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07-08-2009 11:54 PM

Well, Friends, I am off and running. (Should I say crawling?) Today, I received all of the necessary documents and such from the State of Virginia Corporation Commission granting my wife and myself a charter for our new business. The company name is Glenvar Property Management LLC. It will still take a lot more paper filing and time for us to open our doors for business. I ordered some stationary and business cards today as well. As some of you already know, for the past year I have been remodeling the shop, getting ready for this. I really have just been waiting for “God” to put the final touches on clearing up my health issues and putting His priority’s in my mind as “He wants them!” Not how I wanted them. Things really seem to be taking off nicely with His guidance. I am starting to really look for a work truck and someone good to put in it. We are going to be operating along as a plumbing repair and remodeling service to start with and branching out to kind of a do it all remodeling and repair service down the road. Up-dates and possibly, new photos of the shop and office are possible in the coming weeks. Wish us luck!
May God Bless! And thanks to all of my friends here at LJ’s for your prayers and well wishes. They have worked!

Gene and Linda

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#1 posted 07-09-2009 12:03 AM

Hi Gene,

The best of luck always. Good health, a loving family, a succesful business and most of all stay on the right side of HE who makes the raw materials that you will be using. You are in my prayers buddy. Great sucess to you and yours.

-- Rich, Nevada,

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#2 posted 07-09-2009 12:11 AM

Gene, My Friend!!

Happy to read the “official” announcement! With His help, I know things will go well for you!

Keep us posted!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 07-09-2009 01:06 AM

Gene, this is absolutely wonderful news. I wish you and Linda nothing but the best with this enterprise. I am sure that you needed something to keep you busy!! :)

As Lew said keep us posted on what is going on with you.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 07-09-2009 01:15 AM

Hey Gene
If its a right Idea(divinely inspired) it’s got to be good .My best wishes and hopes for your new business.
I’ve been in the remodling business for over 20 years if you have any questions shoot me a PM I would be glad to help.
Look forward to your photos.

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#5 posted 07-09-2009 02:39 AM

Gene: best wishing and our prayers are for you and your business.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#6 posted 07-09-2009 04:30 AM

Gene, Great to hear from you. Congrats on the process so far and look forward to hearing more soon.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 07-09-2009 05:00 AM


I wish you the best of luck. I’ve very excited for you and impressed by your faith. I love to see people to who put there faith first.

Justin Wright
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Woodmaster Blog(

-- [email protected]

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#8 posted 07-09-2009 05:07 AM

Congrats Gene…we could not be more happy for you !!!!! All our well wishes and prayers are with you in your new venture. I have had my own remodeling business for years…but recently started my own custom furniture business…regardless of what people say about the economy being so bad (And it is) there is still great opportunity’s out there…I am sure all will go well for you and yours !!

-- Don S.E. OK

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#9 posted 07-09-2009 08:38 AM

Hi Gene

Good for you! I wish you the best of luck. When it is Gods plan, things just seem to fall in place. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 07-09-2009 08:57 AM

Well done and god bless from me too. I hope you have evrything you desire out of life you seem like you deserve it.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Gene Howe

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#11 posted 07-09-2009 03:37 PM

I’ll not repeat it all, just the last line of an old Irish toast, “and may God hold you in the palm of his hand.”
I wish you good fortune and look forward to progress reports.

Another Gene

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#12 posted 07-09-2009 03:42 PM


-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#13 posted 07-12-2009 08:28 PM

wow…what a great adventure…good luck…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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