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Virginia Chamber Foundation and Virginia Department of Veterans Services Announce “HIRE VETS NOW” Initiative

February 20th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2018  Virginia Chamber of Commerce Contact: Samantha Quig Email: s.quig@vachamber.com Phone: 804-237-1457 Virginia Department of Veterans Services Contact: Jeb Hockman Email: Jeb.Hockman@dvs.virginia.gov Phone: 804-482-8497 VIRGINIA CHAMBER FOUNDATION AND VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS SERVICES ANNOUNCE  “HIRE VETS NOW” INITIATIVE Events on Military Installations to Connect Transitioning Service Members and Veterans with Virginia Businesses […]

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Suzy Kelly Elected Chair of Virginia Chamber of Commerce

January 24th, 2018

RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce elected Suzy Kelly, CEO of Jo-Kell Inc., to serve as chair of the board of directors at the Chamber’s annual meeting January 24 in Richmond. Kelly has been a member of the Chamber Board since 2009 and a member of the Executive Committee of the Board since 2010. […]

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Virginia Chamber Statement On 2017 Forbes Rankings

November 29th, 2017

RICHMOND, VA –Virginia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barry DuVal today released the following statement on the 2017 Forbes Best States for Business rankings. Forbes has ranked Virginia as #5 in the country for business, up one spot from last year, yet Virginia remains in the bottom half in two important factors: economic climate […]

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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** VA Chamber To Co-Host 69th Annual Virginia Conference On World Trade

October 12th, 2017

RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Chamber, in partnership with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership-International Trade, The Virginia Manufacturers Association, and the Virginia Maritime Association, will host the 69th Annual Conference on World Trade next Tuesday, October 17 through Wednesday October 18, 2017 in Williamsburg, VA. Virginia’s economy is increasingly tied to exports, which contribute to […]

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VA Chamber Members Awarded For Commitment to Hiring Veterans At 2017 Virginia Workforce Conference

September 29th, 2017

VA Chamber Members Awarded For Commitment to Hiring Veterans At 2017 Virginia Workforce Conference  RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize its members who were awarded with V3 Awards at today’s 2017 Virginia Workforce Conference for their ongoing commitment to creating and increasing employment opportunities for Veterans in Virginia. With […]

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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** VA Chamber To Host Virginia Workforce Conference, Governor McAuliffe To Keynote

September 20th, 2017

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE              September 20, 2017   ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** VA Chamber To Host Virginia Workforce Conference, Governor McAuliffe To Keynote RICHMOND, VA – On Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 9:00AM- 2:00PM the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, Virginia Society of Human Resource Managers (VASHRM), Greater Richmond SHRM […]

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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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