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HEATH BARRET EARNS SALES AWARD: Lifetime Sales Achievement Award recognizes chamber of commerce sales
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) has awarded Heath Barret of the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance with the Dana Ketterling Lifetime Sales Achievement Award. The award recognizes career sales achievement, with awards based on the total number or total dollar amount of chamber membership sales. Barret earned recognition in the Bronze category for achieving 500 transactions or $175,000 in sales in chamber memberships throughout his career. “Membership sales
(Lynchburg, VA) – On June 1, 2022, both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly delivered the agreed to 2023-2024 Biennium Budget to Governor Glen Youngkin. Included in the budget was the $25 million member request from State Senator Steve Newman (R-Lynchburg) to defease the remaining bonds on the Central Virginia Training Center. "I am pleased that the General Assembly chose to include $25 million in the state budget to fully defease all outstanding bonds at CVTC,” said Senator Newman. “Our local
On May 20th, Campbell County Schools celebrated the Class of 2022 graduates who are directly entering the workforce as a result of their education, training, and experience as Career and Technical Education (CTE) students with a Signing Day Event at the Campbell County Technical Center. "No matter your educational track, one thing is certain, it's all about finding a career you love," says Principal Jon Hardie. "Our CTE students have had a chance to explore and develop their unique talents and our CTE
The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance will be observing National Economic Development Week, from May 9th – 13th, 2022 to recognize the positive contributions of member businesses & partnerships, and explain the role of economic development in our community, including the mission of:Partnering with local economic development agencies, or EDAs, providing local data to guide decisions, exploring grants to continue industrial site development, and the creation of new jobs and investments.Advocating for
Unveiling of the Central Virginia Training Center Master Redevelopment Plan to Amherst County Board of Supervisors
Lynchburg, VA) – Yesterday, Tuesday, April 5, the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization, and HDR, a community planning partner, unveiled the master redevelopment plan for the Central Virginia Training Center (CVTC) site at the Amherst County Board of Supervisors meeting in Amherst, VA. The CVTC Master Redevelopment Plan will be a catalyst for connecting the twin communities of Madison Heights in Amherst County and the City of
What: On the morning of April 13, the Lynchburg Regional Alliance will host Pancakes & Politics Legislative Wrap–Up Breakfast presented by the University of Lynchburg. This is the second in a biannual duo of events, both of which give members of the business community and the general public throughout the Lynchburg region the opportunity to hear from their elected representatives as they share their thoughts on the 2022 General Assembly Session and any expected impacts the region may face, followed by an
(Lynchburg, VA)- On Thursday, March 24, 2022, the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance will host its second annual Inclusion Summit presented by Liberty University. The summit will assist attendees in creating action steps for moving towards a more inclusive and equitable work culture. Executive leadership, business resource group members, human resources partners, diversity, equity, & inclusion (DE&I) practitioners, and employers wanting to advance their understanding of topics related to DE&I should
Lynchburg, VA)- The Work Healthy Coalition of the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health, will be hosting an Employer Vaccination and Booster Clinic next Friday, March 11, from 8 to 11 a.m. The event is open to Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance members, regional employees, and their families, and the general public. While appointments are preferred, walk-in patients are also welcome. You must be 5 years of age or older in order to receive a vaccine.
(Lynchburg, VA)- The Small Business Development Center – Lynchburg Region is excited to welcome Jawansa Hall. Jawansa Hall comes to the SBDC with over 16 years of creative experience in design, branding, and marketing. Having worked with some of Lynchburg’s top marketing agencies, Jawansa later established his own creative firm known as Blackwater Branding. His innovative but practical application for building brands and brand identities has gained him awards for Best Marketing Agency, Best Graphic
(Lynchburg, VA)- The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance is proud to announce it has been awarded a Project Support Fund grant by the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission in the amount of $17,000. The grant was awarded for a feasibility study for a small-scale manufacturing incubator at Virginia Technical Institute (VTI) located in Altavista. VTI is a NCCER certified training facility, and they currently provide training for occupations such as electricians, welders, plumbers, industrial maintenance
LYNCHBURG, VA- This Thursday, February 3, a new medical cannabis dispensary is opening in Lynchburg. RISE Medical Cannabis Dispensary, located at 1110 Campbell Avenue, will host a ribbon cutting with the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance beginning at 11 a.m. The event will feature remarks from RISE and the Alliance followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony and a quick photo session. Afterwards, RISE will host tours of the facility from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. This is the only time anyone will be allowed to
(Lynchburg, VA) - Yesterday, January 24, Old Dominion University released their seventh annual State of the Commonwealth Report. The report provides an overview of economic health for the Commonwealth as a whole and the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) that make up its bulk, including the Lynchburg MSA, which includes the City of Lynchburg, Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell Counties, and the Towns of Altavista, Appomattox, Bedford, Brookneal, and the Village of Rustburg. The report provides a
(Lynchburg, VA)- The Alliance is pleased to announce the hiring of Barry Butler as Director of Government Relations. Barry Butler comes to the Alliance with over 20 years of political, legislative and lobbying experience, having worked on over 15 congressional, state legislative, and national campaigns in Virginia, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Florida, and elsewhere across the United States. Additionally, Barry has represented numerous nonprofit organizations within the private sector, including serving as
LYNCHBURG, VA- The annual Pancakes & Politics Legislative Outlook Breakfast, hosted by Liberty University’s Center for Law and Government, will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, December 7, 2021,at the university’s Hancock Welcome Center.At this event, guests will have the opportunity to hear from elected legislators representing the Lynchburg region at the state level regarding how the 2022 General Legislative Session will have an impact on the region’s businesses and community.
LYNCHBURG, VA- The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and Young Professionals of Central Virginia hosted its third annual Level Up Young Professionals Summit on Tuesday, November 16 on the campus of the University of Lynchburg. At the event, five outstanding young professionals were recognized for their professional and personal accomplishments. Each award winner was nominated by a peer and reviewed by Young Professional of Central Virginia Executive Committee members and staff. The 2021 class is as
LYNCHBURG, VA- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance with its designation of “Accredited with 5 Stars,” the highest level of accreditation possible in the chamber industry. This is the fourth consecutive time the Alliance achieved the highest level of accreditation, validating the organization’s longstanding commitment to excellence on behalf of regional businesses and economic development and implementation of sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and
Alliance to Host 7th Annual Economic Summit Darin Mellott of CBRE to give keynote address on 2022 ec
LYNCHBURG, VA- The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance will host the 7th Annual Economic Summit, sponsored by BWX Technologies, the premier business and economic event of the year, on the morning of Friday, December 10, from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Alliance headquarters. The event will feature expert speaker, Darin Mellott, on our region and nation’s economic health and vitality as well as an economic outlook for 2022. Mr. Darin Mellott, the Americas Director of Research at CBRE, a Dallas-based company
LYNCHBURG, VA- The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance is pleased to announce five new inductees into the 2021 Business Hall of Fame. Launched in 2018, the Business Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have substantially impacted our community across the Lynchburg region through a lifetime of business excellence, service, and personal achievement. These business professionals are recognizable as industry leaders, remarkable local innovators, and trail blazers and were selected from a pool of excellent