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Isle of Wight Chamber News

Promote Your Business as a Sponsor of the Smithfield Century Bike Tour

Registration has opened for the third annual Smithfield Century Bike Tour, set for Saturday, Oct. 21, beginning and ending at Windsor Castle Park in Smithfield.

Sponsorship opportunities are also now available to fit every budget. We attracted more than 260 riders to our county last year, and we’re looking to grow the event this year. Your sponsorship will provide valuable exposure to health-conscious area residents from throughout Hampton Roads. Find out more at www.smithfieldcentury.com.

Applications Now Accepted for Foundation Scholarships

Online applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Isle of Wight Community Foundation Scholarships.

The Isle of Wight Community Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation created in 2013 for charitable and educational purposes.

Contributions made to the Community Foundation are tax-deductible.

Scholarships are funded from proceeds generated at “Flavors of Isle of Wight,” a food sampling event in the Smithfield Center.

For more information about how you can contribute to the Isle of Wight Community Foundation or how the Foundation can help address a need in our community, contact us by telephone at 357-3502 or via e-mail at acripps@theisle.org.

Chamber offers free small business consultations

The Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce is accepting reservations for small business consultations through our partnership with the Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads.

To schedule an appointment for the next scheduled consultation, call the chamber of commerce at 357-3502 or chamber@theisle.org. Future consultations are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9 and Dec. 14.

The Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce, a voluntary coalition of business people who join together to accelerate the civic, commercial and industrial progress of our community, has served Isle of Wight County since 1984. With its mission to act as a unified voice for business and fulfill the goals of its members, the chamber promotes a sound and healthy business climate. The chamber also provides creative business leadership and effective coordination of stakeholders in solving community problems and in initiating constructive community action.

Member News

• Home Sweet Home Care Inc. will present motivational speaker and team coach Jeff Byrd for a series of informative presentations open to the public in Wharf Hill Brewing Co. at 4 p.m. on Oct. 26 and Nov. 30.