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December 2, 2020 Newsletter

Shop Local

Eat Local

Spend Local

Enjoy Local

Support the local businesses who support the area where you live, work and play.

Let's choose to shop small this Christmas season. Small business support encourages innovation, opportunity, families and the economy. Dreams are achieved when you support local small business.


Volunteer Opportunities for 2021

There are many opportunities for you to lend your business expertise and valuable skills to help make our community a better place to live, work, and play. Your business name and logo will be promoted during the event.

Join one or more of our committees for our 2021 Events.

2021 Committees

Orange Uncorked Wine Festival Committee

Business & Industry Picnic Committee

Street Festival Committee

97th Annual Banquet Committee

Networking & Social Events 2021

Dates for Business First Coffee 2021 are on Tuesdays, January 12th, March 9th, May 11th, and November 9th

Dates for Wake Up Locust Grove are on Tuesdays on August 10th, and December 14th.

Please forward volunteer availability and RSVP a date to


Exposure - Convenience - Value

No matter what type of business you are in, public relations and community interaction

are just as essential and profitable then advertising!

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce events are the perfect outlet for your company to gain the publicity and brand recognition that every business will need. Business leaders recognize and appreciate companies that help them gain knowledge and make important contacts.

Choosing to become an Annual Sponsor provides a great means of broadening your competitive advantage by improving your company’s reflection, prestige and credibility through supporting events that your community and audience find attractive. Through sponsorships, our Chamber strives to create a partnership that is beneficial to all who are involved. By concentrating on aiding the businesses in Orange County and surrounding areas in reaching their marketing goals through sponsored events, publications and web presence, the Orange County Chamber of Commerce promotes the development of businesses in our region.

In addition to enhancing visibility and image, there are many benefits that coincide with sponsoring Chamber events.

· Access to New Business Relationships

· Creates Customer/Community Loyalty

· Advertising

· Demonstrates Civic Engagement

· Association with High Profile Business Events

· Publicity

If your business is in search of any of the benefits listed above, the Executive Director at the Orange County Chamber of Commerce is here to help you by offering a multitude of opportunities!


Week 8 Photo Winner

Alex Rayfield

Suspended Somewhere over Orange County

This photo was a sunset skydive that I was fortunate enough to be on with 2 of my good friends. There's just something special about being suspended thousands of feet in the air by some strings and nylon.


Upcoming Events

December Business After Hours

Unionville Brewery Co.

The Christmas Laser Spectacular

December 11-13th

Christmas Market Saturday, December 12th

Unionville Brewing Co. is looking forward to celebrating the holidays with you. For three nights (December 11-13th) Bill Carroll will be bringing his awesome laser show with pyro techniques and fireworks out to the brewery. There will be four shows each night and the ticket price is per car not per person. The show will take place in our field and will be visible from inside your car.

For the event everyone will stay in their own car to enjoy the show. Tickets go on sale November 30, 2020. Tickets are $20 per car.

Tickets will be available at Unionville Brewing Co. during standard operating hours and online.


As part of our Christmas Festival on December 12th (12 p.m - 4 p.m.), we will be hosting a Christmas Market with local vendors and crafters in our field up front. C&C BBQ will be here with their yummy BBQ. The Central Virginia Jeepers will be here gathering canned and dry goods for a Food Drive. Santa and the Mrs. will also be on site down at the brewery from 2pm to 5pm for pictures before the laser shows begin that evening. Live music will be at the brewery that evening as well.

24333 Narrow Gauge Road, Unionville, VA 22567


Home for the Holidays Weekend

at Liberty Mills Farm

Saturday, December 12

11:00 am - 7:00 pm

C&C BBQ Factory - Food Truck

Sunday, December 13

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Blue Ridge Pizza Company - Food Truck

Home for the Holidays Activities

Cookie Decorating



Reindeer Ornament Craft

Santa's Workshop

Private Santa Photo Sessions

Outdoor Activity Area

Local Vendors

Stocking Stuffers & Gift Boxes

Christmas Ornaments

Peppermint Stick Ice Cream

Holiday themed Fudge

Hot Chocolate & Hot Cider

Decorated Hay Wagon Ride

9166 Liberty Mills Rd, Somerset, VA 22972


Chamber Member Spotlight


Reynolds GM Subaru

We carry a wide inventory of Chevy Tahoe, Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia, Cadillac Escalade, Subaru Forester models to pick from, as well as used cars, used suvs, and trucks with great deals.

249 N Madison Road,

Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-3700


Orange County Children's Toy Box

Your support and donations will help us meet our annual goal of helping the children of needy families of Orange County Virginia have a Christmas they would otherwise not have.

P.O. Box 1117

Orange, VA. 22960-0659

(540) 661-2263



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