December 1
14th annual Women’s Networking Blitz hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance
Oakwood Country Club, Lynchburg
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cost is $22 for Alliance members and $32 general admission.
(434) 845-5966;

December 3
Bedford Christmas Parade
11 a.m.
Town of Bedford

Altavista Christmas Parade
5 – 6 p.m.
Town of Altavista

December 4
Lynchburg Christmas and Holiday Parade
Midtown Lynchburg
4 – 5:30 p.m.
Parade route will start at City Stadium and end at E.C. Glass High School.

December 6
Pancakes & Politics
Outlook Breakfast hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance
Randolph College, Smith Hall, Lynchburg
7:30 – 9 a.m.
Cost is $20 Alliance members; $30 general admission.
(434) 845-5966;

Lunch and Learn Series: “Speed Networking”
Presented by the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce
Bedford Welcome Center
816 Burks Hill Rd., Bedford
12 – 1:30 p.m.
Bring a bag lunch. $10 for members; $15 general admission.

December 7
Lunch To Learn: LinkedIn
Small Business Development Center
CVCC, Lynchburg
12—1:30 p.m.
Free. Sponsored by Bank of the James

December 7
Quickbooks Payroll Class
Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, Lynchburg
1—5 p.m.

December 15
State of the Region Economic Summit hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance
Liberty University Williams Stadium, Club Level (3rd floor)
7:30 – 9 a.m.
More info: (434) 845-5966 or

December 17
Wreaths Across America
Old City Cemetery, Lynchburg
12 p.m. (must arrive by 11:45 a.m.)
An event to remember soldiers and patriots buried in the cemetery starting with the Revolutionary War. Donations received by Dec. 1 will be listed in the event program. Contact Arlene Cundiff at (434) 237-1189 or Penny Swisher at (434) 237-3354.

January 26
2017 New Member Showcase hosted by Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce
Hilton Garden Inn
4025 Wards Rd., Lynchburg
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
5 – 7 p.m.
See the products and services available from newest members while networking with area business professionals. Free and open to the public.

January 28
Altavista Area Chamber of Commerce
Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner
6 – 9 p.m.
Enjoy a catered dinner and presentation by Dr. Joey Faucette on “Work Positive in a Negative World.” Business of the Year & Cornerstone Awards will be presented. Tickets $30/person until Jan. 13. More information at