For Immediate Release: April 6, 2015
Contacts: Office of the Governor: Brian Coy, (804) 225-4260, Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov

ADVISORY: Governor McAuliffe and Cabinet to hold ‘Cabinet on the Road’ Events in the Shenandoah Valley Click here for a detailed advisory with a list of events for April 6th and 7th

 

On April 6th and 7th, Governor McAuliffe and members of his cabinet will travel to the Shenandoah Valley to meet with local business leaders, elected officials, and community members. These meetings will center around regional concerns, opportunities, and the Governor’s continued efforts to create jobs and economic growth in every part of the Commonwealth.

 

Below is a detailed schedule of the events occurring:

 

Monday, April 6, 2015 

Governor McAuliffe

 

1:30 PM        

Governor McAuliffe to make economic development announcement
The Virginia Horse Center
Appomattox Mezzanine
487 Maury River Road
Lexington, Virginia 24450

 

3:00 PM        

Governor McAuliffe to tour the inland Port where he will sign port legislation
7685 Winchester Road
Front Royal, VA 22630

 

5:00 PM        

Governor McAuliffe to meet with park staff and volunteers at the Andy Guest State Park Visitors Center
Andy Guest State Park Visitors Center
350 Daughter of Stars Dr.
Bentonville, VA 22610

 

Secretariat of Commerce and Trade

 

1:30 PM        

Secretary Jones to join Governor McAuliffe at economic development announcement
The Virginia Horse Center
Appomattox Mezzanine
487 Maury River Road
Lexington, Virginia 24450

 

Secretariat of Health and Human Resources

 

1:00 PM        

Secretary Hazel to meet with staff of new DSS facility
Northern Regional DSS Office
410 Rosedale Court
Warrenton VA 20186

 

2:00 PM        

Secretary Hazel to meet with staff and students of the Fauquier CADRE Program
Highland School
597 Broadview Avenue
Warrenton VA 20186

*Closed press
**This is a program for students during the school day**

 

Secretariat of Transportation

 

3:00 PM       

Secretary Layne to join Governor McAuliffe at port legislation bill signing
Virginia Inland Port
7685 Winchester Road
Front Royal, Virginia 22630

 

 Tuesday, April 7, 2015 

Governor McAuliffe

 

9:30 AM       

Governor McAuliffe and Cabinet to attend breakfast hosted by the Top of Virginia Chamber of Commerce
Shenandoah University Campus - Health and Life Sciences Building
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA

11:00 AM

Governor McAuliffe to sign health safety legislation
Public Safety Building – Community Training Room
1080 Coverstone Drive
Winchester, VA 22602

12:00 PM

Governor McAuliffe to have lunch at the Firefly Café and Bakery
Firefly Café and Bakery
3035 Valley Ave #101
Winchester, VA 22601

  

Secretariat of Administration

 

11:00AM    

Secretary Rodrigues to participate in a tour of Department of Child Support and Enforcement (DCSE) in Winchester and meet with the DCSE agency  CommonHealth Coordinators
Department of Child Support and Enforcement 
629 Cedar Creek Grade Suite A
Winchester, VA 22601

 

1:00 PM         

Secretary Rodrigues to meet with regional agency state CommonHealth Coordinators.
Virginia Employment Commission
100 Premier Place
Winchester, VA 22602

 

2:30 PM         

Secretary Rodrigues to meet with General Registrars from Winchester, Frederick and Clark County
Office of the General Registrar
107 N. Kent Street, Suite 102
Winchester, VA 22601

 

Secretariat of Agriculture and Forestry

 

12:45 PM       

Agriculture and Forestry Deputy Secretary Towell and VDACS Commissioner Adams to present local dairywoman with gubernatorial board appointment
Harvue Farms
2308 Longmarsh Road
Berryville, VA 22611

 

3:00 PM         

Agriculture and Forestry Deputy Secretary Towell and VDACS Commissioner Adams to tour the Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center
595 Laurel Grove Road
Winchester, VA 22602

 

Secretariat of Commerce and Trade

 

10:30 AM       

Secretary Jones to visit Valley Workforce Center
411 North Cameron St.
Winchester, VA 22601

 

1:00 PM        

Secretary Jones to present Virginia Tourism Corporation Leverage Marketing Grant
Winchester-Frederick County Visitor Center
1400 S. Pleasant Valley Road
Winchester, VA 22601

 

2:00 PM        

Secretary Jones to present DRIVE Tourism Workshop C Awards
Front Royal-Warren County Visitor Center
414 E. Main Street
Front Royal, Virginia 22630

 

3:00 PM        

Secretary Jones to present Virginia Tourism Corporation Leverage Marketing Grant
and Participate in Tourism Business Roundtable
The Mimslyn Inn                             
401 W. Main Street
Luray, VA 22835

 

4:00 PM        

Secretary Jones to visit Luray Caverns
101 Cave Hill Rd
Luray, VA 22835

 

Secretariat of the Commonwealth

 

11:00 AM       

Secretary Stoneyto meet with young professionals and service-minded Virginians to discuss the gubernatorial appointment process and encourage service to the Commonwealth on boards and commissions.
Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury
300 Westminster-Canterbury Drive
Winchester, VA 22603

 

12:00 PM           

Secretary Stoney to participate in a Restoration of Rights workshop with the Winchester Area NAACP Chapter and other area stakeholders. Staff will be available to assist petitioners who wish to have their rights restored. 
521 S Cameron Street
Winchester, VA 22601.

 

Secretariat of Education

 

12:00 PM           

Secretary Holton and Secretary Jackson to visit Harrisonburg High School to tour classrooms and take part in a roundtable discussion about Accelerate K12 with educators, business leaders and local officials.
Harrisonburg High School
1001 Garbers Church Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

 

2:00 PM            

Secretary Holton to tour and take part in a student-led engineering project and teacher-roundtable at Wayland Elementary School in Rockingham County
John W. Wayland Elementary School.
801 North Main Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

 

Secretariat of Finance

 

9:00 AM                           

Secretary Brown to join members of the Department of Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Division as they search Treasury’s unclaimed property database for “Missing Money” for Virginians. Unclaimed Property representatives will be in this location from 9 am to 11 am
Health Sciences Building
Shenandoah University
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601

 

12:00 PM                          

 

 

 

 2:30 PM

Secretary Brown to join members of the Department of Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Division as they search Treasury’s unclaimed property database for “Missing Money” for citizens. Unclaimed Property representatives will be in this location from Noon until 3 pm
Marion P. Lewis Atrium
Lord Fairfax Community College
173 Skirmish Lane
Middletown, VA 22645

 

Secretary Brown to speak to two business classes, Introduction to Business and Principles of Management, about the Commonwealth’s budget and budget process
Science and Health Professions Building, Room 136
Lord Fairfax Community College
173 Skirmish Lane
Middletown, VA 22645

 

Secretariat of Health and Human Resources

 

12:00 PM           

Secretary Hazel to have lunch with senior residents
Winchester Active Living Center1001 E. Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601

 

1:30 PM                

Secretary Hazel to meet with staff and students of the Handley High School “Too Good For Drugs and Violence” Program
John Handley High School
425 Handley Blvd
Winchester, VA 22601

*Closed press
**This is a program for 9th graders during the school day**

 

Secretariat of Natural Resources

 

11:10 AM             

Secretary Ward to meet with community members and officials from the Town of Woodstock
Shenandoah County Offices
600 N. Main Street
Woodstock VA 22664

 

12:30 PM                          

 

 

 2:30 PM

Secretary Ward to meet with DCR staff and community members at the Camp Lupton. The Secretary will then tour the park and travel to the Woodstock Fire Tower for an overall view of the river valley and the seven bends of the Shenandoah River
Seven Bends State Park – Camp Lumpton
Lupton Road
Woodstock, VA 22664

 

Secretary Ward to tour Sky Meadows State Park and meet with community leaders and DCR staff
Sky Meadows State Park
11012 Edmonds Lane
Delaplane, VA 20144

 

Secretariat of Public Safety and Homeland Security

 

11:00 AM             

Secretary Moran to join Governor McAuliffe at health safety bill signing
Frederick County Sheriff’s Office
Community Training Room
1080 Coverstone Drive
Winchester, VA 22602

 

Secretariat of Technology

 

12:00 PM                       

Secretary Jackson to visit Harrisonburg High School to tour classrooms and take part in a roundtable discussion about Accelerate K12 with educators, business leaders and local officials.
Harrisonburg High School
1001 Garbers Church Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

2:15 PM

Secretary Jackson to visit JMU to discuss Cyber Security with Dr. Yvonne Harris and Carrie Chenery
James Madison University
ISAT/ CS Building, Room #365
Harrisonburg, VA

*Closed press

 

Secretariat of Veterans and Defense Affairs

 

11:30 AM                        

Secretary Harvey to visit Lord Fairfax Community College for luncheon with Dr. Karen Bucher, Dean of Students, Veterans Staff members, and Veterans students
Lord Fairfax Community College
173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645

2:00 PM

Secretary Harvey to visit Front Royal Veterans Benefits office where he will meet with  Geoffrey White, Director, other staff members, and Veteran clients
Front Royal Veterans Benefits office
11 A Water St.
Front Royal, VA 22630

 

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