November 1, 2014

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 […]

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Legal Aid helps light the pathway to peace

RALEIGH, N.C., October 9, 2014 – While recent high-profile incidents continue to fix the nation’s attention on the problem of domestic violence, Legal Aid of North Carolina is doing its part locally during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to shine a light on the critical ways Legal Aid can help victims escape from violence. Throughout October, […]

North Carolina Launches Nonprofit Corporation to Lead State’s Economic Recruitment and Growth

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) officially began operations Oct. 6, marking a new approach to how the state recruits businesses and helps existing companies grow. The nonprofit corporation was created to consolidate and enhance North Carolina’s marketing and recruitment functions, previously conducted by the N.C. Department of Commerce. Under a contract with […]

Small Business Summit and Expo to be held October 21 at VGCC

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has announced the complete lineup of presenters for the Small Business Summit and Expo, which will be held Tuesday, October 21, from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County.  The Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and the Lake […]

VGCC and Chamber partner for Health Care Reform discussion

The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center, will present a “Lunch Break to Educate” seminar, called “Health Care Reform for Small Business, Season 2: What Have We Learned?” on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from noon until 1 p.m. in Room 7107 (Building 7) on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Carolina Sunrock

Shown at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Carolina Sunrock, LLC are, Bryan Pfohl, CEO & Chairman Carolina Sunrock, LLC; Elisabeth Pfohl Sasser, Carolina Sunrock; Katherine Pfohl, Carolina Sunrock; Bryan Pfohl, Carolina Sunrock; (Sherry Lloyd, Eddie Ellis, Mike Hendershot, Jay Campbell, Ron Taylor, Allen Hedgepeth, Mike Tingen, Greg Johnson, Chris Petrone, Robin Johnson, Cullen Ports, John Tankard, Gregg Bowler, Sherry Lloyd, Zack Satterwhite, Carolina Sunrock Employees); Mayor Pete O’Geary; Dan Brummitt, County Board of Commissioners; Jenny Hester, Prim Development and HVCC Board Chair; John Barnes, HVCC President; Chamber Ambassador Julia Langston, Henderson YMCA; Chamber Ambassador Michael Bobbitt; Phil Hart, Data Forge & Chamber Board member; Stuart Litvin, Vance Cty. Economic Dev. Commission & Chamber Board Member; Tommy Hester, Prim Development & Rentals; Sara Lloyd, VGCC and other City and County Community Leaders.  Not pictured: Melanie Mann, HVCC Office Manager; Annette Roberson, HVCC Director of Membership Services.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday, September 24th at 10:00AM for Carolina Sunrock, LLC to celebrate the re-opening of their Kittrell concrete plant.  Carolina Sunrock has operated a concrete plant since 2005 on an as needed basis at their Kittrell Quarry location on US 1.  Thanks to improving economic conditions, Sunrock is now […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Henderson Collegiate

Shown at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Henderson Collegiate are, school founders, Eric and Carice Sanchez; Stephanie Rogers, Board Chair; Barbara Beard-Hinton, USDA Rural Development; Brian Schneiderman, Self Help Credit Union; Mayor Pete O’Geary; Deborah Brown, County Board of Commissioners Chair; Jenny Hester, Prim Development and HVCC Board Chair; local City and County officials/leaders; Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce staff, Board members and Ambassadors; Henderson Collegiate Board members, families, students, staff members; and other community members.

A ribbon cutting “steel setting” ceremony was held on Friday, September 19th at 3:30PM for Henderson Collegiate to celebrate their future location.  Excitement filled the air as Henderson Collegiate students, families, and staff signed steel that will be placed in the future Home of the Pride. Even more exciting is what the steel means for […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Henderson Community Concert Association Celebrates 30 Years

Shown at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Henderson Community Concert Association are, from left; Jenny Hester, Prim Development and HVCC Board Chair; Linda Weaver, Board Member; Trisha Kleczek, Board Member; Vivian McIntyre, Second Vice President HCCA; Deborah Brown, Vance County Board of Commissioners Chairperson; Jan McDaniel, Third Vice President HCCA; Jane Frazier, President HCCA; Mayor Pete O’Geary; Cindy Ellington, First Vice President HCCA; James Edwards, Treasurer HCCA; Peggy Jackson, Hospitality Chair HCCA; Second row: John Barnes, HVCC President; Chamber Ambassador Pam Norwood, Magnolia Management; Sue Young; Chamber Ambassador Michael Bobbitt; Mark Hopper, Publications Chair HVCC; Kim Jordan, CCB VP Market Executive & Chamber Board member; Don Jenkins, First Vice President HCCA; Phil Hart, Dataforge Owner & Chamber Board member; Harold Frazier; Phil Young, Concert Chair HCCA; Felix McDaniel; Ruth Hartness, Membership Secretary HCCA; Peggy Jackson, Hospitality Co-Chair HCCA; Eddie Ellington, E Z Car Care Center; Not pictured: Annette Roberson, Director of Membership Services HVCC; Melanie Mann, HVCC Office Manager.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Monday, September 22nd at 11:00AM for The Henderson Community Concert Association to celebrate their 30th Anniversary. For 30 years, The Henderson Community Concert Association continues to bring high-quality entertainment to Henderson.  It takes over one hundred dedicated volunteers and board members to make it all happen.  These volunteers solicit […]

VGCC announces Small Business Summit and Expo; Entrepreneur to Keynote

Richard “Rick” Burtner (submitted photo)

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is planning a Small Business Summit and Expo, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and the Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21, from 11:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m., in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus […]

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