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Prince William Chamber Invites You to Discover Cuba! Free info session, Feb. 20

Prince William Chamber Invites You to Discover Cuba! Free info session, Feb. 20

The Prince William Chamber of Commerce has a unique proposition for area residents—the organization is inviting people to participate in a trip to the island nation of Cuba, May 3-11, 2013. Leaving from Miami, the all-inclusive package features an Old Havana walking tour, salsa dance lessons, museum visits, people-to-people interactions, cigar factory tour and an [...]

February 14, 2013 PWChamber News, Uncategorized Comments Off on Prince William Chamber Invites You to Discover Cuba! Free info session, Feb. 20

“Virginia Business” Publisher to Moderate State of Prince William, Feb. 20

“Virginia Business” Publisher to Moderate State of Prince William, Feb. 20

Chamber Luncheon Examines State of Business & Education in Prince William Online registration is open for the February 20 Prince William Chamber of Commerce’s “State of Prince William,” in the events section of www.pwchamber.org.  The luncheon takes place at 11:30 am at Continental Event Center,9705 Liberia Avenue in Manassas. This informative annual event brings together [...]

February 11, 2013 PWChamber News Comments Off on “Virginia Business” Publisher to Moderate State of Prince William, Feb. 20

Chamber Scholarship Application Deadline is Feb. 15

Chamber Scholarship Application Deadline is Feb. 15

Scholarship Program Rewards Academic Achievement, Community Involvement The Prince William Chamber of Commerce has two questions for area parents: Could your high school senior use $2,500 towards their college education?  And, do you work for a company that belongs to the Chamber?  If so, Chamber Director of Community Outreach Suzanne Lewis said, “Make sure your [...]

February 8, 2013 PWChamber News Comments Off on Chamber Scholarship Application Deadline is Feb. 15

February Events of the Prince William Chamber

February Events of the Prince William Chamber

Learn about and register for State of Prince William, Business Academy & more.. [...]

February 6, 2013 PWChamber News Comments Off on February Events of the Prince William Chamber

Governor Announces Budget Revisions

Governor Announces Budget Revisions

Monday, Governor McDonnell offered his revisions to Virginia’s two-year budget before a joint meeting of the Senate Finance Committee and House Appropriations and Finance Committees.  Proposals included: A number of spending cuts and agency savings along with spending increases, resulting in a proposed net budget increase of $211 million in spending, a less than one-forth [...]

December 20, 2012 PWChamber News Comments Off on Governor Announces Budget Revisions

Urban Crescent to Legislators: Take Action on Transportation Crisis

Urban Crescent to Legislators:  Take Action on Transportation Crisis

As you may recall, last month we reported on a meeting with representatives of the Urban Crescent– localities from NOVA to Hampton Roads,  along the I-95 and I-64 corridors– focused on transportation funding solutions.  Following this meeting, your Prince William Chamber worked with other Urban Crescent leaders to craft a letter urging legislators to take action [...]

December 20, 2012 PWChamber News, Politics, Uncategorized Comments Off on Urban Crescent to Legislators: Take Action on Transportation Crisis

New Community Exec for PW Red Cross

New Community Exec for PW Red Cross

While we are sad to say goodbye to longtime American Red Cross exec Karen Wayne, we are happy to give a big Chamber welcome to their new Community Executive for Prince William and Loudoun, Erwin Steirle.  Here’s what Karen told us about him: “Erwin comes to us from the Preparedness, Health & Safety Services line [...]

December 12, 2012 PWChamber News, Uncategorized Comments Off on New Community Exec for PW Red Cross

PWC Goal: Be the business-friendliest location

PWC Goal: Be the business-friendliest location

Jeff Kaczmarek, Executive Director of Prince William County Dept. of Economic Development, opened the “Enhancing the Commercial Development Process” meeting by stating a clear-cut goal: “Make Prince William County the most business-friendly community in the DC metro area.”   The meeting then focused on plans for achieving this goal, highlighting past successes and potential areas for [...]

November 30, 2012 PWChamber News, Uncategorized Comments Off on PWC Goal: Be the business-friendliest location

Legislators Explore Transportation Funding Options

Legislators Explore Transportation Funding Options

Last Friday, representatives from the Prince William Chamber participated in a joint meeting of the Urban Crescent (localities along the I-95/1-64 corridor from Northern Virginia to Hampton Roads).  Local policymakers, chambers of commerce and members of the Virginia General Assembly gathered to work towards a consensus on possible solutions for meeting statewide transportation maintenance and [...]

November 20, 2012 PWChamber News, Politics Comments Off on Legislators Explore Transportation Funding Options

Fiscal Cliff Update

Fiscal Cliff Update

As you are most likely aware, unless Congress acts soon, at midnight on December 31, 2012, a disastrous combination of tax hikes and spending cuts–known as the Fiscal Cliff–will automatically take effect, threatening to plunge our economy back into recession and would equal the largest tax increase in American history.  The American Action Forum predicts [...]

November 20, 2012 PWChamber News, Politics Comments Off on Fiscal Cliff Update

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