Rich City Biz Blog – March 6, 2017

March is Women’s History Month! In honor of Women’s History Month, the Chamber is contacting women-owned businesses to feature on our blog. Please contact nadine@rcoc.com for details. Funding Opportunities March 10: The Richmond Promise Scholarship March 20: ECIA Community Grant Program Application Due   Highlights from the Richmond City Council Meeting...

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Here’s To You, Local Small Businesses

National Small Business Week: May 12 – 16, 2014 Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for...

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Genetics, Ag, and the Minimum Wage

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. City Manager Bill Lindsay was a guest at the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee meeting on January 21st. He came to respond to queries we had about the GMO and Urban Ag ordinances the City is considering. While...

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Chevron Announces New Job Openings at the Richmond Refinery

Beginning August 19, Chevron will begin accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions at the Richmond Refinery. We want to make you aware of this information before it is formally advertised. The flyer below provides the information needed to apply for these positions. Individuals interested in applying should visit www.chevron.com/careers to...

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Councilmember Nat Bates Entertains and Surprises at April Government Relations Meeting

Article by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Government Relations Committee. Updated: April 17, 2013 Councilmember Nat Bates, was suffering from a bad cold, when he addressed the Chamber members at the April 9th Government Relations meeting. Despite the cold, his dry wit and candor were evident throughout the meeting. He announced that...

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