• News for Press Release

    Friday, September 28, 2018
    The Prince George County Economic Development and Tourism Department intends to submit a draft of the 2019-2023 Strategic Plan to the Prince George County Board of Supervisors at the regularly scheduled Board meeting on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018. The Strategic Plan provides the Economic Development and Tourism office with policy direction for at least the next five years. A public input meeting ...read more
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    Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Hopewell/Prince George Futures Initiative UnderwayHopewell/Prince George, Va. – In the fall of 2017 the H/PG Chamber Board of Directors determined a course of action in preparation for the 100th Anniversary of the Chamber’s incorporation September 2020.  The Futures Initiative was formed. This team is working to ensure that the Chamber is on the right course.  Incremental changes have been ...read more
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    Friday, September 14, 2018
    WestRock Hopewell VA Dollars Boost Chamber Futures Initiative   For the third year in a row the H/PG Chamber is the recipient of a generous contribution from long-time member WestRock.  In a conversation with mill manager, James Osborne, we learned that WestRock will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the mill in Hopewell in 2022. “In our region the mill is a significant part of the overall ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 14, 2018
    Freedman Point will be a 68-unit affordable family housing community in Hopewell, VA.August 2 groundbreaking at Freedman Point in Hopewellcelebrates future high-quality mixed-use affordable housing option  Hopewell VA, August 3, 2018:  Yesterday community leaders, City officials, housing agency officials, and other supporters joined developer Woda Cooper Companies, Inc.  to celebrate the ...read more
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    Friday, August 10, 2018
    Matt Balazik is working to restore prehistoric sturgeon to James River in VirginiaHopewell and Prince George, VA - Matt Balazik, PhD, is helping to restore the Atlantic sturgeon to the James River in Virginia. Balazik works for the Army Corps of Engineers and is a research assistant professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University Rice Rivers Center, just south of Hopewell, Virginia. Balazik ...read more
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    Friday, June 29, 2018
    Enjoy History on a Hog: Ride VA Routes 5 & 10 to See 400 Years of American EvolutionJune 28, 2018 - Riders can travel back through 400 years of history on Scenic Route 5 east from Richmond, Virginia’s current capital city, to Jamestown, the earliest permanent English settlement in America (1607) and Virginia’s first capital. The Virginia House of Burgesses, the first elected legislative body in ...read more
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    Thursday, June 14, 2018
    HOPEWELL, VA. MAY 30, 2018 Donna Meade, a former Mercury-Polygram recording artist and the widow of country music singer Jimmy Dean, is recreating the Old Dominion Barn Dance in Hopewell, VA. “I believe that good, wholesome, traditional country music will never go away,” said Meade. “The Barn Dance is a beloved and legendary show that rivaled the Grand Ole Opry in its heyday, and an important ...read more
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    Friday, May 25, 2018
    Hopewell/Prince George, VA -Pamplin Historical Park is offering tourists a new audio tour that includes a brief five minute walk or a half day stroll covering more than 30 outdoor stops. The 422-acre Civil War park includes four museums, three anti-bellum homes, living history demonstrations, a Civil War battlefield and a Civil War Adventure Camp. Agrarian lovers will find an antebellum kitchen ...read more
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    Friday, October 13, 2017
    Hopewell Recreation and Parks has reopened City Park in Downtown Hopewell and WOW! Its redesign is fantastic! Aaron Reidmiller, Director of Hopewell Recreation and Parks, said: “You will not find another nature-inspired play space like this on the waterfront anywhere in the Tri-Cities or the Southside Richmond area, so we have quite the gem.” Visit Hopewell’s newest gem, City Park, located at ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Tourism
    Friday, October 13, 2017
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce will hold its 98th Annual Mixer on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at The Barns of Kanak, 5503 Ruffin Rd., in Prince George County.  This large regional networking event, introduced by signature sponsor Southside Regional Medical Center, will feature a program by Jason Roop, former long-time editor of Style Weekly Magazine and current Principal of the PR and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Tourism, Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    For Immediate Release: September 5, 2017Contacts: Office of the Governor: Brian Coy, (804) 225-4260, Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov | Virginia Tourism Corporation: Caroline Logan, (804) 545-5572, clogan@virginia.org Governor McAuliffe Announces $2.2 Billion Growth for Tourism Industry Since 2014~Virginia’s tourism industry reported record-breaking spending each year of McAuliffe ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Tourism
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Contact: Becky McDonough 804-731-0902Central Virginia students last chance to register for Advanced Technology summer camps July 26- 29 and August 9-12Hopewell, VA, July 11, 2017 – Sixty rising ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth grade area public schools will attend Dream it. Do it. Virginia (DIDIVA) Advanced Technology (AT) Summer Experiential Learning Camp from July 26 – 29 or the newly ...read more
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    Friday, July 07, 2017
    HISTORIC HOPEWELL FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseFor more information, contact 804-458-4682 or admin@historichopewell.org What did children do all day without computers, television and other modern technologies?  The Historic Hopewell Foundation (HHF) is pleased to announce the date for this year’s Emma and George Days. Experience a day in the life of Emma and George who lived at ...read more
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    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 27, 2017
     Happy 4th of July We all love fireworks! What better way to celebrate the USAthan to watch our awesome fireworks displays!  The City of Hopewell will celebrate Independence Day in style with a dazzling fireworks display on the Appomattox River! Main viewing for the fireworks display is the rear parking area of the John Randolph Medical Center. Event parking is available in adjacent neighborhoods. ...read more
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    Thursday, June 15, 2017
    The Boathouse at City Point in Hopewell Opening June 17The restaurant is HOUSEpitality Family’s fourth location of successful concept  RICHMOND, Va. (June 14, 2017) – The HOUSEpitality Family restaurant group announced today that The Boathouse at City Point will open on June 17 at 701 West Randolph Street in Hopewell. This is the first HOUSEpitality Family restaurant to open in the area, a ...read more
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    Monday, June 05, 2017
    Fort Lee Federal Credit Union and AFFN Donate $3,000 to Support VeteransMay 24, 2017, Prince George, VA  Fort Lee Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) Matching Grant Program, was proud to donate $2,500 to the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia.  The USO provides support to military service members and their families. The donation was presented at ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Prince George, VA – Prime Care Family Practice is celebrated its anniversary in a big way.  The practice received a Key to the County from Prince George County for its distinguished service to the community.  Prime Care Family Practice has served patients since 1985. Its focus is on the family as a whole, from pediatrics to geriatrics.  Their team of physicians also specialize in preventive ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Hopewell, VA – Pins and Needles opens its doors on Wednesday, April 26th at 11 AM to celebrate the move to a new location, 1000 W. City Point Road.Debra Lail Thornburgh, proprietor of Pins and Needles, is so excited about her newly renovated space on a main city artery.  Before moving to Virginia 16 years ago, she lived in Wyoming and Utah.  She began her sewing career in 1989 specializing is ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    H/PG Chamber Membership Breakfast honors two presidents, presents 17 awards and attracts over 150 members The Hopewell/Prince George Chamber’s 6th Annual Membership Breakfast and Awards Ceremony on February 22 attracted over 150 members and community leaders to Upper Shirley Vineyard for breakfast and networking. The event honored retiring Chamber President Wendy Austin, Consultant and Executive ...read more
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