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Join us for our festive and fun December Business After Hours!

United Real Estate – a division of the United Real Estate Group – was founded in with the purpose of addressing the needs of agents, brokers, buyers and sellers through seamless technology, marketing and solutions to accomplish a shared goal in the real estate industry. With a network over 600 offices and 6000 plus agents nationally, United Real Estate’s reputation as the fastest, growing national real estate franchise shows no signs of slowing down. Driven by an unwavering commitment to giving back, United Real Estate is proud to support and partner with Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. 

Sunshine Title & Settlement, Inc. was founded in 2009 with the goal to be committed to providing home buyers/borrowers, sellers, real estate agents, home builders and lenders the highest level of professionalism and dedicated service with a home town feel.

Our local United Real Estate Horizon office was established in Front Royal in 2013, located at 34 E. Jackson Street, Front Royal. They serve a second location in Warrenton at 26 N. 5th Street, Warrenton since 2008. Sunshine Title is located on the 2nd floor in the United Real Estate Horizon office. 

Admission $5 or donation of your choice to benefit the Warren County Department of Social Services Foster Care Program.

Spend a couple of hours catching up with friends, making new business contacts, and enjoying good food and drink at Business After Hours – one of the Chamber’s most popular and successful, on-going networking events! This monthly networking event hosted by a Chamber member business, offer attendees a relaxed but purposeful networking atmosphere, capped off with some great drawings and giveaways. Business After Hours is held on the third Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7 p.m.  RSVP here.

 
 

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 $$.