You can access www.ComeToHampshire.com for information on these and future events.

 

  • Hampshire County Chamber of Commerce Cordially Invites You to Our Annual Membership Dinner
    Thursday,February 18, 2016; Social Hour 5pm-6pm; Dinner at 6pm; Special Guest Speaker Dr. Charles Terrell; South Branch Inn, Romney, WV
    Menu will be Chicken Cordon Bleu, Baked Ziti, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Garden Salad, Roll, & Dessert
    $35.00 per person; Cash, Check, or Credit Card; RSVP by Friday, February 12, 2016; To: 304-822-7221

  • Chamber Board Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m., locations vary, so be sure to check by calling 304-822-7221 or check the Hampshire Review Community News Section..  All members are encouraged and invited to attend. 
  • Marketing Your Business on the Internet - Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. You'll learn how search engine optimization (SEO) works and how to track your site's performance using web analytics. You'll understand how to use online advertising, email marketing and social media (including blogs) to drive business to your website. Finally, you'll learn how to keep your visitors coming back again and again!
  • Using Social Media in Business - In today's fast-paced and globally connected environment, social media is a game changer for businesses and business owners who use this powerful medium in the right way. So whether you're looking for a new way to market your business or simply hoping to gain a better understanding about the excitement that surrounds social media, this course will empower you. Course cost: $99 An online class offered in 6 week cycles. Course instructors, who are experts in their fields, make 2 lessons available per week, for a total of 12 lessons per course.
  • Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking - In this course, you'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you build your own career network. You'll learn how to create a profile that shows your professional achievements off to their best advantage, and you'll gain techniques for deepening and expanding your business contacts. You'll also learn about LinkedIn groups-a great way to find others who share your interests and background, and who may be major players in your industry. Course cost: $99 An online class offered in 6 week cycles. Course instructors, who are experts in their fields, make 2 lessons available per week, for a total of 12 lessons per course.
  • CDL Truck Driving Program - Eastern's truck driving program offers career training in the road transportation industry. The program provides up to 160 hours of instruction, including at least 2 weeks of on-the-road training in a big rig, and prepares trainees to pass West Virginia's CDL Learner's Permit and the State CDL licensing exams. To enroll or for more information, contact Sherry Watts at 304-434-8000, ext. 257 Financial aid may be available for those who qualify.
  • HealthCare Training Programs - Eastern's healthcare training programs for spring 2014 include Pharmacy Tech, Medical Coding, Phlebotomy Tech, Medical Assistant, and C.N.A. To enroll or for more information, contact Greg Zirk at 304-434-8000, ext. 231 Financial aid may be available for those who qualify.
  • Schedule a hike at Ice Mt.: http://stevebailes.org/wordpress/
  • Yoga with Margo - Mondays & Wednesdays, 5pm-6pm at Moorefield Town Library $8/class No experience necessary. Drop-ins welcome!  
  • The Creative Classroom - Creativity will abound in your classroom as you tap your students' hidden talents. Learn how to use creativity to teach reading, writing, visual arts, performing arts, social studies, science, mathematics, and physical and health education. Develop creative new approaches to field trips, learning labs, activities, exercises, assignments, and evaluation methods. Think beyond the textbook and challenge your students by making your classroom a creative classroom!  
  • How To Get Started In Game Development - There's never been a better time to start a career in the game development industry. Games can be found on computers, the Web, gaming consoles, and virtually every mobile tablet and phone. Industry forecasts indicate that gaming will be worth close to $100 billion dollars in the next two years. Talented, creative, and enthusiastic people are in great demand in this industry. Whether you want to start your own indie game project in your basement or work with a small creative team or for a large game development studio, this course will prepare you to start developing your own games. You'll start by learning the fundamentals of game development and get an overview of game genres, platforms, and audiences. Next, you'll learn tools and techniques to help you make better design decisions and achieve greater efficiencies as you develop your own games. You'll learn why many games fail and how to ensure your games are positioned for success. During the course, you'll gain hands-on experience in many of the game development processes. By the end of the course, you'll have the experience and confidence to start developing your own game.
  • We welcome any member who would like to host a future Directors meeting, please contact the Chamber at 304-822-7221 below. The Chamber office is open Monday - Thursday 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. Friday – As needed. Closed Saturday and Sunday. The Chamber is ALWAYS open for business mixers. If your business would like to have an after hour mixer or social get together to network or mingle with our business associates, please contact the Chamber for scheduling, 304-822-7221.
  • Fox’s Pizza Den on Rt. 28 in Romney now offers a “sit-down” menu. Stop in to eat in the new Mountaineer Room and be waited on by their friendly, cheerful staff.
  • AAD, Inc. would like to welcome Steve Herker to their publishing family! Mr. Herker brings more experience and new ideas to offer our clients. He can be reached at steve@aad-inc.com. They can now manage your Facebook presence as well as develop new websites and improve existing sites. They are also offering back-end programming, shopping sites, and IT support. They are excited about their new capabilities and anxious to share them with you. Please contact them for more information. Lance Bell, Kathie Smith, Shelby Calhoun and Steve Herker. Advertising Art Design, Inc. – Mountain Discoveries Magazine, 6 Commerce Drive, Cumberland, MD 21502. 301-759-2707
  • Avalon Resort has a full slate of activities this fall. Check out their schedule of events, classes, movies and much more at www.avalon-resort.com They offer up everything from leaf peeping, country line dancing to dinners. Why not take in a Comedy show?
  • Tripping out of town this weekend? Check out the latest movies at Moorefield Cinema 6, http://wvafun.com/sbc6/.
  • Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College - The goal at EWVCTC is to provide you with continuing education opportunities to grow both professionally and personally. Attending classes allows you not only to learn but to develop a network with others in your community. To enroll, please call 304-434-8000, ext. 253. Or contact EWVCTC on line www.ed2go.com/ewvctc/
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES HAS MOVED!!! – THEIR NEW ADDRESS IS Catholic Charities WV, 260 School Street, Romney WV. Telephone number 304-822-5414. CCWVA is requesting books, DVD’s, CD’s, video games, games and puzzles for their 3rd Annual Used Book Sale. All proceeds: Help Your Neighbor Fund to help families in our area. Books can be dropped off or you can call to arrange pick-up or special time. The Book Sale is planned for October and is their big fund raiser for 2012.
  • Hampshire County Animal Control, also known as the “pound”, rescues dogs from cruel situations. They find a majority of their dogs as strays and try to get to know them the best they can so they can post them on their sites for possible adoptions as your “forever” pet. They are open every day from 10 am until 2 pm. They are located in Bloomery WV, 304-947-5112. www.hampshirecountyanimalcontrol.petfinder.com or www.adoptapet.com you can send them an email at hampshirecountyac@yahoo.com They also have a Facebook site www.facebook.com. Check them out and like them, become a friend-for life!
  • North River Retreat announces the Matrix has re-opened! Visits to North River Retreat are by reservation only. Please contact us and we will be happy to send you exact directions and meet with you! Situated on 437 acres in Hampshire County, West Virginia, we are only a couple hours from the Washington, D.C. area and 45 minutes from Winchester, VA. We provide a large variety of activities, ranging from sporting clays, fishing, and camping to hunting for quail, deer and turkey. We also offer several outdoor training courses. We have a small cabin with two guest bedrooms for overnight guests. TO FIND OUT WHERE WE'RE LOCATED, CLICK HERE
  • Continuing Education: Eastern WV Community & Technical College Eastern offers many online classes such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks 2012, Command Spanish, and many more. Check out our website, Ed2Go - learn what you want, when you want. Classes are flexible and will fit your schedule and lifestyle. Our goal at EWVCTC is to provide you with continuing education opportunities to grow both professionally and personally. Attending classes allows you not only to learn but to develop a network with others in your community. To register for classes, please call 304-434-8000, ext. 253.
  • Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College - The goal at EWVCTC is to provide you with continuing education opportunities to grow both professionally and personally. Attending classes allows you not only to learn but to develop a network with others in your community. To enroll, please call 304-434-8000, ext. 253. Or contact EWVCTC online www.ed2go.com/ewvctc/

If your organization would like a listing on our event page, please contact the Chamber office at 304-822-7221 or email your information to hampshirechamberofcommerce@citlink.net

 

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