Walker Jones

John C. Clark has joined the firm of Walker Jones as a partner. His concentration will be criminal law. Walker Jones PC has offices in Old Town Warrenton and Washington, Virginia.

Clark is a member of the Virginia State Bar, District of Columbia Bar, Florida Bar and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Bar. He earned a juris doctorate degree from the University of Dayton School of Law, where he graduated with honors and ninth in his class. He did an externship with the U.S. Magistrate Judge of Dayton and earned a prestigious position as a staff writer and later associate editor for the UDSL Law Review. Clark has written briefs for and argued before the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia.

A native of Florida, he earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Florida State University.

Early in his career, Clark worked for Venable, an AmLaw 100 firm in DC. He moved his practice to the Warrenton area 18 years ago. He can be reached at 540-347-9223.

Extension news

The Virginia Cooperative Extension will sponsor the following programs:

• Spring pasture walk: 4 p.m.-dark, March 16 at Solomons Church Farm, 4770 Senedo Road, Quicksburg. The walk will cover preparing for spring rotational grazing, how to manage the spring flush and a tour of a new stand of novel fescue. Registration not required. In case of inclement weather, call Extension Agent Robert Clark at 540-459-6140 or 540-333-3227 or email raclark@vt.edu.

• Core training for obtaining pesticide licenses for private pesticide applicators and registered technicians: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., March 24 at New Market Fire Hall. The cost is $60, payable in advance. Advance registration required at https://tinyurl.com/mvkcny49.

Book signing

Kathy Kehoe will be at the Strasburg Community Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 18 to sign copies of her book “Images of Strasburg.” Information: 540-465-8464.

Box Office Brewery

Box Office Brewery in Strasburg will host trivia night fundraisers to benefit the Strasburg Community Library.

The fundraisers, which begin at 6:30 p.m., will feature teams of four on March 21 with the theme “Libraries Around the World; April 18 “Are You Smarter Than…?; and May 16, “The Pursuit of Trivia.” There will be door prizes and a first-place prize.

F&M Bank

F&M Bank will be hosting high school seniors for Virginia Banker’s Association Bank Day. Students will participate in this program over a three-week window, beginning Monday, and the bank will host students in person from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on March 20 at its corporate office in Timberville.

Students from John Handley, Sherando, James Wood, Millbrook, Broadway, Spotswood and Central high schools will be learning about the banking industry, financial services and ways to manage their financial future. A total of $26,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 12 Virginia high school seniors from the VBA Education Foundation based on essays they will write about their experience.

Coldwell Banker Premier

Coldwell Banker Premier in Winchester has been named a President’s Club Award winner by Anywhere Leads for its outstanding performance during the past year. Anywhere Leads is an organization within Anywhere Real Estate Inc., the largest full service residential real estate services company in the United States, focused on delivering high-quality leads to its affiliated brokers and agents in the Anywhere Leads Network.

This award honors the top 5% of brokers nationwide across the Anywhere Leads Network of over 500 top companies. Award criteria is based on rigorous scoring and success in a variety of performance metrics throughout the year.


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