Caring for Our Community with Nutrition

by Andrea Winey

Written by Jennifer Montgomery, Executive Director, Loudoun Hunger Relief Why did the tomato blush? I’ll tell you at the end…. We all know that healthy eating is better for us.  Most of us have the means to eat more fruits, vegetables, lean proteins along with heart healthy, whole foods. We just need to think about […]

Eye on Loudoun: Our County, Our Future Part 2

by Andrea Winey

Post by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. JohnsonView more posts by Eric, here I touched on the importance of housing as an economic factor in my last blog post. In addition to more housing, Loudoun County needs better roads. The County must provide adequate investment in vital assets to help the business community continue to grow and […]

The Future is Now! Join In!

by Andrea Winey

Written by Lynne Kaye,  One of George Allen’s (former Redskins Head Coach) most famous sayings is “the future is now”, and thanks to the Envision Loudoun initiative, the future truly is now for Loudoun businesses.  As part of the initiative, the Loudoun County Government is offering a series of Envision the Future Workshops.  These workshops […]

Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Wraps Up It’s First Year in Loudoun

by Andrea Winey

Written by Program Manager, K.C. RepageApply today, or recommend a student for the YEA! Program here The Young Entrepreneurs Academy has just wrapped up their first year here in Loudoun. Over 40 students in Loudoun applied to be a part of the program and 29 students were accepted. What is the point of the Young […]

Eye on Loudoun: Our County, Our Future Part 1

by Andrea Winey

Post by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. JohnsonView more posts by Eric, here Here at the Chamber, we interact with business owners daily. The story we repeatedly hear is that of businesses struggling to find good employees because of the high cost of living in Loudoun County.  Let me share a few examples of business owners […]

Eye on Loudoun: We Need Houses!

by Andrea Winey

Post by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. JohnsonView more posts by Eric, here If you have spent much time around Supervisor Suzanne Volpe, you have likely heard her say “A house is where a job goes to sleep at night.” Loudoun County has jobs, just not enough houses for those job workers to sleep in. […]

Young Entrepreneurs Receive Investment Funding

by Andrea Winey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: K.C. Repage O (571) 209-9033 krepage@loudounchamber.org Loudoun’s student entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas for money at Young Entrepreneurs Academy’s March 30th Investor Panel  $5,000 in investment capital awarded to Loudoun’s Young Entrepreneurs Lansdowne, VA – Just like in the hit TV Show Shark Tank, a group of student entrepreneurs pitched their business […]

Sustainable Success Stories: The National Conference Center

by Andrea Winey

How one business is using the Loudoun Sustainable Business Certification for Free PR Thank you to Lynne Kaye, a member of the Loudoun Chamber’s Green Business Initiative, for this informative post on how impactful sustainable changes can make on local businesses. The National Conference Center, one of the largest and most comprehensive conference centers in […]

Location, Location, Location

by Andrea Winey

By Vanessa Wagner, Loudoun County Economic DevelopmentTo see other articles by Vanessa, click here Last week I attended the Startup Grind Global Conference in Redwood City, CA. I was thrilled to learn from the community that’s known as “the Mecca for startups,” and bring back new ideas and programs to help grow Loudoun County. I’ve […]

“Crowding Out” in 2017

by Andrea Winey

We’ve all made those grandiose New Year’s promises, even knowing their fateful doom from the outset. Notwithstanding, most of us start the year off with genuine sincerity and an intent for better bodies, minds, and careers in the year ahead. How then do we so quickly lose motivation to maintain our “resolutions” and settle into […]