Business Ledger

Village at Orchard Ridge

Janie Dickens-Bowman has been named volunteer coordinator at the Village at Orchard Ridge, a national Lutheran community near Winchester.

The Winchester resident  joins the organization after a diverse career consisting of marketing and sales promotion for Rubbermaid Commercial Products, managing a public relations and marketing communications consulting business, and most recently working in financial services and management with First Bank.

She has served as vice chair of the Winchester-Frederick County Economic Development Commission and chair of the Winchester Medical Center Foundation Pink Ribbon committee. She has held various positions on boards and committees that include Top of Virginia Regional Chamber, United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick County, Healthy Families, Laurel Center, Powhatan School and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

She will manage and develop all volunteer services within the community as well as oversee outreach services to and from the greater Winchester-Frederick County area.


Via Satellite

DISH Network Corp. has designated Via Satellite Inc. as a premier local retailer, the company’s highest honor for businesses that demonstrate excellence in performance and customer experience.

Via Satellite Inc. joins the Top 5 percent of authorized DISH retailers in the Premier program.

Via Satellite Inc. is located at 1515 Shenandoah Ave., Front Royal. Information: 540-636-3765 or visit www.viasatinc.com.

Edward Jones

Fortune Magazine has named Edward Jones as the third best place to work for women.

The list of 100 companies considered more than 400,000 anonymous employee surveys from hundreds of businesses in all sectors of the economy. The ranking gauged women’s assessment of their organizations’ culture, leadership, fairness and other elements essential for a great workplace.

Edward Jones has four branch offices in Front Royal. Information: www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting website is www.careers.edwardjones.com.