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Thursday, May 26, 2022
HARRISONBURG – Glen Kauffman, a Financial Planner for Everence Financial in Harrisonburg, was recently honored for his work with Praxis Mutual Funds, a national fund family of Everence that seeks to balance financial and social considerations to make a positive impact on the world.   Kauffman is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChfC®)and has worked for Everence for 27 years. He has helped ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2022
 NEWS RELEASEFor immediate releaseCONTACT:Cathleen p. welshFlora Pettit90 N. Main Street, Suite 201 (P.O. Box 1287)Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801(540) 437-3100www.fplegal.comFlora Pettit Attorneys Honored   Flora Pettit is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been honored by selection for inclusion in the 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers list, a Thomson Reuters business.  Three of Flora ...read more
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Friday, May 20, 2022
For Immediate Release  May 20, 2022  Contact: Christopher Quinn Phone: 540-442-3936 e-mail: Chris@hrchamber.orgHarrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce & Town of Elkton Announce Partnership AgreementCommunity Outreach and Entrepreneurial DevelopmentHarrisonburg, VA — May 20, 2022 — The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Elkton have officially announced their ...read more
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Tuesday, May 03, 2022
HARRISONBURG. Va. – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently named Chan Gingerich, LUTCF®, CLTC®, to the 2022 Marketplace Elite Circle of Champions.Gingerich is a Financial Services Representative with Everence Financial® in Harrisonburg, specializing in health insurance.  He qualified for the recognition by helping more than 100 consumers access health coverage through the Health ...read more
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Friday, April 29, 2022
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce holds its first in-person awards banquet since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic at Brix and Columns Vineyards in McGaheysville on Thursday.For Peirce MacGill, winning the Diversity Leadership Award at the annual Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce ceremony is not about him, but his team.The assistant director of economic development for the ...read more
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Wednesday, April 13, 2022
For Immediate Release – April 12, 2022Contact: Michael Parks, Harrisonburg Director of Communications 540.432.7701Michael.Parks@harrisonburgva.govLAUF North America Timothy Rugg, US Operations Manager 202.821.8377timothy@laufcycling.comInternational firm selects Harrisonburg as U.S. base for high-end gravel bikesLAUF, based in Iceland, commits to lease customized space for showroom and ...read more
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Monday, April 04, 2022
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Thursday, March 24, 2022
Valley's Skilled Workforce, Shovel-Ready Sites Key To Recent Business Successes   By IAN MUNRO Daily News-RecordDaily news Record | Mar 19, 2022    Casey Armstrong, assistant Rockingham County administrator and director for economic development, gives a presentation about the county's previous year and future in economic development Friday. In this slide is a picture of what the new part of ...read more
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Wednesday, February 02, 2022
B-Cubed program aids minority-owned businesses  PUBLISHED JANUARY 30, 2022BY EMILY FREEHLING  PrePOPsterous Gourmet Popcorn owner Tisha McCoy-Ntiamoah participated in the B-Cubed program. Photo by Norm ShaferA minority business assistance program in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County has helped 15 businesses and disbursed $21,700 in grant money in its first year of operation.With $200,000 in ...read more
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Friday, January 28, 2022
VALLEY BROKER NAMED VIRGINIA’S TOP REALTOR® Kemper Funkhouser selected as Virginia’s REALTOR® of the Year HARRISONBURG, VA – (JANUARY 27, 2022) – The Virginia REALTORS® has named Shenandoah Valley REALTOR®, Kemper Funkhouser, its highest honor - Virginia REALTOR® of the Year! This honor is bestowed to professionals who have made proven contributions to the real estate industry through both ...read more
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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of our NEW & IMPROVED website        Great NEW features such as:  Get involved with Chamber Committees  Register for Business After Hours  Engage with fellow members by joining Chamber Programs  Find out what other members are doing through the Chamber Member Event ...read more
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Friday, January 21, 2022
Harrisonburg, VA – January 21, 2022– The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, during its annual business meeting, elected its Board for 2022 and welcomed a new Chair and Chair-elect: Re-elected Board Members: • Umar Ali of First Citizens Bank for a 2nd Term • Kelly Blosser of Riddleberger Brothers for a 2nd Term • Quinton Callahan of Clark and Bradshaw for a 2nd Term Newly elected ...read more
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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
WEYERS CAVE — In two years, every home without internet in Rockingham and surrounding counties is slated to be connected through a regional broadband project. The state is awarding $722 million in grant funding to connect 278,000 homes without internet service across the commonwealth, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday at the campus of Blue Ridge Community College. “These funds will bring ...read more
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Tuesday, November 02, 2021
Commitment to diversity and inclusion Harrisonburg, VA – November 1, 2021 – The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has adopted the following organizational statement on Diversity:The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is committed to diversity and inclusion at all levels of our organization as well as the community at large. We believe that cultivating an ...read more
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Monday, October 25, 2021
HARRISONBURG, Va. – Two local initiatives will soon have more help in supporting local businesses thanks to $100,000 in funds awarded to the City of Harrisonburg from the 2022 Virginia Statewide Business District Resurgence Grant. The grant, which was announced Wednesday by Gov. Ralph Northam’s office, will provide $50,000 to the Bricks & Clicks program, and another $50,000 to the B-Cubed: ...read more
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Wednesday, October 06, 2021
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Announces Policy PrioritiesTransportation, Affordable Housing and Childcare are key to workforce issues Harrisonburg, VA – October 4, 2021 – The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has officially adopted, as immediate policy priorities, the areas of Transportation, Affordable Housing and Childcare. These three issues, ...read more
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Monday, October 04, 2021
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) - Broadway Coworking had its official ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon. The coworking business is a shared professional workspace for professionals and small businesses to use. Broadway Coworking began in 2019 after co-founder Eugene Bare had the idea was born out of his own need to have a workspace outside of his home. “One of the biggest appeals of ...read more
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
SpotOn Raises $40 Million Funding Round Led by Franklin Templeton and Dragoneer Investment Group Next Generation Payments and Software Company Will Use Capital to Accelerate Growth and Fuel Expansion into New Markets SpotOn co-founders Matthew and Zachary Hyman (Photo: Business Wire) SpotOn co-founders Matthew and Zachary Hyman (Photo: Business Wire) SpotOn co-founders Matthew and Zachary ...read more
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