PW Chamber What’s Happening Home Edition: April 27 to May 1

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Provided by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Governor’s Update

Watch today’s Governor’s update here. 

Tuesday Virtual Meetings:

Tuesday, April 28, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Greater Washington Board of Trade Covid-19 Briefing Call: The Pandemic’s Impact on Food Systems & Security. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted food supply chains and household food budgets across the country. Radha Muthiah is President and CEO of the Capital Area Food Bank. She will describe the forces behind these disruptions, how her organization has responded, and what we can collectively do to help our food system and the families who depend on it. Margaret Rogers is  co-head of Arabella’s Good Food practice and co-coordinator of Washington Regional Food Funders. She will draw on her experience leading the Farm to Fork Initiative to describe how good public policy can make our food system more resilient and equitable. Please register HERE.
Tuesday, April 28, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., Free online Cyber Safety Training. Presented by: Holly Nicholson, Crime Prevention Specialist, Prince William County Police Department. Session#473 542 233 The session password is Cyber. Please click HERE to join the training. Enter your name and email address.
Tuesday, April 28, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Join Eric Terry, President of the Virginia Restaurant , Lodging & Tourism Association as well as Christina Winn, Executive Director Prince William Economic Development and Ann Marie Maher, Director of Tourism for Prince William County in a discussion moderated by Ross Snare, Director of Government Relations and Communications for the Prince William Chamber. Please register HERE.
Tuesday, April 28, 6:00 p.m. COVID-19 Small Business Town Hall. Join Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Trade Cassidy Rasnick, Delegates Guzman, Ayala, Helmer and Subramanyam and representatives from the Fauquier and Prince William Chamber. More information HERE.

Wednesday Virtual Meetings:

Wednesday, April 29, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. – The Greater Washington Board of Trade Covid-19 Briefing Call: Getting the Region to Fiscal, Economic, and Public Health. For state and local jurisdictions, the COVID-19 pandemic is a double threat: it endangers public health, and the loss of tax revenue from closed businesses slashes state and municipal budgets at a time when public services are sorely needed. Join this virtual briefing to hear from Virginia Secretary of Finance Aubrey Layne; Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia Jeff DeWitt; and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot. These three leaders will share how they are approaching this crisis and what the path to fiscal, economic, and public health looks like in their jurisdictions. Please register HERE.
Wednesday, April 29, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon – SBDC Workshop: Financing Your Small Business: Prince William County – Zoom *Webinar (Live)* Please register in advance HERE.
Wednesday, April 29, 10:30 a.m. – Who Has Time for Time Management? Zoom Webinar. Presented by Jinnae Monroe, CEO, Professionals by Design, LLC. Learn Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination, Manage Workflow and Maximize the Power of Your Personal Productivity. Please register HERE in advance.

Thursday Virtual Meetings:

Thursday, April 30, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Allan Myers Food Bank Challenge. The Chamber has teamed with Allan Myers, an employer of Prince William residents and contractor in the County for more than twenty years, to raise funds in support of the food programs of Action in Community Through Service (ACTS) and Northern Virginia Family Service’s (NVFS) SERVE Campus. If you would like to contribute, please reach out to Anita Duecaster,
Thursday, April 30, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Women’s Leadership Council Zoom and Mobile Meeting.  TOPIC:  Roundtable Discussion: Surviving COVID-19. Info: Suzanne Lewis – 571-765-7753. Please register HERE in advance.

Friday Virtual Meetings:

Friday, May 1, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. – Chamber Orientation – Zoom Meeting. Get the big picture perspective on resources and opportunities available through your Chamber membership.  New and seasoned members alike are encouraged to attend this free informational session. Info: Margeaux Clark: 571-765-1878. Please register HERE in advance.



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