Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Business Briefs

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...

Director of Media at Liz Moore & Associates Wins Silver at Telly Awards

Brandon Wilson, director of media at Liz Moore & Associates, was recently honored with a silver award at the 2021 Telly Awards for Best of Branded Content. The award was based on a video he produced capturing the culture...

James City County Resumes Credit Card Convenience Fee On Payments

JAMES CITY-Effective Friday, July 1, James City County reinstated its credit/debit card convenience fees on payments to the county. A convenience fee of 2.95 percent will once again be added to all payments that are made by a credit or...

Virginia Peninsula Chamber Will Host Women’s Leadership Forum July 14

HAMPTON-The Virginia Peninsula Chamber will host a Women’s Leadership Forum breakfast on Thursday, July 14 from 7:30am to 9:30am. The forum is part of the Chamber’s Pink Bag Lunch program, which was created to provide women with the opportunity...

Williamsburg SCORE To Host Workshop On How To Start Your Own Business

WILLIAMSBURG-Williamsburg SCORE will host a workshop on how to start your own business on Thursday, July 14 at the Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland St. This workshop is intended for individuals who are interested in starting their own business...

Peninsula SPCA Receives Grant From Petco Love

NEWPORT NEWS—The Peninsula Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) recently received a $3,500 grant from the national non-profit Petco Love, to support the PSPCA’s lifesaving work for animals in Hampton Roads, specifically on the Virginia Peninsula. Since...

Bean’s Ice Cream in Poquoson Celebrating Anniversary With Festivities On July 2

POQUOSON-Bean's Ice Cream will host an anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 2. Customers are encouraged to stop by between 1pm and 9pm and check out Bean’s Ice Cream’s birthday specials. Face painting by Vivian will be offered between 1pm and...

Williamsburg Architectural Firm VP Elected To Chamber Board Of Directors

JAMES CITY-On Monday. June 27, GuernseyTingle announced that its vice president, Kristin Baum, AIA, has been elected to the Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Baum has been with GuernseyTingle for 21 years, managing what a release from...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled June 30 For Reopening Of Buckroe Beach Boardwalk

HAMPTON-The City of Hampton plans to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration on Thursday, June 30 for the reopening of the boardwalk at Buckroe Beach. Renovations to the boardwalk were conducted in two phases starting in 2021 at a...

Two New Associates Join Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer

Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer recently announced that two new associates have joined their team. Catherine Neprud joined the Hampton Roads Commercial Property Services team as a portfolio manager. Neprud has more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience across insurance,...

Hampton Public Works Job Fair Rescheduled To June 29

HAMPTON—The Hampton Public Works job fair that was originally scheduled for the week of June 20 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 29 from 10am to 2pm. The event will be held at the Hampton/NASA Steam Plant, located at...

Hands Across The City Of Hampton Offering Youth Fest

HAMPTON—Hands Across the City of Hampton (HATCH) will present Youth Fest on Saturday, June 25 from 10am to 5pm at Aberdeen Elementary School, located at 1424 Aberdeen Rd. in Hampton. The event, sponsored by Deen Ball Sports and the Greater...

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Water Country USA’s Newest Attraction Opening July 15

YORK-Water Country USA’s younger guests will have a new area of the park to explore later this month. The water park’s newest attraction, Lil’Surfers Splash Pad, is expected to open on Friday, July 15. The attraction will feature fountains, spray...

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...

Renovations Of Gloucester’s Historic Circle Reveal Surprises

GLOUCESTER – Renovating an old building, especially one that is a few hundred years old, often results in a few surprises. “You don’t honestly know what you’re going to run into as you peel back the layers of the building...