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Community Spotlight: Jenny Burden of the Arts Council of the Valley

We as a Team love and support the Arts Council of the Valley and the work they do to make life more enriched for all of us in Harrisonburg. We recently had the chance to talk with Jenny Burden who was a member of our Team before taking on the role of Executive Director at the Arts Council. Needless to say, she has a special place in our hearts and we're thrilled with the work she's doing for arts in our community.

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Wilson Downtown Gallery: Denise Kanter Allen

We are privileged to have the artwork of Denise Kanter Allen displayed at the Wilson Downtown Gallery for another month. If you stopped by for our August First Fridays reception then you saw her trademark whimsical, vibrant, and uniquely eye-catching acrylic paintings. But in September there will be even more of her talented work on display - so stop back in and see what's new!

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Making a Difference in Our Backyard – Vine & Fig: The New Community Project in Harrisonburg

I had the privilege of spending a short time at Vine & Fig, site of the New Community Project in Harrisonburg, to talk with Tom Benevento and others who work and live on the site. I was awed by the knowledge and intelligence of these people, inspired by their commitment to live uncompromisingly on their principles, and humbled by the selfless way they provide resources for and care about those in need. Read on to get a brief overview of what they're doing at the Vine & Fig site and throughout the community.

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