Introduction

ADVOCATE, EDUCATE, NETWORK

SPECIAL NOTICE: The Elkins-Randolph County Chamber’s Office is currently closed, but we are still taking calls at 304.636.2717. We recommend you visit www.randolphtogether.com
(a collaborative effort of multiple organizations including the Chamber) for up-to-date information concerning the COVID-19 situation in the Elkis & Randolph County area.

At the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber, our business is to advocate, educate, and network to improve business opportunities in Elkins and Randolph County. We hope through the resources on this site, the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber provides helpful information to not only existing members but to businesses or individuals who are considering opening companies or relocating to the area. The Chamber staff and Board of Directors are working hard to make our community vibrant and a place where everyone can live, work, play, and stay!

Upcoming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS – All Tentative

ALL EVENTS

 

June 10

SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP

Sign up for Workshop #1
Hands-on learning with
LMC and Associates
Wednesday, June 10
9:00 to 11:30 AM
The Wood Tech Center

Workshop REGISTRATION

 

ONGOING

VIBRANT COMMUNITY

On March 5th, the Elkins-Randolph County community came together for a Vibrant Workshop and Vibrant Celebration, led by Quint Studer, author of Building A Vibrant Community. It was the jumping off point for Elkins and Randolph County to become the Vibrant Community we know it can be. 12 Task Forces are being created to tackle different aspects of revitalizing and growing our community. As the task forces learn, prepare, and implement the necessary changes to make this community the place we all know it can be, you are invited to join the team! Contact the Chamber today if you would like to be a part of this exciting initiative!

 

FALL 2020

VIBRANT RESPONSE EXPO

Learn what’s happening with our efforts to “Build A Vibrant Community” right here in Elkins & Randolph County! The 12 Vibrant Task Forces will be sharing what they’ve learned, planned, and implemented to revitalize and grow our community. Date and location to be announced soon!

In the News

IN THE NEWS

ALL NEWS

 

Chamber holds
VIBRANT CELEBRATION

The Inter-Mountain Article

ELKINS–The Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce presented eight awards to individuals and businesses throughout the community during “A Vibrant Celebration,” its annual dinner and awards event on Thursday at the Phil Gainer Community Center.

The keynote speaker for the awards dinner was Quint Studer, author of the book “Building a Vibrant Community” and founder of The Studer Group. His visit to Elkins was a gift from James W. “Jay” Wallace of Allegheny Insurance Services and Mark and Marsha Doak of The Common Door.

Studer spoke to the audience about improvements that could be made in the area to truly make it a “Vibrant Community.”

 

NEW MEMBERS

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SHIP PROGRAM

ELKINS — The Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce and Davis & Elkins College have teamed up to create the Summer Highlands Internship Program for ten local college students from June 1 to July 31. The program was made possible due to a $25,000 grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

The ten interns in the program will consist of five D&E students and five students from Randolph County who are attending school elsewhere. These students will be placed as interns in jobs that align with their career interests. The interns work 32 hours per week for eight of the nine program weeks. They are also able to take a week off of the program to allow time for any planned vacations or family trips.

Under the employers’ mentorship, the students will gain hands-on skills and learn what it is like to be a part of the Randolph County business community.

On each “Mentoring Monday” the interns will be gathering together and working as a cohort on a cumulative project. They will be learning leadership skills, civic responsibility, and completing a service project. D&E and the Chamber are also planning to recruit local and regional experts on a variety of topics to speak with the interns and give “hands-on presentations.”

Businesses interested in participating are encouraged to click the SHIP EMPLOYER SIGN UP button below.

Students interested in participating as an intern are encouraged to click the INTERN APPLICATION button below.

For additional information, click the SHIP ARTICLE button below OR contact the Chamber.

SHIP INTERN APPLICATION

SHIP EMPLOYER SIGN UP

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