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CHAMBER NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS


 

Attention local business leaders…

YOUR opinions count! We, the Small Business Committee, here at your local Chamber of Commerce, need your help! Please respond to this 3-minute survey that will help us support and positively impact your business and our community as a whole!

 
 

Election Day is Tuesday, November 7th

Election Day is just 2 weeks away – Tuesday, November 7th. Do you know what will be on the ballot? Do you need to find your polling place? Visit the Virginia Department of Elections website  to answer these questions and more. You can also visit the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and listen to the candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor answer questions related to Education & Workforce Development, Taxation, Business Climate, Legal & Regulatory Reform, and Infrastructure. Get informed and mark Tuesday, November 7th on your calendar to VOTE.

 

 

 
 

Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

Congratulations to the Front Royal Sprint Store on their new location in the Royal Plaza Shopping Center.

 
 

Small Business Saturday is approaching

It’s time to start getting ready for Small Business Saturday 11/25/17! The Small Business Committee of the Chamber of Commerce has partnered with FRIBA and the Town of Front Royal to help promote Small Business Saturday. We need everyone’s help to make this a success. If you did not get the email, please here or go to #OBStrategies2017 on Facebook. Thanks in advance for everyone’s help.

 
 

Christmas Parade Applications Available

One of our community’s most anticipated celebrations, the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade takes place on Saturday, December 2nd at 4 p.m. Local businesses, civic and volunteer organizations, church groups, bands, schools, neighborhood groups, beauty contestants, and all others are encouraged to participate. Thousands of area residents line the streets to enjoy the creative floats, performances, and of course, to see the jolly old elf himself – Santa Claus. Applications available here. Parade route: Line up on Luray Avenue – Right on Stonewall Drive – Left on South Royal Avenue – Right on Main Street – Left on Chester Street – Right on 3rdStreet – Disband at Warren County Government Center.

 
 

Welcome New Chamber Member Quality Title, LLC

We recently celebrated the opening of New Chamber member Quality Title, LLC with a ribbon cutting.  Quality Title, LLC is located at 27 S. Royal Ave., Front Royal, VA 22630.

 
 

Have you registered yet?

GOLFTOBERFEST is fast approaching.  20% discount offered to teams registering by Friday, October 6th.  Register here.

 
 

October Brown Bag Luncheon

Join us as we partner once again with Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center to present “Retaining Your Best Employees” on Wednesday, October 18th, 11:30 – 1 p.m. at the Chamber office.
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 Do you want to hire employees but are overwhelmed by employment regulations?  Do you need to fire someone but are concerned about the repercussions?
Join us as presenter Geri Rivers provides guidelines on:
*What not to ask in an interview and learn some important questions you should ask.*
*Consistent hiring and firing procedures and disciplinary documentation.
*Compliance with local, state, and federal employment.
*A brief overview of employee handbooks (what should and what cannot be included) and why job descriptions are so important.

Held the third Wednesday of every month, this complimentary educational lunch series offers a wide variety of topics presented by Chamber member experts. Lunch is provided and there is no fee for members ($15 for future members) Luncheons begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch and a networking session, speaker begins at noon and questions & answers at 12:45 until 1 p.m.  Lunch is provided by Main Street Daily Grind.  RSVP  to the Chamber at 635-3185, by email info@frontroyalchamber.com or on Facebook.

 
 

Advance tickets available now. Order early and save $$.

 
 

Elegant Peak Grand Opening

We are pleased to announce the grand opening of Elegant Peak at 201 Main St. Suite C. in downtown Front Royal.  Owners Nathan and Katherine Scott are excited to help small businesses thrive online and have assembled a team experienced in SEO. e-commerce, social media management, and conversion based web design.  They are looking forward to providing expert service and are currently offering a FREE starter website as part of an affordable online marketing plan.