “Signs Sell: Harnessing the Power of Interior Advertising” to Handley Library.
“We wanted to share this book with the Winchester community to introduce how local businesses can take their brand to the next level, increase sales and improve the customer’s shopping experience using in-store signage and visual graphics,” said Bryan Quick, who owns FASTSIGNS of Winchester with his wife Tracy.
Written by retail experts from Rick Segel & Associates in conjunction with FASTSIGNS International Inc., Signs Sell presents how to create and execute a comprehensive visual communications strategy, the different types of signs and visual graphics to consider and ways to enhance signage with digital technology.

Aire Serv

Aire Serv franchisee Ray and Tina Bramble, of Front Royal, were honored Sept. 29 by the International Franchise Association with its annual Franchisee of the Year Award.

Franchise owner-operators representing 53 franchise systems were recognized during the IFA’s Franchise Action Network annual meeting.
The award is a major component of the annual meeting, which brings more than 400 franchise business leaders together in Washington, D.C.