Main Street Christmas Village
In December, the Bath County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Main Street Christmas Village. Participants were asked to donate a portion of their proceeds to BAWF. Shannan Waldeck of Rockin W Western Wear, presents a check from her earnings to Britney Via of Highlands Community Bank and BAWF. The Chamber would like to thank both organizations for their commitment to the Bath community.
2023 Virginia Living Best of Virginia
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Ladies Night hosted by Sam Snead Tavern
Ladies Night was held on Thursday, November 17 at Sam Snead Tavern. 14 ladies attended. Our guest speaker was Heather Wood from Safehome Systems. Heather talked about their organization and work they are doing in the area. She also talked about recognizing signs of domestic violence and the importance of reporting instances of abuse.
The Tavern provided good food and drinks!
2022 Chamber Classic
The Bath County Chamber of Commerce held its annual “Chamber Classic” this past Monday. This year’s tournament was played on the ”Cascades” at the Omni Homestead. The main sponsors of the tournament were Dominion Energy and the Omni Homestead.
16 teams participated in the 18-hole shotgun start event. The winning team represented Highlands Community Bank and included Daniel Lawson, Alex Fry, Caleb Fry, and Josh Ginger.
The Chamber would like to thank all those that participated and volunteered. Special thanks goes to all our sponsors: Dominion Energy, The Omni Homestead, Hicklin Surveying, The Springs Nursing Center, The Owners Club, Sam Snead Tavern, Virginian Review, Windy Cove Presbyterian, Vine Cottage Inn, Natural Retreats, The Inn at Warm Springs, Fort Lewis Lodge, Highlands Community Bank, Summit Bank, BARC, State Farm, Acorn Cottage, and Huffman Insurance.
Business of the Year Awards
Business of the Year - Camp Mont Shenandoah
Staff Member of the Year - Georgia Tennant(Garth Newel)
Tourism Champion of the Year - Preservation Bath
Manager of the Year - Jonah Ford(IGA)
Tradespersons of the Year - Burns Auto
Entrepreneur of the Year - Gloria Lindsay(Mountain Laurel Creations)
New Executive Director
Welcome new Executive Director, Jackie Wade! Jackie is a native of Alleghany County but most recently resided in Chesterfield, Virginia. She and her husband, Mike, relocated back to the area to enjoy the mountains and the recreation. Mrs. Wade is a graduate of George Mason University and Mary Baldwin College. She has a degree in English and Education. After spending many years working in education and raising the couple's 2 children, Jackie is excited to be working for Bath County. She hopes to develop relationships and a sense of community with the people here. Feel free to reach out to her with any of your needs or questions about the Bath County Chamber of Commerce.