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Welcome to the Chamber 🥳
Big Lick Brewing Company - Roanoke brewery, taproom and beer garden specializing in craft beer with an emphasis on quality and variety.

Blue Ridge Truck & Auto - Tire dealer and repair shop accepting vehicles of all makes and models serving Roanoke since 1983.

Derek Wiley Agency, Inc. - Independent insurance agency offering several great insurance companies for customers to choose from.

Edward Jones: Craig Brigman - Financial advisor for individuals, families, businesses and organizations, as well as business owners and entrepreneurs.

Three Notch'd Brewing Company - Roanoke brewpub serving a locally sourced, beer-infused menu, craft beer, cider, signature cocktails, and more.

Valley Nutrition - Smoothie and juice bar offering healthy alternatives to energy drinks, loaded with vitamins and minerals.

WestWind Apartment Homes / Greenbrier Management - 288 apartment homes off of Hershberger Road. Call 540.366.2400 for a tour.
State of the County 🎤
The 2020 State of the County Address will occur this Thursday, November 12. Board of Supervisors Chair David Radford will update the business community on the county's accomplishments and plans for the future.

This year, State of the County will be streamed on the Chamber's website: There is no need to register prior to the event.

The video will be easy to find: On Thursday, the first image on our homepage slideshow will link to it.

Special thanks to our State of the County sponsors:
VBR Life 2021 🌄
Does your business normally advertise in Valley Life? Next year, Valley Life becomes VBR Life! In VBR Life, readers will find what they have come to expect: a complete guide for anyone visiting, living, and doing business in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. VBR Life includes information on schools, health care, tourist attractions, transportation, housing, and more.

Advertising sales close TOMORROW.

Chamber members get discounts on pricing. Contact Shiree Carr at 540-293-3893 or for more information.
Thursday Overtime 🍻
Somehow, the holidays are upon us! Our next Thursday Overtime will be on December 3 at The Pine Room at Hotel Roanoke. They've just finished a multi-million dollar renovation and it is gorgeous. We hear they will still have Christmas trees this year too.

Whether you're a longtime Chamber member or new to the Chamber, Thursday Overtime is a great opportunity to talk business in a casual atmosphere, make new connections, and enjoy some delicious appetizers and beverages. 

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020
Time: 5:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE for members
Also, congrats to Torrie from Alliance Human Services, the winner of our giveaway at last week's Thursday Overtime:
Special thanks to our Thursday Overtime sponsor:
Ribbon Cuttings ✂️
What: Barrows, Inc. Ribbon Cutting
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
What: Ultimate Shine Car Wash Ribbon Cutting
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Entré Computer Center 💻
Legislative Breakfast 🍳
Earlier today, the Blue Ridge Region's legislative delegation joined us for a virtual Pre-Session Legislative Breakfast.

Couldn't catch it live? Watch now to hear directly from legislators on their priorities and expectations for 2021, prior to General Assembly.
Two in October ✂️
On October 12, Whitney, Lindsay, and the Agenacare Housecalls team stopped by the Chamber offices for their ribbon cutting. You can never have too many healthcare options.
On October 28, Virginia Furniture Market celebrated the opening of their new Solid Wood Gallery in Rocky Mount. We've been dreaming about updating our home decor ever since.
Final Days Ahead 🌟
Our inaugural Total Resource Campaign (or TRC) is in the final stretch. The TRC offers all of our members a chance to find Chamber programming that best matches your business.

Once the TRC ends on November 18, sponsorships for 2021 programming will no longer be available.

Recently, a few Chamber members (and a few TRC volunteers) described how the TRC is a unique opportunity you don't want to miss. We've been sharing their videos on social media. Here's just a taste of them:
Duke Baldridge
Dominion Risk Advisors
Lois James
Director of Leadership Development
OpX Solutions
If you haven’t yet been contacted and want to learn more about how you can have visibility in any of our events or initiatives, please contact Eric Sichau by emailing or fill out this form to be contacted.

We’ll have a volunteer reach out to you ASAP to help you select the best sponsorships for your business.