November 27, 2014

Free Seminar for Small Business Owners on Healthcare.gov November 24, 2014. Small Business Health Option Programs (SHOP) information available.

Marianne Miller, an ACA Certified Application Counselor, will be available for small business owners in Vance, Warren, and Franklin counties. Ms. Miller, an employee of Northern Piedmont Community Care (a division of Duke University Health Systems), will answer questions about the new Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) that is currently open for enrollment from […]

Community Health awarded grant to start LATCH Rural Health in five counties. Small Business Health Option Programs (SHOP) information available

Free seminar for small business owners November 24th, 2014 for help and information on options for Businesses providing employee plans through the new healthcare.gov.  The Division of Community Health recently received a $400,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to improve access to health insurance and primary care among uninsured residents in five […]

VGCC Small Business Seminars Using Google and Accessing Credit & Capital

It’s not too late to sign up for the free small business seminars being offered through the Small Business Center of Vance-Granville Community College this week:     SEMINAR TITLE DESCRIPTION OF SEMINAR LOCATION DAY TIME DATE Register   Enhancing Your Business Using No Cost Features of Google   Who says you can’t get anything […]

M. R. Williams, Inc. To Expand at Current Location

Mr. Tom Church, Chair of the Henderson-Vance County Economic Development Commission, is pleased to announce that M. R. Williams, Inc. will be adding approximately 74,000 square feet of dry warehouse space and approximately 8,200 square feet of refrigerated space to its current facility at 235 Raleigh Rd. here in Henderson. Mike Williams, founder and Chairman […]

Event at VGCC helps fuel growth for local small businesses

From left, Richard “Rick” Burtner, president and CEO of Propel GPS, talks with Janet Meyer of Oxford, owner of “A Sharper Shear” and a Small Business Summit/Expo attendee. (VGCC photo)

Representatives of area businesses and non-profit organizations gathered in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center on Oct. 21 for the Small Business Summit and Expo, organized by the VGCC Small Business Center in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event, entitled “Fueling Small […]

VGCC holds Google Plus seminar for Small Businesses

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Enhancing Your Business Using No-Cost Features of Google+,” on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 6 until 8 p.m. in Building 7 on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Google+ (pronounced and sometimes written as “Google Plus”) is the second-largest social networking site […]

VGCC Warren Campus to host Business Credit Seminar

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County, has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Understanding How to Access Credit and Capital for Your Small Business,” for Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the college’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton. A light breakfast will […]

VGCC SBC Small Business Seminars – Interviewing – Starting a Business – Time Management – Marketing

The Small Business Center of Vance-Granville Community College is offering the following FREE small business seminars this week:     SEMINAR TITLE DESCRIPTION OF SEMINAR LOCATION DAY TIME DATE Register Innovative Interviewing Techniques for the Small Business In this seminar you will learn to interview candidates using different techniques and questions, hire right the first […]

VGCC to hold Business Technologies Fair

Vance-Granville Community College will hold a “Business Technologies Fair” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. From 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., area high schools will bring groups of students to the event. Parents of high school students are welcome to attend with their children. Members […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines

Amongst those in attendance were Mayor Pro-Tem Mike Rainey; Deborah Brown, County Board of Commissioners Chair; local City and County officials/leaders;  Weinstein Friedlein Architects; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Girl Scout staff and volunteers; Jenny Hester, Prim Development and HVCC Board Chair; John Barnes, Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce President and staff; Chamber Ambassador Michael Bobbitt; Chamber Ambassador Clareese Moss, New You with Shortcake; Chamber Ambassador Val Short, Triangle North Healthcare Foundation; and other Chamber members.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:00AM for Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines to mark the completion of a new tree house unit at Camp Graham in Vance County. Camp and outdoor education are core tenets of Girl Scouting and contribute positively to the overall Girl Scout […]

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