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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Conner Produce Co., Inc. has been selected for the 2018 Community Impact Appreciation Awards by Lynchburg Business magazine and will be featured in the October/November issue.
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance.   People receiving treatment through Horizon Behavioral Health will soon have a new tool to help keep them on track between appointments — a tool that can fit right in their pocket, on their cell phone. Horizon is currently working with staff from myStrength, an online behavioral health company, to provide Horizon clients with access to the myStrength ...read more
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance. As Lynchburg City Schools sees an increase in students who need mental health services, the division has selected two agencies to provide therapeutic day treatment services for the upcoming school year. The school division chose Richmond-based National Counseling Group and Roanoke-based Family Insight, two organizations that have offices in Lynchburg, to ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, July 16, 2018
Alliance welcomes Chris Faraldi as the Director of Public Policy and Special Programming who comes to us after serving U.S. Senator Charles Grassley. Chris was the director of correspondence and led a team of seven legislative correspondents, along with three interns to ensure incoming and outgoing correspondence was managed efficiently.   He also provided administrative and technical support ...read more
Categories: General, Press Release, Member News
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Tracie Gallahan- New Senior Vice President, continuing her role as Mortgage Division Manager at First National Bank. Ms. Gallahan has 29 years of experience in banking, and joined First National in 2001 as a Mortgage Loan Originator. She has also worked as a branch manager before returning to the Mortgage Division. Ms. Gallahan is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers Association School of Bank ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
LYNCHBURG, VA and DENVER– Horizon Behavioral Health, the premier provider of mental health, substance use and intellectual disability services in Central Virginia and myStrength, Inc., an innovative leader in digital behavioral healthcare, have partnered to offer web and mobile behavioral healthcare solutions as part of Horizon’s continuum of care. Patients and employees of Horizon now have access ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, July 05, 2018
View full story in the News & Advance. Lynchburg will continue its new tradition of female leadership for two more years after City Council Monday selected Treney Tweedy as mayor and MaryJane Dolan as vice mayor for the 2018-2020 term. “I want to be inclusive of us growing as a city. I also want to continue the economic growth of our city and ensure that the businesses have the workforce that ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, July 05, 2018
The City of Lynchburg is pleased to announce that Kyna Thomas, CMC, Deputy Clerk was elected  as the 2nd Vice President of the Virginia Municipal Clerks Association (VMCA) for the 2018-2019 Year at its annual business meeting held in Norfolk, VA, May 19, 2018.  Kyna Thomas, CMC, has over ten years of municipal government experience, serving as an administrative leader and facility manager for the ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, July 05, 2018
View full story in The News & advance. Not every health issue can be solved with medicine or surgery — sometimes it’s structural. That’s why the Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine developed its first residency program with six collaborative partners and an emphasis on neuromusculoskeletal treatment. “As [osteopathic doctors] we really try to get to the functional deficit ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, July 05, 2018
LYNCHBURG, VA. — River Ridge eliminates the “Youth Escort Policy,” allowing teens to enjoy the mall on Friday and Saturday nights. The policy, created and enforced by a previous management company, was established in 2014. It prohibited teens, ages 18 and under, from visiting the mall after 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 21. ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, July 05, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance.   The Lynchburg College name is no more. After 99 years under the LC banner, the name was officially changed to the University of Lynchburg on Sunday with a celebratory event on Monday to unveil a new sign for the school. “Last week, we were a university that called itself a college. This week, we’re still a university, but we now hereby call ourselves ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Member One FCU announced today the appointment of Terry Maddox to Vice President, Regional Manager for the Lynchburg Region.   Maddox began her career with Member One in 1998. She led the Timberlake retail center and helped open the Lakeside Crossing and Forest locations. Through her strong leadership, she has grown the Lynchburg Member One retail centers with tremendous success.   “This new ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance.   From the outside looking in, the events that are part of high school athletics could be perceived as “just a game.” But the family, friends, coaches, school officials and student-athletes involved in those events understand high school sports mean much more than final scores or records. High school sports are “just a game,” said Abe Loper, of ...read more
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance. Nine middle school students got a crash course in coding at Central Virginia Community College this week by developing their own virtual reality video games for mobile devices. The students, age 10-13, spent the week sharpening their coding skills and learning how to build games they can play on their mobile phones with a cardboard virtual reality ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Several years ago, Don and Zina Cornwell, decided to take their combined experience of over thirty years in the hearing industry and relocate from Florida to the Southwestern region of Virginia and started Soundz Hearing Centers.   They believe people deserve to hear their loved ones with the best technology available at the best prices while at the same time receiving excellent service.   Their ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance.   Miss Arlington Emili McPhail was crowned Miss Virginia 2018 on Saturday night before a crowd of hundreds at Liberty University’s Center for Music & Worship. She was awarded a $20,000 scholarship and will travel to Atlantic City in September to compete in the Miss America Pageant. McPhail - who graduated in May from Hollins University, where she ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Bedford Community Health Center will be hosting an Open House on June 29, 2018 from 3:00pm-5:00pm in celebration of a renovated and expanded office. Bedford Community Health Center is a division of Johnson Health Center located at 582 Blue Ridge Ave. Bedford, VA 24523.   Construction began in February to expand the Bedford office to accommodate the growing patient population; the Bedford office ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
View full story in the News & Advance.   Thumbs up to a partnership between the U.S. Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) and Liberty University on the launch of a program to help high school students taking part in JROTC classes obtain flight training from the school. The participants range in age from 16 to 18; they’ll take part in LU’s private pilot certificate program ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
Join with CloudFit Software, the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and Opportunity Lynchburg in celebrating the opening of CloudFit Software’s Global Command and Development Center Headquarters in Lynchburg, VA.  CloudFit Software has located their global Command and Development Center in Lynchburg with the help of Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and Opportunity Lynchburg.  CloudFit ...read more
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
View full story in the News & Advance. After tuition, textbook costs remain a staggering expense for many college students. That’s why Central Virginia Community College is trying to draw those costs down by introducing open educational resources — free online textbooks — into the curriculum. “We want to remove barriers for our students, and one of them is the cost of books,” said Muriel ...read more
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
(LYNCHBURG, Va. – June 20, 2018) – BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) (“BWXT” or the “Company”) is expanding its longstanding relationship with Ontario Power Generation (OPG), whose wholly owned subsidiary Canadian Nuclear Partners (CNP) plans to provide irradiation services to support BWXT’s new medical isotope manufacturing technology for molybdenum-99.  Earlier this year, BWXT announced that ...read more
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Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Lynchburg took center stage in the featured article “What America Can Learn from Lynchburg, Virginia” written by Ron Starner, Executive VP of Conway, Inc. and a writer for Site Selection Magazine.  After Starner’s visit to the Region, he discussed Lynchburg as a role model for successful economic growth. Contributing high tech manufacturing firms BWX Technologies and Framatome put our region as ...read more
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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
The Alliance is excited about our new Inside Lynchburg Region magazine that showcases the Lynchburg Region. A BIG thank you to our advertising partners that made the publication happen. Copies are available at the Alliance. The new digital magazine is featured online and the website will be ready soon. Contact Ruth Martineau if you are interested in an online ad.View here for debut of magazine.
Categories: Member News, General, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
View editorials in The News & Advance... Small businesses are the engine of our economy in the Lynchburg region. There are many positive impacts of small business on our regional economy: Small businesses are more likely to utilize other local businesses such as banks, service providers, and farms; for every $100 you spend at small businesses, $68 will stay in the community; and more than half ...read more
Categories: General, Member News
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The Alliance is here for the Lynchburg Regional Business Community. If a business was impacted from Sunday’s storms and are without power or WIFI this week we have extra offices, large conference space with tables and chairs for businesses. Our doors are open and your business is our business and we have the resources to help your keep your business up and running. The Alliance has coffee and a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
View story in The News & Advance...Just a few months after visiting Lynchburg to answer questions about politics, education and the economy ahead of the General Assembly, Virginia legislators returned to the Hill City to give their thoughts on the most recent session. Sen. Steve Newman, R-Bedford County; Sen. Mark Peake, R-Lynchburg; Del. Scott Garrett, R-Lynchburg; and Del. Ben Cline, ...read more
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