Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, Stuart, Virginia
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Chamber News - 2020

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Secret Santa/Christmas Bonus Announced

November 16, 2020

Enter your employees for a chance to win a $500 prize. . . . read more

Festival of Trees

November 16, 2020

Let work to make the Holidays Brighter for all of us! Participate in the Chamber's Festival of Trees. . . . read more

Patrick County Library Appointment Visits Available

November 13, 2020

To better serve our patrons, we have now added appointment only visits. You must call the library during regular hours at 694-3352 ext 1 to schedule an appointment. You cannot leave a message to make an appointment. We do not take “walk-up” appointments. Read More...... . . . read more

Patrick County Chamber of Commerce announces Scarecrow Contest Winners

November 3, 2020

The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the county’s first Scarecrow Contest during the month of October. Businesses, churches, organizations, and individuals joined in on the fun creating and decorating their amazing scarecrow exhibits across the county. Read more to find out the winners!! . . . read more

Chamber to Host Historic Tax Credit Workshop

October 21, 2020

Overview of the program, how the application process works, architectural history, discuss how to make the numbers work, and financial information. Work shop is Virtual and should run about 3 hours. . . . read more

Patrick County Chamber of Commerce to unveil new 2020 Ornament

October 12, 2020

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Outdoor Picnic Tables Coming to Local Restaurants, Cafes and Stores

October 9, 2020

Outdoor picnic tables for local restaurants, cafes and stores to allow folks an opportunity to eat outside safely while enjoying the fall in Patrick County.

Not a Crow in Patrick County, the Scarecrows are doing their job

October 5, 2020

Over 40 scarecrows are hanging around Patrick County. . . . read more

The Scarecrows are coming

September 9, 2020

The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce is extremely excited to promote our Inaugural Scarecrow Contest! The Chamber encourages businesses, churches, organizations, and individuals to join the fun. The more scarecrows across the county, the better. . . . read more

Patrick County Board of Supervisors & EDA creates Small Business Relief Fund

August 24, 2020

The Patrick County Board of Supervisors and the Economic Development Authority create a Small Business Relief Fund. Applications available on their website and due by September 11, 2020 . . . read more

ReBuild VA: Small Business Grant Program

July 29, 2020

The Rebuild VA Grant Fund is a program to help small businesses and non-profits whose normal operations were disrupted by COVID-19, including restaurants, brick and mortar retail, exercise and fitness facilities, personal care and personal grooming services, entertainment and public amusement establishments, and campgrounds. . . . read more

New Emergency Regulations for VA Businesses

July 29, 2020

The Safety and Health Codes Board of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry has developed a new emergency regulation, as directed by Governor Northam, that creates additional requirements for Virginia employers related to workplace safety due to COVID-19. The Board was also tasked with considering public comments that were offered during the brief 10-day window.

Health Patrick County Assessment and Improvement Plan

July 7, 2020

This document is the culmination of more than two years’ research and planning conducted
by teams of Patrick County citizens, medical professionals, nonprofit partners, economic
development leaders, emergency managers, various experts, members of the faith
community, and interested others. The process was led by the Virginia Department of
Health, West Piedmont District. This is Patrick County’s fi

Virginia Opening to Phase III on July 1

June 24, 2020

Virginia is moving into Phase III

Virtual Virus Run benefiting the Caring Hearts Free Clinic

April 21, 2020

The Virus Virtual Run benefiting the Caring Hearts Free Clinic . . . read more

Southern Virginia Regional Alliance COVID Resources

April 7, 2020

Link to all the resources for businesses and non-profits

Small Business Administration~ COVID-19 Response

April 3, 2020

New and updated resources that the U.S. Chamber has developed to assist businesses access resources created under the CARES Act (Phase III bill). This includes an update to the guide we released several days ago on the Paycheck Protection Program. . . . read more

Virginia Is for Restaurant Lovers

March 30, 2020

Show the love to our local restaurants. . . . read more

Chamber to host 2020 Spring Job Fair ~ Virtual

February 27, 2020

The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce will host the 2020 Spring Job Fair online, now due to the ever changing social landscape. We will be posting flyers from the employers who were going to attend. Join us at our Facebook Event page for the flyer and will also be posting the employment flyers to our job page, here on the website and email the information.

SOVA Innovation Hub announces CodeVA as partner, calls for participants

February 27, 2020

Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation (MBC) and Microsoft Corp. are announcing that CodeVA is the first SOVA Innovation Hub partner. Through the partnership, CodeVA, a Richmond, Va.-based nonprofit, will create a new Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) chapter to provide computer science skills and training to K-12 teachers throughout Southern Virginia. Read More..... . . . read more

Patrick County Chamber of Commerce and Virginia Career Works Patrick County Center to host Career Readiness Workshop~ Cancelled

February 27, 2020

The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce and Virginia Career Works Patrick County Center will host a Career Readiness Workshop at the Patrick Henry Community College, 212 Wood Brothers Drive, Stuart, VA. Read More.... . . . read more

Invest Southern Virginia -- Coworking Office Space Study

February 13, 2020

Does Southern VA Need More Coworking and Makerspace? Attention all small business owners, freelancers, entrepreneurs, remote workers, craftspeople, and creatives. Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation (MBC), in partnership with Longwood University, is calling for community input on proposed innovative office space in Southern Virginia. Read More..... . . . read more

Vote now for the Chamber Awards

February 3, 2020

Vote for your favorite! . . . read more

How to Airbnb

January 15, 2020

Do you have a house, apartment, cabin, or other property sitting empty? Learn HOW to start, attend, market your property on Airbnb. Free event, registration is required. . . . read more

Roaring 20's Chamber Awards Soiree

January 13, 2020

Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that's no matter—to-morrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther. . . . And one fine morning—— . . . read more

Nominations for Awards

January 13, 2020

The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the following awards.

- Small Business of the Year
- Large Business of the Year
- Community Champion
- Non-Profit of the Year
- Community Event of the Year

2020 Membership Drive has Begun

January 9, 2020

The 2020 Chamber of Commerce Membership drive has officially begun. . . . read more