• News for Economic

    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
    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
    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