Eye on Loudoun: Thank you and Welcome!

by Andrea Lucas

I’d like to begin by thanking three outstanding gentlemen who have devoted many years to serving Loudoun County in the Virginia House of Delegates: Delegate Randy Minchew, Delegate Tag Greason, and Delegate Jim LeMunyon. The Loudoun Chamber had a great working relationship with these public servants, and we wish them the best in the coming […]

Donate! Helping Our Neighbors for the Holidays

by Andrea Lucas

Donate to Local Nonprofits at the Loudoun Chamber Office The Loudoun Chamber is now a drop-off location for the holiday season to assist needy families in Loudoun County. Local nonprofits Women Giving Back and It Takes a Village, Baby will pick up donations at our office beginning Wednesday, December 13th, which will be the last […]

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Chamber Awards the Loudoun Chamber with Four-Star Accredited Status

by Andrea Lucas

Lansdowne, Virginia – The United States Chamber of Commerce today awarded the Loudoun Chamber the four-star Accredited status for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.  “Accreditation validates a chamber as having programs that benefit their local economy and for positively influencing action in their community,” said Raymond P. Towle, […]

Eye on Loudoun: Why Vote Local & State Elections?

by Andrea Lucas

Blog series by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. Johnson We are less than a month away from the next Election Day in Virginia! On Tuesday, November 7th, Virginia will once again head to the polls to select our next governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general. At the local level, all seven of the members of […]

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Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist: Rusty Foster, Bow Tie Strategies

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Rusty Foster, of Bow Tie Strategies for your submission! Congrats! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017. Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Five years ago, I started Bow Tie Strategies out of my house. Bow Tie is a public relations firm […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Women Giving Back

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Nicole Morris of Women Giving Back, and congratulations again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Women Giving Back (WGB) was founded in 2007 by a group of building industry professionals as a community […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Morgan Orthodontics

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Dr. Kelly Morgan of Morgan Orthodontics, and congratulations again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? I started Morgan Orthodontics in 2007.  We caringly create beautiful smiles on a daily basis.  My vision for the […]

New Contract Award, Now What?

by Andrea Lucas

New Contract Award, Now What? By Karen Long, Streamline Government Contracts, LLC For more information on the GovCon Initiative, click here Between now and September 30, ‘tis the season for the Federal Government to issue contract awards as they wrap up fiscal year 2017. If your company is one of the fortunate contract award winners, there […]

Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist Spotlight: Joshua Anton, X-Mode

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Joshua Anton, owner of X-Mode, and congratulations again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.   Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? X-Mode began as the college safety app Drunk Mode. Drunk Mode helps users find their drunk friends and track their drunken […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Mr. Appliance of Leesburg and Martinsburg

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Ed Vargas of Mr. Appliance of Leesburg and Martinsburg, congrats again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today?  In December 2011, I received orders to Afghanistan.  My orders were for September 2012 for 330 […]