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P.O. Box 643
Ruckersville, VA 22968
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434.906.4859

    Jan
    4
    Wed
    January Breakfast Meeting @ The Hills Grille @ Greene Hills Club
    Jan 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

    Greene Hills ClubPlease join us at Hills Grille at the Greene Hills Club for our January Breakfast and Networking Meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4th, 2017.

    Our topic for this month’s meeting will be “What you need to know about hiring employees under the age of 18”, presented by Mr. Timothy Watson from the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry.

     

    If you have business colleagues that would like to become a member of the Chamber, please feel free to pass this message along and help them start the New Year off with their first Chamber event!

    January Breakfast Meeting @ The Hills Grille @ Greene Hills Club
    Jan 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

    Greene Hills ClubPlease join us at Hills Grille at the Greene Hills Club for our January Breakfast and Networking Meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4th, 2017.

    Our topic for this month’s meeting will be “What you need to know about hiring employees under the age of 18”, presented by Mr. Timothy Watson from the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry.

     

    If you have business colleagues that would like to become a member of the Chamber, please feel free to pass this message along and help them start the New Year off with their first Chamber event!

    Feb
    1
    Wed
    February Networking Breakfast Meeting @ Blue Ridge Cafe
    Feb 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

    Join us at the Blue Ridge Cafe in Ruckersville, VA for the Chamber February networking breakfast.

    Our topic for this month’s meeting will be “We examine the typical cas flow cycle of a business and review how your bank can play a vital role in facilitating the successful conversion to free cash flow at the same time avoiding certain pitfalls”, presented by Ms. Donna Bennett, United Bank’s Treasury Management Partner. 

    Not a member, but interested in finding out more-contact our Executive Director, Shari Bedker at 434-939-4859, sbedker@greenecoc.org.

     

     

    Mar
    1
    Wed
    March Networking Breakfast Meeting @ Lafayette Inn & Restaurant
    Mar 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

     Join us at the Lafayette Inn & Restaurant in Stanardsville, VA for the Chambers March Networking breakfast.

    Our topic for this month’s meeting will be “The Growth of Greene County. Information regarding Broadband in Greene, along with the economic development plans that are in the works for the Ruckersville area and road updates along the 29 corridor”, presented by Alan Yost, Director of Greene County Economic Development and Tourism.

    Not a member, but interested in finding out more-contact our Executive Director, Shari Bedker at 434-939-4859, sbedker@greenecoc.org.

    Apr
    5
    Wed
    April Networking Breakfast Meeting @ Greene Hills Club
    Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

    Greene Hills ClubJoin us at the Greene Hills Club in Stanardsville, VA for the Chambers April Networking breakfast.

    Our guest speaker for this month’s meeting will be, Mr. Clayton Sullivan of Predictive Index. Clayton is going to provide an overview of how leadership teams are using science and technology to ensure their talent is optimally aligned with the goals of their organizations, from “hire to retire”

    Not a member, but interested in finding out more-contact our Executive Director, Shari Bedker at 434-906-4859, sbedker@greenecoc.org.

    Apr
    27
    Thu
    “Social Media” Lunch and Learn, Session 1 @ White Lotus Eco Spa
    Apr 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Chamber Member, White Lotus Eco Spa Retreat will be hosting our Lunch and Learn on Thursday, April 27, 2017. This event will be held in the Green Barn.  Attendees will enjoy a light networking lunch followed by a presentation by Irene Borys of Cyberbility.

    SOCIAL MEDIA BASICS: What Channel is Right For You & How to Use Them

    What are the best social channels today to achieve your business objectives? You seek to increase leads, engage a loyal following, raise your brand awareness, or remain top of mind. Social media channels can be spaces where your audiences hang out. This session will unpack the characteristics of each of the popular social sites and help you learn which is right for you and how to use them.

    Knowledge You Will Gain:

    • Which target audiences each channel attracts
    • What Business objectives each channel can achieve
    • What content, activity engages and grows each channel
    • What timing, pacing of posts are optimal for each channel

    A “hands on” follow-up session will then be held on Wednesday, May 10 at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library in Stanardsville from 12-1:30pm.

     

    Not a member, but interested in finding out more-contact our Executive Director, Shari Bedker at 434-906-4859, sbedker@greenecoc.org.

    May
    3
    Wed
    May Networking Breakfast Meeting @ Blue Ridge Cafe
    May 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

     Join us at the Blue Ridge Cafe in Ruckersville for the Chambers May Networking breakfast meeting.

    Our topic for this months meeting will be “Main Street Upgrades, Farmer’s Martket & Pavilion…The exciting upgrades coming to Stanardsville!” Presented by Stanardsville Mayor, Gary Lowe and Roy Dye of “S.T.A.R.”

    Non-members are welcome! For more information, please feel free to contact us at any time.

    Not a member, but interested in finding out more-contact our Executive Director, Shari Bedker at 434-906-4859, sbedker@greenecoc.org.

    May
    10
    Wed
    “Social Media” Lunch and Learn, Session 2 @ Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
    May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

    Jefferson-Madison Regional Library in Stanardsville will be hosting our Lunch and Learn (session 2) on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.   Attendees will enjoy a light networking lunch served Chamber Member, About You Catering followed by a presentation by Irene Borys of Cyberbility.  This session is designed for attendees to bring their laptops and bring any technical questions you might have.

    SOCIAL MEDIA BASICS: What Channel is Right For You & How to Use Them

    What are the best social channels today to achieve your business objectives? You seek to increase leads, engage a loyal following, raise your brand awareness, or remain top of mind. Social media channels can be spaces where your audiences hang out. This session will unpack the characteristics of each of the popular social sites and help you learn which is right for you and how to use them.

    Skills You Will Develp

    • Select your priority channels
    • How to post
    • How to find and use a hashtag
    • Prepare a posting strategy
    • Understanding post reach & channel algorithms

     

    Not a member, but interested in finding out more-contact our Executive Director, Shari Bedker at 434-906-4859, sbedker@greenecoc.org.

    Jun
    7
    Wed
    June Networking Breakfast Meeting @ Hills Grille @ Greene Hills Club
    Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

     Join us at the Hills Grille in Stanardsville for the Chambers June Networking breakfast meeting.

    “White Run Reservoir Project Overview/Town Hall for Businesses” hosted by the Greene County Chamber of Commerce

    We are pleased to welcome John Barkley, County Administrator, to our Wednesday, June 7 Chamber meeting to discuss the current status of the Water Impoundment project, including optional financial scenarios prepared by the County’s consultant.   The Board of Supervisors will be holding a Town Hall for the general public in the near future to ask questions, but this session is designed specifically to provide local businesses an update on what the project means for their business.  Alan Yost will discuss the project’s impact on overall economic development for the County also.  Because we want to make sure that everyone has an opportunity to ask any questions, we will be extending the breakfast session by 30 minutes so that networking and breakfast will be from 8-8:30 a.m. with the presentation from 8:30-9:30 a.m., although we certainly understand if you need to leave before 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Hills Grille at Greene Hills Country Club.  

    Not a member, but interested in finding out more-contact our Executive Director, Shari Bedker at 434-906-4859, sbedker@greenecoc.org.

    Jul
    4
    Tue
    Stanardsville’s 4th of July Celebration!
    Jul 4 all-day

     Sparks will Fly on the 4th of July!

    Be a Chamber “VIP’ at this year’s 4th of July Celebration in Stanardsville!

    We have a designated picnic/viewing area located on a nice grassy area behind the football field announcer’s booth. Sam’s Club has generously donated “SWEETS’ for everyone to enjoy throughout the evening. You will also have easy access to the activities and vendors that will be on the field. The parking lot located in between NGPS and NGES will be Chamber Member parking. The lot is marked “Faculty Lot”, and we will send you a parking pass that must be displayed on your dash board. With your registration, you will receive a “Food Voucher” that will be good for a meal at several vendors located on the field. You will be able to choose from, Papa John’s pizza, the Bavarian Chef, hamburgers & hotdogs, and BBQ.

     

    Not a member, but interested in finding out more-contact our Executive Director, Shari Bedker at 434-906-4859, sbedker@greenecoc.org.