Bank of the James
Chamber News  May 2017
Welcome New Members

Now Accepting Nominations
31st Annual Small Business Awards
Do you know an outstanding small business? Give the business the recognition it deserves with a nomination for the Roanoke Regional Chamber's 2017 Small Business Awards! Click here for the nomination form

Leadership Roanoke Valley (LRV)
LRV was established in 1983 to encourage community leadership in the region. This interactive 10-month program helps participants better understand issues facing the Roanoke region. Click here for more information
Featured Events
Business Summit
Business Summit

Business Summit 2017 includes an update on Blue Print Virginia from Virginia Chamber President and CEO Barry DuVal, panel discussions on infrastructure and our region's future, and breakout sessions on reputation management, content creation, the importance of remembering names
 and more!

Thursday, May 18, 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
$49/member, $69/future member
Women of the Chamber
Only 10 tickets left!

Join your #ChamberChicks for the Women of the Chamber Luncheon on Tuesday, May 16! Cortex Leadership Consulting CEO Lynda McNutt Foster will discuss Finding Your Genius Zone, and she'll give away a package worth $500! The winner will work with Lynda to discover and actualize their genius zone.

Tuesday, May 16, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
$25/member, $35/future member

Lynda McNutt Foster
Chamber Trip Orientation
Never Stop Exploring
October 30 - November 7
Orientation: May 22, 2017,  5:30 p.m.
Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce
October 24 - November 1
Orientation: May 22, 6 :30 p.m.
Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce
Roanoke Regional SBDC Workshops
Website Basics - $20
Tuesday, May 9, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Selling to the City and County- Free
Tuesday, May 23, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Facebook Basics - $20
Tuesday, June 6, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
These workshops are held at the Roanoke Regional Chamber.

Membership Minute
We can help you plan your ribbon cutting!

Chamber News Sponsor
Bank of the James
Bank of the James is pleased to announce the opening of their new location at 3562 Electric Road in Roanoke. The new bank opened on February 21, 2017 in the Promenade Park Shopping Center, located directly across from North Cross School.  The new Roanoke office is the bank's first full-service office in this market.  With the opening of the Electric Road office, the bank is able to offer accounts and services to both personal and business clients. 

Serving as Roanoke Market President is Bradford K. Harris. Branch Manager and Consumer Lender is Desiree Kalafut and J. Bradley Harris is the bank's Mortgage Loan Officer.  As a community bank, Bank of the James combines cutting-edge capabilities, technology and knowledge with an understanding of the
 communities in which we live.  

Bank of the James currently operates 13 full service locations and serves Lynchburg, Appomattox, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Roanoke and other markets in Virginia. Bank of the James opened for business in July 1999 and is headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia.  When you are serious about your banking, we can seriously be your bank. We invite you to visit the bank's website at  or contact our new Roanoke office at 540-989-2026.
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