• Richard Bland College of William & Mary Partners With Chesterfield Chamber for Leadership Chesterfie

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    June 17, 2019
    For Immediate Release: June 17, 2019
    Contact: Joanne Williams, Director of Communications / jwilliams@rbc.edu  / 804-347-3321
    Robin Jonathan Deutsch, Associate Director of Communications
    / rdeutsch@rbc.edu / 804-862-6100 ext. 8516
    Richard Bland College of William & Mary Partners With Chesterfield Chamber
    for Leadership Chesterfield
    Richard Bland College of William & Mary and the Chesterfield Chamber are partnering to present Leadership Chesterfield, a strategic program designed to educate rising business leaders on how to grow and strengthen business networking and civic engagement.
    “Richard Bland College is thrilled to have been selected by the Chesterfield Chamber to offer leadership training designed to help our leaders, businesses, and communities grow and thrive,” said President Debbie L. Sydow. “Education is at the heart of a healthy business community, and Leadership Chesterfield proves that the Chesterfield Chamber is once again ahead of the curve.”
    “The Chesterfield Chamber is not only about building businesses in Chesterfield, but also building leaders,” said Danielle MW Fitz-Hugh, President & CEO. “Leadership Chesterfield is excited to partner with Richard Bland College to help the Chamber accomplish goals to move our communities forward.”
    Leadership Chesterfield consists of nine workshops from September 2019 through May 2020. The sessions will be held from 8:00am to 1:00pm on the third Tuesday of each month at various locations throughout Chesterfield County chosen to enrich learning in a business environment.  Guest speakers and educators will be facilitating the workshops.
    To learn more and apply for Leadership Chesterfield, go to www.chesterfieldchamber.com.
    Richard Bland College - Building on its Proud History as a Branch of William & Mary
    Richard Bland College of William & Mary is a selective, residential two-year college offering academically rigorous programs, up to 80% financial assistance for high performing students, and intercollegiate athletics. The College’s Exceptional Student Experience (ESE@RBC) program provides each student with a dedicated Learner Mentor who uses real-time information to keep students on course to graduation. Richard Bland College professors are ranked among the best in the region, with over 80% of instruction delivered by full-time faculty. The College boasts a small and diverse student population of 2,200 on a picturesque 750+ acre campus located just south of Richmond, Virginia.  www.rbc.edu
    About the Chamber: To be the leading organization for business growth and sustainability, fostering a thriving community here in Chesterfield County.​ To learn more about our organization please visit www.chesterfieldchamber.com or call 804-748-6364.
    Iris Woodson , Member Service Manager