From its inception, YMCA Chocolates Galore & More quickly became one of the area’s most eagerly anticipated EVENTS of the WINTER SEASON! Hosted by our premier partner, Lansdowne Resort and Spa,and with an attendance of more than 800 people, the evening is one of LOUDOUN’s FINEST CULINARY and SOCIAL EVENTS. All proceeds from this event help provide financial assistance to less fortunate children in Loudoun County.
Attendees will enjoy dancing, free-flowing campaign, tasting the areas best desserts and hors d’oeuvres and much more! The signature portion of the evening is the Best Taste and Best Presentation competition between some of our finest local restaurants.
At the event, five professional food critics, along with our guests, sample and judge the sweet and savory culinary creations presented in the dessert and hors d’oeuvre categories.
Winners are announced towards the end of the evening as the Critic’s Choice and People’s Choice for Best Taste and Best Presentation.
For the 31st CHOCOLATES event alongside our culinary presenters, local breweries and wineries will be welcome to offer samples for those to sip and savor. For more information visit www.loudounchocolates.com or follow us on facebook.com/loudounchocolates
Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards
The Loudoun Chamber celebrated its 55th Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on Friday, January 20, 2023 at The National Conference Center. We honored top community leaders as well as celebrate the success of the 2022 Board of Directors Chair, Shawn Mitchell, owner of Modern Mechanical. We will also welcomed in our 2023 Board and the new Chair Carol Barbe, owner of Backflow Technology.
The 2023 Community Leadership Award winners in each category had the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization to receive a $1,000 grant, thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties. Stay tuned for more information about the 2024 Annual Meeting. 2023 Event Photos
On Monday, August 15, 2022, the 40th Annual Chamber Classic was held at The Club at Creighton Farms. This event has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for four decades. The Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider a 2023 Sponsorship. Stay tuned for more information and pricing.
Small Business Awards
For 28 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2022 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. This event will take place on Friday, November 4th at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles. View Photos / View 2021 Finalists & Winners
This Spring, the Chamber will honor the Loudoun Chamber will honor first responders, our community’s real-life heroes, and several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions at the 38th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards. Stay tuned for the 2023 event date!