Members in the News
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Old Point National Bank Announces Williamsburg Market Executive

Williamsburg, VA
09/24/2020 06:19 PM
Matthew Queripel has been appointed Senior Vice President and Market Executive with Old Point National Bank’s Commercial Lending Division.... Read more

Home Clean Heroes

Williamsburg, VA
09/21/2020 01:57 PM
Home Clean Heroes offers:... Read more

"A Work in Progress"

Williamsburg, VA
08/05/2020 10:40 AM
"Williamsburg's Next Door Neighbors" featured Angi Kane and  Jolly's Mill Pond in their August Tourism issue.... Read more

Olde Towne Medical & Dental Center Announces New Executive Director Starting August 1, 2020

Williamsburg, VA
07/30/2020 12:27 PM
Olde Towne Medical & Dental Center’s Board of Directors is proud to announce that Aaron Thompson has been appointed the new Executive Director of the rural safety net clinic serving James City County, the City of Williamsburg and York County residents. The clinic focuses on serving the uninsured and underinsured of our community and Mr. Thompson brings a wealth of skills and knowledge to lead the center into its next phase of growth and impact while continuing its mission. This news marks the beginning of an exciting chapter for Olde Towne. Multiple qualifications led the Board of Directors to choose Mr. Thompson including his ability to actively increase fundraising while motivating his team during challenging circumstances, his ability to implement successful metrics for monitoring and maintaining high standards in the facilities he has managed as well as his constant attention to patient care. With Mr. Thompson’s leadership and depth of experience leading and growing health programs, the Board is confident that the patients and staff at Olde Towne will receive the expertise and guidance that they have come to expect. Olde Towne’s Board Chairman Christopher James says “Aaron is an accomplished healthcare leader with the experience and dedication necessary to build and expand upon Olde Towne’s success.” He added, “Aaron’s deep understanding of community-based healthcare, as well as the needs of its patients and healthcare providers, will continue to help us deliver the highest quality care to our patients.”

We are excited to welcome Mr. Aaron Thompson as the new Executive Director at Olde Towne Medical & Dental Center.... Read more

Current Executive Medical Director of Olde Towne Medical & Dental Center to Retire July 31, 2020

Williamsburg, VA
07/30/2020 12:01 PM
Dr. William J. Mann, Jr. is retiring from his position as Executive Medical Director of Olde Towne Medical & Dental Center, as announced by Christopher James, OTMDC Board Chair.  Dr. Mann will retire effective July 31, 2020, a position he has held since 2013.
During his years of service at Olde Towne, Dr. Mann has markedly enhanced the delivery of medical and dental care to the residents of James City County, York County and the City of Williamsburg. “Dr. Mann has had a significant impact on the services provided by Olde Towne, enhancing both the medical and dental care provided by the center while consistently putting the health and welfare of all patients first. It was under his leadership that the organization has not only continued to grow but been recognized as a leading provider of care to the under served community while improving efficiency and achieving operational excellence. The Board and staff very much appreciate his leadership and wise counsel and wish him the best in his well-deserved retirement” added Christopher James, chair of the Board of Directors.... Read more

The Vacation Channel Builds Streaming Channels to Bolster Tourism

Williamsburg, VA
04/30/2020 12:36 PM
The Vacation Channel, a Williamsburg-based tourism business, has launched streaming versions of its in-room hospitality channel on Roku and Amazon Fire TV platforms, allowing it to reach viewers nationwide and in select international markets. The app is available for free on both platforms, giving the public instant access to information about museums, attractions, dining, and retail destinations throughout Hampton Roads.... Read more

Home Clean Heroes of the Peninsula

Williamsburg, VA
01/06/2020 09:34 AM
Home Clean Heroes is changing the cleaning industry one house at a time!... Read more

Special Spring Deals for Homeschooling Families Offered Feb. 23 - March 3

Williamsburg, VA
02/21/2019 02:00 PM
Spring Homeschool Days offer homeschooling families special deals on admission and interactive program experiences designed to immerse families in the 18th century Feb. 23-March 3.... Read more

Virginia Arts Festival announces Williamsburg Live June 21-22

Williamsburg, VA
02/19/2019 02:44 PM
The Virginia Arts Festival announces its new Williamsburg summer music event, Williamsburg Live June 21 - 22 on The Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.... Read more

Williamsburg Landing Outstanding Service to Seniors Award – Nominations due Mar 28

Williamsburg, VA
01/24/2019 12:57 PM
Do you know an individual or organization that has shownoutstanding service to local seniors? The Williamsburg Landing Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation provides for an annual monetary “Outstanding Service to Seniors Award” in honor of Older Americans Month.... Read more

Colonial Williamsburg Commemormates 40 Years of African-American Interpretation throughout 2019

Williamsburg, VA
01/24/2019 12:44 PM
Spotlighted programming, a conversation series and a special exhibition at the historic Raleigh Tavern mark four decades of African-American interpretation to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Africans’ first arrival in English America.... Read more

The Drying Co./ThermalTec Recognized with National Safety Award

Toano, VA
01/24/2019 12:10 PM
The Drying Co./ThermalTec is proud to be recognized by the National Association of Home Builders as the 2018 NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) first place winner in the category of Remodeler Safety Program of the Year (Less than 50 employees).... Read more

Virginia Beer Company Recognized Internationally

Williamsburg, VA
01/09/2019 10:15 AM
The Virginia Beer Company ended 2018 on a high note, receiving a European Beer Star Award for its Elbow Patches Oatmeal Stout recipe in the worldwide Dry Stout category!... Read more

Winter 2019 Site Schedules and Operational Changes

 
12/27/2018 03:39 PM
Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area, the Art Museums, hotel, merchandise, recreation, and food and beverage operations remain open during winter 2019 with intermittent seasonal closures at some locations, while some Historic Area retail locations will permanently consolidate early in the year.... Read more

Palace Farms site to introduce new Colonial Williamsburg event venue

 
12/06/2018 10:52 AM
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation aims to improve its tourism economy with plans to build a new outdoor event space across from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center. A short drive from the College of William and Mary, the new event venue at 100 Visitor Center Drive on the Palace Farms site has been approved by the City Council.... Read more

Williamsburg Health Foundation Awards Over One Million in Grants to Support Health in Greater Williamsburg Area

 
12/05/2018 02:23 PM
On December 3, 2018, the Williamsburg Health Foundation’s Board of Trustees met and approved over one million dollars in grants to provide individuals in Greater Williamsburg with increased opportunity to lead healthy lives.... Read more

WMBG Launches a New FM Signal on a New Frequency FM93.5 with More Power

Williamsburg, VA
08/31/2018 11:04 AM
From unforgettable classics like Glen Miller, Elivs and Frank Sinatra to today's hits like Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Adele and "T Swift", it has been quite a journey for WMBG, Williamsburg'g Radio Station! We are excited to announce our new FM signal with 250 watts that covers the Williamsburg area from New Kent to Gloucester, to Newport News and Surry. Tune in or visit www.WMBGRadio.com to listen live at home!... Read more

An Occasion for the Arts brings back the "Purchase Award" for 50th Anniversary

Williamsburg, VA
08/21/2018 02:21 PM
In 1969 to help AN OCCASION FOR THE ARTS (AOFTA) attract artists, a "Purchase Award" program was initiated and continued through 2003. to celebrate the 50th anniversary, AOFTA is bringing the "Purchase Award" back! It's essentially a pre-pay, a gift card, for folks that want to support AOFTA and to buy art for the festival. The more "Purchase Awards" sold, the more artists know they will have a successful weekend.... Read more

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