ONWARD TO OPPORTUNITY

Ron Lewis, the Chamber’s vice chair for military affairs, recently addressed 60 transitioning service members at JEB Little Creek-Fort Story.

His message to them was clear: You are valued in Hampton Roads! Stay and contribute – the business community needs you.

Together they discussed the important topics for transitioning service members and their families, including navigating civilian employment opportunities, daycare availability and testing for charter schools.

MEMBER RECEPTION FOR A GOOD CAUSE

The July Chamber Member Reception was held at Charles Barker Mercedes-Benz of Virginia and was attended by over 80 members and guests.

A special thank you to members of the Chamber Board of Directors who came out to support Charles Barker’s Champions for Charity.

It was a great night of connecting and relationship building.

Stop by Charles Barker Mercedes-Benz for your chance to enter to win one of three new cars!

The August Member Reception will be at O’Connor Brewing Company on Aug. 21.

MILITARY RECOGNITION RECEPTION

The Chamber will honor the hardworking men and women of the military in a reception on Aug. 17.

Please join us as we thank them for their outstanding service.

This second military reception of the year will honor members of the Norfolk Military contingents and will be held at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel.

2018 CONGRESSIONAL FORUM

The Hampton Roads Chamber will bring all four congressman representing Southeastern Virginia together for an informative session with our members.

Join us on August 20 as Congressman Bobby Scott, Rob Wittman, Donald McEachin and Scott Taylor take the stage to address the issues that matter to the business community of Hampton Roads.

Going strong for over a dozen years, this is truly a member-focused event.

In this election year, it is a unique opportunity for the community to hear what their congressman are working on and direct their questions and concerns to their district representative.

Our region is far-reaching, ranging from the very rural, to the tourist-filled oceanfront, to the the largest naval station in the world.

The Congressional Forum showcases our diversity with our representatives who have historically prided themselves on working for the economy of Hampton Roads in a bi-partisan manner.

The Hampton Roads Chamber works year round with the elected officials of our region to bring the concerns of the business community to their attention.

The Chamber is deeply appreciative of the congressman and their staff as they prepare for this annual event.

WOUNDED WARRIOR GOLF OUTING

The annual Chamber Golf Outing is gearing up. Get your teams ready to hit the course and raise money and awareness for our local wounded warriors.

Proceeds from a silent auction will also go to local wounded warriors.

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