The Roanoke City Police Department is hosting a grant writing workshop

March 22-23, 2018  Grant Writing Class
Hosted by Roanoke City Police Department
5401-B Barns Avenue Northwest
Roanoke, Virginia 24019

Welcome! If you’re ready to learn how to find and write grants you’ve come to the right place. Beginning and experienced grant writers from city, county and state agencies as well as nonprofits, K-12, colleges and universities are encouraged to attend. You do not need to work in the same profession as the host agency.

Itinerary and Location: This workshop is March 22-23, 2018, 9-4 both days with lunch on your own from noon to 1:20. View a map of the workshop locationlearning objectives, or a sample email confirmation like the one you’ll receive immediately after you register.

Also consider attending the upcoming Henrico grant management class, March 8-9, 2018, where you’ll learn how to administer your government grants and stay in compliance with rules and regulations. Register for the management and the writing class and get $100 off your combined tuition. Click here for information on the grant management class in Henrico .

Tuition: Tuition is $455 and includes everything: two days of terrific instruction, workbook, and access to our Alumni Forums that’s packed full of tools, helpful discussions and more than 200 sample grant proposals.

CEU Credits: Various CEUs and university credit are available for this class. For complete details click here.

Payment Policy: Payment by credit card at the time of enrollment is preferred, however, you may pay later by check. Our registration system will auto-generate a personalized invoice/receipt for you immediately after you enroll. If you choose to pay by check, it is your responsibility to print the online invoice and guide it through your purchasing channels. We do not mail invoices. Payment by check or card is required by the workshop date unless other arrangements are made.

Purchase Orders: If you work for a government agency and want to pay by purchase order, when you register online choose the “pay by check” option. The web site will auto-generate a printable invoice. Print the invoice, give it and your purchase order to your purchasing department and they’ll send the check. That’s it!

Cancel Policy: Withdrawals are allowed up to one week prior to the workshop. Tuition refunds – less a $30 admin charge – are made by check and mailed within 5 working days of receiving your cancellation. If you cancel within one week of the workshop or if you’re registered for a workshop and fail to show up, you are obliged to submit your tuition in full and are then prepaid for and welcome to attend any future workshop we offer within one year of the workshop you cancelled. If you register within 10 days of the class, you may cancel your registration up to 5 days after by notifying us via email at cs@grantwritingusa.com. Your tuition refund will be made by check and mailed within 5 working days of receiving your cancellation notice or will be refunded to your credit card.

Questions?  Call The Client Services Team at Grant Writing USA, at 800.814.8191.

Ready to register? Click here. Use the discount code “CHAMBER” to receive a $30 discount off the full price at registration.


Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer Announces Promotion

Price GutshallROANOKE, VIRGINIA, March 1, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer is pleased to announce Price Gutshall has been promoted to senior associate. Price joined Thalhimer in 2014 as a member of their office services group. Price is part of Roanoke’s Office Services Group and focuses on landlord and tenant representation and works with investors across product types in the commercial real estate market.




About Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer

Thalhimer was founded in 1913 and currently has offices in Richmond, Newport News, Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg, Roanoke, Charlottesville, and Lynchburg, VA; and Charleston, Greenville, SC. The company has over 100 broker professionals and employs over 400 associates. Thalhimer represents, on behalf of its clients, a property portfolio of over 53 million leasable square feet, and management of nearly 25 million square feet of commercial property, and over 7,250 multifamily units. In 2017 Thalhimer completed over 2,000 transactions with a transactional volume over $1.3 billion. Thalhimer is the region’s leading provider of comprehensive commercial real estate services. The firm offers comprehensive commercial real estate services including corporate services, investment sales, tenant representation, project management, asset management, and the sale and leasing of office, industrial and retail properties. To learn more, visit www.thalhimer.com or follow @Thalhimer on Twitter.

Independently Owned and Operated / A Member of the Cushman & Wakefield Alliance

 About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. Our 45,000 employees in more than 70 countries help occupiers and investors optimize the value of their real estate by combining our global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $6 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory. 2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of the Cushman & Wakefield brand. 100 years of taking our clients’ ideas and putting them into action. To learn more, visit www.cushwakecentennial.com, www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.


Chamber News March 2018

New members, upcoming events and more! Check out your Chamber’s latest newsletter sponsored by the Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority and Roanoke County Department of Economic Development. For more information about sponsoring this newsletter in 2018, please contact Starr Anderson at SAnderson@RoanokeChamber.org.


Thank you for your support!

Happy Chamber anniversary to these members. Thank you for your membership renewal this month.

  • Aetna
  • Anchor Sales and Service, Inc.
  • Ardagh Metal Packaging USA Inc.
  • Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group
  • Automated Mailing Systems, Inc.
  • Bank of Botetourt
  • Barter Theatre
  • Branch Management Corp.
  • Cortex Leadership Consulting
  • CowanPerry
  • Custer’s Custom Painting Service, Inc.
  • Executive Town Car & Limousine Service, Inc.
  • Friendship Retirement Community
  • G/A Safety & Industrial Supply
  • Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
  • Harris Night Vision
  • Hist:Re Partners
  • Hollins Communication Research Institute
  • Honeywood Apartments
  • Jamison Electrical Co., Inc.
  • Jones & Jones Assoc. Architects, P.C.
  • Kelly Services, Inc.
  • Kingma Agency, Smart Business Development
  • Kreider Mechanical, Inc.
  • Leisure Media 360, Inc.
  • Longreach International, LLC
  • Manpower, Inc.
  • Massage Envy Spa
  • Mattern & Craig Consulting Engineers-Surveyor
  • Medical Facilities of America, Inc.
  • Member One Federal Credit Union
  • Norfolk Southern Corp.
  • North Cross School
  • Old Dominion Auto Salvage dba Pick-N Save
  • The Pepsi Bottling Group
  • Rent – A – Space
  • Research Communications Int’l. Corp.
  • Roanoke Cement Co.
  • Roanoke Oral Surgery, Inc.
  • Roanoke Sprinkler, Inc.
  • Roanoke Treatment Center
  • SFCS Inc.
  • Skyline National Bank
  • Southern Air, Inc.
  • Spencer, Hager & Mosdell, P. C.
  • Star City Title & Settlement
  • Steel Dynamics Roanoke Bar Division
  • Taco Bell
  • Veritiv
  • Vinton War Memorial
  • Virginia Western Community College
  • W.B. Clements, Inc. T/A Outdoor Power Equipment
  • Wal-Mart
  • Woods Rogers PLC
  • WSET, Incorporated
  • YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge


Advocating for 2018-20 Budget Priorities

The Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce submitted the attached letter to budget conferees to express support for our funding priorities. The 2018-20 budget presents opportunities for Virginia to invest in valuable initiatives to strengthen our business climate and lay the foundation for additional growth.

The Chamber supports:

  • Efforts to reform and expand Virginia’s Medicaid program
  • The Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CyberX)
  • VEDP’s Business Ready Sites Program and marketing initiative
  • Virginia Growth & Opportunity Fund (GO Virginia)
  • Workforce Credential Grant Program
  • Mental health funding to combat the opioid crisis.
  • Virginia Grocery Investment Fund
  • Virginia Telecommunications Initiative
  • Funding to fill General District Court judicial vacancies