• News for Chamber

    Sunday, January 13, 2019
    NEWS RELEASEFor Immediate Release: January 7, 2019Contact:         Becky McDonough                         (804) 541-2461                         becky@hpgchamber.orgConall Fee appointed president of Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of CommerceWill take the gavel at Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony  Hopewell/Prince George, Va. – Conall Fee has been appointed president of the ...read more
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    Monday, January 07, 2019
    Dear Fellow Members, This Chamber turns 100 in September, 2020. So many organizational leaders have preceded us and a great deal of resources have gone into its projects, events, relationships, and ideals over the years. The landscape, culture and industry have changed a great deal in the last 100 years, but our responsibility remains largely unchanged; protect and improve the business environment ...read more
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    Monday, January 07, 2019
    As the role of distribution becomes even more critical in meeting the ever changing needs customers, Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) has been making significant investments in technology and systems to enhance the synergies between the various distribution facilities within the organization.  To further enhance collaboration within the distribution network, Sheila Smith has recently announced ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Chamber
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    Haley’s Honey Meadery offers mead-tasting, light fare and weekend entertainment in Hopewell VAHopewell, VA – Haley’s Honey Meadery is bringing mead-tasting and regular night-time entertainment to downtown Hopewell. Haley’s is one of nine retail establishments to open in Hopewell in the past few years. Tonya Haley opened the micro-meadery on November 17, 2018, offering nine varieties of mead made ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Tourism
    Monday, December 17, 2018
    For the first time in our Chamber's history, we're organizing a Chamber Travel trip and we're going to Tuscany! 'Under the Tuscan Sun', 'La Dolce Vita', yeah, you've seen the films. But, now is your time to LIVE it. If you're not familiar with Tuscany, just do a Google image search and you'll see what I mean.  In October of 2019, we're taking a group to one of the most infamously beautiful ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Newsletter, Tourism
    Thursday, December 13, 2018
    The year may be coming to a close and many businesses may be winding down for the Holidays, but, not Breez-In. They have a lot in store for 2019 (pun intended).  If you thought the Breez-In empire was restricted to Hopewell & Prince George, you were mistaken. The latest product of the Bogese business acumen is a newly renovated convenience store on Pole Green Road in Mechanicsville. This new ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    On November 30th, Mark Garnier, British Member of Parliament and regional trade envoy for the UK visited Crosspoint Rolls-Royce at SouthPoint Industrial Park to attend a meeting with Virginia Governor Northam, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership to discuss manufacturing in the area. For some time, Crosspoint Rolls-Royce has been serving as an ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political
    Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Hopewell/Prince George Futures Initiative UnderwayHopewell/Prince George, Va. – In the fall of 2017 the H/PG Chamber Board of Directors determined a course of action in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of the Chamber’s incorporation September 2020.  The Futures Initiative was formed. This team is working to ensure that the Chamber is on the right course.  Incremental changes have been ...read more
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    Friday, August 10, 2018
    6 area teens win scholarships at 6th annual ITAC Manufacturing Tech Summer CampCutline: Members of the winning team Noah Craft from Prince George High School, Justin Halder from NB Clements Jr. High in Prince George, Heather Coletti from Colonial Heights High School, Brody Fisher from Dinwiddie High School, Omari Duncan from Hopewell High School, T’Angelo Munoz from Prince George High School.  ...read more
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    Friday, October 13, 2017
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    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce will hold its 98th Annual Mixer on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at The Barns of Kanak, 5503 Ruffin Rd., in Prince George County.  This large regional networking event, introduced by signature sponsor Southside Regional Medical Center, will feature a program by Jason Roop, former long-time editor of Style Weekly Magazine and current Principal of the PR and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Tourism, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
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    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    For Immediate Release: September 5, 2017Contacts: Office of the Governor: Brian Coy, (804) 225-4260, Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov | Virginia Tourism Corporation: Caroline Logan, (804) 545-5572, clogan@virginia.org Governor McAuliffe Announces $2.2 Billion Growth for Tourism Industry Since 2014~Virginia’s tourism industry reported record-breaking spending each year of McAuliffe ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Tourism
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Contact: Becky McDonough 804-731-0902Central Virginia students last chance to register for Advanced Technology summer camps July 26- 29 and August 9-12Hopewell, VA, July 11, 2017 – Sixty rising ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth grade area public schools will attend Dream it. Do it. Virginia (DIDIVA) Advanced Technology (AT) Summer Experiential Learning Camp from July 26 – 29 or the newly ...read more
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    Friday, July 07, 2017
    HISTORIC HOPEWELL FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseFor more information, contact 804-458-4682 or admin@historichopewell.org What did children do all day without computers, television and other modern technologies?  The Historic Hopewell Foundation (HHF) is pleased to announce the date for this year’s Emma and George Days. Experience a day in the life of Emma and George who lived at ...read more
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    Thursday, June 29, 2017
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    Tuesday, June 27, 2017
     Happy 4th of July We all love fireworks! What better way to celebrate the USAthan to watch our awesome fireworks displays!  The City of Hopewell will celebrate Independence Day in style with a dazzling fireworks display on the Appomattox River! Main viewing for the fireworks display is the rear parking area of the John Randolph Medical Center. Event parking is available in adjacent neighborhoods. ...read more
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    Thursday, June 15, 2017
    The Boathouse at City Point in Hopewell Opening June 17The restaurant is HOUSEpitality Family’s fourth location of successful concept  RICHMOND, Va. (June 14, 2017) – The HOUSEpitality Family restaurant group announced today that The Boathouse at City Point will open on June 17 at 701 West Randolph Street in Hopewell. This is the first HOUSEpitality Family restaurant to open in the area, a ...read more
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    Monday, June 05, 2017
    Fort Lee Federal Credit Union and AFFN Donate $3,000 to Support VeteransMay 24, 2017, Prince George, VA  Fort Lee Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) Matching Grant Program, was proud to donate $2,500 to the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia.  The USO provides support to military service members and their families. The donation was presented at ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Prince George, VA – Prime Care Family Practice is celebrated its anniversary in a big way.  The practice received a Key to the County from Prince George County for its distinguished service to the community.  Prime Care Family Practice has served patients since 1985. Its focus is on the family as a whole, from pediatrics to geriatrics.  Their team of physicians also specialize in preventive ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Hopewell, VA – Pins and Needles opens its doors on Wednesday, April 26th at 11 AM to celebrate the move to a new location, 1000 W. City Point Road.Debra Lail Thornburgh, proprietor of Pins and Needles, is so excited about her newly renovated space on a main city artery.  Before moving to Virginia 16 years ago, she lived in Wyoming and Utah.  She began her sewing career in 1989 specializing is ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    H/PG Chamber Membership Breakfast honors two presidents, presents 17 awards and attracts over 150 members The Hopewell/Prince George Chamber’s 6th Annual Membership Breakfast and Awards Ceremony on February 22 attracted over 150 members and community leaders to Upper Shirley Vineyard for breakfast and networking. The event honored retiring Chamber President Wendy Austin, Consultant and Executive ...read more
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