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    Annual Meeting and Awards Gala Committee

    The Gala Committee plans the entire Annual Meeting & Awards Gala. This event is held in November every year to both meet & vote in new Board members; and to recognize community Business Award winners.

    Economic Development and Legislative Committee

    This Economic Development Committee addresses issues facing Fauquier County and the Town of Warrenton business communities. This committee is in consistent communication with the Town Council, County Board of Supervisors, and State Delegation. The EDL committee plans the annual Legislative Preview and State of the County and Town in December, and the Legislative Wrap Up in the Spring. A Delegation from this committee attends the annual Chamber Day at the Capital in January. In 2018 the Committee focus will be on Work Force Housing; Infra-Structure in the service districts; and a Spring Economic Development Event. The EDL Committee meets the 2nd Monday of every month in the Chamber's conference room at 4:00pm.

    Fauquier Young Professionals Council

    The Fauquier Young Professionals Council offers networking, and professional development to those seeking to expand their network in the county. FYPC coordinates and plans social events throughout the year, which are typically held on the 4th Thursday of each month. The FYPC Committee meets monthly on the first Friday at 10:00am at the Bohler Engineering offices. We welcome anyone, regardless of experience, who is passionate about the growth of this group to attend these meetings and events. Feel free to bring a friend!

    Marketing Committee

    The Marketing Committee was formed in 2012 as the chamber was embarking on a new branding campaign. Currently, they have completed work unifying all the Chamber logos thus improving Chamber 'branding' in advertising. They ensure consistent branding, meet ad deadlines and design: Marketing Strategy; Chamber Branding Guidelines; Chamber Event Ads & Flyers; Chamber Sales Materials; Website Strategy; Social Media Strategy.

    Membership Committee

    The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting, and engaging new members to the Fauquier Chamber of Commerce. Members of this committee reach out and meet with new members to provide them mentorship and start up materials, They review the many ways the new member can get engaged with the Chamber. The members of this committee attend luncheons, After 5 and other networking events and identify guests at the event so they can share with them the benefits of membership. The Membership committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4:00pm in the Chamber office.

    Micro-Enterprise Council

    The Micro Enterprise Council is a new council with a mission to connect and educate entrepreneurs and micro enterprises to support their pathway to success. The first step will be to survey entrepreneurs and micro business owners throughout Fauquier County to identify ways in which the Micro Enterprise Council can best meet their needs. Results will provide a framework by which the council will create and implement opportunities for education and business development.

    Old Town Spring Festival Committee

    The Spring Festival Committee oversees the planning of the annual all-day street fair in May. This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Old Town Warrenton Spring Festival. The committee assists in acquiring vendors and sponsors for the event; helps coordinate the 40+ volunteers needed the day of the event; and helps recruit entertainers for all day entertainment. The committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:30am in the Chamber offices.

    Valor Awards Committee

    The Valor Awards is an annual signature event of the Fauquier Chamber of Commerce. It was established in 2012 and serves to honor those individuals in the Fauquier County's Public Safety sector who have gone over and above the call of duty. The Valor Awards Committee works directly with the leaders of the Public Safety sector (Sheriff, Warrenton Police, Fire and Rescue and the State Police) to identify honorees. The committee members also assist in securing sponsorships for the event. This committee meets once a month starting 6 months prior to the event. The event is held the last Thursday in April.