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The Events page is a place for the Chamber, its members, and the community to advertise upcoming events.  Please contact the Chamber at 434-352-2621 to see if your event is eligible.

Upcoming events

    • 02 Nov 2019
    • 1250 Red Hill Rd, Brookneal AV 24528

    Bluegrass, Barbecue, and Brew Festival

    Red Hill - Patrick Henry National Memorial

    Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation

    1250 Red Hill Road, Brookneal, VA 24528


    434-376-2647 Facsimile

    800-514-7463 Toll free

    • 02 Nov 2019
    • Red Hill

    November 2nd - Bluegrass, Barbecue, and Brew Festival

    • 09 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Appomattox Inn and Suites

    The Appomattox Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual dinner at the Appomattox Inn and Suites on Saturday, November 9, 2019.  A Meet & Greet social hour will begin at 6:00 PM followed by dinner at 7:00 PM.  The keynote speaker for the evening will be Appomattox native Warren Coleman, Chairman of the James Madison University Foundation and Vice Rector of the JMU Board of Visitors.

    Upon graduating for ACHS in 1975, Warren enrolled at JMU to continue his sports career and to pursue a degree in business. He achieved the status of Academic All American during his football career and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1979 with a Bachelors of Business Administration- Accounting.

    Warren served as a graduate assistant with the football team and taught in the business school while completing his Master in Business Administration in 1981.

    He joined the firm of Ernst & Whiney and achieved the status of CPA. His career in private business included roles of Controller at Philip Morris USA, CFO of Chesapeake Capital Corporation a money management firm and CFO of ICA LLC a firm which he was also co-founder. In additions to these position, he has been involved in numerous start-up companies and has served on numerous for profit and non- profit boards.  His main support has always been to JMU where he has served as president of the Duke Club.

    In 2018, Warren accepted the position of CEO of the JMU Foundation and plans to use his Realtor’s license and business experience to steward and grow the assets of the Foundation.

    Warren and his wife of 40 years, Judi Spear Coleman live in Rockingham County and have three adult children and five grandchildren.

    Reservations can be made online via the Chamber’s website ( or at the Chamber office, 276 Court Street, MWF, 9-2.  Cost for the dinner will be $25 for employees of Chamber Members, their guests and for any sponsored student; all others can attend for $35.   Make your reservations soon to assure a place.

    The Chamber wishes to fill the venue for this event in order to honor the accomplishments of Mr. Coleman and to inspire local residents with his accomplishments.

    Thank you to our Sponsors:

    Farmers Bank of Appomattox, Rockydale, Scott & Wilson Insurance, Boxley Materials, Bank of the James, and Southside Electric

    • 16 Nov 2019
    • 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Falling River Country Club

    Celebrate Fall, fitness, and your love for hot chocolate with a 5k at Falling River Country Club golf course. All abilities are welcome. The first 140 finishers will receive a ceramic, FINISHER MUG. Post race, enjoy tasty treats AND hot chocolate! This event is organized by and benefits the Appomattox Country Chamber of Commerce.

    Pets are welcome, but MUST be leashed!


    $25.00 (Thru - Nov. 1st) || $30.00 (Nov. 2nd - Nov. 15th) || Race Day (Nov. 16th) $35

    PAPER REGISTRATION IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT. Registration fees are non-transferable & non-refundable. An entry can only be used for the person registered for the entry. Entries cannot be deferred to the following year or a future event.


    A complimentary, long sleeve, unisex, poly-blend, t-shirt is guaranteed to those registered no later than November 1st. (Youth S-L, Adult S - XXL) Extra shirts will be available on an first-come basis at packet pickup and race day while supplies last.

    Packet Pickup:

    Saturday (November 16th) 8:00am - 8:45am, Falling River Country Club Clubhouse, 2140 Country Club Road, Appomattox, Virginia 24522. Yes, someone else can pick up your packet for you.




    Top 2 Overall M/F, Top 2 in each age group 12& Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & older


    A team consists of no less than 4 participants, ranked on the best 3 times. The top 2 teams will be recognized.


    The first 140 finishers will receive a commemorative Hot Chocolate 5k ceramic mug.

    CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE AND MORE CHOCOLATE! We will have world-famous, Appomattox hot chocolate at the finish as well as a selection of tasty, sweet treats!


    Start / Finish for the 5k is near the Falling River Country Club Pro Shop and is a mix of cart paths and grass on the golf course.

    Click Here to Register

    • 08 Dec 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Red Hill

Appomattox County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 704
276 Court Street
Appomattox, VA  24522-0704
(434) 352-2621     
(434) 352-0294 fax
Office Hours:  Mon-Wed-Fri  9:00am-2:00pm

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