DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Averett University will host the first annual “Cougar Business Festival” on Friday during move-in day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside Jordan Commons on Averett’s campus.

The Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness and Averett are excited to bring the University and the community together by giving local businesses a chance to welcome new students into Danville by giving them an opportunity to see what Danville has to offer.

Sixty-five businesses from the Danville area will be on-hand to showcase their goods and services to new students and their families.

Every business will have giveaways including food samples, gift cards, coupons, dental products, free haircuts, auto care products and more. There will also be a DJ with food as well.