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The Friendly City Food Co-op is ready for a celebration. The Grand Opening is Saturday July 9, 2011 from noon - 5pm. The event is for the whole family and the entire community is welcome. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Commissioner of Agriculture Matt Lohr, Mayor Richard Baugh, and representatives from Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance and the Friendly City Food Co-op. The ceremony will be followed by music and fun. There will be demos, contests, free samples, and of course give aways! Freddie the Friendly City Carrot will also be there.

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Schedule of Events:

11 AM – 12 noon: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Richard Baugh, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance, Friendly City Food Co-op board, and special guest, Commissioner of Agriculture Matt Lohr.

12 noon – 5 PM: “From Farm to Market to Fork” Food Fun!

Music: The Steel Wheels, Olivarez Trio, The Dish Dogs

Local Farmers: Learn where your food comes from and who grows it. Meet your farmer!

Vendors & Demos: Equal Exchange coffee & chocolate, Shenandoah Growers fresh herbs, Golden Apiary honey samples, Local Chop & Grill House food demo, PULP smoothies, Dave’s Taverna pizza samples, Park View Credit Union, and more!

Activities: Tote bag tye-dying for the young and young-at-heart, *free* massages, Pin the Stem on the Carrot, Scavenger Hunt, Plant Your Own Herb, Corn Hole, Chalk-a-thon, and more. Enter to win a kiddie pool full of groceries!

Harry F. D'Elia III
WEDO Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

This looks like a great time to pass out business cards.

Jul 08, 2011 01:23 AM
Katie McBride
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Hopkinton, MA
The McBride Team

The free massage part sounds wonderful.  Great name for the co-op - Friendly City.  Have fun!

Jul 08, 2011 01:26 AM
Christine Hooks
Pino Agency - Pennsville, NJ
Celebrating 25 Years in Real Estate!

Friendly city carrot?  You've got to post pictures of that, Charles!

Jul 08, 2011 05:21 AM
Charles Hendricks
The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design - Harrisonburg, VA

Harry, building community events like this are always great for networking!


Katie, we are the friendly city, come visit some time.


Chris, I will do my best to catch a picture of the elusive carrot!

Jul 08, 2011 08:08 AM
Suzi Carter

We'll be sure to post pictures of Charles with Freddie the carrot. ;)

Jul 08, 2011 08:50 AM
Charles Hendricks
The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design - Harrisonburg, VA

Hey Suzi, you found my other blog. Thanks for checking me out. Did I get everything right?

Jul 08, 2011 01:41 PM