• News for Community

    Monday, January 07, 2019
    Peoples Advantage Federal Credit Union awarded Certification by the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund; provides financial freedom to the Richmond Tri-cities areaPetersburg VA, November 13, 2018 --- Peoples Advantage Federal Credit Union (PAFCU) announces its CDFI certification awarded by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. With this certification, PAFCU will ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    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
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Newsletter
    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
    Monday, November 26, 2018
    The Prince George County Board of Supervisors finally approved the construction of Tree Time Adventures next to Scott Park in the County. This high ropes course and adventure attraction is certain to be a draw for tourists from the surrounding area and near Richmond, locals, and corporate team building retreats and activities. Having another attraction in Prince George open to the public is an ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Tourism
    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
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 15, 2018
    Come out for the 5th Annual Get Your Butts to Broadway on Saturday, June 30th from 5-9pm! This annual amateur pork butt competition will take place along E Broadway Avenue between Route 10 and Hopewell Street! Admission is free, but tasting tickets are $15 and include a sampling of each competitor's BBQ as well as a ballot to vote for the People's Choice Award! Voting for the People's Choice will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Tourism
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    Hoppin’ Happenings in Hopewell.http://hopewellva.gov/special-events/ This event is for all ages! Don’t miss the largest egg hunt in Hopewell! This event will feature a variety of activities including egg hunts, egg toss, group games, petting zoo, hay maze, crafts, face painting, inflatable obstacle course, and visits with the Easter Bunny! Concessions will be available for purchase. Egg hunts ...read more
    Categories: Community, Tourism
    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