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Friday, October 01, 2021
udiences at Eastern Mennonite University’s “U2 Romeo & Juliet” are in for a treat. A theater production that combines the artistry of William Shakespeare and the iconic Irish band U2 is exciting, intense and bold. The band’s poetic songs easefully carry classic themes of hatred and violence, love and reconciliation.  Live music performed by a skilled ensemble of actors and local band Prince ...read more
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of Governor Ralph S. Northam     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · September 29, 2021    Office of the GovernorAlena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov  Department of General ServicesDena.Potter@DGS.Virginia.gov  Virginia Department of ...read more
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Kendal Bauman is the current assistant athletic director and physical education teacher for Eastern Mennonite Elementary School, and was the boys varsity soccer coach from 1992 to 2012. Coach Bauman researched and drafted this article and pulled together a display (pictures at easternmennonite.org/news) in the early morning hours before Menno Classic competition on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2021, at ...read more
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Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Small Business Game Changerpresented by Appeal ProductionSeptember 4- November 21, 2021   What is it: Owning a small business can be tough, but it is extremely rewarding. And sometimes, you just need the right kind of marketing to make your business a step above the rest. As Andy Vanhook, owner of Appeal Production states, “It’s the most satisfying and difficult thing I’ve ever done. The ...read more
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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Virginia wins CNBC Top State for Business in 2021State repeats victory of 2019 PUBLISHED JULY 13, 2021BY KATE ANDREWS / KATHERINE SCHULTERalph Northam appears on CNBC on July 13, 2021. Virginia was named CNBC’s top state for business for the second time in a row, beating out North Carolina and Texas, as well as being the first state to win the honor five times, the network said Tuesday ...read more
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Thursday, July 01, 2021
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Monday, May 03, 2021
Governor Northam Updates Mask Guidance to Align with CDC Changes RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today amended Executive Order Seventy-Two to adopt new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on mask use in outdoor settings. The CDC guidelines state that fully vaccinated individuals do not have to wear masks outdoors when alone or in small gatherings. Mask use is still ...read more
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Monday, May 03, 2021
Brain Injury Connections of the Shenandoah Valley announces their new Clinical Director  Harrisonburg, VA – May 3, 2021 – Approximately 6,000 people in the Central Shenandoah Valley Community are affected with brain injury. In 2020, Brain Injury Connections of the Shenandoah Valley (BICSV) met its mission to help provide options for your neighbors to return to work, school, and live productive ...read more
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Friday, April 23, 2021
By JESSICA WETZLERDaily News-Record 4/23/21  It wasn’t the first time Valley lawmakers gathered virtually for the annual bruncheon hosted by Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, but it could be the last.During Thursday’s post-legislative session breakfast event, more than 40 people signed on to listen to legislators representing Harrisonburg and Rockingham County as they shared their ...read more
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Friday, April 23, 2021
VIRGINIA’S STABLE CRAFT BREWING AT HERMITAGE HILL TO BECOME FIRST BREWERY ON EAST COAST TO LAUNCH ZERO FOOD WASTE INITIATIVE WAYNESBORO, VA – (April 22, 2021) - entral Virginia’s Stable Craft Brewing at Hermitage Hill, an authentic working farm brewery and winery, will become the first brewery on the East Coast to launch a zero food waste initiative for its award-winning brewery, restaurant and ...read more
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Friday, April 02, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce announces their new President & CEO, Christopher “Chris” Quinn April 2, 2021 – The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Christopher “Chris” Quinn has been selected as the Chamber’s new President & CEO.   Quinn will start his new role as President & CEO on April 29, 2021, working remotely until ...read more
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Friday, March 12, 2021
EVENT PRESS RELEASE   CONTACT INFORMATION:Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of CommerceSara Wittigsara@hrchamber.org540.434.3862 x 108800 Country Club RoadHarrisonburg, VA 22802      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  HARRISONBURG-ROCKINGHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES DATE CHANGE FOR VALLEYFEST; SHENANDOAH VALLEY'S BEER & WINE FESTIVAL TO SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 (SATURDAY)  Harrisonburg, VA – The ...read more
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Saturday, March 06, 2021
New Dining Write-off: Business owners will receive a 100% deduction for any qualifying business meals.WE WANT TO BE SURE YOU TAKE ADVANTAGE OF A GREAT NEW PERK FOR YOUR BUSINESS! Business owners will receive a 100% deduction for any qualifying business meals.   Thanks to recent legislation, your business can now deduct 100% of food or beverages “provided by a restaurant” for entertaining ...read more
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Governor Northam Increases Capacity Limits for Outdoor Sports and Entertainment Venues as COVID-19 Hospitalizations and Infection Rates Continue to Fall, Vaccinations RiseIndoor capacity limits to remain in place, overnight summer camps can open May 1 with mitigation measures RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that as COVID-19 hospitalizations and infection rates continue to decline ...read more
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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
 For Release – February 23, 2021  Contact:     Christopher Jones, Chair, Diversity Business Council                  Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce                  540-437-7788                  Christopher.Jones@whsv.com                    Black and Brown Owned Business Growth Program Launched in City & County    HARRISONBURG, VA – B-Cubed, or B³, is an initiative of the ...read more
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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Governor Northam Announces $524 Million in New Funding for Virginia Rent Relief Program  ~ Federal stimulus funds available to help landlords and tenants impacted by COVID-19 pandemic ~    ARLINGTON—Governor Ralph Northam today announced $524 million in new federal funding to help keep Virginia families in their homes amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Virginia Rent Relief Program ...read more
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Thursday, February 11, 2021
Atlantic Union Bank is proud to support business clients through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).The COVID-19 relief bill containing the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act has enabled a new round of PPP funding for eligible borrowers. For additional details visit:https://www.atlanticunionbank.com/about/helpful-links/sba-ppp Member FDIC.
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Friday, January 29, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · January 29, 2021    Office of the GovernorContact: Alena YarmoskyEmail: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov  Department of Agriculture and Consumer ServicesContact: Michael WallaceEmail: Michael.Wallace@vdacs.virginia.gov  Smiley’s Ice CreamContact: Derek SmileyEmail: dsmiley@smileysicecream.com    Governor Northam Announces Ice Cream ...read more
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Friday, January 29, 2021
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce2021 Economic OutlookFebruary 19th, 8:00 – 9:30 am    Driving the Economy After a WreckAssessing the Damage – 2020Needed Repairs – 2021Just Like New?    The Big PictureTom Barkin, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond            Presentation/Remarks followed by Q&A time  The Local EconomyBrian Shull, Economic Development DirectorCity of ...read more
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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    Commonwealth of VirginiaOffice of Governor Ralph S. Northam     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE · January 27, 2021    Office of the GovernorAlena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov    Virginia Enacts First-in-the-Nation Permanent COVID-19 Workplace Safety and Health Standards Amid Pandemic  ~ Governor Northam approves standard recently adopted by Safety and Health ...read more
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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
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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
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