Chamber of Commerce

2017 Accomplishments


  1. Sponsored the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Town Hill
  2. Sponsored the 66th Annual Potomac River Festival
  3. Sponsored the 65th Annual Potomac River Festival
  4. Sponsored the Father’s Day Classic Car Show
  5. Sponsored the 38th Annual Rod Run to the Beach
  6. Co-sponsored the Potomac River Regional Art Show
  7. Sponsored the 3rd Annual Colonial Beach Water Fest
  8. Sponsored the 51st Annual Boardwalk Arts & Craft Show
  9. Sponsored the 4th Annual Colonial Beach Bike Fest
  10. Sponsored the 4th Annual  Fall Festival & Halloween Golf Cart Parade
  11. Co-Sponsored the  23rd Annual Fall Rockfish Tournament
  12. Sponsored the Santa’s Wonderland & Winter Festival  Parade


  1. Published and distributed 27,000 Colonial Beach Visitors Guides
  2. Developed and had monthly dissemination of the “Chamber Chat” Newsletter
  3. Introduced social media advertising and business “Spotlights”
  4. Developed and distributed “Welcome Bags” for Colonial Beach visitors staying in local accommodations
  5. Had monthly participation as a host site for the 2nd Friday Art Walk
  6. Hosted the Annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner
  7. Recognized the Colonial Beach Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, and Friends of the Chamber.
  8. Recognized the Colonial Beach Police Officer of the Year
  9. Updated the accounting and electronic information systems in the Chamber Office
  10. Beautification of the Chamber Office
  11. Offered computer and social media training to Chamber members
  12. Hosted the #CBStrong iniative
  13. Coordinated and collaborated with Town Offices, other non-governmental organizations, Northern Neck Tourism, and the Virginia Tourism Corporation
  14. Grant writing
  15. Reorganized to fill the Chamber Executive Director position
  16. Hiring an Event Coordinator/Administrator position
  17. Plans to open the Chamber Office 5 days a week beginning in 2018
  18. Provided a a $500 scholarship to a Colonial Beach High School student
  19. Hosted the Annual Holiday Dinner and Business Meeting