• Local Custom Mattress Manufacturer Wins the Cup at H/PG Chamber Golf Open

    Local Custom Mattress Manufacturer Wins the Cup at H/PG Chamber Golf Open
    Proceeds Support Chamber Focus on Sustainable Economic Growth



    Hopewell/Prince George, Va. – Justin Faison, VP of Custom Comfort by Winn and his team comprised of Billy Britton, David Moon and Jason Marek, took home the cup at the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber’s 18th Annual Golf Open at the Country Club of Petersburg on May16.  This is the second time that the Winndom® team claimed first place.  Twenty-seven teams participated with many from local manufacturing, construction, banking, professional services, and logistics.
    “The support this year was incredible from golfers, sponsors, raffle contributors and volunteers,” said Tara Jones, Chamber Board Member and Board Treasurer. 
    The Chamber will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2020 and the proceeds of this tournament will be used to adjust the Chamber’s program of work to meet present and future business needs. 
    The Chamber’s 2019 President, Conall Fee of Rolls-Royce Crosspointe, said, “We envision a Chamber that takes action, is bold and collaborative.”  This year the chamber is working with the Colonial Heights Chamber to pilot a program to promote leadership in the 40 & under sector of our workforce and community volunteers; a manufacturing initiative to ensure that there will be enough people interested and prepared for careers in advanced manufacturing, skilled trades, and construction to support the growth of existing businesses; the chamber worked with regional partners to hold our first national tourism week celebration designed to increase awareness of the growth of tourism assets in the region and the economic impact of tourism on our economy and we are undergoing a thorough organizational evaluation.  “These are just a few of the activities taking place this year to prepare us for the future” reports Becky McDonough, CEO.

    About the Hopewell/Prince Chamber of Commerce:
    Founded in 1920, the HPG Chamber represents a diverse member base. It operates from and manages a state-certified Visitor Center at 4100 Oaklawn Boulevard, Hopewell, and promotes the area and state to tourists. Hopewell and Prince George County are 20 miles south of Richmond in the I-95-295 corridor. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the Appomattox River Trail system with its new river walk.  The relaxed pace of life, strong economic development, and work/life balance is appreciated by the 59,000 residents as well as those living on Fort Lee.
    Learn more about the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce
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