Governor McAuliffe visited Astyra Corporation in Richmond on July 22 to sign Executive Order 20: Advancing Equity for Small, Women, and Minority Owned Businesses. The executive order is designed to expand contracting opportunities to small, women-owned and minority-owned (SWaM) businesses in the Commonwealth and set a higher bar for SWaM contracting in Virginia state government.
9th Annual Caribbean Festival to be held on Saturday, August 9 at Town Point Park in Norfolk
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has released its 2014 Legislative Report Card, the Virginia General Assemblys voting record on key business issues.
The eXcel Leadership Academy is a program designed for the region's rising high school juniors and seniors.
More than 40 business leaders gathered July 17 for a Business Development Roundtable Discussion hosted by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and the Entrepreneurs Organization. This Business Development Caucus meeting marked the 10th of its kind to be held in the Commonwealth. On-hand to listen to business leaders were Delegates Glenn Davis, Ron Villanueva, Chris Head and Senator Jeffrey McWaters.
Travel Weekly, the influential travel information publication, selected the Chesapeake company among hundreds of applicants to attend this elite industry event.
Open to all military personnel, retirees, family members, and other base personnel, this program will provide valuable information to those who may be facing the rising costs of college in the near future.
Virginia Beach, already ranked the fittest city in America, is about to get even fitter. Mayor Sessoms will attend the ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, July 29th at 10 a.m. 9Round is one of the fastest growing fitness franchises in the nation. Routines feature a combination of boxing and martial arts for a unique, total body workout.
The CPA firm held their third annual 'Count the Cans' food drive last month. Over 1,800 employees participated collecting 26,947 cans of fruit and 68,943 wellness items in addition to considerable monetary contributions. Norfolk and Virginia Beach offices were able to provide an astounding 9,300 meals to local food banks.
Constituents of Virginias Fourth District are invited to meet with area businesses and learn about available employment on July 28 and August 8. Experienced experts will be present to council attendees on resume writing, interviewing, and job searching skills.