Business News: Feb. 6 | Nvdaily | – Northern Virginia Daily


Google seminar

The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce and Lord Fairfax Community College Small Business Development Center will host a free virtual seminar “Reach More Customers with Google” from 9-10:15 a.m. Feb. 25. Registration is available at

Small business programs

The Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center has free tools available to help small businesses through its Small Business Resiliency Team program.

The program guides growth-oriented businesses through a dedicated and well-designed process for achieving incremental and sustainable growth throughout the pandemic recovery period in the areas of finance, e-commerce and marketing.

In addition to providing assessments, development of action plans, strategic counseling and targeted training, the program will provide for services such as accounting, bookkeeping, website development, or e-commerce assistance rendered by industry experts.

The program is funded through a Go Virginia grant. Information, registration:

Drayer Physical Therapy

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute has opened an outpatient clinic at 526 W. Reservoir Road, next to the new Starbucks in Woodstock. Appointments are available 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays. The office can be reached at 540-459-2044.

The clinic offers outpatient orthopedic physical therapy, including pre- and post-operative rehabilitation, manual therapy, sports rehabilitation and injury prevention.

Clinic director Chris Black is a 2011 graduate of Central High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater College and a doctor of physical therapy degree from Old Dominion University. Black’s clinical interests include muscle and joint pain and post-surgery rehabilitation.

Drayer, part of the Upstream Rehabilitation family of clinical care, offers access to care within 24 hours and works with all insurance types. Information:

Business academy

The Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Crystel Clear Business Strategies, will host a Shenandoah Valley Small Business Academy beginning on Feb. 23.

Topics include creating a business plan, key performance indicators, company cash flow, create and manage a company budget, understand and capitalize on business finance, create a company brand, systematize your business, attract and retain top talent and clients, scale your business and create passive streams of income.

The cost is $895, or $497 for chamber members, or $199 per month for five months. Information, registration:


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