Business Ledger

Holly Vano

Open house
The Shenandoah Herb Society will host its annual open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sunflower Cottage Herb Farm in Middletown. Information: 540-869-8482.

Bank of Clarke
Bank of Clark County has announced the addition of Holly Vano as assistant vice president and as a member of the consumer loan team.

Vano had a 19-year career with First Virginia Bank/BBT with experience in retail, lending and supervision. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Shenandoah University.

Anthony A. Miller, professor and director of the Physician Assistant Studies program at Shenandoah University, has been awarded the 2017 Faculty Generated Research Grant from the Physician Assistant Education Association.

The grant is an opportunity for researchers to gain support for their investigation of a question of critical interest to PA education and/or the profession. Information: www.su.edu/blog/2017/03/21/paea-grant.

Coldwell Banker
Coldwell Banker Premier has announced Sharon Cales has won the Community Service Award from the Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® (BRAR). The award was presented at the BRAR’s annual awards gala on Feb. 25. Cales is one of 16 Coldwell Banker agents who received awards from the association this year.

Cales has been a licensed real estate agent for 32 years, earning numerous awards and has been inducted into the BRAR Hall of Fame for consistent excellence in sales. She volunteers with the Blue Ridge Food Pantry, teaches Financial Peace University classes along with offering financial counseling and facilitates a Divorce Care Recovery Program to support people going through separation and divorce. She recently became involved with the Billy Graham Rapid Response program as an RRT chaplain and traveled to assist families affected by last year’s flooding in West Virginia as well as victims of tornado damage in Petal, Mississippi.

She can be reached at 540-636-7700 or by email at SharonCales@PremierMove.com. Her office is located at 415 South St., Suite C, Front Royal.

Jackson’s Corner
Jackson’s Corner Coffee Roastery and Café at 9386 S. Congress St., New Market, celebrates its first anniversary this month.
The café is owned by Kevin Fox and managed by Becca Seiler. Contact the shop at 540-740-9010.