Gold Member of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce since 2005.

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The LWC meeting scheduled for February 26 has been postponed to March 4.  Same time, same place, same agenda.

 


Leadership Washington County participants traveled
to Richmond on February 3-5 to visit the state legislature.  Participants met with elected officials including
Delegate Israel O’Quinn; Delegate Todd Pillion; Senator Bill Carrico and Lt.
Governor Ralph S. Northam.


 

YWCA Bristol is proud to announce the launch of Emerge, a high-impact
professional development series for women, Friday, March 20, 2015, in Kingsport,
Tenn. Click this link for more info.



 All  workshops are open to the public but you must call and regsiter.  Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 276-628-8141.


 

 

The next Chamber of Commerce breakfast will be March 19.  More information will be available later.

 


Education

Colleges

Washington County is home to Emory & Henry College located in Emory, VA and home to Virginia Highlands Community College located in Abingdon, VA.  The Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center features videoconferencing, meeting facilities for business, and 72 degree programs offered through eight Virginia Colleges and universities.The list of participating colleges and universities is provided below.

Emory and Henry College, Emory   www.ehc.edu
Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon   www.vhcc.edu

 

Public schools

School Guide information  www.wcs.k12.va.us  
Abingdon High School, Abingdon
Holston High School, Damascus
John S. Battle High School, Bristol
Patrick Henry High School, Glade Spring

 

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center (SWVHEC)   www.swcenter.edu

Participating Academic Institutions

■Old Dominion University
■Radford University
■University of Virginia
■University of Virginia's College at Wise
■Virginia Commonwealth University
■Virginia Highlands Community College
■Virginia Intermont College
■Virginia Tech