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
Is it truth or myth? Does Amazon deliver within the hour if you want it that quick? True. Can Amazon deliver your babies’ new shoes by drone? Eventually. The team at Amazon is currently working on a system that will allow for drone delivery. But while some people think... Read more
Chesterfield County Economic Development will partner with First Citizens Bank to educate and support new and small businesses. You can take advantage of this free with presentation. Employee Benefits will take place at the Chesterfield Economic Development (2nd Floor) 9401 Courthouse Rd. Registration is required to attend, and seating... Read more
Sears Holdings which owns Kmart is revving up their efforts to shut 50 unprofitable stores including the Chester store on Jeffferson Davis Highway. In May of 2015, the Kmart in Colonial Heights closed. At this time, it is expected that the store will close in June with liquidation sales... Read more