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Cost of Living Index for the first quarter showed Housing in the Lynchburg MSA the lowest in the state at 83.8%

 

Member Testimonials

  • 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

  • Business After Hours hosted by La Quinta Inn & Suites -
    jereThursday, 04 September 2014
    9/4/2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Please join fellow business professionals for networking, hors d’oeuvres, beverages and tours at one of Lynchburg’s newest hotels.  Admission is FREE for Lynchburg Chamber members;...
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  • Lynchburg Regional Chamber's Costa Rica Trip Information Session -
    jereTuesday, 09 September 2014
    9/9/2014 5:30 PM, Come learn all about our exciting trip in February, 2015 to Costa Rica and its beautiful beaches, forests and mountains! There will also be plenty of opportunities...
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  • Internship Match-Up -
    jereWednesday, 17 September 2014
    9/17/2014 10:00 AM - 9/17/2013 2:00 PM, Promote your organization with students from Lynchburg College, Randolph College and Sweet Briar College seeking internship opportunities.  Come.  Meet.  Connect.  No cost to...
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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...
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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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  • Leadership Lynchburg - From Manager to Leader -
    jereWednesday, 27 August 2014
    8/27/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, From Manager to Leader - (Facilitator - Christine Kennedy) - Wednesday, August 27, 8:00am-12:00pm, $145 RM 5118 or Friday, October 3, 8:00am-12:00pm, $145 RM 5118 - In this course, first time managers and supervisors will learn the skills necessary to lead self and teams and not just manage projects. Taking the core values taught in Leadership Lynchburg, this proven curriculum will help attendees think about their influence, ability to lead and provide foundational practices to employ daily to lead effectively. Attendees will walk away with a greater understanding of the need for personal growth as a leader, the power of influence and how to positively impact the workplace. Additionally, using principles from several well-known leadership books, managers will create a personal action plan to begin their journey from manager to leader.
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  • Fun in the Sun Bingo -
    jereFriday, 29 August 2014
    8/29/2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Come play bingo and celebrate summer! Win prizes and enjoy refreshments. RSVP by calling 434-385-5102.
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  • Business After Hours hosted by La Quinta Inn & Suites -
    jereThursday, 04 September 2014
    9/4/2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Please join fellow business professionals for networking, hors d’oeuvres, beverages and tours at one of Lynchburg’s newest hotels.  Admission is FREE for Lynchburg Chamber members; $10 general admission and includes two drink tickets.   Remember to bring plenty of business cards!   The evening's door prizes courtesy of La Quinta include:  - Shenandoah Valley Escape at the historic Mimslyn Inn in Luray, VA.  - Sweet Escape at the Staybridge Suites Harrisburg, Hershey, PA - Safe Haven Escape at the Comfort Suites Southport, NC   Ribbon cutting will be held at 5:30 p.m.
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  • Lynchburg Regional Chamber's Costa Rica Trip Information Session -
    jereTuesday, 09 September 2014
    9/9/2014 5:30 PM, Come learn all about our exciting trip in February, 2015 to Costa Rica and its beautiful beaches, forests and mountains! There will also be plenty of opportunities for activities such as horseback riding, ziplining, snorkeling, and taking a dip in a natural hot spring pool! Travel representatives from our travel partner Travelbugs will be on hand to answer all your questions. There's no charge to attend this info session, but please RSVP to Denise Rowland at 434-845-5966 or by email at drowland@lynchburgchamber. org.
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  • The 103rd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art: "A Menagerie of Metaphors" Opening Reception -
    jereFriday, 12 September 2014
    9/12/2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, "A Menagerie of Metaphors" features artists who present a wide range of responses to the animal, including Jane Alexander, Louise Bourgeois, Nick Brandt, Walton Ford, Jenny Lynn McNutt, Jane Rosen and Kiki Smith. Exhibit on view through December 14th. Reception with cash bar and refreshments; free and open to the public.
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  • Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser -
    jereSaturday, 13 September 2014
    9/13/2014 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Join us for our first ever Cornhole Tournament to benefit Living Bread Ministries! Register your team here: www.livingbread.org/index.cfm?i=13886&mid=26&fid=11070 Registration is open to the first 32 teams who sign up and pay the $50 registration fee. **Note: Business Sponsorship are also available for $100. Contact us to sponsor a hole!** Teams will compete in a double elimination tournament for these cash prizes: 1st Place - $200 2nd Place - $150 3rd Place - $100 4th Place - $50 Come ready for an afternoon of fun as you toss for a cause! Proceeds will benefit church planting among the poor through the ministry of Living Bread. Many thanks to sponsor Life Focus Pictures. Visit www.livingbread.org for more information!
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  • Internship Match-Up -
    jereWednesday, 17 September 2014
    9/17/2014 10:00 AM - 9/17/2013 2:00 PM, Promote your organization with students from Lynchburg College, Randolph College and Sweet Briar College seeking internship opportunities.  Come.  Meet.  Connect.  No cost to employers. For additional information and to register, contact Maryam Brown at mbrown@randolphcollege.edu. Co-sponsored by the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce.
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  • SAFE Strides Runner/Walker Personal Safety Workshop -
    jereSaturday, 20 September 2014
    9/20/2014 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, As part of the S.A.F.E. Strides initiative, AREVA is planning a runner/walker personal safety workshop. A representative from the Lynchburg Police Department Crime Prevention office and certified martial arts instructors at International Karate Academy will lead the workshop. The event will take place on Saturday, September 20, from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. at International Karate Academy, 2820 Linkhorne Drive - Suite B, Lynchburg. There is no charge for admission but please contact International Karate Academy at 434-384-0513 (or email Intkarateacademy@aol.com) to register for the workshop by September 17.
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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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