Chamber of Commerce

2016 Accomplishments

  1. Sponsored recognition of the Colonial Beach Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, and Friends of the Chamber.
  2. Sponsored Colonial Beach Police Officer of the Year Award, recognizing that a community with a low crime rate directly affects its ability to attract new businesses and maintain a safe environment.
  3. Provided a a $500 scholarship to a Colonial Beach High School graduate.
  4. Sponsored the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Town Hill
  5. Sponsored the 65th Annual Potomac River Festival
  6. Co-sponsored the High Tides Blues Festival
  7. Sponsored the Father’s Day Classic Car Show
  8. Sponsored the 37th Annual Rod Run to the Beach
  9. Sponsored the 50th Annual Boardwalk Arts & Craft Show
  10. Sponsored the 2nd  Annual Colonial Beach Water Fest
  11. Sponsored the 3rd Annual Colonial Beach Bike Fest
  12. Co-sponsored the Potomac River Regional Art Show
  13. Sponsored the Annual Halloween Golf Cart Parade& Fall Festival
  14. Co-Sponsored the  22nd Annual Fall Rockfish Tournament
  15. Sponsored the 2016 Annual Santa’s Wonderland & Winter Festival and Parade
  16. Worked with the Town’s Seasonal Tourism Office to promote the town year round.
  17. Coordinated and sponsored publication of the 2016 Colonial Beach Business Directory & Visitors Guide.
  18. Utilized dozens of volunteers donating hundreds of hours to help promote town events and businesses.
  19. Continued enhancement of the Chamber Website, providing many benefits for our members and community.
  20. Helped Chamber Members advertise their businesses by email, posting of signs, social media, and on the Welcome page of the website.