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Marketing Workshop, Amishlands Tour, Post-Legislative Forum, and More: News Briefs (April 8, 2022)

Lancaster County, Penn. (Courtesy of Lancaster County Government)

HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Here are some important news and notes in brief from in and around the Historic Triangle.

Natural and Cultural Assets Mapping Committee Meeting Scheduled for April 14

On Thursday, April 14 at 9 a.m., James City County’s Natural and Cultural Assets Mapping Committee will meet to review community input from the Natural and Cultural Assets Mapping Survey and the latest asset maps and habitat core rankings. The Committee will also review risk maps and discuss next steps. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the County Government Center Building D Conference Room, 101 Mounts Bay Rd. Meeting materials will be available on the Natural and Cultural Assets Committees web page. For more information, contact the Community Development Department at (757) 253-6671 or

SCORE to Host “The Psychology of Marketing” Workshop

On Saturday, April 15, the Williamsburg chapter of SCORE, an organization dedicated to providing business education and mentorship, will host a workshop entitled, “The Psychology of Marketing.” Featuring presenter Don Jackson, the workshop will discuss items such as “Why should someone buy from me?,” “What is the other guy doing that I’m not?,” and “What is a feature and a benefit?”. Registration is $15 in advance, $20 at the door. To learn or to register, please click here.

Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce Set for Post Session Legislative Forum

The Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce will hold the 2022 Post Session Legislative Forum on April 19 in the Williamsburg Regional Library Theater, 515 Scotland St. beginning at 7:30 a.m.

State Senators Tommy Norment, Mamie Locke and Monty Mason as well as Delegates Mike Mullin, Amanda Batten and A.C. Cordoza will all be present at the form to discuss the 2022 Legislative Priorities set by the Chamber in January.

There is no cost to attend this event, but registration is required. Click here to register.

James City County to Host “Pennsylvania Amishlands Tour”

As part of James City County’s (JCC) “The Lounge” programming (which is designed for residents ages 55 years old and up), JCC will host a three day, two night trip to Lancaster County, Penn. Highlights include a tour of a working Amish farm, seeing an onstage performance of “David” at the Sight and Sound Theater, and more. The trip is scheduled to take place June 14-16. The cost is $489/person for double occupancy and $589/person for single occupancy. The fee includes round-trip motor coach transportation, two nights at a hotel, two breakfasts, two dinners, admission fees, gratuities, and taxes. Residents are required to register by May 13. To learn more, please click here.

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