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Small Business of the Week: Morrison's Flowers & Gifts

Small Business of the Week: Morrison's Flowers & Gifts

Date: April 5, 2019

This week's is none other than Morrison’s Flowers & Gifts and their owner, Arlene Aitken-Williams!

Small Business of the Week: Fife and Drum Inn

Small Business of the Week: Fife and Drum Inn

Date: March 29, 2019

Since today is National Mom & Pop Business Owners Day, this week's featured business is the Fife and Drum Inn and their owners, Billy and Sharon Scruggs!

Press Release: Terry Banez Officially Named Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Williamsburg Business Council

Press Release: Terry Banez Officially Named Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Williamsburg Business Council

Date: March 27, 2019

The Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance Business Council is pleased to announce that Terry Banez will now be the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council on a permanent basis.

Small Business of the Week: Matchsticks BBQ Company

Small Business of the Week: Matchsticks BBQ Company

Date: March 22, 2019

In honor of all of the great small businesses that we represent, we are highlighting a Small Business Of The Week every Friday!

Small Business of the Week: Decorating Den Interiors of Williamsburg

Small Business of the Week: Decorating Den Interiors of Williamsburg

Date: March 15, 2019

In honor of all of the great small businesses that we represent, we have decided to start highlighting a Small Business of the Week every Friday!

Press Release: Vicki Cimino named Executive Director/CEO of Williamsburg Tourism Council

Press Release: Vicki Cimino named Executive Director/CEO of Williamsburg Tourism Council

Date: March 14, 2019

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer.

Nominations for Small Business of the Year Due Friday, March 15, 2019

Nominations for Small Business of the Year Due Friday, March 15, 2019

Date: March 12, 2019

The Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance is seeking nominations from the membership to honor a Small Business of the Year and Early Stage Business Award (been in business for less than 3 years). Nominees must be Alliance members and must have been in business at least three years. Any shop, service, partnership or office with up to 50 full-time equivalent employees is eligible.

Press Release: GWCTA Announces Formation of New Young Professionals Group

Press Release: GWCTA Announces Formation of New Young Professionals Group

Date: February 15, 2019

The Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance Business Council is pleased to announce that its group for young professionals, ASCEND, is merging with the Young Emerging Professionals, also known as YEP, effective March 1. The new group will be called the ASPIRE Young Professionals of the Greater Williamsburg Business Council.

Introducing the Greater Williamsburg HEARTSafe Alliance!

Introducing the Greater Williamsburg HEARTSafe Alliance!

Date: February 11, 2019

The Greater Williamsburg HEARTSafe Alliance is working to improve survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest by strengthening the chain of survival in our community and by educating the community on heart-healthy behaviors.

Resolving to Improve Your Workplace Wellness Program

Resolving to Improve Your Workplace Wellness Program

Date: January 14, 2019

There are an unending studies demonstrating that workplace wellness programs will not only improve employee health and satisfaction, but provide tremendous savings to the employer as well. It has been proven that over $3 is saved for every $1 spent on workplace wellness programming. That is a significant return on investment. This seen not only through direct savings on healthcare costs, but also through increased employee productivity and decreased absenteeism.