May 26, 2015

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Duke Energy

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A Ribbon Cutting/Business Before Hours ceremony for Duke Energy celebrating their membership with the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce and the opening of their new facility located at 602 Raleigh Road was held on Wednesday, April 29th.  Charitable giving and volunteerism are an integral part of Duke Energy’s commitment to the communities they serve.  The Duke […]

VGCC to offer Agricultural Entrepreneurship youth camp

For the first time, Vance-Granville Community College will offer a camp this summer that allows young people to explore owning and operating their own agricultural small businesses. The week-long NC REAL Agricultural Entrepreneurship Youth Camp is scheduled for June 22-26 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at VGCC’s Warren County Campus in Warrenton. The camp […]

VGCC SBC Small Business Seminar – Networking Tips

The Small Business Center of Vance-Granville Community College is offering the following FREE small business seminar next week:     SEMINAR TITLE DESCRIPTION OF SEMINAR LOCATION DAY TIME DATE Register Networking Tips That Can Grow Your Small Business  In this seminar, you will learn networking strategies that can help grow your small business. You will […]

VGCC to offer Craft Artists Entrepreneurship program at Farmers Market

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a new course designed specifically to help creative local residents with skills in arts and crafts to succeed as entrepreneurs. The “NC REAL Professional Craft Artists Entrepreneurship” program will be conducted at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson, on Tuesdays from 6 until […]

Business After Hours: Charles Boyd GM May 7th, 2015

Charles Boyd Business After Hours Flyer

Come out May 7th from 5:30-9 PM to see a LIVE CONCERT in the showroom by Jackie Gore, “The Father of Beach Music” and founding member of The Embers singing his entire collection of Beach Music hits including “I Love Beach Music”! Friends, Family, & Businesses Gathering together for a great time of fellowship!  This […]

VGCC to offer new Food Truck Entrepreneurship training

The Chick-n-Que mobile food truck (photo provided by Queen Harris)

Vance-Granville Community College will soon offer a series of courses specifically for entrepreneurs who want to compete in the growing food truck industry. The program is the first of its kind in North Carolina. A partnership of VGCC’s Small Business Center and Personal Enrichment department, the Mobile Food Truck Entrepreneurship Workshop Series will be held […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Burger King “Carolina Quality, LLC”

Shown at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Burger King “Carolina Quality, LLC” are, Ray Meeks and staff; Archie Taylor, Vance County Commissioners Chairperson; Mayor Pro-Tem Mike Rainey, City Tire; HVCC President John Barnes; HVCC Board Member Stuart Litvin, Economic Development; HVCC Board Member Mel Manning, Carolina Auto Credit; Chamber Ambassador Michael Bobbitt; HVCC Office Manager, Melanie Mann; HVCC Work Force Coordinator, Connie Ragland; HVCC Communications Consultant, Sheri Jones. Not Pictured: HVCC Director of Membership Services, Annette Roberson.

A ribbon cutting was held for Burger King “Carolina Quality, LLC” at 1817 N. Garnett Street in Henderson to celebrate their “NEW LOOK/Grand Reopening” and membership with the Chamber. Serving great tasting burgers, chicken sandwiches, salads, breakfast biscuits, fries, soft drinks, shakes and ice cream at all Burger King Restaurant locations.  They are operated by […]

VGCC hosts seminar on Small Business Networking May 12th, 2015

Anita Hicks, seen here speaking in the VGCC Civic Center at a women’s business luncheon. (VGCC photo)

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Networking Tips That Can Grow Your Business,” on Tuesday, May 12, from 9 a.m. until noon in room 7107 at the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. In this seminar, Anita Hicks will teach participants why networking is important for small businesses, […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Kerr Lake Ministries, Inc.

Shown at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Kerr Lake Ministries, Inc. are, Sandy Poythress, Kerr Lake Ministries; HVCC Board Chair Tonya Evans, Duke Energy; Archie Taylor, Vance County Commissioners Chairperson; Clark Simpson and Susan Sears, Kerr Lake Ministries, Inc.; Mayor Pete O’Geary; Joyce Doughty, Tots 'N More Consignment Boutique; Sierra and Miranda Yount; Brittany Hedgepeth; Bobby Williams; Christy Buchanan; Chamber Ambassador Kevin Bullock, WIZS 1450 AM Radio; Chamber Ambassador Joan Robinson, Kittrell Job Corps Center; HVCC President John Barnes; and other friends of Kerr Lake Ministries, Inc.  Not Pictured: HVCC, Office Manager Melanie Mann; HVCC Director of Membership Services, Annette Roberson; and Jenny Hester, PRIM Development and Rentals.

A ribbon cutting was held on Thursday, April 9 to celebrate our membership with the Chamber.  Our purpose in joining the chamber is to promote the Word of God to the children of the Vance County area.  At summer camp we provide Bible studies, canoeing, crafts, swimming, hiking, and other activities available at the location […]

VGCC Small Business Center Upcoming Seminars

The Small Business Center of Vance-Granville Community College offers free seminars and resources for your small business.  Here is a sampling of what’s coming up this month:       SEMINAR TITLE DESCRIPTION OF SEMINAR LOCATION DAY TIME DATE   Register   Are You Ready to Run Your Business From Your Home Are you considering […]

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