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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%

 

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  • Wing Fling Sponsor We are excited to sponsor Wing Fling again this year and are happy to have Buffalo Wild Wings, Domino's and Zaxby's as our food vendors.  Lisa Grishaw, American National Bank…





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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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  • Marketing On A Budget, Do It Yourself Video Techniques -
    jereThursday, 24 July 2014
    7/24/2014 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Video is an extremely powerful tool and if you are not utilizing it in some way you should be.  Professional video production is essential for marketing but there are some do-it-yourself tricks to use when your budget is tight.  Join us as LaShonda Delivuk, Producer/Owner of Life Focus Pictures reviews helpful tricks of the trade to help improve what you’re already doing on your own as well as teaching you how to get started creating video content for the web.  No equipment necessary but be sure to bring something with you to take notes. There is no cost for Lynchburg Chamber members, $10 General admission.  Lunch will be provided.  Registration is closed. You are welcome to contact the Chamber at (434) 845-5966, or info@lynchburgchamber.org to have your name placed on a waiting list pending any cancellations.   
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  • Bufffalo Wild Wings Ribbon Cutting -
    jereThursday, 24 July 2014
    7/24/2014 11:00 AM, After a complete new interior renovation in just 10 days, Buffalo Wild Wings will re-open on July 24.  Join with the Lynchburg Regional Chamber in celebrating the re-opening and the restaurant's new look with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m.  The first 100 customers on July 24 will receive free wings for a year!
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  • Stars & Stripes Bingo -
    jereFriday, 25 July 2014
    7/25/2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Come play bingo and celebrate the red, white and blue! Win prizes and enjoy refreshments. RSVP by calling 434-385-5102.
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  • Wildcat Theatre Conservatory -
    jereMonday, 28 July 2014
    7/28/2014 8:30 AM - 8/9/2014 4:00 PM, Randolph Colleges WildCat Theatre Conservatory focuses on using theatre to develop life skills for children of all ages. By bringing in theatre professionals who are also educators, we provide top-level arts instruction to students who are seriously considering further study in theatre, while at the same time, providing an environment where all students, regardless of where life takes them, will develop their creativity, teamwork, focus, and ability to communicate. Dates: July 28-August 9, 2014 (M-F, M-F, Saturday showcase)?9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily?Showcase: Saturday, August 9 @ 10 a.m. Cost is for one camper for one session. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your child's place in class. Early Bird Registration (through May 1) - $350 Standard Registration (after May 1) - $375
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  • “Who’s Next? Leadership Succession and Family -
    jereTuesday, 29 July 2014
    7/29/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Who should attend? Business Owners, Financial Advisors, and HR Professionals Family owned businesses represent more than 90 percent of all businesses in the U.S.; however, only 3 percent make it into the fourth generation and beyond. Why is that? Succession planning is an operational imperative and in many cases viewed as a difficult conversation. Become proactive and ensure a legacy and continuity of a business that thrives and grows into future generations. Topics will include: • Maintaining family relationships while preparing for succession utilizing processes over personalities • Identifying the appropriate successors • Ensuring readiness of successors Cost: $99 Register by emailing Gloria.Witt@define-success.com on or before 5 p.m. on June 26.
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  • Open House featuring "First Impressions Workshop" -
    jereWednesday, 30 July 2014
    7/30/2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 AM, Open House - featuring tours of the campus, information on career training provided, and lunch/refreshments provided. Workshop 10:15am - 11:00am - includes self-help tools to improve your professional immage and confidence for a succcessful jo search - featured speaker: Lloyd Deloatch, Workforce Development Instructor
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  • HR for Nonprofits: Best Practices that Work -
    jereThursday, 07 August 2014
    8/7/2014 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Research on high performance work systems (HPWS) has demonstrated that good Human Resource Management (HRM) practices can have a direct impact on organizational performance and critical employee outcomes, such as employee engagement and turnover. This session will introduce participants to this strategic HRM framework. Drawing on a seven-state study of small nonprofit organizations, participants will examine which HRM practices had the most significant impact. The session will also focus on highlighting best practices that emerged from case studies of the top 16 nonprofits (highest performers). Participants will leave the class with tools to help improve HR practices. This workshop is co-sponsored by Council of United Way Agencies. their organization.
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  • Business at Breakfast Speed Networking presented by The Summit Retirement Community -
    jereWednesday, 13 August 2014
    8/13/2014 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM, By members' requests, we are once again offering speed networking during our August 13 Business at Breakfast. You'll have two-three minutes to give a presentation on your business at your table and then you'll get to move to different tables and give it again. You'll make lots of great new contacts and have the opportunity to develop new business. Come with plenty of business cards! Cost includes breakfast and is $17 for Chamber members; $27 for general admission. RSVP is required by August 11. Call (434) 845-5966, email info@lynchburgchamber.org or register online.    
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  • American National University Job Fair, Career Expo & Networking Event -
    jereWednesday, 13 August 2014
    8/13/2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Job Fair and Career Expo and Networking Event on August 13th, 2014, from 11:00am – 1:00pm. This will be a great opportunity to network with area businesses, agencies and work with job applicants. Registration is FREE. Tables and chairs will be provided for set up. Businesses please pre-register by July 31st by emailing seanastasio@an.edu or calling (434)239-3500. Lunch will be provided by Dave’s Dawgs. This event will be open to the public. Veteran's welcome! Feel free to contact us with any questions. We hope you can join us on August 13th!
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