Business Ledger

Restaurant Week

Restaurants in Old Town Winchester will celebrate Restaurant Week this Monday through March 5.

Participating restaurants will offer three-course meals (per person) for $30. To find participating restaurants, their menus and special contests and prizes, “like” Old Town Restaurant Week-Winchester on Facebook.


Edward Jones

Bret Hrbek, a Front Royal financial adviser with Edward Jones, met recently with legislators in Washington, D.C., to seek legislation to increase savings and enhance retirement security.

Hrbek was one of 103 financial advisers chosen from among the firm’s more than 13,000 to participate.

Hrbek does this as a member of the firm’s Grassroots Task Force, a group dedicated to voicing the investment concerns of individual investors to local, state and national lawmakers.

Edward Jones is the only large brokerage firm in the nation to organize this kind of grassroots effort.


Project HOPE

Project HOPE, a global health education and humanitarian assistance organization in Millwood, has announced Franklin Guerrero is its new vice president of development and communications.

Guerrero, formerly a senior director of development for individual and major gifts at USA for UNHCR in Washington D.C., has a background in professional fundraising, international development and nonprofit management. He has expertise in leading global fundraising campaigns and cultivating successful partnerships with corporations, institutions, NGOs and advocacy groups.

A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Guerrero holds a master’s of divinity degree from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, justice and legal systems from the University of the Sacred Heart in Puerto Rico.



Two local UPS drivers have been inducted  into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving.

They are Timothy Oyler, of Stephens City, and Michael Saville, of Winchester. They both work out of the Front Royal office.