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Frederick County Report, November 16 - 29, 2012

Frederick County Report, November 16 - 29, 2012

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Serving all oFrederick Countyand Winchester City
F   R   E   E   !   
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November 16 – 29, 2012Volume IV, Issue 23
Frederick County Rotary club to help local charity 
Local boy scout troophonors veterans
Happy Thanksgiving! 
Look inside for holiday specials 
Page  • Frederick County Report
November 16 – 9, 01
Read all issues in their entirety FREE on www.FredCoReport.com
To advertise, please contact:
 Angie Buterakos: angie@FredCoReport.com or 540-683-9197 Alison Duvall: alison@FredCoReport.com or 540-551-07
By Carol BallardFrederick County Report Providing old-ashioned customerservice, combined with the latesttechnology is Chuck Atkinson’s se-cret to success and this is evident inthe growth o his 10 month old busi-ness, Advanced Graphics.Located at 801 Cedar Creek Gradein Winchester, he and his graphicartist Phillip Woodrum, are keptbusy creating custom signage or lo-cal and regional businesses, civic or-ganizations, schools and churches.Te majority o the signage cre-ated at Advanced Graphics ismanuactured in-house using mod-ern techniques, materials and EcoFriendly Latex inks. Tey have part-nered with outside sources or deliv-ering high quality lighted signs andother custom creative signage.“Owning a sign shop was a lie-long dream, and now 33 years laterit has come true,” said Atkinson, whoell in love with the sign manuac-turing business in high school whenhe worked part-time in a small Ala-bama shopAdvanced Graphics currently em-ploys three people and he plans toadd more oce sta soon to supportthe growth in business.“We love what we do; we’re excit-ed and are always researching new ideas, materials and manuacturingmethods,” he said.He brings a wealth o experienceto his new business and comes to itwith a background in managementand nance. He looks or oppor-tunities to utilize his photography skills and creative ideas.His number one managementstyle, he asserts, is that the customercomes rst. Chuck is quick to ex-plain that even in the slow economy,business is good and growing simply because it is solidly based on excel-lent old-ashioned business practicesand delivering the best product pos-sible.“Do what you say you will do andthe customers will return” is prov-ing to be so true in my business,” hecontinued.Besides signs, they also oer a ullrange o promotional advertisingspecialty products such as imprintedcups, mugs, water bottles and pensas well as business orms, Christmascards, stationery, checks, and wed-ding invitations and accessories.A growing segment o the busi-ness is custom printed apparel. -shirts, sweatshirts, jackets and relat-ed garments are a major marketingtool or a business.Vehicle lettering and wraps is apopular advertising medium that thecompany can deliver. Te wrappingprocess can be utilized not only on vehicles, but on many others. Ad- vanced Graphics recently wrappedthe sides and ronts o display rerig-erators or Dos Logo Gringos Salsawith the company’s notable “ChiliPepper People” logos to be used indisplay marketing o their locally manuactured salsa.With the Holidays approach-ing, the company oers a ull lineo Christmas Cards rom CarlsonCrat. Personalized cards are a greatway to say “Tank You” during theholidays.As the company continues togrow, Advanced Graphics will de- velop e-commerce web solutions tomake it even more convenient orcustomers to place orders, but ornow, Advanced Graphics invites ev-eryone to visit their website at www.advanced-graphics.biz and to visittheir showroom at 801 Cedar CreekGrade. Te company will be de-lighted to send a representative to your business or oces to assist with your sign and advertising needs.Chuck has lived in Winchesteror seven years and has nothing butpraise or the city itsel. He notedthat the upgrading o the streets andrevitalization o the downtown areashows real pride.“I love Winchester. It has amazingarchitecture; it’s a good place to liveand you eel a sense o community,”he noted.Te company is a member o theop o Virginia Regional Chamber,and an active member o a BusinessNetwork International group. Na-tionally, Advanced Graphics is a reg-istered member o the AdvertisingSpecialty Institute and the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association. Advanced Graphics, LLC801 Cedar Creek GradeWinchester, VA 22601Call 540-686-7445, oremail: sales@advanced-graphics.bizor visit www.advanced-graphics.bizHours are Mon – Fri 9 – 5, Sat 9-1
Advanced Graphics, LLC
The ShakespeareSeminar Series
 Sponsored by Randolph-Macon AcademyWith the Distinguished Professor 
 J. Craig Porter 
Informational Meeting:Saturday, December 8, 10 - 11:30amin Stan Fulton Hall lobby
Please contact the Academic Ofce at
635-5486 or academics@rma.eduto pre-register by November 30
We will provide directions to the site and parking.
The Shakespeare Seminar Series is taught through reading,
discussion, lecture, and lm. Participants analyze and dis
cuss William Shakespeare’s plays that are famous for their “villains,” such as Titus Andronicus and Othello. During theseries of study, participants learn who William Shakespearewas, what made him the pre-eminent dramatist of his time,and why his works have remained iconic. Participants studythemes, imagery, cosmology, and construction in an effort todiscover why his plays are considered “his,” “better,” and “last
ing,” both timely and timeless. After this course, participantswill have a greater appreciation and understanding of whyShakespeare is considered a man of his time and for all times.
This opportunity is open to parents, staff, students,and members of the community at no cost.
• Flexible contract• Flexible hours• Easy Monthly Payments Plan• Hands-On Training•All Equipment Supplied• Full-Time & Part-Time Classes
2263 VALOR DRIVE. • WINCHESTER, VAwww.starbeautyschoolva.com
(We Are Not Afliated With Any Other School)
New StudentsAlways Welcome
Tues.-Fri. 9-8pm; Sat. 9-2pm
Winchester UmpireAssociation
Adults needed to umpire HighSchool and Babe Ruth Base-ball for the 2013 season.Please contact the followingboard members forinformation:Frank: 540-336-5345Neal: 540-247-8094Ron: 202-365-2272
November 16 – 9, 01
Frederick County Report Page 3Read all issues in their entirety FREE on www.FredCoReport.com
To advertise, please contact:
 Angie Buterakos: angie@FredCoReport.com or 540-683-9197 Alison Duvall: alison@FredCoReport.com or 540-551-07
County Report
MemberVirginia PressAssociation
WinchesterStephens CityKernstownMiddletownFrederickCounty
Press releases should beemailed to:News@fredcoreport.com
Daniel P. McDermott(540) 305-3000
News Reporters:
Sue GoldenJonathan LucciJonathan Bennett
Advertising SalesRepresentatives:
Angie Buterakos(540) 683-9197angie@fredcoreport.comAlison Duvall(540) 551-2072alison@fredcoreport.com
Graphics Department
layout@fredcoreport.comRob ShultzJeff Richmond
Billing Coordinator:
Ryan Koch
If you are interested incontributing articles to our paper,please e-mail:angie@FredCoReport.com
This publication is proudlyprinted on 100% recycledpaper with soy-based ink.
Call in a ti
p on a crime and you may Receive a reward of up to $1,000*You will remain anonymous* www.crimesolvers.us
Frederick County Crime o the Week - November 5, 2012
The Frederick County Sheri’s Ofce is investigating and burglary andgrand larceny on September 24, 2012 at 309 Doe Trail. The victim re-ported that unknown suspect(s) orcibly entered the residence and re-moved a jewelry box containing numerous pieces o jewelry and ourbottles containing prescription drugs. Various other items in the resi-dence had been gone through, including a second jewelry box. The onlyitem removed rom that jewelry box was a pair o earrings.I you have any inormation regarding a suspect or suspect vehicle inthis incident, please contact the Crime Solvers Hotline at (540) 665 TIPS(8477). Inormation leading to the arrest o a suspect may result in a re-ward o up to $1,000.Case #12005535 Investigator Holmes D. Smoke
Winchester Crime o the Week - November 11/12/2012
Location: 1st block o West Cork StDate o Crime: September 19-24, 2012Type o Crime: Larceny rom a VehicleSometime between September 19-24, 2012 someone took a large boxrom the victim’s vehicle. The box contained 18 black Adidas rain jack-ets.I you should have any inormation in reerence to this or any othercrimes, please contact the Crime Solvers Hotline at (540) 665 – TIPS.Case # 12039413 Cpl. Polk 
County Report
 Angie Buterakos Advertising Sales
Cell: (540) 683-9197
County Report
 Alison Duvall Advertising Sales
Cell: (540) 551-2072
The SPCA is open Monday thruFriday 10-5 Saturday 10-4 Sunday 1-5. 115 Featherbed Lane, Winchester •66-8616. The SPCA accepts donationsfor the following items, donations canalso be made at Newtown Antiques &Pawn 375 Fairfax Pike, Stephens City:Cat Litter • Kitten, puppy food • Catand dog food • Toys • Rawhides • Dogtreats • Sheets • Towels • Blankets• Bleach • Pine-Sol • Liquid dish andlaundry detergent • Large trash bags
Pet of
the Week
Domestic Long Hair - Brown/ Tabby Mix: An adoptable catin Winchester, VA. Domes-tic Long Hair - Brown/TabbyMix: An adoptable cat inWinchester, VA
Black Labrador Retriever/Hound Mix:An adoptable dog in Stephens City, VA. Up-to-date with routine shots Primary color: Black • Coat length:Short
Pansy B. Estep
Pansy Mae Butler Estep, 98,o Clear Brook, Virginia, diedMonday, November 12, 2012,in Winchester Medical Center.Memorial contributions may bemade to the Old Stone ChurchMemorial Association, c/o IsabelHickman, 41 S. Cameron Street,Winchester, VA 22601 or ClearBrook Volunteer Fire and Res-cue, P.O. Box 56, Clear Brook,VA 22624.
Lewis Neil “Louie” Kenney 
Lewis Neil “Louie” Kenney, 66,o Frederick County, Virginia,died uesday, November 13,2012, in his home. Memorialcontributions may be made toBlue Ridge Hospice, 333 WestCork Street, Suite 405, Win-chester, Virginia 22601.
Donald L. “Donnie” Lake
Donald Louis “Donnie” Lake, 70,o Frederick County, Virginia,died Monday, November 11,2012, in Blue Ridge HospiceResidential Center. Memorialcontributions may be made toBlue Ridge Hospice, 333 WestCork Street, Suite 405, Win-chester, Virginia 22601.
Grover L. Luttrell
Grover Lee Luttrell, 71, o Middletown, Virginia, diedMonday, November 12, 2012, inhis home.
Vernon W. Jones
Vernon Wilson Jones, 76, o Boyce, Virginia died Sunday,November 11, 2012 in Win-chester Medical Center. In lieuo owers, memorial contribu-tions may be made to BriggsAnimal Adoption Center, 3731Berryville Pike, Charles own,West Virginia, 25414.
Nancy L. Campbell
Nancy Lee Campbell, age 76,o Winchester, VA, died Friday,November 8, 2012, at Blue RidgeHospice Residential Center.Contributions in memory o Mrs. Campbell may be made toBlue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. CorkStreet, Winchester, VA 22601 orto Round Hill Fire and Rescue,769 Round Hill Road, Win-chester, VA 22603
Spay today 
Does your cat or dog need tobe spayed or neutered? Con-tact Spay oday, this area’snon-prot program that works with area vets to oer reducedees. NEW VES! MANYparticipating vets over a WIDEarea! Contact: www.baacs.org or 304-728-8330
7841 Main St.
Middletown, VA 
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