WEEKLY NEWS
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UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS
The Importance of Cybersecurity | Virtual or in-person at Virginia Western Community College Stem Building |
7/13, 7:30-9:30 am | Networking from 7:30-8 am, Program 8-9:30 am | $15 members, $20 future members
IT specialists will discuss cybersecurity issues tied to video conferencing, websites, email, and third-party hosts.

Toye Oshoniyi, Risk Advisor | Dominion Risk Advisors, Inc.
Benjamin Gilbert, CISSP, CRISC, CEH | Department of Homeland Security | Cybersecurity Advisor - Region III
Robert M. Perry, MBA, MTM | Chief Information Security Officer | Carilion Clinic Information Security
Robert Turcotte, Senior Systems Consultant | Entre Computer Center

Sponsored by Member One and our Vision Partners, Bank of Botetourt, Lawrence Companies, and Carilion Clinic.
Register by 7/1 for a $40 discount in the team registration.

A chance to win one million dollars! Four hole in one contests at par threes! Four players have a chance to shoot for $100,000! Putting contest! Long Drive contest and much more!! We're also looking for sponsors for this amazing golf event. Visit the website today to register!

Link to our calendar
QUICK LINKS
▶6/15 Ambassadors Meeting - to be held at Lisa Otey's home. Email Lisa for details.
▶6/25 COBI Meeting - in person at the Comfort Inn in Troutville (moving to the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month).
▶7/13 The Importance of Cybersecurity - Members $15, Future members $20
▶8/6 Botetourt County Fair starts - Beer garden and band presented by the Botetourt Chamber. More information TBA.
▶9/24 The Chamber Golf Classic. Don't miss out on playing in our golf tournament and sponsoring this event! Sponsored by: F.A. Wagner Insurance Agency, Re/Max All Stars Realty, Servpro, The Bank of Fincastle, Wiegandt & Doubles, PC, Boxley, and Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
▶12/3 Tinsel Trail Opening Night - Register here if you would like to sponsor a tree.
▶12/3 Museum Open House - more details TBA.
CHAMBER RESOURCES - WE'RE HERE FOR YOU!
Khari Ryder, Executive Director
Khari@botetourtchamber.com
Office: 540-526-6546 | Cell: 540-580-6612

Daleville Professional Center
1324 Roanoke Road, Suite 4 | PO Box 413
Daleville, VA 24083 | 540-566-8812

Please keep your Chamber account updated:
To ensure statewide representation of the priorities outlined within Blueprint Virginia 2030, the Virginia Chamber Foundation invites members of the business, economic development, workforce, education, and housing communities, as well as other community representatives from across the Commonwealth to provide input through the Blueprint Virginia 2030 Statewide Survey. Deadline is 7/30/21.
What is the Virginia Return to Earn Grant Program? A program to support Virginians in their transition back to employment, Governor Ralph Northam will invest $3 million in federal WIOA set aside funds to pilot the VA Return to Earn Grant Program. The pilot initiative will match up to $500 that a qualifying small business pays directly to a new employee hired on or after 5/31/21 to support their transition back to employment. Read the details here. Read the press release here.
Do you have new business hours? A recent renovation? A new product?
If there's anything new with your business or you would like to add an article to the newsletter or reflect on a point of interest, email Jennifer Vance or Khari Ryder and they will include it in the newsletter! We love to hear from our Members!
Join our mailing list today! Please share this link with other businesses that are interested in the Botetourt Chamber! Sign up for our newsletter to stay in touch!

Botetourt Living 250th commemorative posters are still available for order. The posters are $35 and the proceeds help support the Chamber. They make great gifts for friends and family moving into Botetourt County! Black framed posters available too.

There are some great articles and information in the new Botetourt Living 2021. Get your copy in the Botetourt businesses or stop by the Chamber for them.
WHAT OUR MEMBERS ARE DOING
Christine Liana, Owner of Job Coach LLC is holding a workshop along with Melissa Lucas from the Botetourt Resource Center on Saturday 6/26, 9-4 pm at Daleville Baptist Church. Fee is $10 and attendees will break for a one hour lunch. Register here. Questions to Christine at 540-541-8187.

Day of Action | 6/18/21
United Way of Roanoke Valley is seeking volunteers to help build, paint and install mini Little Free Pantries (LFP) at locations through the Roanoke Valley and Franklin County in a grassroots movement to engage people in fighting food insecurity. To register or learn more, visit here.

Building a Trail to Economic Success & Community Improvement. Created by Virginia Tech and presented by Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge.

MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP - We are grateful for everyone who came out last Tuesday to celebrate the Chamber! We look forward to carrying the good energy of the night into the future!
Coming together is a beginning,
staying together is progress,
and working together is success. ~ Henry Ford
CHAMBER PARTNERS
Virginia's Blue Ridge celebrates great outdoors month with a trail guide and information to enjoy our beautiful outdoors. View the flyer here.


Virginia's Blue Ridge appeared in The Washington Post articles:


Roanoke Valley Ironman 70.3 shows region's success. Roanoke Times by Brett Marston and Pete Eshelman.

Effective Personal Productivity | 6/16 (18 credits)
Effective Leadership Development | 8/12 (22 credits)

Visit their website to register.
State of the County Address Resources


Botetourt County Parks & Recreation Facebook Page - for information about the County sport program.
1:1 Advising for current and future business owners
The Roanoke Regional SBDC works with entrepreneurs in all phases of their business





Food & Beverage Accelerator 2021 - now accepting applications until 5 pm 6/23/21.
Roanoke and Lynchburg regions. This free, intensive 6-week program is designed to help the founders and CEOs of growth-oriented food and beverage producers acquire the competencies required to grow and scale existing operations and to consider the next steps in strategic growth opportunities through wholesale, retail, and direct-to-consumer sales channels.
Re-employing Virginia Rev Campaign - $3K vouchers for certain trades.
Have you lost hours, pay, or even your job due to COVID-19? You may be eligible for up to $3,000 in tuition and fees assistance through a recently announced initiative by the governor - Re-Employing Virginia (REV).

REV Vouchers are available to individuals whose employment has been negatively impacted by the pandemic, and who are interested in earning a degree or credential: Buildings & Trades / Healthcare / Public Service / Early Childhood Development / Information Systems Technology
UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS
Memorial Day thru Labor Day 2021 | History Hunt SWVA - A Historic Scavenger Hunt
View the flyer here.
Pomegranate Restaurant and Gathering Place
106 Stoney Battery Road | Troutville, VA 24175
540-966-6052 | pomegranateva@gmail.com

Grand Opening is June 17th! Visit them on Facebook for all the updates! The full menu will be available then, offering new Mediterranean inspired dishes to their menu. They are now taking reservations and planning special events.
6/17/21 Thursday, 5-9 pm Bottom of the Barrel, Party at the Pavilion 2021
6/19/21 Saturday, 5-9 pm Mended Fences, Daleville Summer Concert Series 2021
Fincastle Festival | 9/18/21, 9 am - 4 pm | Rain or Shine
Historical Fincastle, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Historic Fincastle Festival will be held this September.
For more information: historicfincastleinc@gmail.com or 540-473-3077. View the flyer here.
Open Studios-Botetourt | 10/23-10/24
OUR MEMBERS ARE HIRING
We're happy to share your job posts in the newsletter as we see them on Facebook. If you see one that is already filled, please email us and we'll remove it. Follow the instructions in this link to post any job openings directly to our website: How to post a job in your Chamber account.



Food Server/Wait Staff - PT $9.50/hour

Aztec Rental - hiring at all locations | Party consultant & Delivery/Set up personnel positions available. Apply in person.







Lawrence Freight - Lawrence Companies is now hiring for a Class A or Class B Driver Position in our Waste Disposal Division, ACS. Any previous experience in this type of work is a plus. This position will primarily be loading containers on the back of the trailer and delivering to the local landfill. This position will have you home daily and off weekends. Click here to apply or for questions contact Randy at 540-966-4602.

Roanoke Valley Orthodontics | email your resume and cover letter to RoanokeOrthoJob@gmail.com.

Scott Hill Retirement Community - seeking PT cook. Call Sheena at 540-862-5741 or message their FB page.

Tizzone Wood-Fired Kitchen & Wine Bar - All positions. Competitive wages, health insurance, and opportunity for advancement.

COVID-19 RESOURCES
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