Beckley-Raleigh County
Chamber of Commerce
245 North Kanawha Street
Beckley , WV 25801
304-252-7328

May 1 We Celebrate a Century of Service, Mark your calendar

Save the Date - Mark Your Calendar
100 Year Anniversary Gala





Beckley Rotary Club passes Four-Way Test in networking



Thank you Beckley Rotary Club for hosting us at Business After Hours. Your Rotarians and event partners made us feel right at home in networking with you at Beckley’s Historic Black Knight. We know that everyone that attended experienced a very engaging evening of networking thanks to your Rotary Four-Way Test of what you think, say or do:



Guests were able to gather truthful information about Beckley Rotary Club and your partner organizations; A fair game of Monopoly allowed guest to make their way around the room to acquire more chances to win door prizes; Good will and better friendships were the highlight of the evening among those that were already friends and for those that may have met someone new; and finally we know that the because of your networking event there was a awesome benefit for all of networking with area business representatives.



Make sure to find Beckley Rotary Club on the web at www.beckleyrotary.org or like them on facebook so you can learn about all that It means to be a member of the Beckley Rotary Club




Congratulations Mills Floor Covering and Epoxy & Paint



Thank you everyone that joined us in Sophia WV to welcome a new member and a new business to the community, Mills Floor Covering and Epoxy. We are very excited to be a part of their Grand Opening Celebration as a new store front at 126 West Main Street in Sophia WV.



As a family owned and operated business with over 25 years of service in our community, Mills Floor Covering has a history of providing great service and selection when providing great flooring solutions for any project. Make sure to give them a call at 304-673-8129 to find out how they can help get you covered on your next flooring project. Visit Mills Floor Covering on facebook  to see and learn about all that they have to offer.



Thank you for an amazing evening of bluegrass entertainment



Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce was very excited to be a series sponsor for TAMARACK AFTER DARK along with Visit Southern West Virginia and Weathered Ground Brewery featuring two amazing groups; Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out and Long Point String Band in the Governor Hulett C. Smith Theater! We appreciate the SOLD OUT crowd that came out to listen to some wonderful bluegrass music and support this great series presented by TAMARACK: The Best of West Virginia.


Career Day Essay Excellence



Following the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee “Career Day” every year students are asked by their teachers to write an essay about their experience at the event and what they learned about the career opportunities and what career they might be thinking about for the future. The Education Committee reviews the essays and selects winners from each school that participates in Career Day. The Essay Awards Reception gives us the chance to recognize our students in front of their parents, teachers and community.

We appreciate our partnership with Raleigh County Schools for in being able to get involved with student career education by offering the Career Day Program each year to area 8th graders.

The BRCCC Education Committee would like to Thank West Virginia University Institute of Technology for their hospitality in hosting the Career Day Essay Awards Reception in their Administration & Extension Services Building Community Auditorium on Neville Street in Downtown Beckley WV.

A huge Thank You goes out to our Awards Reception sponsors for giving us the opportunity to present this event for our Raleigh County 8th grade students:

Appalachian Power Company
Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
Chick-fil-A Beckley
First Community Bank
Little General Stores
Raleigh General Hospital




Students, teachers, parents, sponsors and other guests were invited to our annual Career Day Essay Awards Reception where we recognize the 8th grade students that submitted winning essays that were written following their participation in Career Day back in the Fall of 2019.

Two students from each middle school were selected as Career Day Essay winners and then there was an Overall winner selected out of all of the essays submitted.

Career Day Essay Award Winners 2019:

Overall Winner:
Emma Arthur – Beckley Stratton Middle School

Trap Hill Middle School
2nd Katie Stephenson
1st Candice Elder

Shady Spring Middle School
2nd Lexie Brinson
1st Louie Boyd

Park Middle School
2nd Fiona Bechtel
1st Tyler Thompson

Independence Middle School
2nd Jade Lilly
1st Makenzie Taylor

Beckley Stratton Middle School
2nd Elijah Redfern
1st Savannah Harrell


Congratulation to all of the winners! We look forward to inviting all of our 2020 school year 8th graders to Career Day at Marquee Cinemas in the Fall.




Welcome new member and new business
CPR Cell Phone Repair to our community



Thank you CPR Cell Phone Repair Beckley WV for inviting to be a part of your Grand Opening, Open House & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Your new store location in Cranberry Creek Shopping Center is already serving the mobile and electronic device repair needs of our community. We appreciate the electrifying hospitality and networking interest from all of your CPR staff.



Don’t let a broken phone, tablet, or laptop slow you down. Stay connected with a fast repair from the electronics repair industry experts at CPR Cell Phone Repair. Swing by the new CPR Cell Phone Repair location at 1032 North Eisenhower Drive, Cranberry Shopping Center (near The UPS Store) or call at 681-207-2392 or visit them at www.cellphonerepair.com or on facebook



Celebration of Community



It was an honor to be invited to attend the New River Community and Technical College (NRCTC) Celebration of Community event on their campus in Beaver WV. The Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce (BRCCC) was excited to celebrate with NRCTC faculty, staff, students, friends and community leaders their Core Values of Community, Justice, Scholarship, Integrity and Service.



With their involvement with our Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee programs and activities we know that NRCTC values Service; by providing service to each other and to the community and being a responsive member of the community.

We appreciate the NRCTC mission of providing accessible, affordable, quality education and workforce programs to meet the needs of the region it serves. The vision of NRCTC to improve students’ lives and enrich communities falls right in line with the BRCCC vision for Beckley-Raleigh County.

Presentation of Appreciation



Our President & CEO, Michelle Rotellini / BRCCC Education Committee Chairman, Robert Hayes / Raleigh County Tax Assessor and BRCCC Education Committee Member, Linda Sumner / City of Beckley Councilwoman and BRCCC Education Committee Member, Janine Bullock / Presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Dr. Bonny Copenhaver, President of New River Community and Technical College for her involvement on our BRCCC Education Committee and her dedication to NRCTC during her first year as President.




Creating a Legacy of Leadership
Congratulations on your graduation
Leadership Beckley Class of 2019






New year, new networking, new learning



Thank you West Virginia University Institute of Technology for hosting our first Business After Hours networking event for 2020. We enjoyed learning about your new space on campus at your Administration & Extension Service Building - Campus Community Event Auditorium. We know that your students and our community will enjoy being in the new space for many different events and activities.



We appreciate all that WVU Tech staff and students do for our community and we appreciate your continued support for our BRCCC programs and activity.



Make sure to visit the WVU Tech campus when you’re in Beckley or visit the new space a 410 Neville Street or visit them online at www.wvutech.edu



Beckley Treasured Scenes Tree Ornament 18th Edition
Now Available


"Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce
Century of Service"





Advance Auto Parts New Beckley Location Now Open



Thank you Advance Auto Parts, Beckley for inviting us to be a part of your new Beckley WV location Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Your new store will meet the many needs of those in our community looking for auto parts and more.



We appreciate your continued support for our Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce



Make sure to cruise on by and check out all that this new Advance Auto Parts store has to offer at 4006 Robert C Byrd Dr. (Byrd Dr / Ragland Rd Intersection)


 

 





Thank You To All Member Businesses for
Your Continued Support and Community Activity


BRCCC Members