Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Frank Wolf Pushes Simpson-Bowles after President Barack Obama swings through Virginia.
Just two days from the sequestration deadline and Congress appears no closer to a deal as the nation sweats out another “crisis” that’s hard to define. Democrats and Republicans have been pushing speech after speech about how bad sequestration would be if the other does not relent on their demands. The Democrats and President Barack Obama for the most part have called for additional revenue, while most Republicans want a revenue neutral deal. There are exceptions on both sides. And while Loudoun is waiting to see the impacts of what happens if a deal isn't reached, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce President Tony Howard said the sky’s not likely to fall Friday. “Nobody really knows what the future holds,” Howard said. “There’s a great …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The organization representing county businesses laud ‘courage’ of legislators who supported the bill.
The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce over the weekend offered praises to members of the Virginia General Assembly who supported a package to fund transportation needs in the state. Attempts to infuse additional cash into the system have failed over the years, making the new bill the first serious infusion of transportation revenue for the state since 1987. General Assembly members who represent Loudoun were divided in their votes. Only two Democrats representing Loudoun now supported the bill. Republicans were divided on the issue, but overall, the majority of Loudoun’s delegation voted for the bill. Here’s how they voted: In favor Opposed The Loudoun Chamber’s statement: The President of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce today …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Winners in four categories will be announced Jan. 31.
Sixteen businesses and leaders have been named finalists for the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Community Leadership Awards. The initiative honors those who "have demonstrated true leadership and commitment to support the needs of the Loudoun County community and its citizens," the chamber said Wednesday in a release. The finalists are spread among four categories: large and small organizations," executive leader and young professionals. The chamber recruited a panel of non profit and business leaders from across Loudoun to select the finalists and winners, who will be announced Jan. 31 at the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Annual Meeting and Community Leadership Awards banquet. Finalists Include Large Organization (…
Monday, November 12, 2012
Eight winners were announced out of 34 finalists during last week's 2012 Small Business Awards.
The Loudoun Chamber of Commerce celebrated local small businesses during its annual Gala Awards Ceremony last Friday. The event took place at The National Conference Center before a packed room of more than 400 county business and community leaders. Thirty four finalists were selected to compete in eight industry categories. The following small businesses were announced as winners: To learn more, visit the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce online.