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Chamber Insights: June 2022

This past May, the Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce enjoyed connecting its members through a variety of networking events and social outings.

On May 4th, the Women’s Business Council gathered for High Tea at Spoke + Art Provisions Co. Attendees enjoyed specialty teas, fresh pastries, finger sandwiches, and more on the patio.

On May 24th, the ASPIRE Young Professionals hosted the first event in its Placemaking Series at the 1607 Grill. Guest speakers Anna Killius and Emily Hinson of the James River Association discussed the state of the James River, advocacy programs, and the new River Center coming to the area. Learn more about placemaking.

On May 26th, Jamestowne Professional Park hosted a Business After Hours, featuring networking, live music from the band Identity Crisis, beverages from Billsburg Brewery and Williamsburg Winery, and food from the Old Chickahominy House.

Looking to the month of June, the Chamber will host two of its signature events: the Annual Meeting & Business Awards and the Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament.

The 2022 Annual Meeting and Business Awards will take place on Thursday, June 9th from 4 PM to 6 PM at Ford’s Colony Country Club. We look forward to celebrating the past year, thanking our outgoing Board members, and passing the gavel to the incoming Chair. We will also recognize several individuals and local businesses with our Business Awards, including Small Business of the Year, Early-Stage Business of the Year, Home Based Business of the Year, Membership Star of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, and Health Promotor of the Year. Become a sponsor or register online to attend.

The Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament will take place on Thursday, June 30th at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club. Golfers will play on the Green Course with a 9 AM shotgun start. Register a foursome today to join the Chamber for a morning reception, networking, drinks on the course, awards, raffles, and more. Foursomes and sponsorships are first-come, first-serve. Learn more.

Join us in welcoming the following to the Chamber family:

American Dream Landscapes — Located in Williamsburg, Virginia, American Dream Landscapes provides commercial and residential landscaping and hardscaping solutions. For over a decade, American Dream Landscapes has been helping folks in greater Williamsburg maintain and improve their properties with landscape design, aeration, commercial maintenance, leaf removal, grading, mulching, tree removal, and more. Get a free estimate today.

Anchor Financial Group — At Anchor Financial, you have an entire team focused on providing integrated solutions that empower and educate clients. From business succession planning to investment strategies, Anchor Financial provides a wide array of services with the support of a holistic team model. Schedule a complimentary consultation today.

Balint Charities — As a volunteer-run organization, Balint Charities aims to nurture children’s capacity for educational success by early intervention with reading and music. Balint Charities brings books and musical instruments to schools, early childhood centers, pediatrician offices around the country.

Chase Roofing LLC — Chase Roofing is a full service, certified, professional roofing company located in Williamsburg, Virginia. Service options include commercial roof inspections, systems, and warranties, as well as residential roof inspections, repairs, and replacements.

Cloud Managed Services Group, Inc. — CloudMSG provides a next-generation managed service desk for small to medium businesses, as well as enterprise IT organizations. CloudMSG focuses on delighting users and driving organizational productivity. Their managed services is first-to-market in combining world-class conversational AI, turnkey support desk management, and strategic proactive support.

Legacy Consulting Services — Legacy Consulting Group is a full-service healthcare consulting firm that provides independent management counsel in the areas of strategy, business and market development, financial, real estate, and facility planning. Learn more about the tailored consulting services available to solve your most complex issues.

Ashley HomeStore Williamsburg — With a new location on Waller Mill Road, Ashley HomeStore is committed to being your trusted partner and style leader for the home. This locally owned and operated store offers bestselling furniture with unparalleled service.

To learn more about the Chamber, or to join as an individual or business, contact Vanessa Johnson, Membership Coordinator.

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