Op-Ed: Invest in Critical Needs, Not Expensive Distractions

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, Vice President of Membership & Government Affairs Loudoun is experiencing a housing affordability crisis, a problem that will require significant public and private sector resources to address. Yet, while Loudoun County has rightfully made this issue an increasingly higher priority in recent years, the proposed FY22 budget offers no dedicated […]

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Women’s History Month Spotlight: Andrea Johnson, Temple Training

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Andrea Johnson, owner of Temple Training, for answering a few questions for us in honor of Women’s History Month! Check out the Temple Training website here.   Where were born and raised and, if it was someplace else, when and why did you come to Loudoun? I was born in Memphis, TN […]

Black History Spotlight: WB20

by Andrea Winey

Daphne Mustafa, along with her husband Bernard, is a Co-Founder and COO of WB20 in Ashburn. WB EMS is fitness technology has been widely used outside of the U.S. for many years by celebrities and athletes such as Usain Bolt. Efficient, safe, and effective, the WB20 personal training experience offers a great alternative to the gym. Hear her entrepreneurial story […]

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Black History Month Spotlight: Premier Home Services

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Al Barney, owner of Premier Home Services, for answering a few of our questions! Where were born and raised and, if it was someplace else, when and why did you come to Loudoun? I was born in Morristown, NJ and raised in Union Township, NJ, home of the Union farmers. We moved to […]

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Bills That Impact Your Business – General Assembly Update

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton DeButts, Vice President of Membership & Government Affairs Due to the Governor’s Special Session proclamation made last week, the General Assembly will stay in session an additional 16 days.  This would make the total session length 46 days which is traditional during an odd-year session. Many major pieces of legislation that pose […]

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Black History Month Business Spotlight: ADJ Enterprises

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Gladys Burke, owner of ADJ Enterprises, for answering some questions today! Check out the ADJ website here Where were born and raised and, if it was someplace else, when and why did you come to Loudoun? I was born and raised in Saint Matthews, S.C. Attended Claflin University, an HBU in S.C. I […]

Black History Month Business Spotlight: Chantel’s Bakery

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Chef Dennis Stanley for answering a few questions, and for your commitment to the Loudoun community!  “Chef Dennis Stanley has been a premier baker since 1991. Providing delicious, high quality and affordable cakes that are made to order. Chef Dennis excels in customizing delectable and artistic wedding cakes. He takes great pride […]

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General Assembly Crossover Update

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs Compared to the over 120 days that the Virginia General Assembly spent in Session in 2020, the 2021 30-Day Session may feel like the blink of an eye to some.  Session began only two Wednesday’s ago and today marks the halfway point. Many major […]

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Year in Review 2020

by Andrea Winey

Post written by President & CEO of the Loudoun Chamber Tony Howard, CCE, IOM It is a time-honored tradition, to look back on the year past and reflect on our triumphs and tribulations. After the year 2020, the tribulations will be far easier to count. There is no sugarcoating it: the past year was filled with […]

Announcing the Finalists for the 2021 Community Leadership Awards

by Andrea Winey

Community Leadership Awards Honor Businesses, Community Leaders for Their Commitment to Loudoun’s Citizens and Community Vitality View Photos from the 2020 Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards Lansdowne, VA – The Loudoun Chamber today announced 2021 Loudoun Community Leadership Awards finalists. These Awards honor those businesses and community leaders that have demonstrated exemplary leadership and […]