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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6/20/17 U.S. Chamber Awards The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce With Accredited Status Bedford, VA: The United States Chamber of Commerce awarded the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accredited status for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. “Accreditation validates a chamber as having programs that ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article, Chamber
Monday, June 19, 2017
The Art of Resistance Bedford Art is at its most powerful when the creative process intersects times of intense social conflict or cultural divide. Artists seek to find a voice to express the emotional depth of an issue so that truth and clarity can emerge. Sometimes that voice is an angry clarion call to wake people from their slumber or their apathy. Sometimes that voice is prophetic and ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News, Human Interest
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
June 13, 2017 FOR MORE INFO CONTACT: Olivia Beavon, obeavon@bedfordareachamber.com , 540.586.9401 ext 201 This Year’s Expo Theme Announced! We are so excited to announce that this year's Expo theme will be Adventures in Business: Expanding Your Boundaries . 2017 is a big year for our Chamber! We have made changes to our calendar of events and have re-focused on our mission of helping ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Monday, June 12, 2017
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan Irvin, mirvin@hodgespart.com, 804-788-1414 Kelsey Leavey, kleavey@hodgespart.com, 804-788-1414 Beale’s To Open June 24 in Bedford The brewery is the first for the town of Bedford BEDFORD, Va. (June 9, 2017) – There’s treasure in store for Bedford. Beale’s, the first brewery in the town of Bedford, announced today that it will open its ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, June 08, 2017
One Way Out – Ribbon Cutting: May 10, 2017 – 4:00 PM One Way Out is a real-life escape room in Lynchburg, VA. They offer fun and exciting activities that "lock" guests in a room with only one way out-- discover the clues, solve the puzzles, and work together as a team to escape the room in under 60 minutes. Friends, family, co-workers, and even strangers get to work together ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Liberty Landscape Supply – Ribbon Cutting: April 21, 2017 – 3:30 PM Liberty Landscape Supply is your premier outdoor living center. They provide mulch, stone, sand, plants, hardscape and more. Stop by for all your outdoor planting needs and visit their gift shop. Bill Moss with Foster Fuels, ambassador for the Chamber, welcomed Scott Elliott, co-owner of Liberty Landscape. Susan ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Servpro of Lynchburg – Ribbon Cutting: May 16, 2017 – Noon Servpro is a restoration company providing services to residential, insurance, & commercial customers. Services include cleanup of flood, fire, mold, bio hazard as well as carpet & duct cleaning. Bill Moss with Foster Fuels and ambassador for the chamber, welcomed everyone.
Categories: Member News, Community
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Winey Chicks – Ribbon Cutting: April 22, 2017 – 10:00 AM Winey Chicks is a local BOUTIQUE & Gift store that specializes in Women's Clothing, Handbags, Accessories, Home Decor & Gifts at affordable prices - Come visit their new expanded store and experience what is means to be a WINEY CHICK! Kathryn Lewis with Polished to Perfection, and an ambassador of the Chamber, ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Western Ways – Ribbon Cutting: April 28, 2017 – 3:00 PM Western Ways is your go to local store for all of your horse and rider needs and apparel! In addition they carry clothing, jewelry, home décor, accessories, and more! They also have Central Virginia’s largest selection of Western Boots and offer a large consignment selection of saddles, bridles, various other tack ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
NEWS RELEASE June 5, 2017 Contact: Ronald O. White V.P., Public & Member Relations Ron.White@sec.coop | (434) 645-3211 SEC Wins Awards at Annual Lineman’s Rodeo CREWE, Va –Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) employees competed in the Gaff-N-Go Lineman’s & Equipment Operator’s Rodeo at Meadow Event Park in Doswell May 19-20, bringing home top awards in several ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News
Monday, June 05, 2017
BANK OF THE JAMES FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. RANKED AMONG TOP 200 U.S. COMMUNITY BANKS BY AMERICAN BANKER MAGAZINE For Immediate Release LYNCHBURG, VA -- May 30, 2017 -- Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOTJ), parent holding company for Bank of the James, was recently ranked among the 200 top performing community bank holding companies, banks, and thrifts in the nation by American ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Member News, Press Release, Community
Thursday, May 25, 2017
WSLK Lake Radio has entered into a franchise agreement with Charm City Trivia. WSLK Lake Radio wants to help promote lake area businesses not just in terms of radio commercials or print ads, but, as a campaign we have launched "THE VOICE of Smith Mountain Lake" seeking ways to be more visible in the community and expanding the reach of our advertisers into untapped markets. For this ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Member News