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Through members SAVE®, we have provided YTD savings of $17,518 in prescription drug costs for our members with our Chamber Rx Card for 2014 .

 

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  • Wing Fling Sponsor We were excited to sponsor Wing Fling again this year! The crowd enjoyed our Money Machine, great food and music! Lisa Grishaw, American National Bank and Trust Company    





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Welcome to the Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce

The Lynchburg Regional Chamber is the region’s largest business association whose mission is to provide programs and services that strengthen member businesses and stimulate regional prosperity. Whether it's our strong advocacy efforts to protect free enterprise, the nationally award winning Leadership Lynchburg program, or the numerous networking and professional development opportunities we offer, the Lynchburg Regional Chamber has something for you.  We invite you to join, and participate because together, we accomplish more!  Learn how on this site!

 

Upcoming Chamber Events

More Chamber and member events coming soon…

  • Leadership Lynchburg Flagship Program 42
    jereTuesday, 01 July 2014
    7/1/2014 - 5/30/2015 ,
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  • Caregiver Training - Engaging Activities for Your Loved One with Memory Loss -
    jereTuesday, 23 September 2014
    9/23/2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, A person with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia doesn't have to give up the activities that he or she loves. In addition to enhancing quality of life, activities can reduce behaviors like wandering or agitation. Learn some activities specifically developed to stimulate the interest of your loved one with dementia. On-site care for your loved one is available during the program. We will be having an ice cream social and an activity for them. Limited accommodations, please RSVP to 434-385-5102.
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  • Managing Costs of the Affordable Care Act Workshop -
    jereTuesday, 23 September 2014
    9/23/2014 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Workshop sessions include: Bracing for the Affordable Care Act Compliance Toolkit:  Be Ready for 2014-16--Clay Craddock, ACA & Healthcare Benefits Specialist Enough!  Take Back Control of Group Health Benefits and Healthcare Funding--Chris Burnley, Chief Corporate Strategist Impacting Root Causes of Injuries and Illnesses with Work Life Health and Safety--Steven Mouzon, Director of Mid-State Wellness This workshop is co-hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Chamber and The Mid-State Group and is free and open to the public. Coffee/tea at 8 a.m. Please register by calling 434-845-5966 or emailing info@lynchburgchamber.org by Wednesday, September 20. 
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  • Managing Costs of the Affordable Care Act Workshop -
    jereTuesday, 23 September 2014
    9/23/2014 8:30 PM - 11:30 , Bracing for the Affordable Care Act Compliance Toolkit: Be Ready for 2014-16--Clay Craddock, ACA & Healthcare Benefits Specialist Enough! Take Back Control of Group Health Benefits and Healthcare Funding--Chris Burnley, Chief Corporate Strategist Impacting Root Causes of Injuries and Illnesses with Work Life Health and Safety--Steven Mouzon, Director of Mid-State Wellness This workshop is co-hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Chamber and The Mid-State Group and is free and open to the public. Coffee/tea at 8 a.m. Please register by calling 434-845-5966 or emailing info@lynchburgchamber.org by Wednesday, September 20.
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  • Steven Covey - Learn to Live the 7 Habits Seminar -
    jereWednesday, 24 September 2014
    9/24/2014 8:30 AM - 9/25/2014 4:30 PM, Participants will learn to apply timeless principles of effectiveness to improve interpersonal communication, take initiative, establish greater trust, strengthen relationships, increase influence, and balance key priorities – all these elements are at the heart of personnel, team, and organizational effectiveness. Facilitators are trained experts in Franklin Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® Signature Edition 4.0 program is based on the teachings of Dr. Stephen R. Covey. Attendees will receive: Participant Guide, 7 Habits Skill and Practice Cards, 7 x 7 Contract, and Talking Stick.
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  • Employment Law Webinars: The NLRB, EEOC, and the ACA -
    jereThursday, 25 September 2014
    9/25/2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore's 2014 Fall HR Webinar series will provide you with the most critical information on the topics that will impact your business the most. Each one-hour webinar starts at Noon, and each is approved for 1.0 HR credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Cost: $25 per webinar, or $40 for all three: 1. Thursday, September 25: What Employers Need to Know About the New NLRB 2. Thursday, October 16: The Future Has Arrived: What You Need To Do Now To Get Ready For Affordable Care Act Changes 3. Thursday, November 6: The EEOC & New Battlegrounds Register at www.gentrylocke.com/2014webinars. For more info, email glrm@gentrylocke.com.
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  • Women's Luncheon Series -
    jereThursday, 25 September 2014
    9/25/2014 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Speaker:  Jean Knaack, Executive Director Road Runners Club of America  Join us for this luncheon where you'll hear from successful business woman, Jean Knaack, who will share her tips and lessons learned on succeeding in business and how to maximize your networking potential all with the goal of mastering critical skills needed to prosper in work and in life!   Jean has served as the Executive Director of the Road Runners Club of America where since 2005, bringing over fifteen years of nonprofit management experience to the position. A mother of two she has worked with the RRCA and is a fitness advocate promoting running as healthy exercise and a competitive sport on a national scale. She served on the coordinating committee that developed the first National Physical Activity Plan for the United States. She has experience managing the financial operations of organizations ranging in size from $100,000 to $10 million. Jean has extensive skills in organizational and financial development, board and member relations, and program planning and implementation. She is an avid runner and has completed several marathons and countless road races and triathlons.    Cost is $22 for Chamber and Lynchburg Road Runner Club members and $32 general admission. Reservations are required by September 18. Complete the form below or call (434) 845-5966, email info@lynchburgchamber.org or registering online at http://www.lynchburgchamber.org/ Please remember that Chamber policy requires that reservations be billed unless cancelled 48 hours prior to event. Thanks to Lynchburg Road Runners for making Jean's appearance possible.  
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  • Johnny Appleseed Bingo -
    jereFriday, 26 September 2014
    9/26/2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Come play bingo and celebrate apples! Win prizes and enjoy refreshments. RSVP by calling 434-385-5102.
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  • Lynchburg Regional Chamber/Partners in Education Golf Tournament Presented by Liberty Ridge Health & Rehab -
    jereWednesday, 01 October 2014
    10/1/2014 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Reserve your foursome now for the Chamber/Partners in Education 2014 Fall Golf Tournament. Golfers will receive: Awards Dinner Golf Cart Beverages and Snacks Range Balls Prior to Tournament Prizes TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE 11:00 a.m. Check-in, Range Balls 12:15 p.m. Welcome 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start 6:00 p.m. Dinner Cost is $450 per foursome, $550 with hole sponsorship and $150 for a hole sponsorship without golf.  Support of this event enables the Chamber to fund its programs and services to strengthen our member businesses and stimulate regional prosperity. A portion of the proceeds from this tournament will support the Partners in Education program--a partnership between Lynchburg Regional Chamber and Lynchburg City Schools. To view registration form, visit here. For more information email Kaye Lewis or call 845-5968 ext. 16. For sponsorship opportunities, please email Mike Lewis at 845-5968, ext. 20. Thanks to our sponsors: Liberty Ridge Heath & Rehabilitation Center:  Presenting Sponsor Blue Ridge Beverage:  Beverage Sponsor Successful Innvocations:  Awards Dinner Sponsor
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  • 2014 Woods Rogers Labor & Employment Seminar Co-sponsored by the Lynchburg Regional Chamber -
    jereThursday, 02 October 2014
    10/2/2014 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Find Your Balance! Woods Rogers presents its 2014 Labor and Employment seminar in Lynchburg on Thursday, Oct. 2. Join our team of attorneys who will present case updates, and tips and strategies for managing the toughest labor and employment issues you’ll face this year and into 2015. Exclusive Offers: Early Bird: Use promo code EARLYB33 before August 15th to receive 10% off your registration. Rates go up on Aug. 16—the half day price will be $130 and full day price will be $230. Someone New: If you bring someone who hasn’t attended in the past FIVE years, we’ll give both of you 15% off your registration fees! Just send an email to seminars@woodsrogers.com before you register to get the code! Achieve balance in all aspects of human resources and see how your solutions start with Woods Rogers. Topics Include: Legal Update: Recent Case Decisions and Your HR Practices Your Balance Sheet and Wage & Hour Issues ACA is HERE! Take Care of Your Employees and Your Business At Face Value: Verifying Employment Eligibility with the I-9 and More Employee Theft and Fraud: It Impacts Your Business Office Romance Ahead: Walking the Tightrope Dealing with the Government is a High Wire Act. Do you Know if You’re Considered a Federal Contractor? Managing an Electronic Workplace: Business Interests vs. Employee Privacy View the topics and register online at www.woodsrogers.com/seminars. For more information, call (540) 983-7791.
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