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Friday, January 11, 2019
Supply Resources and Lynchburg Public Warehouseare pleased to announce their expansion in the Lynchburg area market, with the acquisition of the Veritiv/xpedx (formerly Dillard Paper) distribution center in Lynchburg VA. SRI and LPW are under the common ownership of Rick Barker and are headquartered in Danville VA. Supply Resources, is a packaging design, sourcing and distribution company serving ...read more
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
NASHVILLE, TN, Jan. 9, 2019 – Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq/NGS: PNFP) today announced it will release its fourth quarter 2018 financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, after the stock market closes. It will also host a live webcast on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 8:30 a.m. CST to review its financial results, business outlook for the firm and other matters. The fourth quarter 2018 ...read more
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
Lynchburg, Virginia, January 10, 2019 ...At a recent Board of Directors meeting of Bank of the James, Kathy Lifsey was promoted to Vice President and Compliance Officer.    Mrs. Lifsey joined Bank of the James in March 2005.  She was previously associated with Central Fidelity Bank/Wachovia and has a combined total of 30 years of banking experience in retail, mortgage, credit and compliance.  ...read more
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Friday, January 04, 2019
View full story in the News & Advance. Former Richmond-area Congressman Dave Brat was announced on Wednesday as dean of Liberty University’s School of Business. He assumed the position the same day. Brat, an ally of President Donald Trump, like Liberty President Jerry Falwell Jr., lost his re-election bid in November to Abigail Spanberger, flipping Virginia’s 7th District from Republican to ...read more
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Friday, January 04, 2019
Join Central Virginia as we celebrate 50 years of helping our community overcome addiction, treat mental illness and care for those with intellectual disabilities. This evening will honor all of those who have dedicated their lives to helping those in need, and those who have fought to overcome their illness. During the gala you and your friends will experience true elegence. This black tie affair ...read more
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Thursday, January 03, 2019
View full story in The News & Advance. Lynchburg Police Department Capt. Ken R. Edwards was promoted to Deputy Chief Thursday, formally rounding out the department’s senior command staff after former Police Chief Raul Diaz resigned in August. Current Police Chief Ryan Zuidema, who preceded Edwards as deputy chief, made the announcement Friday at the department’s swearing-in ceremony for new ...read more
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Thursday, January 03, 2019
View full story in The News & Advance. With new routes being implemented Monday, the Greater Lynchburg Transit Company will offer a fare free week Dec. 17 through Dec. 22 to help riders with the transition. Route changes range from time updates to adding bi-directional service and incorporating new stops.An updated Riders Guide with maps and schedules is available at the Kemper Street Transfer ...read more
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Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Michael Patch of Property One Photography, LLC joins prestigious group as a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP)   Lynchburg, VA, December 20, 2018 – Michael Patch, CPP of Property One Photography, LLC in Lynchburg, VA has earned the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation from Professional Photographers of America (PPA).   Michael earned this designation after completing an ...read more
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Wednesday, December 05, 2018
View full story in The News & Advance. In a little over a month, Virginia legislators will come together in Richmond to discuss bills on health care, transportation and broadband when the Virginia General Assembly convenes Jan. 9 in Richmond. About 75 business, education and nonprofit leaders heard directly from Sen. Mark Peake, R-Lynchburg; Sen. Steve Newman, R-Bedford County; and Del. Scott ...read more
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Friday, November 02, 2018
View story in The News & Advance.......The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance has created a new Hall of Fame to recognize the dynamic and distinguished men and women who have impacted Lynchburg and the surrounding region with their business and civic engagement. The inaugural class will be inducted this Saturday. “The concept came from wanting to preserve the roles that individuals, businesses ...read more
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Friday, October 26, 2018
See full story at ABC13 WSET.... LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance is launching the area's first Business Hall of Fame and Liberty's founder and president are among the first inductees. The Hall of Fame will honor leaders who have impacted the region's business, industry, and the community. Jerry Falwell, Sr. and Jerry Falwell, Jr. will join leaders like A. C. ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance was pleased to host the 2nd Annual Salute to Manufacturing breakfast presented by First Piedmont Waste Solutions and to kick off manufacturing month.  The keynote speaker was Leila Aridi Afas of Toyota Motor North America. Delegate Scott Garrett was also in attendance. The Lynchburg region has some incredible advantages—unparalleled resources and an ...read more
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
The Virginia Small Business Development Center which serves the City of Lynchburg and Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell Counties has relocated from the campus of CVCC to a new host organization, the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance.  The SBDC – Lynchburg Region is a free, confidential business advising service open to all small businesses in the region. Committed to providing small ...read more
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Monday, July 30, 2018
Alexandria, Va. (July 26, 2018) — Christine Kennedy, IOM, CPC, ELI-MP, Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance COO and Executive Vice President, has been designated as a Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). Alexandria, Virginia-based ACCE is an association of more than 7,500 chamber of commerce professionals, and 1,300 chambers of commerce, ...read more
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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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