WVPT will once again host January’s Business After Hours event. This year’s Non-Profit BAH will take place on January 15, 2015 from 5-7 pm. Non-profits will have the opportunity to showcase their business at individual booths. The venue this year will be located at The Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. We are currently accepting registrations.
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The Ides of March marks this year’s regional job fair. The event, which is hosted by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce and the Daily News-Record, will take place from 12 pm- 6 pm on March 15th at the First Church of the Nazarene. A great way to meet potential employers and make contacts, the fair offers access to information, assistance, and the opportunity to find the right job for you. Resume Assistance will be available for all those who are interested and you can even get your resume printed on the spot! The Coaching Corner will open at 11 am and can provide extra guidance on how to make the best impression and land a great job.
2012 Exhibitors include:
- James Madison University
- Blue Ridge Community College
- Home Instead Senior Care
- Truck Enterprises, Inc.
- Star 94.3
- Dynamic Aviation
- Good Printers
- Kelly Services
- National College
- Modern Woodmen of America
- American Health & Wellness Institute
- Biolife Plasma Services
Please check out our website for additional information regarding booth registration and shuttle services at http://www.hrchamber.org/v.php?pg=129.
Also, look for our Economic Forecast coming this March!
The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Post-Session Legislative Breakfast was held this morning and was another successful event. We appreciate Senators Mark Obenshain and Emmett Hanger, Delegates Steve Landes and Tony Wilt giving their views of the session and what it means for business in The Valley. Tori Williams, Legislative Liaison for VA West (a coalition of I-81 Chambers) spoke on specific legislation of interest to the business community in general. The budget, transportation, economic development, accelerated sales tax relief, right-to-work and small business were all topics of discussion. If you missed it, catch the story on WHSV, Channel 3 or in the DNR in the morning.