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EnergySure coalition releases statement on the FERC’s Final Environmental Report for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

July 24th, 2017

EnergySure coalition releases statement on the FERC’s Final Environmental Report for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline The following is a joint statement on behalf of the EnergySure coalition by Barry DuVal, President & CEO, Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and Dennis Martire, Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager, Laborers’ International Union of North America, on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s […]

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FRANK TAMBERRINO INSTALLED AS PRESIDENT OF THE VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES (VACCE)

June 16th, 2017

LYNCHBURG — Frank Tamberrino, President & CEO of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce was installed as the President of the Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (VACCE) on Friday, June 16 during the VACCE Annual Meeting in Lynchburg.  Receiving the gavel from outgoing president, Christine Kennedy, Mr. Tamberrino will serve as president for the 2017-18 […]

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THE VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EXECUTIVES (VACCE) ANNOUNCES 2017 OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD MEMBERS

June 16th, 2017

LYNCHBURG – The Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives today announced its 2017 officers and new directors at their Annual Meeting. The 2017 Board officers include the following: President, Frank Tamberrino, President & CEO, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber; Vice President – Programs, Susan Spears, President, Fredericksburg Regional Chamber; Vice President – At Large, Mark Ingrao, President […]

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ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS CHAMBER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RECEIVES EXCELLENCE AWARD

June 16th, 2017

LYNCHBURG – Teresa Hammond, Executive Director of the Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce, was selected as “Chamber Executive of the Year” by the Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives at their annual meeting held June 15-16 in Lynchburg. The Executive of the Year award recognizes outstanding performance in the field of Chamber of Commerce […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Del. Margaret Ransone as Champion of Regulatory Reform

June 1st, 2017

RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce recognized Delegate Margaret Ransone with the Champion of Regulatory Reform award for the third year in a row, for her continued leadership in preventing harmful effects of regulations from hurting businesses. The award was presented at the Chamber’s 93rd annual dinner along with the release of the Chamber’s […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce Releases 2017 Legislative Report Card

May 11th, 2017

RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce today released its 2017 Legislative Report Card, which grades legislators based on their support of pro-business policies during the 2017 legislative session. The Legislative Report Card recognizes legislators for their support for the principles and initiatives outlined in the Chamber’s long-term jobs plan for growth, Blueprint Virginia. A […]

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Virginia Chamber Unveils 22nd Annual List of Virginia’s Fastest Growing Companies – the Fantastic 50

April 27th, 2017

Chantilly – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce celebrated fifty of the fastest growing Virginia companies at the twenty second annual “Virginia’s Fantastic 50 Awards Banquet” on April 27 at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly. More than 400 attendees participated in the banquet to recognize the companies for their success. “We know that companies will grow […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Executive Board Members

January 26th, 2017

RICHMOND — The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has welcomed five new members to its executive committee for 2017. Brief bios of the new executive committee members are available below. A full list of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Executive Committee members is available at https://www.vachamber.com/about/board-of-directors-and-leadership/ Bill Aden – Vice Chair – Southwest […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce announces partnership with the Virginia Council of CEOs

January 25th, 2017

RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce announced today a formal partnership with the Virginia Council of CEOs. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce is the largest business association in Virginia, with more than 26,000 member companies. The Virginia Council of CEOs is a non-profit association founded in 2000 to connect CEOs for peer mentoring and […]

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Dennis Treacy Elected Chairman of Virginia Chamber of Commerce

January 25th, 2017

RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce elected Dennis Treacy, president of the Smithfield Foundation, to serve as chairman of the board of directors at the Chamber’s annual meeting January 25 in Richmond. Treacy served as first vice chair of the board in 2016. He succeeds 2016 Chairman Tom Palmer, senior vice president and regional […]

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