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

New Year Networking Begins, Raleigh Playhouse Jan 25

New Year Networking Begins
Business After Hours - The Raleigh Playhouse & Theatre

Beckley Treasured Scenes Tree Ornament 16th Edition
Now Available
"Little Beaver State Park"

Pioneers of Leadership Beckley
Congratulations, First Graduating Class

We appreciate the time and effort by Leadership Beckley Pioneer Class in participation in the program to learn about our community, to better understand how community organizations operate and to possibly be willing to step into leadership positions within our community.

Thank You to all of the session speakers that made themselves available to speak to Leadership Beckley and to show them what our community has to offer.

Program and Purpose; a 7-week program sponsored by BRCCC to develop the leadership potential of selected individuals and prepare them for greater civic responsibility and involvement and to provide a forum for future leaders to develop and connect in the Beckley-Raleigh County community and beyond.

Pioneer Class – Leadership Beckley:

Joe Bevil, Beaver Coal Company
Andrew Burleson, VA Hospital, Beckley
Amy Burnette, Beaver Coal Company
Daniel Burns, Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe
Hazel Burroughs, First Community Bank
Kelly Elkins, Mountain State Centers for Independent Living
Sabrina Evans, United Bank, Sophia Branch
Ace Gearheart, Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
Elizabeth Hammons, Air Evac LifeTeam Base 121
John Hopkins, City of Beckley
Maura Johnson, Visit Southern WV
Bill Kelly, City of Beckley
Justin Levin
Tabatha Malott, Raleigh County Memorial Airport
Joshua McFarland, Chick-fil-A, Beckley Galleria & Crossroads Mall
Duane Napier, University of Charleston, Beckley Campus
Jorn Otte, Hartford Funds & SMART 529 Program
Heather Ouimette, The Resort at Glade Springs
Amy Showalter, Conservation Legacy
Denise Southern, Beckley Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce
Valerie Sullivan, WVNS TV


Stay tuned for more information about another Leadership Beckley class forming soon.

Tradition Continues at Annual Holiday Celebration

Thank You to all involved in continuing our Holiday Tradition in making our Celebration One of the Best Holiday Networking Events in Southern WV

Thank You to our Host and Partners for their continued involvement:
Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center
Visit Southern West Virginia
New River Gorge Regional Development Authority

Thank You to our New Members and Participating Businesses for coming out to support our event and for providing some great door prizes for our business representatives:

A2 Tents / UPS Store, Beckley
Active Southern West Virginia
Ashley HomeStore, Beckley
Beckley Concert Association / Beckley Art Center / Theatre WV
Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens
Brian’s Safehouse & Sparrow's Nest
Dixon Financial Services - American Tax Company
Mountaineer Automotive / Beckley Board of Realtors / Mac's Toy Fund
Veterans Museum, Raleigh County
WOODFOREST National Bank
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
Bank of Mr. Hope

Thank You to Everyone that made donations of Diapers & Non Perishable Food items for United Way of Southern WV & Local Food Pantries. Your donations have been delivered and were graciously received.

We’re already looking forward to Celebrating with you again next year in early December. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


BRCCC Helps Students at Get A Life
Student Financial Program - Beckley Stratton Middle School

BRCCC Education Committee recently had the opportunity to partner with the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office to present the Get A Life, Student Financial Training Program to students at Beckley Strattonl Middle School. We appreciate the invitation to partner on this program.

We would like to thank the students, teachers and staff at Beckley Stratton Middle School for the hospitality during our visit to your school. Everyone was very welcoming and helpful.

We also want to thank our BRCCC member representatives for volunteering to run our Get A Life stations giving students the opportunity to learn about “Real Life” financial responsibilities.

We will be scheduling more Get A Life sessions at other Raleigh County Schools soon so if you’re interested in volunteering please let us know.


Career Education

For more than 20 years the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, Raleigh County Schools and Marquee Cinemas have partnered together to present “Career Day” to all of our Raleigh County 8th Graders to teach them about some of the career opportunities that are available to them here in our community.

The tradition continues this year and we want to thank everyone that participated, attended and volunteered:

We want to thank the students from Beckley Stratton Middle School, Independence Middle School, Park Middle School, Shady Spring Middle School, Trap Hill Middle School and Greater Beckley Christian School for their attentiveness and professionalism during the Career Day Process.

After meeting and talking with the students, Needy Mo Dough knows that all of the students will be well prepared for their first interview and will be ready to “Get A Job”

Each of these many years the Marquee Cinemas, Beckley Galleria 14 staff goes above and beyond their duties to welcome our business representatives and students, and to make sure we have everything we need to help students learn about career opportunities.

Career Day would not be possible without the involvement of many talented business representatives from our area. A special thank you to all participating businesses for your time and continued support for Career Day:

Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee Members
Raleigh County Schools
Marquee Cinemas, Beckley Galleria 14
Appalachian Bible College
Needy Mo Dough
Chick-fil-A, Beckley Galleria
Academy of Careers & Technology
Winterplace Ski Resort
Concord University, Beckley
The Resort at Glade Springs
New River Community and Technical College
STAR USA Federal Credit Union
Raleigh General Hospital
Valley College, Beckley
New River Gorge National River
School of Harmony
Med Express Beckley WV
Ameriprise Financial Services, Ray Morton
Linda Sumner – Raleigh County Assessors Office
United Bank
Calrus Business Solutions, Russell Shaw
Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens
City National Bank
Hartford Funds – WV SMART 529 Program

We feel that it is important for students at all grade levels to receive as much education on career opportunities available to them in their own communities. We appreciate the continuing efforts by our schools and businesses offering a variety of career informational opportunities each year. We want to express our gratitude to Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce member representatives involved with Career Day 2017.

We are always thankful for the collaborative contribution by our community to educate our future leaders. Our students rely on knowledge from everyone around them. Let’s keep teaching them everything we know.

For more information on the Career Day program or to find out how you can get involved please contact BRCCC.

Community Prosperity Discussion

Thank You to Everyone for Attending Community Prosperity Discussion

Thank You to our Sponsors: City of Beckley, Raleigh County Commission, Raleigh County Medical Society, West Virginia University for bringing leaders of our community together to continue discussions on issues and ideas for a better Beckley-Raleigh County. Stay tuned for information on follow up discussions.

Congratulations Dixon Financial Service
Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Thank you for inviting us to be a part of the Celebration and Thank You for your BRCCC support. Make sure to visit Dixon Financial Service at 329 South Eisenhower Drive, Beckley.  (near Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center)

Wonderland of Trees 2017 Sneak Peek

Thank you United Way of Southern West Virginia for inviting to be a part of Wonderland of Trees 2017 Sneak Peek Celebration and for hosting Business After Hours.

Thank you to Crossroads Mall and The Dish Café for your involvement with Business After Hours at Wonderland of Trees.

Thank you to all of the businesses and organizations that get involved with United Way SWV in decorating trees to help support programs offered throughout Southern WV.


Make sure to go by to see the trees and vote for your favorite. Also make planes to be at Wonderland of Trees for the LIVE auction on Friday November 17 beginning at 6:30pm.

Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
Opens New Infusion Suite & Oncology Associates

Beckley-ARH invests nearly $1 million in state-of-the-art Infusion Suite


Developed as a result of the recent B-ARH Community Health Needs Assessment, which sought community input to identify health concerns, measure the impact of current public health efforts and guide the appropriate use of local resources, the Infusion Suite will provide patients and their family members the very best experience in a safe environment.

According to Rocky K. Massey, B-ARH Community CEO, the Infusion Suite offers comfort, convenience, and privacy at a time when patients need it most.

“The Infusion Suite was built with patients and families in mind. We have specialized physicians, with the most up-to-date training in infusion and chemotherapy, providing care in the most safe and serene setting possible,” said Massey. “Our community is fortunate to have such talent and expertise so close to home.”

Perfect Fall Networking

Thank You Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens for hosting Business After Hours at your beautiful facility. We appreciate your hospitality and welcoming Fall decorations. We were excited to learn about your new family room, available for families gathering following a funeral service or also available for use by businesses or organizations looking for a place to meet; with catering services provided by Dobra Zupas Restaurant. We are grateful for your involvement in our community and support of our Chamber activities.

Thank You to Beckley Concert Association for partnering with Business After Hours and telling about your season of concerts available here in our Beckley WV area and continuing the tradition of bringing quality music to our community.

Thank You Woodforest National Bank for partnering with Business After Hours and informing us of all the services that our local branch has to offer everyday – 7 days a week / 364 days during the year. Make sure to find Woodforest inside the Beckley WV Walmart at 1330 Eisenhower Drive.

Make sure to visit Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens at 5251 Robert C Byrd Dr, Mt Hope WV (near Crossroads Mall area) or contact them on the web 

Congratulations Ashley HomeStore Beckley WV New Location

Ashley HomeStore Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. We appreciate the invitation to be a part of the celebration. Welcome to our community!

Make sure to check out the New Beckley location of Ashley HOMESTORE at 1412 North Eisenhower Drive at Ragland Road in Beckley WV

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

BRCCC Members