Interested in hearing real-life stories of the highlights and challenges of franchise ownership? Join the Virginia Franchise Forum on September 17 from 5:30-7:00pm at The Westwood Club for an interactive panel discussion moderated by Tom Lawrence and featuring some of RVA’s most well-known franchise owners: Mark Smith (Midas Mufflers), Mort Mumma (Batteries Plus Bulbs), and Bill Sroka (FASTSIGNS). Cost is $25 per person (includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar). To register call (804) 783-9314.