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Committee List 2015

 

Grow Your Business – Join a Chamber Committee

Our Chamber of Commerce is a member-based organization designed to enhance the growth, development, economic health and quality of life in Front Royal-Warren County through our committee work.  The following committees are active in our Chamber:

EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Advocates and assists members in supporting a K through Life philosophy of education by:

  • Providing opportunities for Education-Business Partnerships
  • Providing education information to members and the general public through forums, workshops, seminars and brochures
  • Hosting or facilitating many events and projects including:
    1. New Teacher Reception
    2. Ethics Workshop for High School Seniors
    3. Reality Store for High School Sophomores
    4. Community Leadership Program

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 10:00 p.m. at the Chamber office.  Chair: Jeff Hinson

HOME BASED BUSINESS COMMITTEE
Provides resources, information, and a support system for home-based businesses to grow and succeed.  The committee is to provide business building events and meetings for home-based businesses to gather and discuss relevant issues, concerns and problems facing home-based business.  The goal of this committee is to create opportunities to celebrate and promote home-based businesses.

LEGISLATIVE COMMITEE
As the voice for business, promote and enhances the business climate by assuming a proactive role on local, state, and national issues:

  • Schedule/ organize bus trips to Richmond and Washington, D.C., on Chamber Day
  • Assist with organizing our Candidate’s Forum
  • Assist with state of the county and town breakfasts/forums
  • Draft position statements for the Board on issues affecting our membership

Meets quarterly | Chair: Patrick Nolan

NON-PROFIT COMMITTEE
Non-Profit Committee’s mission is to promote development, growth and expansion of non-profit organizations in our community.  This committee provides networking opportunities, educations services, and advocacy.
Meets quarterly

PAST CHAIRMAN’S COMMITTEE
Assists the Chamber’s Board in the direction and future of the organization and the community
Meets quarterly

PROGRAM/PROJECT
Committees promote the community and the Chamber of Commerce through events focusing on fund-raising and/or professional development.  Separate committees include:

  • Annual Dinner & Awards (Meetings to be determined) Chair:  First Vice Chair
  • Brew & Blues Festival (Meets 1st Wednesday at 10 am at the Chamber)
  • GOLFtoberfest  (Meetings to be determined)
  • Wine & Craft Festival  (Meets 2nd Thursday at 8:30 am at the Chamber)

SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE (Partnership with Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority)
Seeks to serve small business owners in the community by providing all aspects of assistance in order to foster prosperity.
Meets 1st Wednesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at the Chamber.  Chair:  Katie Tewell

For more information or to join a committee
contact Niki Foster 540-635-3185 or nfoster@frontroyalchamber.com