Introduction

WE MEAN BUSINESS

Through the resources on this site, the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce 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 daily to advocate for the interests of business, and to improve communication and create networking possibilities for Chamber members.

Upcoming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

ALL EVENTS


DECEMBER 13

DEVELOP THE POSSIBILITIES WITH CHAMBER NETWORKING

Develop the Possibilities with Chamber Networking meetings are designed specifically for the professional who would like to expand their network of business contacts, generate new business leads, and learn the most effective strategies for networking.

Bring your business card to exchange! Each attendee will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to the group, share a little about their business, and gain valuable information from a monthly speaker.

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JANUARY 4

MAXIMIZE YOUR CHAMBER BENEFIT

Are you utilizing your Chamber Membership to its fullest?

Your Chamber membership can expand your personal and professional skills as well as benefit your organization in countless ways. Meet the Chamber Director, learn about membership benefits, how to set-up your Chamber profile and much more!

Maximizing Your Benefit – Chamber 101 sessions will introduce you to all the opportunities available to you and your staff – including networking, member advocacy, workforce and education and much more! Learn how to maximize the benefits of your Chamber investment to reach new heights.

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JANUARY 4

ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE LUNCHEON

The Legislative Luncheon is an annual meeting that brings together area Legislators and our most active business leaders. A moderator presides over the meeting. This meeting is committed to reviewing, developing and supporting issues that promote a positive, pro-active business environment. In doing this, we create a connection between the Chamber and its local, state and federal government representatives. Join us to hear more about the issues that affect the Randolph County business community.

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In the News

IN THE NEWS

ALL NEWS


BUSINESS OF THE MONTH

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Congratulations to our October Chamber Business of the Month! AES Laurel Mountain is a Wind and Energy Storage facility located atop the Appalachian Mountains in Barbour and Randolph Counties of West Virginia. The facility personnel operate and maintain 61 GE wind turbines and a 32 megawatt energy storage system. The energy produced is supplied to the Leadsville and Pruntytown Substations within the local communities. AES serves in the PJM market which is part of the Eastern Interconnection grid operating an electric transmission system serving all or parts of Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

AES Laurel Mountain is staffed with 14 full time employees; with our office near Elkins, WV. AES Corporation is the parent organization which is headquartered in Arlington Va. AES Corporation operates on four continents and 18 countries and staffs 19,000 employees worldwide.

AES Laurel Mountain is actively engaged in community initiatives regarding safety, environmental and charitable contributions. The site generates approximately 2 million dollars annually for the local economy. Our mission is to improve lives by providing safe, reliable and sustainable energy solutions to every market we serve.


COMMUNITY INVESTMENT

The Community Investment Program of the Elkins-Randolph Chamber of Commerce is a means by which organizations may secure financial assistance for programs and/or projects that will support the development of business opportunities.

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