News for Community

Monday, January 18, 2021
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, January 18, 2021
                                                           HARRISONBURG, Virginia – January 15, 2021 – Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce has announced that they are extending the closing date to February 5, 2021 for resume for the President and Chief Executive Officer job position.    The Community – Harrisonburg-Rockingham County is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
For Immediate ReleaseContact: Ann Siciliano, 540-432-3863 or ann@tcfhr.orgWebsite: www.tcfhr.org     COVID-19 HR Community Response FundRECOVERY PHASE – ROUND 3 FUNDING   The United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County and The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County announce the opportunity for nonprofit organizations to submit applications for the RECOVERY PHASE – Round ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Monday, December 28, 2020
By IAN MUNRODaily News-Record  12/24/20  Frank Tamberrino, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce president and CEO of 11 years, is stepping down on Jan. 31 as he takes “a break” from a career that spans over four decades in economic development.“We’ll see what the future has, but I’m not in a hurry,” said Tamberrino, who got his first job at 15.He said the role of the chamber as connector ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Governor Northam Takes Action to Protect Businesses from Increasing Cost of Unemployment Insurance  ~ Actions will speed relief to Virginians, help weather pandemic during challenging winter months ~    RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced temporary changes to the Commonwealth’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program that will support Virginia workers and businesses whose ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Thursday, December 17, 2020
The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County is pleased to announce an anonymous donor made a gift of $50,000 to the Children’s Cancer Fund established by Mike Meredith in 2016. The Children’s Cancer Fund is overseen by The Community Foundation. “This kind of humble generosity, especially during trying times as these, is notable to say the least! Becky and I started the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, December 07, 2020
Virginia’s COVID-19 Vaccination Priorities AnnouncedHealth Care Personnel and Long-Term Care Facilities Will Receive Initial Vaccine Doses (Richmond, Va.) — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Virginia, implementing a successful vaccination program is critical to flattening the curve and stopping the spread of this virus. Based on new information provided on December 3 by the federal ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Meet 10 Valley Business Leaders who have gone above and beyond  - all before the age of 40.  Congratulations to all 10 of these amazing people for their hard work and dedication.  Side note we are proud to mention that ALL 10 are Chamber Members.   Here is the link to the Daily News-Record:Shenandoah Valley Business Journal - November 2020 by Daily News-Record - issuu
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
By JESSICA WETZLERDaily News-Record  12/1/20  Virtual meetings, bills and the session’s length are topics that have been raised leading up to the 2021 Virginia General Assembly session, but some of the most pressing questions from Valley residents have yet to be asked.To allow constituents to ask questions to legislators, the Harrisonburg- Rockingham Chamber of Commerce will host its annual ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Friday, November 20, 2020
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, November 20, 2020
    Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of Governor Ralph S. Northam     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · November 19, 2020    Office of the GovernorContact: Alena YarmoskyEmail: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov  Virginia Economic Development PartnershipContact: Suzanne ClarkEmail: ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Community, Chamber
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Patricia F. Koogler Honored As Top Wealth Advisor Mom by Working Mother Magazine  Waynesboro, VA – October 1, 2020 – Patricia F. Koogler, CPA, CRPC®, CLTC® a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Waynesboro and Harrisonburg, was named to the list of “Working Mother Top Wealth Advisor Moms” published by Working Mother Magazine. The list recognizes women financial advisors with ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, September 24, 2020
By IAN MUNRODaily News-Record  9/24/20  Nearly 100 people electronically joined the eighth annual Valley Business Summit on Wednesday to hear from elected officials and local economic development leaders about the future of business and industry regulations in the region and commonwealth.Dels. Tony Wilt, R- Broadway, Chris Runion, R-Bridgewater, Ronnie Campbell, R-Bath, and John Avoli, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Friday, September 04, 2020
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
A New Name for Staunton’s Historic Hotel  Introducing Hotel 24 South, a Virginia Destination and Conference Center     STAUNTON, VA – September 1, 2020 -- Originally built in 1924, reopened and reimagined with an extensive renovation in 2005, Staunton, Virginia’s legacy hotel is sporting a new name and new brand.  Introducing Hotel 24 South, a Virginia Destination and Conference Center.  ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
ROCKINGHAM – In its latest round of giving, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up Committee awarded $18,500 in 11 grants to area organizations.   Operation Round Up is the cooperative’s charitable giving program. A committee of nine members and one cooperative employee review grant applications from nonprofits, schools and civic organizations, awarding those it feels are ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release