Brew 'n Business

The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce will host Brew 'n Business, a roundtable discussion for business owners and professionals, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday at the Woodstock Cafe. Registration, information:

Beef conference

The Virginia Cooperative Extension will hold a beef conference focusing on corn silage from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 12 at Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative, 180 Oakwood Drive, Harrisonburg.

The registration fee is $15. Information: Extension Agent Bobby Clark at 540-245-5750, email or Extension Agent John Benner at 540-459-6140, email

County website

Frederick County has launched a redesigned version of its website, the Economic Development Authority's principle website for economic development and, an EDA sub-site and home of the EDA's Career Pathways program. provides information on key industry sectors, targeted sectors for growth, a database of available commercial and industrial property, and data, including major employers, labor statistics, cost of living, and recent business locations and expansions. showcases the county's efforts in workforce development, serving as the event website for the EDA's annual Widget Cup© competition as well as regional partnership efforts like the Business & Education Workforce Initiative and Worlds of Work. Information: 540-665-0973.