Town of AppomattoxMany Appomattox businesses are attending workshops to prepare for sesquicentennial visitors. April 12th marks 150 years since the Civil War ended with a surrender at Appomattox Court House. Stephanie Keener, program specialist for the Region 2000 Small Business Development Center told WDBJ-7 the workshops will include tips on how to provide better customer service and reach tourist through social media. The workshops begins today and will be held every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. through March 12th.