Tag archive for ‘West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’
By Sara Mansheim On Friday, August 26th, 2016

First round of local RISE grants distributed

Twenty-three Greenbrier County businesses have been awarded grants from the RISE West Virginia flood recovery initiative. The initiative is sponsored by West Virginia native and Intuit CEO Brad Smith and overseen More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 29th, 2016

Gov. Tomblin introduces flood relief grant program for small business owners

West Virginia’s governor has introduced a program to help communities rebuild in a way that promotes economic prosperity above and beyond pre-flood levels. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin created RISE West Virginia More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Legislature passes the ‘Brunch Bill’

By Peggy Mackenzie The so called Brunch Bill (SB 298) was completed by the West Virginia Legislature on Saturday during the last day of the 2016 session, and will allow bars, restaurants and wineries to serve alcohol More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Challenges opposing Mountain Valley Pipeline mounting

By Peggy Mackenzie On October 23, Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC (MVP) filed its permit application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for authorization to build a massive 301-mile interstate natural More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, September 4th, 2015

West Virginia citizens protest Cheney at The Greenbrier

Protesters at The Greenbrier march against the state chamber of commerce’s inclusion of former Vice President Dick Cheney as a keynote speaker. By Peggy Mackenzie “What kind of citizen would I be if I didn’t More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Protest forming against Dick Cheney’s visit to WV

By Peggy Mackenzie A grassroots rally is forming to protest former Vice President Dick Cheney’s visit to West Virginia next Thursday. Cheney will address West Virginia’s political and economic elites as the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, October 4th, 2013

West Virginia Chamber’s ‘Pillars for West Virginia Growth’

The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce unveiled “Pillars for West Virginia Growth” at its 2013 Annual Meeting, held at The Greenbrier last month. “Pillars for West Virginia Growth” outlines four main categories More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 19th, 2013

WV Chamber looking forward to 77th Annual Meeting and Business Summit

The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to the 77th Annual Meeting and Business Summit. As in years before, the event will be held in White Sulphur Springs, at The Greenbrier.  More...