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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Winners Announced for Start Peninsula

Start Peninsula 2019

Following another unforgettable weekend of entrepreneurship, networking and strategizing, Start Peninsula is pleased to announce its three winners for 2019: AtlasQuick-Clip, French Slide and Vestalyze

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Chic-fil-A on Mooretown Road is now open

The Chic-fil-A location on Mooretown Road is now open following months of renovations.

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

The CHKD Thrift Store in York County is open

It's been in the works for about 10 months, and now, the CHKD Thrift Store is back in business and has reopened its doors to York County and Williamsburg customers.

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

'Buy Local Month' established in Hampton Roads

Author: Philip Townsend Published: 6:11 PM EDT October 17, 2019 

NORFOLK, Va. — Up against mega-companies like Amazon and Walmart it may still feel like a David versus Goliath situation for local small business owners. But, local shops a...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Local officials hope new branding campaign will give east Williamsburg-area businesses an edge

The Edge, a new branding venture borne of a joint partnership between Historic Triangle localities and area business owners, intends to marshal Merrimac Trail food and beverage establishments under one marketing banner.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

York revamps program to enhance look of commercial corridors

York County is launching a revamped program to help property owners and businesses on commercial roads improve the look of their buildings.

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

York Launches Two New Grants for Business Owners

YORK COUNTY LAUNCHES TWO NEW GRANTS FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

Opportunities include Business Growth Grant for one-time expense up to $2500, and Commercial Corridor Property Improvement Grant up to $10,000 for exterior improvement

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Home-Based Business Conference Returns for 2020

The Greater Peninsula Economic Development partners are pleased to announce that the 5th annual Home-Based Business Conference will return on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, in Hampton, VA.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Want to kickstart a career in Culinary Arts?

ChefsGO 1.0 is a culinary kickstart program that provides 13 weeks of classroom and hands-on kitchen training, taught by local professional chefs in partnership with Thomas Nelson Community College. Labs and lectures are interactive and intensive, equippi...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

CHKD plans to re-open in York County

After nearly a year, Historic Triangle locals can finally look forward to shopping at the CHKD Thrift Store again.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

King of Clubs expands to add kombucha beer brewing operation

A local coffee business is once more expanding their offerings with a type of beverage they say is a first for Virginia.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Keynote Speakers Announced for Start Peninsula

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that Warren Haber Jr. will be the opening keynote speaker for Friday night’s event. Haber has been a venture capitalist and angel investor for over 20 years and he has specialized in software and internet ventures.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Pitch Perfect Events Return in Preparation for Start Peninsula

Pitch Perfect events provide training on how to effectively pitch your idea
in 90 seconds while including the necessary elements and delivering your pitch with confidence.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Vintners Cellar Winery in York County sells its restaurant

The Vintner’s Cellar Winery and Restaurant in York County is selling the
restaurant portion of its establishment, but the new ownership does not plan major
changes right away.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Scaling4Growth is Accepting Applications!

The Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity is now accepting applications. In partnership with Interise.org, this is a StreetWise MBA. Classes begin December 2019 and meet every other Thursday, through June 2020 in Hampton, Virginia.

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

What's under construction on Bypass Road?

Those who travel on Bypass Road in Williamsburg may have noticed some recent construction underway.

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

New bakery serving 'Sweet Dreams' in York County

The Sweet Dreams French Bakery and Café has opened in York County, at 1215 George Washington Memorial Highway.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Hampton for Annual Event

Start Peninsula will be held Nov. 1-3, 2019 at the McGrew Towers Conference Center, 24 Indian Road, located on the Hampton University campus

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Yorktown rehabilitation hospital opens to patients

The 52,000-square-foot Riverside Rehabilitation Hospital is at 250 Josephs Drive in Yorktown off Route 17, and replaces Riverside’s aging rehabilitation hospital in Newport News, which is more than 100 years old.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Trapezium Brewing offshoot expands to the Peninsula

Beale’s Beer, an offshoot brand from Petersburg’s Trapezium Brewing Co., is opening a taproom on county-owned land at 7120-7124 George Washington Highway in Yorktown.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

From low-sugar, to alcohol-infused cupcakes, new French Bakery opens in York County

Sweet Dreams French Bakery and Cafe opened in mid-July at 1215Q George Washington Memorial Highway, near the Newport News-York County line.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Coffee shop opening near Kiln Creek in York County

Cecilia Corujo hopes to open the new Persnickety Crane Cafe in York County this fall, most likely in October.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Regional effort to establish York drone facility hinges on potential solar farm

Members of the Eastern Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Authority discuss their goals for a drone testing facility in York County.

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Grunow's Kitchen, recently re-opened, offers healthy options

Ribbon Cutting at Grunow's Kitchen

The recent grand re-opening ushered in an array of gluten-free and nut-free meals.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

York County Chamber of Commerce Bring Your Child to Work Photo Contest

August 2nd-8th Participate in the Contest for a chance to Win a $50 Gift Card.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Simply Unique Jewelry Designs Wins International Award!

Aleksandr Maryaskin and Tim Wright, co-owners of Simply Unique Jewelry Designs, traveled to Hong Kong for the ceremony. To hear his name called as the top winner was “the highlight of our dreams and careers,” said Maryaskin.

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

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Did someone say “Boatlifts?”  Located on Back Creek in Seaford, Mills Marina has new owners - Pamela & Curt Lang. With renovations to the ship’s store and maintenance facility underway, a grand opening celebratio...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Simply Unique Jewelry Designs selected for Award of Excellence Show

Simply Unique Jewelry Designs

Simply Unique Jewelry Designs in Yorktown announces Alex Maryaskin has done it again! He has been selected as a finalist (one of nine) out of a field of 165 entries in the "Best Of The Best" or the "Champions Of Champions" show, The Ho...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

2019 Small Business of the Year Award Nominations

The purpose of the award is to recognize a *small York County Business that has demonstrated outstanding business achievements in the past year. The chosen award winner will be recognized at York County's Distinguished Business Affair, to be held February...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Best of Readers’ Choice Awards

Vote for your favorite York County business, now through March 30th!

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

2018 Distinguished Business Affair

Distinguished Business Affair

The York County Economic Development Authority Honored Three Businesses at the Annual Distinguished Business Affair. Congratulations Marina Electrical Equipment, Walsh Electric and The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Community Impact Award Ceremony

Community Impact Award Ceremony hosted by COVABIZ magazine recognized the top 12 businesses that had the greatest community and philanthropic impact in Hampton Roads. Three of those twelve businesses were from York County. From left to right Arcphor (Tim ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

2017 Start Peninsula Winner

Pictured from left to right: 

3rd Place, Rebecca Mulvain (and Marley) from Muddy Marley’s Dog Wash

2nd Place, Duncan Hamra of Affordify

1st Place, Erica McMannes of MadSkills

Judge, Zack Miller

Emcee, Chris Davidson

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