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Mon. 1 Aug, 2022

In the Know: Member to Member Webinars | What is Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing [ATDM]

Mon. 1 Aug, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Date: August 9, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Event Location:
Online via Zoom 

Admission Info:
Chamber Members may attend free of charge and registration is required. 

In the Know: Member to Member Webinars are designed for members to communicate their business’s message and provide educational opportunities to other members free of charge.


Please join us on Tuesday, August 9 at 12 p.m. via zoom to learn about another amazing program in our region.
 

Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) is a prototype training platform for rapidly training skilled workers in key trades such as CNC Machining, Additive Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Welding for employment in the defense industry.  ATDM is a fast-track, intensive, and targeted program for training workers to DIB skill gaps.    

Presenters: 

  • Joyce Culley, Assistant Director for Recruitment and Student Support Services
  • Karen Hardy, Assistant Director for Industry Engagement and Outreach

Register Here

VIRGINIA IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS! Virtual Job Fair

Mon. 1 Aug, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

VIRGINIA IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

A Virtual Job Fair for Employment with the Commonwealth November 2nd 2022.

For more information, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.(link sends e-mail) (link sends e-mail)(link sends e-mail).

Hosted by The Department of Human Resource Management and Administered by The Virginia Employment Commission.

"Helping Virginia Get Back to Work!"

Date: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Address: 

Posting your Resume or Summary of Qualifications is strongly encouraged.

Type of Event: 
VEC Sponsored Job Fair
Target Area: 

Thu. 11 Aug, 2022

Corrections Officer Hiring Event

Thu. 11 Aug, 2022 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Corrections Officer Hiring Event

Green Rock Correctional Center is a medium security Virginia State Correctional Facility located in Chatham VA, just off Highway 29, approximately 30 minutes north of Danville. We maintain an inmate population of approximately 1,024 inmates. We focus on preparing inmates to return to the community as productive citizens through a variety of programs, counseling, and activities. Our Officers provide a multitude of functions from security, recreational activities, and transportation to appointments for the inmate population. The Department offers promotion opportunities and continued training programs to enhance your knowledge in the Correctional profession.

Correctional Officer starting salary of $42,000 with a 6,000 sign on bonus.

Career Path

  • Corrections Officer
  • Corrections Sergeant
  • Corrections Lieutenant
  • Corrections Captain
  • Corrections Major

Please dress business casual (mask or face covering optional) and bring with you your driver's license, your social security card, your highest level of education (GED, High School Diploma or Degree) and DD-214 if prior military. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 434-770-3173 or 434-433-3371. The facility address is listed below. Good luck, we look forward to meeting you.

Date: 
Thursday, August 11, 2022 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Address: 

Hampton Inn lobby
200 McBride Lane
Gretna, Va 24557

Type of Event: 
Public Employer Job Fair
Target Area: 
South Central
 

Thu. 18 Aug, 2022

Southern Virginia Regional Housing Summit

Thu. 18 Aug, 2022 8:30 am - 6:30 pm

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The Southern Virginia Regional Housing Summit will provide an opportunity for the six participating localities to highlight new residential housing development opportunities of all types and price points, as well as, the types of housing desired within their communities. The target audience for this exciting event will be developers, builders, contractors, home renovators, financial institutions, architects, local community representatives, etc., and many others within the residential developer/building/construction industry. The goal of the summit to spur new residential housing construction.

Register Here: Southern Virginia Regional Housing Summit Tickets, Thu, Aug 18, 2022 at 8:30 AM | Eventbrite

 

Mon. 22 Aug, 2022

Business @ Breakfast - Partnership for Regional Prosperity

Mon. 22 Aug, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am

BUSINESS@BREAKFAST: PARTNERSHIP FOR REGIONAL PROSPERITY

Register by Wednesday at Noon!

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022

Time: 8-9 a.m.

Location: Institute for Advanced Learning & Research | 150 Slayton Ave | Danville, VA

Business@Breakfast provides access to the most current regional and state information impacting the business community.

Join us on Thursday, August 25 from 8-9 a.m. at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research to learn about the Partnership for Regional Prosperity. 

Since 2018, more than $1.1 billion in economic development projects, promising more than 4,000 jobs, have been announced for the Danville Pittsylvania County region and it is critical that the community is prepared for the serious growth coming from this success. Danville City Council and the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors formed the Partnership for Regional Prosperity in 2020 to examine the change coming and knowing that planning for that change will produce the best outcomes. 

While attending the Business@Breakfast, you'll find out how the Partnership will share knowledge about what is ahead for our region and involve the community in identifying challenges, seeking solutions, and leveraging opportunities that come from advancing the economy. You also will have an opportunity at this meeting to contribute your ideas as part of this collaborative project to make Danville and Pittsylvania County models of future-forward thinking and action. 

A light continental breakfast will be served.

Foresight Hospital & Health Systems Public Forum August 22nd

Mon. 22 Aug, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 

Foresight Hospital & Health Systems Public Forum August 22nd

August 18, 2022

Foresight will give an overview of the hospital plan and then take questions from the public.

TOWN HALL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - The event will educate the public on construction and opening of the hospital, as well as future plans for services.  Will answer questions from the public.  WHERE:  Patrick County High School Auditorium, 215 Cougar Lane, Stuart, VA  24171.  WHEN:  August 22, 2022, 7:00 p.m. UNTIL 8:30 p.m.

Thu. 25 Aug, 2022

Business @ Breakfast: Partnership for Regional Prosperity

Thu. 25 Aug, 2022 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Date: August 25, 2022

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Event Location:
Institute for Advanced Learning & Research
150 Slayton Avenue 
Danville, VA  24540

Admission Info:

Registration Rate:
Member Rate | $15
Non-Member Rate | $25

Business@Breakfast provides access to the most current regional and state information impacting the business community.

Join us on Thursday, August 25 from 8-9 a.m. at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research to learn about the Partnership for Regional Prosperity.  

Since 2018, more than $1.1 billion in economic development projects, promising more than 4,000 jobs, have been announced for the Danville Pittsylvania County region and it is critical that the community is prepared for the serious growth coming from this success.  Danville City Council and the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors formed the Partnership for Regional Prosperity in 2020 to examine the change coming and knowing that planning for that change will produce the best outcomes. 
 
While attending the Business@Breakfast, you'll find out how the Partnership will share knowledge about what is ahead for our region and involve the community in identifying challenges, seeking solutions, and leveraging opportunities that come from advancing the economy.  You also will have an opportunity at this meeting to contribute your ideas as part of this collaborative project to make Danville and Pittsylvania County models of future-forward thinking and action. 

A light continental breakfast will be served.

Register Here