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Spotlight: Business Council Briefs – March 2021 [Free read]

Things are ramping up this month at the Greater Williamsburg Business Council.

With a brand-new speed networking programs on Blitzr and an upcoming discussion on Workplace Wellness, we are dedicated to helping our members press forward through 2021.

Recently, our ASPIRE Young Professionals have launched a new Little Free Library project to serve the Greater Williamsburg area. “It is ASPIRE’s hope that the Little Free Library will inspire readers, bring joy, and strengthen our community,” noted Amber Saloka, Chair of the ASPIRE Young Professionals Committee. “We are thrilled to facilitate this amazing ongoing project that will continue to be a part of ASPIRE’s legacy for years to come.”

ASPIRE is currently accepting book donations throughout March with drop-off boxes at the Business Council office and both Alewerks Brewing Company locations. Those who donate books through the collection bins at Alewerks will receive 10% their purchase.

The past year has taken a toll on many facets of the business world, including the culture and wellbeing of your workplace. Kim Goeltom, Certified Master Wellness Coach and owner of Creating Legacy Wellness, will be presenting a webinar on “Workplace Wellness in 2021” this Thursday, March 11th at 10 AM. We encourage you and your team to register for this free webinar and learn more about office culture, employee engagement, and the impact of the pandemic. Register today!

Our Women’s Business Council is excited to host a Happy Hour with Rosie the Riveter event on Thursday, March 25th at 6 PM. Attendees will pick up two cocktails and an optional charcuterie spread from Amber Ox Public House, then head home to join online trivia with Time Passages Mobile DJ Services. Purchase your ticket today and celebrate Women’s History Month with us!

Help us welcome the following businesses to the Business Council family:
The Traveling Notary — The Traveling Notary is a Mobile Notary Signing Agent based in Williamsburg, Virginia. LaTonya Wallace-Conyers is certified through the National Notary Association, licensed, insured, and background screened. She will travel to your location, even after traditional business hours.

Suzanne Holliday Coaching — Suzanne Holliday is a transitional grief coach based in Williamsburg, Virginia. She offers tele-coaching, in-person coaching, outdoor walk-and-talk coaching, and more.

Virginia Filtronics — Virginia Filtronics offers solutions to improve your water quality. By eliminating harmful chemicals and damaging scale, Virginia Filtronics provides bottled-water quality to every tap and appliance in your home.

Jamestowne Professional Park — Conveniently located on Jamestown Road, the Jamestowne Professional Park is just ten minutes from New Town and many local residential communities. View flexible leasing options and floor plans online today.

Advanced Medicine Modern Aesthetics (AMMA) — AMMA offers skin tightening, intense pulsed light therapy photofacials, hair removal, and more. Book your free virtual or in-person consultation today.

Brightview Landscaping Services — Located in Yorktown, Brightview Landscaping offers commercial lawn management, golf course maintenance, water management, tree care, and more.

Mobile Customs, LLC — Mobile Customs is a veteran-owned small business building quality food trucks and trailers for businesses and budding entrepreneurs. Their knowledgeable team is comprised of veteran craftsmen with the expertise it takes to build a world-class product.

TAG Consulting — TAG Consulting provides business consulting, coaching, and mentoring to new and existing small businesses. Ti’Juana Gholston helps bring your business dreams alive.

Williamsburg Lifestyle Magazine — Williamsburg Lifestyle is a local, luxury publication, direct mailed to over 7,000 homes and 500 businesses in the Williamsburg community. The magazine is available at selected pick-up locations, and subscriptions are available by request.

You can learn more about the Business Council and sign up for events at For membership inquiries, please contact Courtney Thompson, Membership Manager.

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