YOUR HOMETOWN — LURAY: A Job Decades In The Making

John Robbins Fell In Love With The Area As A Teenager — Now He Aims To Show Others The Allure Of Luray

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Posted: January 16, 2013

John Robbins, the new president of the Luray-Page Chamber of Commerce, hopes to bring both visitors and new business to Luray and Page County. He acknowledges the region faces challenges, not the least of which is high unemployment, but he remains optimistic on the Luray area’s future. “There’s a lot of potential here and a there’s a lot going on,” he says. Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R.
John Robbins at work in his Luray office earlier this week. He has worked in grant and proposal writing and most recently ran a website for the National Rifle Association about hunting, one of his pastimes. Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R.

LURAY — In a sense, John Robbins has been training for his new job for more than four decades.

Robbins, the recently installed president of the Luray-Page Chamber of Commerce, first went...



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