• News for Community

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    The Chesterfield County School Board has approved a $727 million budget that will fund operations for the 2020-21 school year. The budget approval represents approximately a $55 million increase from the current operating budget, yet falls short of meeting all of the needs identified in earlier discussions about the cost of doing business in 2020. The approved budget ensures that Chesterfield ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
    Tuesday, February 18, 2020
                February 18, 2020 Subject:           News release about Southside Opportunity Fund scholarships                         Please run in your chamber newsletter. Thank you. Contact:          Ron White                         Vice President of Member and Public Relations                         Southside Electric Cooperative                         ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Friday, January 31, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Marnelle Fanfan804-748-6364 x105Marnelle@chesterfieldchamber.com 2020 Chamber Mega Lunch + Expo  Chesterfield, VA- The Chesterfield Chamber Mega Lunch + Expo is back at a new venue, Richmond Volleyball Club, 200 Karl Linn Drive, on Friday, April 3, 2020. Coming on the heels of a very successful event in 2019, it will be the largest business exhibition in the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Events
    Friday, January 24, 2020
    The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a series of budget work sessions to unpack funding requests made within the Superintendent’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 operating budget.Each budget work session is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. in the large conference room at the School Administration Building, located at 9900 Krause Road. Agendas for the budget work sessions will be posted in advance ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education, Events
    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
    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
    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: Community, Member Spotlight, Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release
    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
    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: Community, Member of the Month, Press Release, Chamber, Events, Member Spotlight
    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