Chamber Happenings Sept. 24-Oct. 5, 2018

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Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Here’s what’s happening at the Prince William Chamber of Commerce Sept. 24-Oct. 5, 2018. Council and Committee meetings are open to members only as a benefit of membership. $ 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.

Chamber Leadshare Groups

You’re invited! Must be a Chamber Member to join a group.

Gainesville: Tuesday (weekly) 11:30 a. m.-1:30 p. m. at the Eggspectation Restaurant

Woodbridge: Thurs (weekly) – 8:15-9:30 a. m. at Tribute at the Glen

More info: Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567

Week of Sept. 24-28

Sept. 26 – Wednesday – 3:30-4:30 p. m. – Women’s Leadership Council. Speaker:  Tiffany Turley, Be Well By Tiffany. Topic:  How to Be Well. Chamber HQ. More Info:  Kelly Elliott / 571-765-7569

 Sept. 26 – Wednesday – 5:00-6:30 p. m. – Business After Hours & Ribbon Cutting/Networking Mixer (Ceremony at 5:45 p. m.). Hampton Inn Manassas – Celebrate our 25th Anniversary with us!  BBQ from The Bone.  Bring a non-perishable food donation for SERVE! Hampton Inn, 7295 Williamson Blvd., Manassas. More Info:  Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567  RSVP

Sept. 27 – Thursday – 11:30 a. m.-1:30 p. m. – Economic Development Series Luncheon: “The Economic Impacts of Transportation in our Region.” Presenters: Robert Cary, Chief Deputy Commissioner, Virginia Department of Transportation, Anthony Bedell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation-Intergovernmental Affairs, and Marty Nohe, Chairman, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. Potomac Science Center, 650 Mason Ferry Avenue, Woodbridge. More Info: Ross Snare / 571-765-1875 $   RSVP

Sept. 27 – Thursday – 4:00-6:00 p. m. Ribbon Cutting (Ceremony at 4:30 p. m.). HarborChase of Prince William Commons, 14080 Central Loop, Woodbridge. More Info:  Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567

Sept. 28 – Friday – 8:00-9:00 a. m.  Ambassador Committee Meeting. Chamber HQ.  More Info:  Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567

Sept. 28 – Friday – 12:00-1:00  p. m. Health & Wellness Council. Speaker:  Beth Bortz, President & CEO of the Virginia Health Innovation Organization. Chamber HQ. More Info:  Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753

Sept. 28 – Friday – 4:30-6:00 p. m. Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening (Ceremony at 5:00 p. m.). Tropical Bites, 8130 Ashton Ave, Suite 104, Manassas. More Info:  Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567

Sept. 30  – Would you like to sponsor this year’s Silent Auction for just $125? Contact Peggy / / 571-765-7567 and enter the Raffle for Main Sponsor. Only 25 chances will be sold, so you’ll have a 1:25 chance of winning!  Deadline to enter Oct. 4. Drawing and winner announcement Oct. 5.

 Week of Oct. 1-5

 Oct. 2 – Tuesday – 9:15-10:30 a. m. – Education & Innovation Committee. Speaker:  Kevin Holmes. Topic:  YEAR UP Program. Chamber HQ. More Info:  Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753

Oct. 2 – Tuesday – 1:00-2:00 p. m.  Hispanic Council Meeting. Speaker:  Carol Niggle: Voter Services Director, League of Women Voters – Prince William. Topic:   Important Dates & Deadlines; absentee voting and listing of the candidates. Vote 411: Online Voter Guide, Group Discussion. Chamber HQ. More Info:  Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753  

Oct. 3 – Wednesday – 4:00-7:00 p. m.  Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration 2018. Speakers:  Raul Danny Vargas, VARCom Solutions, LLC, Lucrecia G. Reyes, Lucrecia Designs, LLC. Topic:  Embracing Cultures, Protecting Liberty. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas. More Info:  Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753  $      RSVP

 Oct. 4 – Thursday – 12:00-1:00 p. m.  Not-for-Profit Council Meeting. Topic: What Keeps You Up at Night?  Facilitated by Steve Liga and Jason Shriner. Chamber HQ. More Info:  Suzanne Lewis / 571-765-7753

 Oct. 4 – Thursday – 4:30-6:30 p. m.  Ribbon Cutting / Community Celebration (Ceremony  at 5:00 p. m.)  Delicious appetizers provided throughout the facility; you get a tour while you eat and find new groups with whom to network.  RSVP to 571-402-1870 or hello@tributeattheglen.comTribute at the Glen, 4151 Old Bridge Road, Woodbridge.

Oct. 5 – Friday – 9:00-10:30 a. m.  Chamber Orientation. Chamber HQMore Info:  Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567

Mark your Calendar:

Oct. 12 – Friday – 8:00 a. m.-5:00 p. m.  Seventh Annual Employment Law and HR Summit — XPLORE HR. Foxchase Manor, 8310 Chatsworth Drive, Manassas. More Info:  Anita Duecaster / 571-765-1874

Contact Peggy Kimmey / 571-765-7567 to schedule your Before or After Hours event!

Interested in becoming an Annual Partner – Contact Debbie Jones



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