Deshauna Barber, Miss USA 2016, will be Virginia State University’s Fall Comm...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Virginia Chamber of Commerce (https://www.vachamber.com)


December 4, 2018 – Petersburg, Va. – Deshauna Barber, Miss USA 2016, will be Virginia State University’s (VSU) fall commencement speaker scheduled for Saturday, December 15 at 10 a.m. in the VSU Multipurpose Center. On Sunday, June 5, 2016, Barber was crowned the first Miss USA to currently serve... .. read more..

Lawmakers and experts highlight topics expected to be tackled in 2019 session...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Bottom Line (http://kychamberbottomline.com)


The 2019 Kentucky Legislative Preview, a one-day gathering of the most prominent and influential policy-makers in Kentucky, featured expert analysis and prediction on what to expect in the upcoming 2019 session. The following story is a wrap-up of the many […] The post Lawmakers and experts... .. read more..

Smithfield Foods Funds Scholarships at Virginia State University with $25,000...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Virginia Chamber of Commerce (https://www.vachamber.com)


December 4, 2018 – Ettrick, Va. — Virginia State University is pleased to announce a $25,000 donation from the Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., to fund student scholarships. Since 2016, Smithfield has donated $75,000 for scholarships at Virginia State Univer... .. read more..

Breaking News: Paid Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Improvements Sent to Governor
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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Good news! On the heels of action by the Senate last week, the Michigan House approved the paid sick leave and minimum wage improvements today, sending the bills to Governor Snyder’s desk for his signature. The Michigan Chamber has been tirelessly working to get these issues across the finish lin... .. read more..

Employers Launch Effort to Reduce Unnecessary ER Use
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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A coalition of employers led by AIM and the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation will formally initiate a campaign on December 11 to moderate the cost of health care by reducing avoidable use of hospital emergency departments (EDs). .. read more..

Averett University and Southside Virginia Community College Partner in Sociol...
Monday, December 3, 2018
Virginia Chamber of Commerce (https://www.vachamber.com)


                DANVILLE, Va. (November 30, 2018) — Today, Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks and Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) President Dr. Alfred Roberts signed the first articulation agreement and a community educatio... .. read more..

NWFCU Foundation Gives Back to the Community During #WeekofGiving
Monday, December 3, 2018
Virginia Chamber of Commerce (https://www.vachamber.com)


Herndon, Va. (November 30, 2018) – NWFCU Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, celebrated #GivingTuesday with a week of giving back to the community and a $10,000 donation to Sterling Middle School in support of the school’s AVID Program. The funds donated wil... .. read more..

Legislative leaders expect to make small changes to tax reforms, say they lik...
Monday, December 3, 2018
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Legislative leaders wrapped up the Kentucky Chamber 2019 Legislative Preview Conference on Monday with a panel where they discussed election results, the rulings of the Kentucky Supreme Court on many of their key priorities, and what they plan to tackle […] The post Legislative leaders expe... .. read more..

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