January-February 2017 Events of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce

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The Prince William Chamber of Commerce offers diverse events of interest to business leaders and others in the Northern Virginia community.  As the only Chamber of Commerce serving Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, the Prince William Chamber’s events are located in every corner of the community.  Members and non-members alike are encouraged to attend; members receive special discounts. 
Listed below is a quick preview of events for the coming months. For a complete listing, visit pwchamber.org and click on the Online Calendar under the “Events” tab. Also, check our Community Calendar page for events from our members.
 
Tuesday, January 10 // Luncheon: Keeping Prince William Beautiful, How to Save the Environment (and Money Too)
Presented in partnership by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce and Keep Prince William Beautiful
11:30 a. m.-1:30 p. m.
Location: Old Hickory Golf Club (11921 Chanceford Drive; Woodbridge, VA 22192)
Sponsors to date: Dominion Virginia Power and the Law Offices of Sheyna Nicole Burt
Guest Speaker: James Hunt, Author & Past President, National League of Cities 
Tickets: $40/Members; $40/Non-Members (includes lunch)
Join us for a luncheon and book signing featuring author and National Municipal Leader of the Year James C. Hunt. Hunt is the Past President of the National League of Cities and will share his wisdom and experience in creating a municipality that is an attractive place to live, work and play through green awareness, neighborhood empowerment and more!
Register online at PWChamber.org.
 
Wednesday, January 11 // Business After Hours
5:00-6:30 p. m.
Host: Potomac Place Assisted Living (2133 Montgomery Avenue; Woodbridge, VA 22191)
Free to attend. RSVP requested: PWchamber.org
Invite a colleague or friend! The more the merrier!
 
Friday, January 13 // Connect @ UNO Pizzeria & Grill
8:00-9:30 a. m.
Host: UNO Pizzeria & Grill (10701 Bulloch Drive; Manassas, VA 20109)
Free to attend. RSVP requested: PWChamber.org
Join us for our Connect @ Networking Breakfast Series once per month, held in one of three rotating locations across Prince William County.  Each of these opportunities are a value-added benefit of Chamber membership! Held the 2nd Friday of each month from 8:00-9:30 a. m. at UNO Pizzeria & Grill in Manassas, Eggspectation in Gainesville or Old Country Buffet in Woodbridge. We look forward to connecting you with greater opportunities to grow your business!
 
Wednesday, January 18 // Business After Hours
5:00-6:30 p. m.
Host: Elite Golf (10103 Residency Road; Manassas, VA 20110)
Free to attend. RSVP requested: PWchamber.org
Come in from the cold and join us for an evening of networking and everyone’s favorite business building activity….golf!  You’ll get to try out Elite Golf’s Tru Golf Simulators with over 85 world-renowned golf courses and 36 modes of play.  Bring a colleague or friend! The more the merrier!
 
Tuesday, January 24 // Salute to the Armed Forces Luncheon
11:30 a. m.-2:00 p. m.
Location: The Clubs at Quantico (3017 Russell Road; Quantico, VA 22134)
Sponsors: PenFed Credit Union, NOVEC, First Command Financial Planning, Zeiders Enterprises and Dominion Virginia Power
Guest Speakers: John C.Harvey, Virginia Secretary of Veterans Affairs & Homeland Security  and Chilton Raiford, WWII Veteran
Tickets: $45/Members; $60/Non-Members (includes hot lunch)
Join us for this very special luncheon as we honor active-duty service members and Veterans from across our region.  We have invited the Garrison Commanders from Fort Belvoir and Quantico Marine Corps Base to give an update on their respective installations.  We will also offer recognition for outstanding Soldiers and Marines and hear from our Veteran’s Council on what’s new for 2017.
 Register online at PWChamber.org.
 
Friday, January 27 // Breakfast: Construction Procurement
9:00-10:30 a. m.
Location: Stratford University (14349 Gideon Drive; Woodbridge, VA 22192)
Sponsor: Lockheed Martin
Panelists to date: Amber Peebles, President of Athena Construction Group; Amy Hernandez, CPA, JD, Principal at Strategic FAR Advisors and  Daniel D. Rounds, Esq. Member, Smith Pachter McWhorter
Tickets: $30/Members; $45/Non-Members (includes breakfast by the culinary arts students of Stratford University)
Join us for a look at what contractors need in order to be considered well qualified for government contracts; discussion will also cover pricing strategies and how to implement organized projects to minimize costly changes and delays. Plus, how can a construction company grow their business with the government as a sub and prime? We’ll talk lessons learned and tips on surviving the tough times.
Register online at PWChamber.org.
 
Wednesday, February 1 // Business After Hours
5:00-6:30 p. m.
Host: First Virginia Community Bank (7900 Sudley Road, Suite 100; Manassas, VA 20109)
Free to attend. RSVP requested: PWchamber.org
Join the staff of First Virginia Community Bank and the members of the Prince William Chamber for a great evening of networking. Enjoy cocktails, complimentary hors d’ oeuvres and door prizes! Bring a colleague or friend! The more the merrier!
 
Tuesday, February 7 // Women’s Series Luncheon: Healthy Women, Healthy Community
11:30 a. m.-1:30 p. m.
Location: Hilton Garden Inn (2500 Neabsco Common Place; Woodbridge, VA 22191)
Sponsors: Novant Health UVA Health System, Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, InsideNOVA
Tickets: $40/Members; $55/Non-Members (includes lunch)
Healthy women lead to a healthy community: As supervisors, wives, mothers, grandmothers & friends, we women have more influence than we may recognize. Learn how to be a leader in community health just by taking better care of yourself!
Join the women of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce for a healthy lunch and a panel discussion on key issues impacting women’s health. Our panelists will cover everything from behavioral health to heart health, in addition to advancements in mammography and reproductive health. Plan on plenty of time for Q&A!
Panelists to include a Mammographer & Cardiologist from Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center as well as an OBGYN & a Clinical Psychologist from Novant Health UVA Health System.
Register online at PWChamber.org.
 
Friday, February 10 // Connect @ Eggspectation
8:00-9:30 a. m.
Host: Eggspectation (8058 Crescent Park Drive; Gainesville, VA 20155)
Free to attend. RSVP requested: PWchamber.org
Join us for our Connect @ Networking Breakfast Series once per month, held in one of three rotating locations across Prince William County.  Each of these opportunities are a value-added benefit of Chamber membership! Held the 2nd Friday of each month from 8:00-9:30 a. m. at UNO Pizzeria & Grill in Manassas, Eggspectation in Gainesville or Old Country Buffet in Woodbridge. We look forward to connecting you with greater opportunities to grow your business!
 
Tuesday, February 28 // Business Awards Dinner
6:00-9:00 p. m.
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center (10960 George Mason Circle; Manassas, VA 20110)
Sponsors: Northern Virginia Community College; NOVEC; Whitlock Wealth Management
Master of Ceremonies: James MacGregor, Publisher, Washington Business Journal
Tickets: $75/Members; $90/Non-Members (includes dinner)
The Prince William Chamber Business Awards are held annually to honor the best of our local business community. Awards recognize excellence in business, innovative practices, outstanding contributions to the community and businesses/organizations that stand out among their peers. Industry-specific Awards rotate on an annual basis, giving us the opportunity to shine the spotlight on members in varying industry sectors.
Register online at PWChamber.org.
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