Following their most productive car show ever, the Corvette Club of Richmond donated $1,000 to FeedMore. Club president Bob Brody recently presented a check for $1,000 to Doug Pick, the non-profit’s CEO, and Christy Dalton, itsCommunity Events Manager. The club raised money for FeedMore at their 21st Annual All... Read more
Where can you get a fresh cut, shampoo, head and hand massage, and serene atmosphere? Studio B Hair Gallery. The Chester Business Association welcomed Studio B to the community last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the new salon off Iron Bridge Road at 12128 Branders Creek... Read more
One of Chester’s most influential businessmen received a long overdue recognition last week at the Chester Business Association’s annual picnic. Sam West accepted the Snead-Stebbins Business Person of the Year award for his contributions to the Chester community. The chairman of the board at Citizens Bank & Trust, a... Read more

BusinessCommunityUncategorized February 10, 2017

Call Federal credit union’s new location in the Kroger Marketplace center has no tellers. A coffee bar just off the entrance sets the stage for conversation on two sofas in front of a large wall-size touch-screen monitor. Members may also choose one of the table tops large enough for... Read more
Chester resident Bruce Brockwell has been appointed president of the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce for 2017. He will take office Jan. 1. Brockwell, who is Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer of EVB Bank, has been serving as the HPG Chamber’s President Elect for the past two... Read more
Appomattox Wealth Management/Insurance announces the purchase of Burnette Insurance Agency, located at 4331 Old Hundred Rd in Chester. Appomattox has been serving the financial and insurance needs of clients out of their Petersburg and Dinwiddie offices for over 20 years, and the company is looking forward to being a... Read more
John E. “Jay” Burchell Jr. won national recognition for Community Service and Industry Accomplishments at NADA Convention last month. The nomination of Burchell, president and executive manager of Heritage Chevrolet in Chester, for the 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced by Time Magazine. Burchell is one... Read more
By Danielle Ozbat BizWorks celebrated its fifteenth year of supporting and mentoring small businesses at its first homecoming event last Thursday. The nonprofit small business incubator – businesses incubate for three years, with the option to stay longer – was created by the Jefferson Davis Association in 2001 and... Read more
August sales soar on year, rebound from restrained July According to the August 2016 Home Sales Report released by the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR), residential real estate sales have rebounded strongly from a lagging July and are markedly higher than at this time last year. Year-to-date measures continue... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Sabra, maker of hummus dips, with a processing plant at the Walthall Industrial Plant, has launched a campaign and challenged others to join in efforts to alleviate the effects of food deserts. “Plants With a Purpose” has begun with a pilot program in the company’s backyard in,... Read more