As summer comes to a close, we’re celebrating another successful season in Bridgewater’s business community. We’ve had a number of new businesses open in the last several months including Sam’s Hot Dogs, Magnolia’s Tacos, and Connections Early Learning Center. Welcome to Bridgewater! We’re so thankful you chose to open your doors here.
In addition, Bridgewater’s existing businesses continue to stand out as local favorites. Earlier this year, Virginia Living Magazine announced the winners of their Best of Virginia 2022 contest. Eleven businesses located within the corporate limits of Bridgewater placed in this exclusive contest. Securing first place in their respective categories were: Anita’s Decadent Delights Bake Shoppe, Blue Ridge Christian School, Bridgewater Coffee Company, Bridgewater Retirement Community, El Charro, Kline May Realty, and Smiley’s Ice Cream. Also placing in the contest were 24/7 Family Fitness, Carilion Clinic Family Medicine, F&M Bank, and Johnson’s Funeral Service.
Town of Bridgewater businesses also performed well in the Daily News-Record’s 2022 Best of the Valley contest. 35 Town winners of this popular contest were announced in August. Achieving first place in their categories were Anita’s Decadent Delights Bake Shoppe, Bridgewater Coffee Company, Bridgewater Retirement Community, Karen’s The Prissy Country Girl, North River Dentistry, Pendleton Community Bank, Randy’s Hardware, River Road Automotive Collision Center, Smiley’s Ice Cream, and Turner Ashby High School. Also placing in the Daily News-Record Contest were Bridgewater College, Cracked Pillar, F&M Bank, Grandview Equipment, Johnson’s Funeral Service, Old Town Tire, and Renew Boutique. We’re pleased to note that Sipe Center was a finalist for “Best Stage Theater.”
Bridgewater Town staff extends a hearty WELL DONE to our business community! Keep up the good work! Don’t see your favorite businesses on the list? Stay tuned to Bridgewater Buzz News to participate in next year’s contests!