The Date Has Been Set!! The 6th Annual Gloucester Wine Festival will take place on October 24th, in the beautiful gardens at Brent and Becky's Bulbs in Gloucester!
If you would like to become a Vendor at the Festival, contact the Chamber office at 804 693-2425 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited, so hurry! Information on advanced ticket sales will be available this summer. Check back here, or keep an eye out for more Wine Festival infomation in the weekly 'Chamber Buzz'.
Grand Rental Station in Hayes is celebrating 10 Years of service to our community! Visit them on March 28th for food, fun, raffles and more!!
Located at 3727 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes, VA. Call 642-5500 for more information about their 10 year anniversary celebration!
If you have a great idea for a new business or are looking to expand your current one, we want to hear about it! Applications for the Launch Gloucester entrepreneur contest now available at: www.LaunchGloucester.com. Prize includes StartUp Capital, Marketing Plan Development and Support, Business Plan Development and Coaching, Grand Opening Event plus memberships to Business Associations!
For details, schedules of events and eligibility requirements, visit www.launchGloucester.com.
The Chamber welcomes our new Executive Director, Gloria Williams! Great things are happening at the Chamber in 2015!!
Gloucester-Matthews Care Clinic needs Nurses and Medical Assisstants! to volunteer, call Janet Gomex at 804 210-1368, ext 215
For more information, go to http://www.gloucesterva.info
THE DATE OF THE CHAMBER'S ANNUAL DINNER HAS BEEN CHANGED! THE NEW DATE IS FEBRUARY 21st @ THE ABINGDON RURITAN CLUB! Make your plans now to attend! It's MARDI GRAS NIGHT at the Chamber!
Governor Terry McAuliffe unveiled the first ever Virginia Community Business Launch (CBL) and announced the first three communities that will each receive up to $100,000 for small business development: The cities of Staunton and Hopewell and Gloucester Courthouse in Gloucester County. The pilot program is an initiative of Governor McAuliffe’s new Virginia economy Strategic Plan, falling under the pillars of economic development, entrepreneurship and small business development.
“Small business is the backbone of communities around the Commonwealth. They provide jobs, they provide talent, and they end up leading our civic organizations and help our children to pursue their dreams,” said Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones.
This holiday season, round up your friends and invite your family to DASH DOWNTOWN! Food, shopping, events and lots of love await you on Gloucester Main Street!
Now through December 24, pick up a DASH DOWNTOWN shopping card from any participating Main Street business. Each time you DASH DOWNTOWN, have it stamped and return to shop after the holidays for special savings!
Check in with your favorite Gloucester Main Street businesses on Facebook to see how late they are staying open! Some will be open as late as 9 pm! (www.gloucestervillage.com)
The Courthouse Community Orchestra will perform holiday music in a concert on Friday, December 12, at 6:30 pm at Gloucester Arts on Main. The evening will include fancy deserts before the music begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets for both are $20; $12 for show only. This concert will benefit both Arts on Main and the Orchestra. Kathy Tucker, Band Director at Page Middle School will be conducting.
To reserve a spot,call 804 824-9464 or email email@example.com.
RWRH will hold its fourth annual Tree of Lights Gala at the Abingdon Ruritan Centre in Bena. The evening will include food, music and a festive auction! Funds raised benefit the Riverside Walter Reed Hospital's "Make a Difference" Fund.
For more information, call 804 201-5358.