Friday, Dec. 15, 2023
181 Kernstown Commons Blvd.
Winchester, VA 22602
9:45 a.m. – Reception
Enjoy coffee and cookies, engage in friendly conversations with colleagues, gather your Laurel Ridge holiday gift, and peruse samples of Laurel Ridge branded apparel, soon to be available for online purchase.
10:30 a.m. – Laurel Ridge Video
Recognizing new hires and retirees and celebrating all employees.
10:45 a.m. – Movie
Movie Option 1: STOP AND GO
Followed by a Q&A session and Meet and Greet with Mallory Everton, the co-writer, actor, and co-director of the film. Special thanks to The Office of Mike Cesnik at Edward Jones for generously sponsoring Mallory’s visit.
- About the Movie: Two sisters make a mad cross-country dash to save their grandma in STOP AND GO, a raucous road trip comedy. #StopAndGoMovie. Blake and Jamie’s big plans for the year come to a screeching halt when they are forced to rescue their grandma and her beloved dog from her nursing home. They embark on a hilarious cross-country race against time while contending with a deranged dog breeder, a highly inappropriate 9-year-old, and a clueless Romeo, all in the name of family. Directed by Mallory Everton and Stephen Meek. Starring Whitney Call and Mallory Everton.
- About Mallory Everton: She is a creator and performer from Portland, OR. In 2020 she co-wrote, co-starred, co-directed (and edited) her first feature film Stop and Go, a covid-era road trip comedy that premiered at the SXSW film festival in 2021. Prior to that she created 2 seasons of a web series called Freelancers, wrote and acted in 9 seasons of a sketch comedy show called Studio C which has over 1 billion views on YouTube, and starred in the viral Purple Mattress “Raw Egg Test” ad. More recently, she starred in the upcoming feature Villains Inc. alongside Colin Mochrie, which premiered at the Austin Film Festival in October of 2023.
- Watch the Trailer
Movie Option 2: WONKA
- Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, “Wonka” tells the wondrous story of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician, and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today.
- Watch the Trailer
During the movie, you will have the opportunity to order one complimentary meal and non-alcoholic beverage from a menu created for Laurel Ridge employees.