Program Locations

Fellows programs associated with The Fellows Initiative are spread across the United States and have their own application process. You may contact each program individually, visit their program website.

Briarwood FellowsBirmingham, Alabama

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Briarwood Fellows is a nine month discipleship ministry that prepares recent college graduates to live an integrated life for Christ in their vocation, church, family & culture. We desire to equip and transition young people into full and fruitful adulthood and to develop leaders that God will use to shape our communities and culture.

The ideal candidate is a godly and teachable graduating college senior who has shown faithfulness, leadership and a desire to live for Christ and His Kingdom.

Our program runs from September to May and consists of twelve fellows (six ladies & six men). Its principle components are a three day a week paid internship, two seminary classes, a weekly meal together followed by our "round table" discussion, discipleship ministry to the Briarwood Youth along with numerous retreats, conferences & road trips.

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Seth Richardson
205.776.5223

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First Presbyterian Church FellowsMacon, Georgia

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The FPC Fellows Program is a nine-month (September through May) leadership development and training program forrecent college graduates.Young men and women from all walks of life come together to engage in a program designed to foster a God-centered view of knowledge, culture, work and life. Fellows receive theological training, participate in seminars with Christian scholars and community leaders, and enjoy one-on-one mentoring relationships with mature Christian men and women. Fellows apply their training as they minister in the community, work in a marketplace internship and interact with their host family.
First Presbyterian Church (PCA) is home to the Fellows Program. FPC is a historic church located in downtown Macon, GA that is seeking to make an impact for Christ's kingdom in Middle Georgia. Opportunities for ministry abound at FPC: to college and graduate students at Mercer University through RUF and Campus Outreach, to youth through a vibrant youth ministry and through Young Life, to urban students through a ministry called Campus Club, etc.

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Sarah Rios
478-746-3223

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Strong Tower FellowshipMacon, Georgia

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The Strong Tower Fellows Program is a nine-month, Biblically-focused life and leadership development program for recent college graduates who are seeking to learn, serve, work, and grow together in preparation for building Christ's Kingdom in their future life circumstances and callings. The goal is to develop you spiritually to become part of the next generation of redemptive contributors and Christ-centered leaders in the marketplace, in ministry, in your family, and in your community reflecting the truth of Abraham Kuyper's declaration that Christ declares every square inch of this world and our lives as His.

Your time will be spent studying and experiencing what it looks like to be a follower of Christ in your vocation, in your city, and in your relationships. The ground for this teaching and application will be your paid internship, community service, an area of ministry focus in the church, seminary class, focal Bible studies, mentoring by an older Christian, and life among the Strong Tower family.

The program is based here at Strong Tower Fellowship which is housed in a beautiful historic building in Pleasant Hill, an urban core neighborhood in the heart of Macon. We have a growing youth ministry at multiple levels that will provide ample opportunities for learning and practicing the principles of discipleship and investing in the lives of the up and coming generation. We also serve at the Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia at which there will be opportunities to serve in prayer, discipleship, and potentially preaching if that is part of your calling in ministry.

The Strong Tower Fellows Program will grant you the opportunity to learn and practice the powerful truth of Isaiah 58 and Matthew 25:31-46 which calls us as saints to experience the glory of God and the presence of Christ through engaging the poor of whom we are chief apart from obedience to this calling. Our prayer is that this Fellowship will serve to mold you into an all-of life disciple who seeks to "do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God." (Micah 6:8)

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Cameron Barham
(478) 718-7957

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Bluegrass FellowsLexington, Kentucky

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The Bluegrass Fellows Program is a 9-month internship for recent college graduates to explore four components of adult discipleship: work, church, cultural engagement, and personal faith. Bluegrass Fellows seeks to further Tates Creek Presbyterian Church's vision, "For the glory of Christ and the good of the Bluegrass," by engaging the marketplace of Lexington with leaders equipped to apply their faith in all areas of life.

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Marshall Wilmhoff
(859) 272-4399

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Boston FellowsBoston, Massachusetts

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Work, study, pray in the context of community.

The Boston Fellows is a graduate-level program equipping emerging leaders to use their resources for the common good.


  • Work full-time in your career calling.

  • Take a personal journey of spiritual formation for life and work.

  • Meet one evening per week, one Saturday per month to connect with top theological resources, seasoned leaders applying their faith to work and life, and to interact with other cool people on the path.

  • Make three weekend getaways with your cohort for spiritual renewal, outdoor fun, and social connection. In partnership with the peerless LaVida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership.

  • Worship at the church of your choice (required).

  • Optional: Choose to live in intentional community with other members of your cohort, facilitated by the Boston Fellows program.

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Kelly Madden
978-828-7265

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Charlotte FellowsCharlotte, North Carolina

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The Charlotte Fellows is a nine-month post-graduate fellowship that exists to equip recent college graduates to bring the Kingdom of God to bear in all areas of life. Charlotte Fellows graduates will complete their nine months having cultivated a much more expansive view of the Gospel, deeply impacting the ways in which they work at a career, build relationships, serve their community, and worship and serve their local church.

We are looking for young men and women - mature in their desire to know Christ - who understand that to know and enjoy God is the chief end of life but are not quite sure exactly how that truth plays out in their adult life. The Charlotte Fellows is tailored toward men and women who either feel that God is preparing them for a career in the marketplace or wrestling with calling altogether?people saying things like, "I desire to love Christ with my whole heart in my professional career, but I don't know what that should or could look like."

Each Charlotte Fellow lives with a host family, works a 3-day paid internship, meets weekly with a mentor, receives professional vocational counseling, serves one morning every week at Brookstone School (a K-6 private Christian school for low income families), is a part of the local church, completes 6 credits of graduate level coursework accredited by Reformed Theological Seminary and tailored to the Charlotte Fellows, engages in weekly Roundtable nights with community leaders from various backgrounds, engages in a weekly Fellows Bible study, and builds lasting relationships within the Charlotte Fellows community. Charlotte Fellows will also take several weekend retreats, including the National Fellows Conference in Washington D.C., and spend a week in New Orleans working with St. Roch Community Church to serve the people of that community.

Our Charlotte Fellows community is made up of talented and creative people who are excited to pour into recent college grads, and Charlotte is a great city ? an ideal place to spend nine months cultivating this Christ-centered foundation for your adult life. We would love to have you come for a visit to get a feel for life as a Charlotte Fellow. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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Matt Avery
865-789-5904

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The Raleigh FellowsRaleigh, North Carolina

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The Raleigh Fellows Program is a nine-month (September-May) leadership development and training program for young adults recently out of college or graduate school. Young men and women from all walks of life come together to engage in a program designed to foster a God-centered view of knowledge, culture, work and life. Fellows receive theological training, participate in seminars with Christian scholars and community leaders, and enjoy one-on-one mentoring relationships with mature Christian men and women. Fellows apply their training as they minister in the marketplace and in the church.

The Church of the Apostles is a thriving community of believers located in beautiful North Hills in Raleigh, North Carolina. Apostles is centrally located within 25 minutes of NC State, Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill. Raleigh is a short drive from many beaches and the Blue Ridge Mountains, and was recently voted the best place to live and work in the nation by Money, Fortune and Time magazines.

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Ashley Crutchfield
919.614.7634

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Kinston Fellows ProgramKinston, North Carolina

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The Kinston Fellows Program places a special emphasis on glorifying the Lord at work and in the community. On the work front, we offer opportunities in medicine, law, real estate, small business, education, ministry, and others. We work five days a week, at least 25 hours a week, in order to prepare our fellows for the realities of the future. We also consider our work to be apprenticeships as opposed to internships, where your work place boss will be actively mentoring you and helping you to develop useful skills. In the community, we have a passion to not only grow in our walks with Jesus but also to be a part of helping those with little hope. Kinston offers an amazing opportunity to do this given our community's high level of poverty. Throughout the year, you will also get to go on some amazing trips, meet some extraordinary people, and receive some amazing lifelong tools and lessons, all the while living and learning with a family in the Kinston community.

The Kinston Fellows are excited to celebrate our fifth anniversary with our sixth class of fellows for the 2012-2013 year. Please check out our website. There, you will find lots of details on our plans for the coming year as well as hear about the amazing years that we have enjoyed in the past.

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Bryan Johnson
919-523-2489

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Hope FellowsCincinnati, Ohio

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We are hopeful that Hope Fellows is set up to equip and appeal to students from all walks of life with various callings, backgrounds, interests, and experiences. While we believe our program can meet anyone wherever they are at, we also foresee that our location and leadership will tend to attract graduates who are:

BUSINESS MINDED: Cincinnati is home to at least 10 fortune 500 companies. We are a prime location for those interested in pursuing a career in finance, marketing, consulting, sales, etc.

FAMILY ORIENTED: Cincinnati is a family city. Our Church is a family church. Both are not the ideal place for someone who plans to be a single professional for most or all of their life. Our program will most likely appeal to someone who sees marriage and parenting somewhere around the corner.

RELATIONAL: We are convinced that relationship, both to God & one another, matters most. We are people oriented and place deep value on intimate community. We appeal to those looking to really do life with others.

MISSIONAL: We embrace that our primary calling is to be agents of God's mission to the world. We are justice focused, kingdom oriented, and painfully aware that to be a Christian is to be a person of action. Those with a similar conviction will find themselves at home with us.

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Brian Mease
513-459-0800 ext. 319

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Pittsburgh FellowsSewickley, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh Fellows offers a nine month jump start into the business community of Pittsburgh and trains young men and women to integrate their faith with a call to the corporate world. Our hope is to help shape the next generation of godly, values-driven and ethical business leaders.

The Pittsburgh Fellows program offers challenging four day (Monday-Thursday) paid business positions (real jobs) in the city of Pittsburgh to qualified Christian students who have studied in area of business, entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, accounting and information technology. On Fridays, fellows study Apologetics and Leadership Studies in the Fall and Dialogue with Media and Servant Leadership in the City in the Spring (12 graduate credits from Trinity School for Ministry ? an Anglican Seminary). Each fellow receives a mentor in his/her area of vocational calling who is only one member of a team of people who care and encourage fellows during this transitional first year out of college.

Fellows live together in two separate houses—one for women and one for men. Therefore, space is limited to five men and five women.

Visit www.pittsburghfellows.com and www.pittsburghfellows.typepad.com or email bchapman@pittsburghfellows.com for more information.

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Becca Chapman
412-741-7044

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Greenville FellowsGreenville, South Carolina

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The Greenville Fellows Program invites 12 recent college graduates on a nine month journey to discover what the Bible has to say about our mission as followers of Christ. Young men and women desiring to impact our world for the cause of Christ must first discover the role to which they have been called and grow into those unique gifts. This program will connect the Fellows with key community and business leaders who are living out their commitment to Christ in their daily lives.

The Greenville Fellows Program helps developing leaders begin to figure out how to integrate their faith with their job, church, and community. We don’t have a magic formula for churning out perfect Christians who have all of the answers, but we are committed to mentoring, equipping and investing in young adults as they begin to assume the responsibilities associated with being godly and productive men and women.

We have an incredible city. It’s almost embarrassing to list all of the accolades, so we’ll just direct you here.

We have a gospel-centered church that seeks to serve the Lord in our city and across the world. Check out our three commitments here.

We'd love a chance to talk to you about the Greenville Fellows program, the city, and our church. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Dr. Rod Mays

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Rod Mays

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Knoxville FellowsKnoxville, Tennessee

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The Knoxville Fellows is a Christ-centered leadership and internship program for recent college graduates seeking to live, work, study, pray, and serve in community. Living in community distinguishes the Knoxville Fellows from similar leadership programs. Knoxville Fellows live together in Market Square at the heart of downtown Knoxville. Our program lastsfor 10 months (1 August-31 May). We are not identified with any particular church or denomination, but rather hail from the Christian Comminity of Knoxville, Tennessee.

We seek twelve college graduates to build life together for ten months. We will create a school for Christ that forms disciples for effective service in our community. We will read widely and argue passionately. We will explore our callings and our fears. We will learn the wounds of our city and hear from many who are healing them. We will pray for one another and for the city and expect transformation. If you believe the Spirit is calling you to become a part of a committed community in urban Knoxville, we would like to hear from you

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Rick Kuhlman
865.250.5479

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Second Presbyterian Church Fellows ProgramMemphis, Tennessee

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The nine months in the Memphis Fellows program are spent studying what the Bible has to say about our mission as followers of Christ. The Fellows' four-day-a-week, paid internships, their volunteer service, and their host family living situations and personal relationships become the teaching ground for putting into practice that mission. Ultimately, the goal of the graduate level courses and roundtable discussions is to think and dream about how we, the church, and the world might be radically changed by the Gospel of Christ, and to discover the role to which each has been uniquely called in light of such possibilities.

The setting of Memphis, TN, offers Fellows a unique opportunity for serving, engaging, and transforming the culture for the Kingdom of Christ. Memphis has a long history of rich ethnic and cultural diversity; Asian, Middle Eastern, and Hispanic cultures blend into the dominant cultures of African-American and European-based traditions, making Memphis ripe with ministry opportunities. Second Presbyterian Church is actively involved in the Memphis community and encourages the Fellows to invest and engage along with them during their time here.

The city is also full of career opportunities. Memphis is home to several Fortune 500 corporations, including Autozone, FedEx, International Paper, and Service Master. Memphis also boasts a top-notch medical community with leading institutions such as St. Jude Children's Hospital and Research Center. From an artistic standpoint, Memphis has long been hailed for its music heritage. The city is considered the home of the Blues and Rock & Roll, and the home to both B.B. King and Elvis Presley.

Please visit our website, 2PC.org/fellows for more detailed information and program specifics or contact our director Deborah Coleman at fellows@2pc.org.

Other Information: Second Presbyterian Church (901)289-3379 or (901)454-0034

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Deborah Coleman
(901) 289-3379

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Nashville FellowsNashville, Tennessee

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The Nashville Fellows Program is a nine-month Christian leadership and discipleship program for young adults. We offer recent college graduates a holistic opportunity to enhance their understanding of who they are called to be in Christ, and engage with their calling to advance God's kingdom in both their future vocation and every aspect of life.

The Fellows Program runs from September to May and is hosted by a collaboration of three churches in the Nashville area. Through this unique ecumenical approach, we seek to equip young people to both understand the relevance of Christ in our culture and develop a framework for engaging this culture towards His redemptive and transformative power.

Live. Work. Study.
Engage the Kingdom of God.
Transform the culture of your city.
Contact Shane Bowen for more information. shane@nashvillefellows.org

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Shane Bowen
615-279-2616

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Chattanooga Fellows ProgramChatanooga, Tennessee

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The Chattanooga Fellows Program is a 9-month intensive program designed to help recent college graduates integrate their faith and work through internships, roundtable discussions, seminary classes, career counseling, and life in a local church. The Chattanooga Fellows is a new program that will launch in September 2013 with three churches acting as hosts. There is a wide array of available internships due to the fact there is already present in Chattanooga a strong group of Christian leaders in the marketplace ranging from non-profit work to entrepreneurs. Located in beautiful east Tennessee, the city of Chattanooga is currently going through many changes from downtown renovations to many technological startups with the recent addition of fiber optics for internet capabilities. It?s a great place to live and serve as there is much work to be done in bringing the Kingdom of God to bear on the city. Please check out our website if you would like to inquire further at www.chattanoogafellows.com.

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John Tomberlin
423 580-4454

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Border FellowsEl Paso, Texas

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Border Fellows is a ten month intensive work and service internship on the U.S./Mexico border that challenges recent college graduates to integrate their vocation with God's heart for outreach, justice and reconciliation. Interns will not only gain experience in their field of study, but will be challenged to realize their God-given gifts and utilize them to serve a wide range of people, including the poor and marginalized in downtown El Paso, the staff at Ciudad Nueva and the community at St. Clements Church. The suburban-urban partnership, combined with the cross-cultural element, makes this a unique opportunity!

Interns will work in their professional field sixteen hours a week and will spend their remaining time serving with Ciudad Nueva Community Outreach and St. Clement's Church. They will also engage in educational training focused on integrating faith and vocation with ministry outreach aimed at the specific needs of the border region.

Interns will become rich in experience, but more importantly, rich in heart knowledge of God's desires. They will be better equipped to further God's kingdom in their future mission fields.

"The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'"Matthew 25:40

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Megan Feuille
915.504.0088

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Beecherl Corrigan Fellows ProgramDallas, Texas

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The Beecherl Corrigan Fellows Program is a Christian leadership development program for recent college graduates who seek to build Christ?s kingdom in their future vocations. The program is based at Church of the Incarnation, a flourishing parish located in Dallas, Texas.

The nine-month program has grown out of an awareness that many young people today desire the spiritual development necessary to become part of the next generation of Christ-centered leaders in the marketplace, in ministry, in their families and in their communities. The Beecherl Corrigan Fellows program provides a forum for young people to become firmly rooted in Christ while learning to live cohesive lives of faith in all areas of their lives.

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Carin Asby
213.536.8696

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The Capital FellowsMcLean, Virginia

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How do you live a life that's fulfilling, exciting & authentic as you move into your future?

The gospel is about more than you ever thought it was. It is about redeeming our work, our relationships, our culture, our community, and our world.

We can only learn how to do this within the context of a community. The Capital Fellows provides the opportunity for you to discover God's calling in your life and how your story fits into His story. The program combines internships on Capitol Hill, in local businesses or in nonprofit organizations, graduate level study, service in the church and community and spiritual formation.

"Be Transformed by the renewing of your minds" Romans 12:1

Are you interested in being transformed by the gospel so that you can transform the world? If so, join a small group of like-minded recent college grads as part of next year's Capital Fellows program.

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John Kyle
703.394.0566

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Falls Church FellowsFalls Church, Virginia

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The Falls Church Fellows Program, a nine month leadership development program, provides a forum for 12-13 recent Christian college graduates to become more firmly rooted in Christ and inspired to live their faith seamlessly in the marketplace, in church, in their families and in the world.

Each Fellow works in an internship in his/her field, lives with a host family, takes seminary courses for credit, attends a year–long seminar series exploring a variety of issues, disciples teens in youth group, and is mentored by a more mature Christian. While engaging the culture of the Washington DC metro area, Fellows “work out their faith” in a small community of believers—The Fellows Class.

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Morna Comeau
703-463-6244

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Trinity Fellows ProgramCharlottesville, Virginia

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The Trinity Fellows Program is a nine-month (September through May) leadership development and training program for young adults recently out of college or graduate school. Twelve young men and women from all walks of life come together to engage in a program designed to foster a God-centered view of knowledge, culture, work and life. Fellows receive theological training, participate in seminars with Christian scholars and community leaders, and enjoy one-on-one mentoring relationships with mature Christian men and women. Fellows apply their training as they minister in the community, work in a marketplace internship and interact with their host family.

Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA) is home to the Fellows Program. Trinity is a vibrant body of believers living out the Gospel in the city of Charlottesville, the university community and the world. Situated in the foothills of Central Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville has been described as the essence of small city sophistication, rich in historical and cultural significance. Home to the University of Virginia, the city offers a myriad of restaurants, coffee shops, theaters, art galleries and live music venues, as well as outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking and skiing. Its location in central Virginia allows easy access to the natural beauty of the Appalachian Trail and Virginia Beach as well as the urban centers of Washington, D.C. and Richmond.

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Dennis Doran
434.825.9866

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