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Allstate has been serving satisfied customers for 85 years. We provide our customers with outstanding financial and superior claims service to help protect what they value most. Allstate delivers on their promise. In fact, Allstate received an A+ (Superior) rating by A.M. Best. Quality service, strength, and satisfaction – that’s something I’m glad to be a part of. This year, 2017, is my 25th year as an Allstate agent. As a small business owner, I understand the importance of building a solid foundation for the future and developing long-lasting customer relationships.
That’s why I’m committed to offering you the same level of service I’d expect from my business dealings. When you leave my office, I hope you’ll feel confident, informed and satisfied in your choices. The way you should feel. Our office is dedicated to ensuring the best possible experience for all of our customers. We offer a variety of insurance products, including Auto, Homeowners, Motorcycle, Boat, Life and Financial Services and more. It has been our pleasure to serve the Fredericksburg Area for the last 25 years, and we look forward to continuing to serve for many years to come! For more information, call (540) 373-5146 or view our website here.
Atlantic Builders is an award-winning, privately owned regional builder that has delivered thousands of brand new homes in the Fredericksburg, Virginia area for over a quarter century and is now building in the Charlottesville region as well. We have a simple philosophy: Build the best homes possible and create extraordinary relationships. We do that through our passion, dependability, and dedication to excellence.
We are truly a local builder. Our team not only works in the Fredericksburg and Charlottesville areas, but we live and play there too. We build in some of the region's most desirable locations, and we've built strong relationships with the local trades and other business experts over the years that allow us to put more value and quality craftsmanship in every home we build.
Our passion for quality and excellence is reflected in our consistent ranking in the Top 10% of Builders Nationally as surveyed by Woodland, O'Brien & Scott, a homebuilder surveying company, as well as our receiving the National Association of Homebuilders National Housing Quality Award, one of the highest and most prestigious awards in homebuilding. For more information, call 540-891-8540 or view our website here.
Comcast is one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. It’s principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production, and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers.
Within the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce scope, our footprint includes the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline and the City of Fredericksburg, in which we provide residential and business services. This range of services includes Xfinity® TV, Xfinity® Internet, Xfinity® Voice, Comcast Business Class, and Comcast Interactive Media. Also, we offer Comcast Spotlight: The advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, which helps put the power of cable to use for local, regional and national advertisers through advanced technologies and innovative products that reach audiences in the most effective and efficient ways.
For more information log onto http://www.comcast.com/ or call (866) 928-9135.
FOUNDED IN 1738, Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair is the oldest fair in the United States. Join us in celebrating traditional fair events, contests, entertainment, food and fun for the whole family! The Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds offers year round rental availability as an ideal space for small to large gatherings.
The Fairgrounds has gone through recent innovations and upgrades. Now we can accommodate corporate clients such as GEICO and the Mary Washington Hospital Foundation.
Many people helped keep the fair going during those early years including W. J. Wilkinson, Eleanor Deichman, George Rawlings, Russell Noland, Sam Gaggett, Jimmy Pates, Tommy Goodloe, “Togo” Graves, Billy Ramey, Kathleen Goodloe, Lynnwood Garrett, Lucy Samuel, Butch Wimer and Bill Orrock.
In 1966, Richard Limerick moved his trailer onto the fairgrounds and began helping and learning about running the fair from Mr. Rowell. When Mr. Rowell retired, Mr. Limerick took over as Manager and DuVal Dickinson, who was a farmer and an exhibitor, became the Fair President. Limerick remained a fixture of the fairgrounds and active through the 2009 fair. He passed away on October 10, 2009, after a short battle with cancer. The Homemaker's Building is dedicated to him.
The Fredericksburg Regional Alliance (FRA) is a public/private economic development marketing partnership. It provides CEOs, presidents, corporate real estate executives, and site selection consultants with a single source for comprehensive demographic, economic, and commercial real estate information on the Fredericksburg, Region.
The FRA provides an array of information and free services designed to help American and international businesses locate or expand commercial operations in the Fredericksburg Region. A thriving business community builds the commercial tax base and helps local governments fund public services that support our quality of life.
By working in cooperation with local economic development offices, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), University of Mary Washington and other higher educational institutions, as well as other regional groups, the Alliance can offer a truly comprehensive collection of services and information vital to corporations considering expanding or relocating their operations.
For more information, go to fredregion.com or call (540) 361-7373.
J.F. Fick, Inc. is a family-owned corporation founded in 1936. It is an exclusive wholesaler of the high-quality products brewed and distributed by Anheuser-Busch, Inc., serving customers in the counties of Prince William, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline, and King George along with the cities of Fredericksburg, Manassas and Manassas Park. J. F. Fick, Inc. operates out of a 54,000 square-foot facility, constructed in 1988 and occupied in November 1989, located at 224 Industrial Ct. The building includes office space, a controlled environmental warehouse totaling 26,250 square feet, a warehouse drive-thru area totaling 10,810 square feet, and a Draft Box within the CEW totaling 159 square feet. The controlled environmental warehouse is cooled year-round to specific temperatures during different times of the year as required by Anheuser-Busch, Inc. to maintain product freshness and quality. For more information visit www.jffick.com or call (540) 891-1021.
At McAvinney Employee Benefit Services we conduct business with honesty and integrity. We see the company we serve our clients and their employees as our customers. It gives us a great sense of satisfaction to know that while providing advice and services for the company, we are also protecting the employees and their loved ones through our benefit plans.
Our advice is clear and straightforward. We believe in strong relationships and providing sound advice, and we strive to have a sense of community and personal investment in these relationships.
We have over 26 years of experience and knowledge in the employee benefits industry and provide a sensible approach to benefit planning. While remaining a locally-based boutique employee benefits firm, we serve clients all over Virginia with employees around the country. Through our many alliances and relationships, our firm provides excellent service and advice to any size company -- regionally or nationally.
McAvinney Employee Benefit Services will identify and maintain the best benefit options for your group including Medical Insurance, HSA/HRA Plans, Dental Insurance, STD/LTD and Group Life Plans, Pensions, Voluntary Benefit Plans, and more. We also offer clients of all sizes online resources that are traditionally only available to larger employers. Our online HR and Benefits portal provides streamlined HR management resources and, at your discretion, the ability to provide online enrollment for your employees to help increase efficiencies.
Your company benefit plans can have a significant impact on your overall costs, so it is important to make sure both you and your employees are getting the most from your plans. McAvinney Employee Benefit Services helps the business of all sizes to find the right benefits plans for your company and staff.
Uptown Service with a Hometown Feel
What began as a one-truck, family oil business in 1939, is today a corporation that employs more than 250 people across seven states. Quarles Petroleum is a mid-Atlantic fuel oil distributor, a propane supplier, service station supplier, and fleet fuel site provider. Founded on the principles of superior customer service and fair dealing, at Quarles, customers come first.
For your home or your business, call Quarles at (540) 322-2804 or log onto http://www.quarlesinc.com.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) is a financially strong, member-owned utility that provides electric service to more than 150,000 connections in parts of 22 Virginia counties. With a service area that spreads from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay, REC maintains more than 16,000 miles of power lines. The Cooperative services a variety of residential, commercial and industrial accounts with a member base of homes, commercial developments, agricultural enterprises and manufacturing companies.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative was formed in 1980 by the consolidation of two cooperatives, Virginia Electric Cooperative in Bowling Green and Northern Piedmont Electric Cooperative based in Culpeper. The Cooperative’s general office was established in Fredericksburg, midway between the two district offices. On June 2, 2010, REC expanded its service territory to include more than 161,000 additional member-owners. Today, REC maintains the largest services area of any of the 13 electric cooperatives in Virginia.
For more information go to www.myrec.coop/res/index.cfm or call (540) 898-8500.
Sands Anderson is a mid-sized law firm, which assures clients that their matters are attended to by the best and most experienced lawyers in the company’s offices.
Sands Anderson attorneys in Fredericksburg and three other Virginia offices offer a comprehensive range of transactional and litigation legal services to businesses, business owners and company executives, financial institutions, governments, healthcare providers, professional service firms and practitioners, the insurance industry and individuals.
For more information log onto http://www.sandsanderson.com/ or call (540) 373-2504.
Union Bank and Trust has been a part of the greater Fredericksburg community since 1902. Over time it has grown to become one of the largest community banks in Virginia with more than 90 branches conveniently located where you work, live and play throughout the Northern, Central, Rappahannock, Tidewater and Northern Neck regions.
Whether you are a large company with multiple financial needs, a growing small business, or someone simply looking for a convenient and friendly place to have a checking account, Union Bank and Trust has the right products and the right people. We provide a more innovative style of personal banking and can provide the right financial solutions for you.
For more information about Union Bank and Trust or to find the nearest branch, please visit at www.bankatunion.com.