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Bedford AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 20162017 Community Guide Directory Digital Edition Sponsored by Lake Retreat Properties

BEDFORD COUNTY Whether youre coming or going, well help you make the perfect move Keller Williams Jeff Simms Buying We help you find the right home fast. Selling We help you enhance resale value an

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Contents Bedford AreA ChAmBer of CommerCe 20162017 CoMMunITy GuIDE DIrECTory 305 E. Main Street Bedford , VA 24523 5405869401 Welcome .....................................

WELCoME on behalf of the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and the Bedford Business Community, we are pleased to welcome you to Bedford, an area that is rich in history, commerce, natural beauty and r

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BoArD oF DIrECTorS The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce Connecting Businesses, Strengthening Communities For more than 77 years, the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce has been the communitys leading

Chairman reagan flaherty Shentel Vice Chairman Patti o. Jurkus Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital Past Chairman Scott murphy union Bank Trust Finance Chairman holly roark First Bank Trust Co. DIRECTOR

FACTS ConTACTS Bedford Facts Contacts Location Bedford County is in Central Virginia next to the Blue ridge Mountains. The county seat, the Town of Bedford, is midway between roanoke to the west an

Centra Bedford memorial hospital 1613 oakwood Street, Bedford, VA 5405862441 Centrahealth Inc. 1920 Atherholt road, Lynchburg, VA 4342004700 Carilion Clini

ArEA MAP Town of Town of 12 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

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Summit Mortgage Corporation 14 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

new Dominion Solar 20162017 Community Guide Directory 15

HISTory DDay Memorial Photos courtesy of The Bedford Museum Home to History From politics to manufacturing, Bedford County offers a lesson in longevity InForMATIon ProVIDED By JEnnIFEr THoMPSon, BED

B edfords history dates back to 1754 when the county was formed from Lunenburg County. Bedford County included all of Bedford and Campbell Counties, the city of Lynchburg as well as parts of Appomatt

Zaxbys Bedford Welcome Center union Bank Carriage Hill retirement 18 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

Woods Adventure and Conference retreat Arthurs Business Service 20162017 Community Guide Directory 19

PLAy AWHILE residents and visitors alike enjoy the location and amenities of Bedford County Easy access to a variety of entertaining and unforgettable recreational venues such as the Blue ridge Mount

Woods Adventure and Conference Retreat Enjoy a lifetime of fun in one beautiful setting EDITED By KELLI WHITE Want a quiet getaway or prefer a thrilling adventure The Woods Adventure and Conference Re

PLAy AWHILE Bedford Main Street earns national recognition for revitalization and amenities of Bedford County EDITED By KELLI WHITE Main Streets. Although no two are alike, original downtown main str

reMax nadine Blakely Select Bank 20162017 Community Guide Directory 23

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PLAy AWHILE In the Center of it All A walking tour of Centertown EDITED By KELLI WHITE 26 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

Starting on East Main Street, heading West Peruse collections that tell Bedfords story from its earliest native American residents through the 20th century, including extensive research on local gene

PLAy AWHILE The Bedford Wine Trail At the wineries, expect a unique experience with several offering additional agricultural opportunities including interaction with farm animals, vineyards and orcha

Colonial Mortgage Company Claytor nature Study Center Fast Signs 20162017 Community Guide Directory 29

Jayne Gillen Art Design Pampered Chef Keller Wiliams Wendy Witt Group The Sitzler Company Blue ridge Mortgage James river Investment Strategies Hill City Pro Wash Mawva Medical 30 Bedford Area

Long Foster Movement Mortgage 20162017 Community Guide Directory 31

BuSInESS Creating a Research Community EDITED By KELLI WHITE The Center for Advanced Engineering research CAEr is a nonprofit organization within Virginias region 2000 Partnership that creates worki

Bedford Economic Development oiedmont Fleet Services 20162017 Community Guide Directory 33

BuSInESS Going the Distance Georgia Pacific Big Island celebrates 125 years in business By KELLI WHITE Georgia Pacific is one of the worlds leading manufacturers and distributors of tissue, pulp, pap

We have been fortunate to have community support over the years. When the mill has faced flooding, volunteers have stepped up to help, Myers said. The Big Island facility employs about 330 people and

BuSInESS CEo rich Diddams l and George Bouris receive recognition from the Secretary of the Veteran Affairs, The Honorable robert McDonald for their service as a Service Disabled Veteran owned Small

Terry Subaru First Bank Trust 20162017 Community Guide Directory 37

BuSInESS Fostek Corporation continues to build business in Bedford EDITED By KELLI WHITE Fostek Corporation is a privately held company founded in 2004 that employs approximately 70 people. Its 150,0

Fostek Shentel ColemanAdams Construction 20162017 Community Guide Directory 39

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BuSInESS Simplimatic Automation settles in to its Bedford facility and sees continued company growth EDITED By KELLI WHITE Simplimatic was founded in 1965 in Lynchburg, VA as Simplimatic Engineering

workforce, and a business friendly local government. Thankfully, Simplimatic Automation was able to find all of those required traits and a few others in Bedford County. Bedford County has been extrem

Why Many Major Companies Consider Virginia the Ideal Location Because of the supportive, businessfriendly climate, competitive environment and ease of doing business, many companies consider Virginia

James T Davis riverside Veterinary Hospital 20162017 Community Guide Directory 45

All Seasons Marine Service Morris Advertising Bank of the James Foster Fuels 46 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

Lake Retreat Properties, Inc. Selling Smith Mountain Lake for over 36 years 6760 WHITE HOUSE ROAD, HUDDLESTON, VA 24104 Search ALL area listings on our website email Personaliz

ArTS CuLTurE Arts and Culture Downtown Bedford 48 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

2016 marks the sixth year of downtown Bedfords 2nd Friday celebrations. This signature monthly event is the longest ongoing promotion to highlight both downtown businesses and local artisan culture fo

ArTS CuLTurE recently recognized for its role in improving the quality of life for those living in Bedford, the Bower Center operates as a nonprofit arts center in historic Centertown Bedford and it

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ArTS CuLTurE Bedford Artisan Trail Handcrafted and Homegrown in the Shadow of the Peaks of otter Creative community is abundant in Bedford County Potters, painters, blacksmiths, quilters, woodworke

Alpaca by Jaca Photos courtesy of Goose Creek Studio Turner Associates Community Credit union 20162017 Community Guide Directory 53

rapid Printing Patrick Henry Family Services Virginia Dare Cruises Piedmont Petroleum 54 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

Bedford County Public Schools Dawson Ford Garbee and Co. realtors 20162017 Community Guide Partner Directory 55

EDuCATIon Hometown Education Central Virginia Community College continues to offer academic excellence C entral Virginia Community College, a twoyear institution established as a member of the Virg

Photo courtesy of CVCC training facility. Vehicle parking on campus is available for students, visitors, faculty, and staff members. Central Virginia Community College has three offsite centers locat

EDuCATIon Bedford County Schools Empowering Learners for Future Success Bedford County Public Schools BCPS serves approximately 10,000 students in 19 schools as well as a specialty center for Career

Colleges of all sizes are just a short drive away Go Higher Students wont have to search long to find awardwinning higher education options within a short 90 miles from home. Here are just some of t

Lynchburg regional Airport Harman Eye Center 60 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

Peaks of otter ridge Piedmont Community Healthcare 20162017 Community Guide Partner Directory 61

HEALTHCArE Bedford Memorial Hospital A History of Caring EDITED By KELLI WHITE Through more than 50 years of growth and expansion, Bedford Memorial has remained committed to its mission of improving

Christy Lucy handles Communications and Marketing at Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital. She shared some recent changes that have taken place in the healthcare industry in the Bedford area Access to pri

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Commanders Concepts Commissioning 20162017 Community Guide Partner Directory 65

AGrICuLTurE Growing Strong In an everevolving industry, Bedfords agriculture market remains healthy 66 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

griculture is a vital industry in Bedford County. According to the 2012 u.S. Agriculture Census, agriculture is responsible for 28 million dollars of farm product sales annually and accounts for nearl

AGrICuLTurE Exploring the area markets and orchards is a fun activity for all ages. Visit these attractions and youll come home with healthy, local treats Farmers Markets Bedford farmers market Wash

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LoDGInG With so much to see and do in Bedford County, visitors can rest at quaint lodging options and extend their getaway EDITED By KELLI WHITE Stay Awhile unique lodging experiences arent hard to

Vanquility Acres Inn Peaks of Otter Lodge The natural wonder of Peaks of otter is the main attraction at this lodging option, but the beauty is perfectly complimented by warm hospitality. Both are a

LAKE LIVInG Smith Mountain Lake Celebrating 50 years The southern edge of Bedford County borders Smith Mountain Lake, a 22,000acre retreat featuring abundant activities for watersport enthusiasts as

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Browns Heating and Air Specialty Exterminating 74 Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

Index of Advertisers All Season Marine Service, Inc .................................... 46 Alpaca by Jaca .................................................................. 53 Arthurs Business Servic

Alphabetical Member Directory 3 Daughters Media Inc., ESPN in Virginia 1035 Avalon Drive Forest, VA 24551 434 5348500 AflacMelissa Karnes 540 8757796 All American Auto S

B B.P.s Mobile Wash Inc. 434 4445812 B2X Online, Inc. 30 Mill Lane Salem, VA 24153 540 3897924 Backstitches Yarn Shop 100 Wayne Drive Lynchburg, VA 24502 434 385

Better Bathrooms and Kitchens Inc 30 West Main Street Salem, VA 24153 540 3872223 Better Business Bureau 5115 Bernard Drive, Suite 202 Roanoke, VA 24018 540 3423455

Century 21 AllService Bedford 1525 Longwood Avenue A Bedford, VA 24523 540 5865500 Century 21 AllService Forest 14805 Forest Rd Suite 229 Forest, VA 24551 434 5251212 www.c21allservi

Downtown Moneta at SML 13000 Moneta Road Moneta, VA 24121 540 5864863 Downtown Pizza Freckles Ice Cream 1110 Celebration Ave. Moneta, VA 24121 540 2971269

Generation Solutions 1032 Claymont Drive Lynchburg, VA 24502 434 4556500 Gentiva Health Services 876B East Main St. Bedford, VA 24523 540 5866765 Gentry Com

Johnson CPA Associates, PC 1922B Graves Mill Road Lynchburg, VA 24551 434 3165214 Judy Rush, Realtor 415 East Main Street Bedford, VA 24523 540 8713131

Lynchburg Wealth Management 434 5150380 Lynchburgs Finest Team 113 Goldenrod Place Lynchburg, VA 24502 434 3813085 Lyon Team Realtor Steve Drake 1123

North Side Supply 5316 Peaks Rd Bedford , VA 24523 540 5860610 httpswww.facebook.comnorthsidesupply Northwestern Mutual Abe Loper 409 Court Street Suite A Lynchburg, VA 24504 434 4858709 abeloper.nm.

Riddick Home Services 330 Lakewood Forest Rd Moneta, VA 24121 540 7211329 Ridgewood Animal Hospital 1044 Corporate Park Dr. Forest, VA 24551 434 5252111 Rit

Stan C. Bennett, CPA 107 S. Bridge Street Bedford, VA 24523 540 5866511 business.bedfordareachamber.comlistmemberstancbennettcpa78 Stand Up, Inc 1928 Thomson Dr., Suite 1 Lynchburg, VA 24501 434455244

United Way of Central Virginia, Inc. 1010 Miller Park Square Lynchburg, VA 24501 434 8468467 Updike Funeral Home Cremation Service 1140 West LynchburgSalem Tpke P.O. Box 926 Bedfo

Business Category Member Directory ACCOMMODATIONS, HOTELS, MOTELS, CABINS Acorn Hill Lodge 434 5280983 Affordable Bedford Getaways 540 5862238 Cherrywood Suites 434 8458100 Comfort Inn SuitesLynchbur

Timbrook Automotive Inc 434 8450060 Wrays Body Shop, LLC 540 5869092 BLOCK, BRICK, CONCRETE HARDSCAPE Bedford Ready Mix 540 5868380 Please see our ad on Page 35 Boxley Block, LLC 434 8462766 Shente

New Dominion Solar LLC 434 2388985 Please see our ad on Page 15 Patterson Brothers 540 5861497 R. Smith Fariss Septic Tank Service 540 5861257 DENTAL SERVICES A. R. Hendricksen, DDS, Inc. 540 5875707

FUNERAL HOME CREMATORYSERVICES Diuguid Funeral Service Crematory 434 3898900 Tharp Funeral Home Crematory, Inc. 540 5863443 Updike Funeral Home Cremation Service 540 5863304 HAIR SALON Headliners

The Lawn Guy LLC 434 8516758 Victory Lawn Works 434 3633000 MARTIAL ARTS INSTRUCTION Blue Ridge Martial Arts Academy 540 6764348 News Advance 434 3855400 Womack Publishing 434 4321654 Grace Minist

PERSONAL SHOPPER Busy Bee Delivery 434 9422719 PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS American Solutions for Business 757 6926692 Morris Advertising 540 7619271 Please see our ad on Page 46 PurpleDog Promotions LLC 54

Charleys 434 2375988 City Place Food Company 434 2377660 Dominos PizzaTriple C Pizza LLC 540 5875555 Downtown Pizza Freckles Ice Cream 540 2971269 Duchess Drive Thru, The Duchess of Bedford Bakery 5

STORAGE FACILITIES ORGANIZATION SYSTEMS AAAA Self Storage 434 5253298 AllSize Storage, L.L.C 540 5862900 Graves Mill Storage, Inc. 434 3851133 TRASH HAULING, RECYCLING, PORTABLE TOILETS Affordable P

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