Chamber Events for August and September

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Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Here’s what’s happening at the Prince William Chamber of Commerce Aug. 15- Sept. 15.  The following events and activities are included in your membership investment. ENJOY! “$” indicates a paid event (Member and a Non-Member pricing). Members can bring a guest at member price.
Events marked “Chamber HQ” are held at 9720 Capital Court, Suite 203, Manassas. Other addresses are included with event info.
Council and Committee meetings and Chamber Checkups are open to Members Only as a benefit of membership. If you want to learn more about Membership opportunities, contact Heather Stietzel at 571-765-1880 or hstietzel@pwchamber.org.
Contact Anita Duecaster at 571-765-1874 or aduecaster@pwchamber.org to join or learn more about the Golf Committee.

You Are Invited

Aug. 23 – Friday – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Mega Networking Event – This power-networking breakfast combines Chamber Members from across Prince William, Manassas, and Manassas Park with other business leaders in groups from Prince William County and surrounding areas. All are welcome to come, make connections, and grow their businesses. Out of the Blue Restaurant, 5005 Wellington Road, Gainesville. Reserve your exhibit table. Contact Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567. RSVP.
Aug. 26 – Monday – 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Partner Event: Northern Virginia Regional Elected Leaders Summit. George Mason University – Van Metre Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington. More Info: Ross Snare. $ RSVP
Sept. 4 – Wednesday – 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Congressional Series – Join us for a Roundtable Discussion with Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton. Chamber HQ. More Info: Ross Snare$ RSVP
Sept. 12 – Thursday – 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Economic Development Series Lunch – Amazon Town Hall. Stonewall Golf Club, 15601 Turtle Point Drive, Gainesville. More Info: Ross Snare$ RSVP
Sept. 16 – Monday – 8:00 a.m. – The PW Chamber Classic: 18 Holes of Opportunity – Potomac Shores Golf Club, 1750 Dunnington Place, Dumfries. More Info: Anita Duecaster/571-765-1874. $ RSVP

Networking Opportunities: Ribbon Cuttings/Business Before and After Hours/Training

To schedule a Ribbon Cutting, Before/After Hours event, contact Margeaux Clark 
Aug. 22 – Thursday – 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting and Five-Year Anniversary After Party (Ceremony @ 4:30 p.m.) – Humbrecht Law, P.L.L.C.  Join Chamber Members and Guests in the Celebration of a Ribbon Cutting and Five-Year After Party Anniversary Celebration and new location. Humbrecht Law, P.L.L.C., 9256 Mosby Street, Suite 204, Manassas.  After Party Anniversary Celebration to be held at Monza, 9405 Battle Street, ManassasMore Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567
Aug. 23 – Friday – 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting. Join Chamber Members and Guests in the Celebration of a New Location (Ceremony @ 5:00 p.m.)Genesis Barber Academy, 2894 Garber Way, Woodbridge. More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567
Aug. 28 – Wednesday – 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. – Business After Hours / Brookdale Senior Living.  Say bon voyage to summer and network to those last few tropical vibes. Bring your business cards to share and to be sure you are in the running for some great door prizes!  3940 Prince William Parkway, Lake Ridge. More Info: Margeaux Clark / 571-765-7571. RSVP
Sept. 5 – Thursday – 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening. Join Chamber Members and Guests (Ceremony @ 6:00 p.m.), sipping cocktails by the pool to the smooth sounds of a live jazz duo.
University Village Holdings, LLC–HHHunt-Abberly Avera Apartments, 11601 Hokie Stone Loop, Manassas.
More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567
Sept. 11 – Wednesday – 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. – Business After Hours / KO Distilling. Head to the tasting room at KO Distilling as they celebrate the fourth anniversary in their Manassas location. Sample cocktails and tour the distillery while you grow your sphere of influence. Bring a friend! The more the merrier! 10381 Central Park Drive, Suite 105, Manassas. More Info: Margeaux Clark / 571-765-7571. RSVP

Council and Committees

Council and Committee meetings are open to members only as a benefit of membership. For more information on membership, contact Heather Stietzel.
Aug. 16 – Friday – 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. – Ambassador Committee Meeting. Meeting prep for MEGA.
Chamber HQ  More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567
Aug. 29 – Thursday – 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. – Women’s Leadership Council. Theme: Personality Profiles Assessments. Understanding yourself better by learning the meaning of your personality type including strengths and weaknesses. Speaker: Jinnae Monroe. Chamber HQ.  More Info: Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753
Aug. 30 – Friday – 8:00-9:00 a.m. – Ambassador Committee Meeting. Ambassador Members or anyone who has been a member for three months, wanting to help on-board new members. Preparing for a fast-paced fall! Chamber HQ  More Info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567
Sept. 3 – Tuesday – 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. – Hispanic Council Meeting. Stephanie Williams shares 30 years of experience in the Hispanic/Latino community and her role at Panorama Latino T.V. Chamber HQ. More Info: Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753
Sept. 5 – Thursday – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  – Not-For-Profit Council Meeting. All are welcome – need not be a not-for-profit! SPEAKER: Suhail Mir from the Law Office of Suhail Mir, LLC TOPIC: By-Laws – Best Practices: An overview of a good set of bylaws to have in place to effectively run your organization. Chamber HQ. More Info: Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753
Sept. 9 – Monday – 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. – Economic Development Committee Meeting. Topic: The Port of Virginia and its Economic Impact.
Sept. 10 – Tuesday – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. – Education and Innovation Committee Meeting.  SPEAKER: Stacy Chapman, WISA, Program Manager for Didlake’s Employment Services Program. DESCRIPTION: Stacy will be presenting an introduction of Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) a new program offered through the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). DARS collaborates with high school students with disabilities, their families, schools, and community service providers like Didlake to support transitioning students beginning at age 14 and until graduation. Didlake is an approved provider of Pre-ETS services. Chamber HQ. More Info: Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753
Sept. 12 – Thursday – 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Veterans Council Meeting. All are welcome – need not be a veteran to attend! Planning for Salute to the Armed Forces event. Chamber HQ. More Info: Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753

Chamber Leadshare Groups

Must be a Chamber member to join a group. More Info: Peggy Kimmey.
Gainesville: Tuesday (weekly) 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the Eggspectation Restaurant. Open to all.
Woodbridge: Thursday (weekly) 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at Tribute at the Glen.
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