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April 6, 2022 Orange County Chamber Newsletter

Message from the Director I’d like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude for the warm welcome I have received in my new role. I am humbled and honored by the many calls and messages I have received. I am committed to making the Chamber the best it can be, and with your support we will continue to see remarkable things happen in our community. We’ve had a busy couple of months here at the Chamber. I hope you’ve been able to come out to some of our Ribbon Cuttings, Coffee Meetings, or After-Hours events. Be sure to take advantage of these free member benefits! Check the calendar on our website and watch your email for information about upcoming events. Speaking of member benefits and events, we have two upcoming events that you won’t want to miss. The 31st Annual Orange Uncorked Wine Festival will be held May 7 & 8 in Somerset. Make Mother’s Day extra special this year by treating Mom to a full day of music, craft vendors, food, and, of course, Virginia Wine and Cider! Get your tickets early to get the best pricing – I’ll see you there! Soon after the Festival, our Annual Business and Industry Appreciation Picnic is scheduled for May 19 at Liberty Mills Farm. This joint effort of the Chamber, the County of Orange, and the Towns of Gordonsville and Orange is free to all Orange County businesses. Please RSVP to Kristina at to be sure we have enough food for everyone! Finally, I want to encourage all our members to get involved! We are always looking for volunteers to help plan, organize, and execute our events. If you are interested in helping with any of our events, please give us a call at (540) 672-5216. Remember, we’re here to help you make your business successful – give us a call or stop by and let us know how we can help you continue to thrive! I’ll see you around! Judi Cooper Executive Director Orange County Chamber of Commerce

Orange Uncorked Wine Festival May 7th & 8th

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Orange County Business & Industry Appreciation Picnic
Save The Date May 19th

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American Legion Post 156
Sponsorship Opportunities Boys and Girls State

The American Legion sponsors Boys & Girls State with hopes that young citizens who understand the operations of the democratic form of government will be prepared to uphold its ideals. American Legion Post 156 is in need of sponsorships to send ten students to this summer's Boys & Girls State. Boys & Girls State is a one week camp teaching the fundamentals of Virginia state government to rising high school seniors. Camp Dates are June 19 - June 25th. Boys State is held at Radford University Girls State is held at Longwood University Sponsorships are due by Saturday, April 30th. For more information, please contact Allen Drinkwater at

𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐠𝐨 𝐝𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐥𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥, 𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬.

Registration starts March, 30 at

Cost per player: $125 Team of Four (4): $100 ea.

Team registration must list (4) players

Payment at Registration - Includes green fees, cart, dinner, and goodie bag.


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