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How to be your own Lobbyist

How To Be Your Own Lobbyist (It’s not as hard as you think!)

Thursday, January 5
9-11:30 AM South Street Conference Center, 124 South Street

Join us on Thursday, January 5 from 9-11:30 AM for a Virginia General Assembly advocacy training sponsored by Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce and Letterpress Communications. The training is for small business owners, nonprofits and anyone interested in learning more about how to effectively advocate in the General Assembly.

Cost: $10 Breakfast will be provided. RSVP by January 3.

Bring a laptop or iPad to follow along with online bill tracking training.

AGENDA

9:00-9:15 AM Breakfast, Introductions & Networking

9:15-9:45 AM The Process: How a Bill Becomes a Law (Jordan Miles, former legislative aide for Virginia Delegate)

9:45-10:15 AM How to Track Legislation: Using LIS & Richmond Sunlight (Kate Eggleston, former legislative correspondent for Virginia Senator)

10:15-10:30 AM Break/Networking

10:30-11:15 AM Teaming Up with Your Legislator (former Virginia Delegate Watkins Abbitt Jr)

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-be-your-own-lobbyist-tickets-30544882566?aff=efbeventtix

Thursday, January 05, 2017 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Volunteer and Community Engagement Fair

Fireman's Arena1328 Zion Hill Road
Farmville, VA 23901

Open to the Public
Civic Clubs, Non-Profits and Small Businesses are invited to recruit Volunteers

For more information call 434-392-3939

Thursday, January 05, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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GoVirginia Community Information Meeting

The Southern Virginia Steering Committee leading the launch of the Region 3 Council for GoVirginia will hold a series of community information meetings in January to encourage interested persons to learn more about how to participate in the initiative. 90-minute sessions will be held the following dates, times and locations; advance registration is required:

  • Tuesday, January 10, 5:30 PM at The Education Center at VCU Community Memorial Hospital, 125 Buena Vista Circle, South Hill, VA 23970 (Refreshments available at 5:15PM)
  • Wednesday, January 18, 7:30 AM at the Institute for Advanced Learning, Salon 101 AC, 150 Slayton Avenue, Danville, VA 24540 (Breakfast available at 7:15 AM)
  • Wednesday, January 18, 5:30 PM at Charley’s Waterfront Cafe, 201 B Mill St., Farmville, VA 23901 (Refreshments available 5:30 PM)

GoVirginia is the Commonwealth's emerging economic development initiative http://www.govirginia.org/ The mission of GoVirginia is to encourage collaboration among business, education, and government in each region, on activities that will enhance private sector growth and opportunity, economic competitiveness, and alignment of workforce development programs with the needs of the employers in the regions. GoVirginia will be managed within nine regions of Virginia. The Southern Virginia region (Region 3) includes the Counties of Patrick, Henry, Pittsylvania, Halifax, Mecklenburg, Brunswick, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Lunenburg, Buckingham, Cumberland, Charlotte, Amelia, and the Cities of Martinsville and Danville.

The Southern Virginia Steering Committee is seeking input from stakeholders as it prepares its application for Certification as a Regional Council. These information sessions will provide an opportunity for citizens and stakeholders to receive an overview of GoVirginia, understand the steps and timeline that the Southern Virginia Steering Committee is proposing, and capture participant's ideas about important elements by which regional capacity-building projects can be proposed and evaluated. Stakeholders from business, education, government, non-profits and civic organizations are encouraged to participate in one of these meetings.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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