September 28, 2017
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The Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development and Tourism is pleased to bring you Fred Focus, an e-newsletter that goes out every Thursday. Fred Focus keeps you up-to-date on upcoming Fredericksburg events and business news.
Events galore scheduled in Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg's craft-beer scene featured

The Virginian-Pilot out of Hampton Roads recently ran this great article about the Fredericksburg region's thriving craft-beer scene. 
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Celebrate Virginia South property sold for $1.9M 

A 13,600-square-foot retail property in Celebrate Virginia South in Fredericksburg has been sold.

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City eyes Princess Anne Maker District

The City of Fredericksburg and Fredericksburg VA Main Street Inc. are exploring the possibility of turning a portion of Princess Anne Street into a Creative Maker District. 

Freehling Finds Oktoberfest

This week's edition of "Freehling Finds" previews Saturday's Oktoberfest event in downtown Fredericksburg. The annual event will have an expanded footprint this year. 
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Asphalt center opening at FredCAT

Germanna Community College will host a reception today (Thursday) to celebrate the opening of the Virginia Education Center for Asphalt Technology at its new Fredericksburg Center for Advanced Technology in Central Park.

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Update on local I-95 projects

Work has already started on some of the projects, which add up to about $850 million in infrastructure work along the busy interstate corridor. 

City's parking garage gets eye-catching posters

The Sophia Street Parking Garage has been turned into an art gallery of sorts to promote downtown Fredericksburg.

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Germanna adding cybersecurity degree

Virginia has more than 20,000 openings for cyber-security jobs, according to a 2015 report. Germanna Community College plans to prepare students to fill that need by establishing an associate of applied science degree in cyber-security.

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IT firm opening in downtown Fredericksburg

Rappahannock IT is opening in downtown Fredericksburg in early October.

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Fredericksburg may create downtown bike route to link popular trails

A bike trail in downtown Fredericksburg could eventually link the city's popular Rappahannock River Heritage and Virginia Central Railway trails.

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The Confident Rabbit opens in downtown Fredericksburg

A new French-influenced restaurant in downtown Fredericksburg has officially opened to the public.

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Property of the Week: 1461 Carl D. Silver Parkway

The former Sports Authority property contains a 43,555-square-foot building in Fredericksburg's Central Park power center. The property has excellent signage, including a large  panel on the main Central Park sign on Plank Road.

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