Loudoun Chamber Supports Additional Business Interruption Fund Allocation

by Andrea Winey

This letter was sent on August 3rd, 2020 Loudoun County Board of Supervisors 1 Harrison St, SE 5th Floor Leesburg, VA 20175 Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, The Loudoun County business community continues to be threatened by the slowing recovery and the continued challenges of delivering for their customers, virtually and in person, through […]

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DOLI Emergency Standards Update

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Mindy Carlin, Partner at Access Point Public Affairs.  Access Point Public Affairs currently advocates on behalf of the Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership on issues affecting our region in the General Assembly. This post is for informational purposes and can not be considered legal advice.  Please contact your attorney with specific questions regarding […]

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Your Chamber at Work Helping Our Community Respond to COVID-19

by Andrea Winey

Written by Tony Howard, President & CEO of the Loudoun Chamber As President of the largest Chamber of Commerce in Northern Virginia, I am used to being asked: “what does a Chamber do?” For 21 years as a Chamber Executive, the last 14 as President of the Loudoun Chamber, my answer was always the same. […]

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Focus on Your Mental Well Being

by Andrea Winey

In our nation’s response to COVID-19 pandemic, most of the focus has been on the physical health of our families and employees, and the economic health of our businesses and nonprofits. But for a nation subject to double-digit unemployment, millions of our countrymen infected and a six-figure death toll, the toll on our collective and […]

Governor Northam announce Phase 3 COVID-19 restrictions

by Andrea Winey

The Governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, has announced that all of VA will enter Phase 3 on Wednesday, July 1st, barring any new data regarding COVID-19.  Virginia is seeing the number of virus cases, hospital stays and percentage of positive tests all decline. Here is what the guidelines and restrictions for Phase 3 will look […]

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Governor Northam Addresses Phase II for NOVA and School Reopening

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs During yesterday’s press briefing Governor Northam announced that Northern Virginia will be moving into Phase 2, which lifts even more restrictions on business, and laid out the requirements for public and private schools to open for summer activities and the fall semester. Here’s a […]

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Loudoun and Northern Virginia remain in Phase I, Most of Virginia Moves to Phase II on Friday

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs On Tuesday, Governor Northam announced that most of Virginia will be moving to Phase II on Friday, June 5th.  This does not include Northern Virginia and the City of Richmond, which will not be allowed to move into Phase II, due to the need “to […]

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Loudoun Can Begin Reopening On May 29th: So What Does That Mean?

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs It’s official, on Tuesday Governor Northam announced that he will delay reopening in Northern Virginia, at the request of regional leadership, until May 29th.  Now that we have a definitive date, what does it mean and how can we prepare for Loudoun to Open For […]

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Governor To Announce “Slower” Regional Phase I Rollout on Wednesday

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs In response to regional leaders seeking a delay of the Phase I roll-out in Northern Virginia, Governor Northam publicly reviewed the metrics of COVID-19 in Northern Virginia as compared with state-wide metrics.  These metrics showed a higher number of positive tests, percent of positive […]

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What Does Phase I Mean for Loudoun Businesses?

by Andrea Winey

Post written on May 4, 2020 by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs Today Governor Northam announced Virginia’s plan to “reopen Virginia” and move into Phase I of the Governor’s three phase plan.  In order to move into Phase I, the Governor has extended Executive Order 53 to May 14th.  This order, originally […]

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