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NEWPORT NEWS / HARRISONBURG, VA (1/16/19) – PBMares, LLP one of the region’s leading accounting and consulting firms, has elected two new partners.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Shentel Named to 100 Fastest Growing Companies in 2018

EDINBURG, VA (Jan. 15, 2019) – Shentel, a leading regional provider of telecommunications services, is proud to announce that the company was named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies list of domestic and foreign publicly traded companies for 2018.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: SEC’s Winter Storm Gia restoration efforts continue

CREWE, Va – Progress continues toward restoring Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) members without power due to heavy snow and ice from Winter Storm Gia on Jan.12-13.

HAMPTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Hackworth Graphics & Printing buys Suffolk copy shop

As the New Year rang in, Hackworth Graphics & Printing, a family-owned Chesapeake-based business, celebrated its acquisition of Suffolk-based copy shop Copico.

HAMPTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Lumos Networks and Spirit Communications Rebrand as SEGRA

In announcing Segra, CEO Timothy G. Biltz said, “This new brand marks the official launch of a single company with a mission and a culture that are dedicated to providing winning solutions for our customers.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Clark Nexsen Earns a Top Spot on the “Architect 50” Ranking of US Firms

Virginia Beach, VA ─ Clark Nexsen has been ranked the No. 20 leading architecture and design firm in the U.S., according to ARCHITECT Magazine, the official publication of the American Institute of Architects, which annually publishes its Architect 50 list. Most lists are revenue-based, but the Architect 50 evaluates firms across a broad range of categories.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Vandeventer Black Expands Legal Network with MSI Global Alliance Partnership

Norfolk, VA (January 8, 2019)– Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce its partnership with MSI Global Alliance, one of the world’s leading international associations of independent legal and accounting firms. “This new alliance enhances our ability to provide responsive and dynamic legal services with a streamlined and progressive approach,” said Michael L.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Virginia Zoo Uses Technology to Reach New Audiences

NORFOLK, VA - New technology has recently given the Virginia Zoo the chance to not only reach people in Hampton Roads, but also those far away – even as far away as Canada.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: SEC members to receive $3 million in capital credits in 2018

CREWE, Va – In 2018, Southside Electric Cooperative’s (SEC) Board of Directors approved a $3 million capital credit retirement.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Vandeventer Blacks Ashley G. Moss Promoted to Partner

Vandeventer Black LLP attorney Ashley G. Moss has been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2019.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Christmas Brings Two Babies to the Virginia Zoo

NORFOLK, VA: While most were enjoying their new Christmas toys, two Eastern bongos at the Virginia Zoo were in labor.

PRINCE WILLIAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: “You made my child the happiest person in the world.”

A few days after Christmas every year, a packet of thank you notes arrives at the Woodbridge office of family law lawyers Nichols Zauzig – neatly handwritten messages of gratitude from parents of some of the neediest children in the area.

PRINCE WILLIAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Local auto repair shop pays for employees’ health care

Woodbridge, VA — December 1, 2018 — Steve’s Auto Repair & Tire is covering the cost of its employees’ individual healthcare.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Northwest Federal Earns Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce Financial Industry Leader Award

Herndon, Va. (December 11, 2018) – Northwest Federal Credit Union was presented with the Stars Over Dulles Award for Financial Leader by the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce on December 5th.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: SACSCOC Reaffirms Virginia State University’s Accreditation for 10 Years

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirmed Virginia State University’s (VSU) accreditation for the next 10 years.

PRINCE WILLIAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Marketing Firm Imagine, Inc. Makes List of “Hottest Area Companies”

Manassas Firm Makes Washington Business Journal’s “Book of Lists” for Visual Art and Design.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: A Big, Bold 2019 is on the Horizon

“Your Chamber is very healthy, growing and having a big impact in Hampton Roads and the Commonwealth,” said Hampton Roads Chamber President & CEO Bryan K.

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