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    Thursday, November 14, 2019
    The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond and the R.E.B. Foundation recognized six Chesterfield County teachers with 2019 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence during a regional ceremony earlier this week. Five additional Chesterfield County teachers were recognized as award finalists.These 11 Chesterfield County teachers will receive almost $70,000 in professional development grants. Nearly ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    More than 200 business, faith, and civic community partners were celebrated earlier this week for their support of public education in Chesterfield County. During a partnership recognition breakfast sponsored by the Virginia Credit Union, Chesterfield County Public Schools saluted those in attendance who have provided millions of dollars of financial support, in-kind donations and volunteer ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    For their senior Capstone Project, Sophie Azula and Kate Morris, two students in the Leadership and International Relations Specialty Center at James River High School, are implementing a plan to help better students' education within their own school  community. They have been researching and formulating a plan to combat the digital divide that goes largely unaddressed within public education ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    Meet Lonnie Karnes @Seltek!The Seltek Team is excited to welcome Lonnie Karnes as IT Operations Manager. Lonnie brings extensive industry experience with his technical and customer service background. He has instantly added value to Seltek by helping us streamline processes and create operational efficiencies that benefit our team and clients. Lonnie has a great personality, which is integral to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Fun Facts
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    Do you hold a fire for fitness? A passion for helping people? It's not like any other training program and you won't be like any other personal trainer. You can’t offer the finest Pilates classes in the world without the best staff of trainers. Our proprietary 500-hour comprehensive Club Pilates Teacher Training program ensures that our graduates are experts, which in turn enables our customers ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, Press Release
    Thursday, October 24, 2019
    As a food service associate at Gates Elementary School, Avis Baker sees daily the amazing learning experiences that Team Chesterfield teachers provide within the remarkable learning environments they create. Hoping to support teachers in her community, Ms. Baker entered her two children’s middle school into a national K-12 sweepstakes held by Burlington Stores, Inc. and AdoptAClassroom.  Last ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    Nearly 4,500 eighth graders are getting an early start to Chesterfield County Public Schools’ November celebration of College and Career Readiness Month by visiting one of the largest career exploration fairs in the county this week.  The Chesterfield County students joined thousands of their peers from across the region at Richmond International Raceway for ChamberRVA’s fourth annual Mission ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education
    Thursday, October 10, 2019
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, marks the beginning of the last phase of school construction projects overwhelmingly approved by Chesterfield County residents through the 2013 school bond referendum. Construction of the new replacement school for Reams Road Elementary School begins with a groundbreaking ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 15. Through these school construction efforts, Chesterfield County Public ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, October 08, 2019
    During its work session Monday afternoon, the Chesterfield County School Board arrived at a consensus that it will not pursue a pre-Labor Day start for the 2020-21 school year. The discussion came as two calendar options were presented, one for a pre-Labor Day start and one for a post-Labor Day start.   The school division anticipates presenting a draft 2021-22 calendar with a pre-Labor Day ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, October 08, 2019
    Amazing learning experiences in remarkable learning environments are being credited with helping keep Chesterfield County Public Schools students engaged in school and graduating within the expected four-year timeframe.   Chesterfield County Public Schools’ on-time graduation rate remained steady at 91 percent for the Class of 2019, according to data released by the Virginia Department of ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Tuesday, October 08, 2019
    During its business meeting Monday night, the Chesterfield County School Board approved modifications to the 2019-20 school calendar that closes school for students on Virginia’s presidential primary day and provides for some of that instructional time to be made up.   As a result of this change: Tuesday, March 3 is a student holiday for all students. For teacher purposes, it will be half ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Friday, October 04, 2019
    Specialty Center open houses offer information about high school choicesIn addition to the innovative, engaging, and relevant instruction our students receive in every comprehensive school, Chesterfield County Public Schools offers high school students the opportunity to attend specialty centers and governor’s schools that target their specific academic interests. Students decide in eighth grade ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Friday, September 06, 2019
    For Immediate Release: September 9, 2019Contact:  Leadership Chesterfield Announces Largest Class in Program’s History  The Chesterfield Chamber have announced the largest class in the program’s history with 29 participants. Richard Bland College of William & Mary partnered with the Chamber to develop course curriculum.  “The number of applicants and inquires we received is a true testament ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release, Education
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    UltraSlim of Virginia GRAND OPENINGhttp://ultraslimthenewme.com/ UltraSlim® of Virginia is located inside of a comfortable and intimate office on West Broad Street between the Shoppes at Innsbrook and Gaskins Road. UltraSlim® began in 2011 and has since expanded into the safest alternative to Lipo surgery and other invasive treatments for fat loss. UltraSlim® is the only non-invasive procedure ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, March 15, 2019
    Drawing from over 30 years of career school experience, Cenutra College has been part of an organization dedicated to helping men and women to gain the skills and attitudes necessary to succeed. We connect communities with some of the fastest growing career fields in today's marketplace. Centura first began offering career placement services in 1969. In 1983, the company opened its first ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member Spotlight, Chamber, Education
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Petersburg, VA - Southside Regional Medical Center (SRMC) expands the Robotic Surgery program by welcoming two new robotic surgeons to the team of employed doctors at Southside Physicians Network (SPN). Urologist Dr. Eugene Park (formerly of Urology Specialists of Virginia) and Obstetrician & Gynecologist Dr. Zvonko Spasic (formerly of Dominion Women’s Health) join Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Tejwant ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, October 26, 2017
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    Categories: Community, Events, Member Spotlight
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Chesterfield, Richmond, Henrico, Hanover unite for Oct. 26 event The city of Richmond and the counties of Chesterfield, Henrico and Hanover will present a free summit Thursday, Oct. 26 to examine and identify solutions to the alarming rise of heroin and opioid abuse in central Virginia. The community event — titled Revive RVA: Regional Solutions to the Opioid Crisis — will be held from 8:30 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Friday, March 03, 2017
    The Chesterfield Chamber supports Dr. James Lane’s proposal to move school start times later. The Chamber’s expectation is that this change will be consistent with positive academic performance and health research correlated to later start times, and that the capital costs and operational expenses will be funded without increasing the budget nor increasing taxes.   Jim Roman, Chairman of the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Friday, October 28, 2016
    Chamber President Danna Markland sits down with Glenn Birch, Director of Public and Media Relations for Virginia Credit Union, to hear about the power of credit unions and the opportunities of VACU's community financial education programs.For more information on Virginia Credit ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Member Spotlight, General News Article
    Friday, October 21, 2016
    We visited with Titan Auto & Tire owner Butch Taylor to learn more about hybrid and electric vehicles, the importance of community involvement, and what sets Titan apart from other auto service centers.For more information on Titan Auto & ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Member Spotlight
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016
    Chesterfield, VA – The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce applauds the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors and Dr. Joe Casey for taking action on cash proffers reform. The Chesterfield Chamber believes this new policy positions the County to be transparent and pragmatic in establishing proffers that are tied to the actual impacts of development. In addition, we believe that it is well suited to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political, Press Release
    Thursday, August 25, 2016
    The Chesterfield Chamber is partnering with the Virginia Council of CEOs to offer an ad hoc CEO Roundtables experience this November.  The CEO Roundtables will provide small business CEOs the opportunity to meet with peers in a confidential, structured setting.   It is a place where you can share your challenges and opportunities with others who “get it.”  This is not a networking nor leads group; ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Events
    Monday, August 01, 2016
    "Problem Solvers & Business Builders" Bill Foster, President of Village Bank, sits down with us to share a couple of stories about how his all-star team has helped local businesses overcome obstacles and grow. For more information on Village Bank:www.VillageBank.comFacebookLinkedInYouTube Contact: Village Bank (Headquarters) (804) 897-3900 13319 Midlothian Turnpike Midlothian, Virginia ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Member Spotlight
    Monday, May 09, 2016
    For immediate release: May 9, 2016 CHAMPS PROGRAM AT CHESTERFIELD CHAMBER RECEIVES VA DEPT. EDUCATION AWARD   Chesterfield, VA – The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce’s CHAMPS (Chamber Helping Achieve Meaningful Partnerships in Schools) program has been selected by the Virginia Department of Education as the Region 1 winner of the 2016 Creating Excellence Business and Industry Partnerships ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Thursday, April 28, 2016
    "Every Client Matters" We sat down with Samuel J. Kaufman, partner at Owen & Owens PLC, to learn more about how they empower their employees to focus on each client. For more information on Owen & Owens:OwenOwens.comFacebookLinkedInGoogle+ Contact: Owen & Owens PLC (804) 594-1911 15521 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite 300 Midlothian, Virginia 23113
    Categories: Chamber, Member Spotlight, Human Interest
    Friday, March 04, 2016
    Chesterfield Chamber president Danna Markland sits down with Dr. Robert Cross of PartnerMD to learn about the many benefits of concierge medicine. For more information on PartnerMD:PartnerMD.comFacebookTwitterLinkedIn:YouTube Contact: PartnerMD Midlothian (804) 420-1212 13901 Coalfield Commons Place Millworks Building 5 Suite 201 Midlothian, VA 23114
    Categories: Chamber, Member Spotlight
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016
    The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce is pleased to congratulate the following organizations and individuals for their selections as 2015 Annual Award winners. Finalists in each category were voted on by their peers in the business community for accomplishments and contributions during the 2015 calendar year. Winners were celebrated at the Chamber's Annual Gala on February 4th at Ashton Creek ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Events, Member Spotlight, Community, Member of the Month, Press Release
    Thursday, January 14, 2016
    The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce is pleased to congratulate the following organizations and individuals on their nominations for 2015 Annual Awards. Finalists for each category were nominated by their peers in the business community for accomplishments and contributions during the 2015 calendar year. All nominees will be recognized along with the winner for each category during the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Member of the Month, Member Spotlight, Press Release, Events
    Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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    Categories: Chamber, Education, Events