Category Archives: Business and Economy

What is needed to build the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Shenandoah Valley?

Scribe: Mary Lou Bourne   Conveners: Mary Lou Bourne/Carol Hamilton Cally’s first floor 12:15 – 1:30 Attendees: Mary Lou Bourne, Jim Barnes, Dan Martin, Mike Rozmus, Bob Stolle, Hap ......

Tech Zones and What is Local Government’s Role

Scribe: Ande Banks  Conveners: Ande Banks , Brian Shull, Billy Vaughn and Dereck Criner Clementine’s 11:00 Attendees: Brian Davis, Jim Barnes, Wes Wenger, Bob Norris, Riley Murray, Justin ......

Sustainable Systems at Work

Scribe/Convener: Cathy Strickler First Prebyterian Church 11:45 Attendees: J. Reeves, A. Hagmeier, A. Nielsen, K. Degner Cathy presented information on Sustainable Systems at Work.  This is a ......

The Current State of the Credit Market

Scribe: Amy Good    Convener: Jonah Pence, Farmers and Merchants Pennybackers 11:45 Attendees: Jonah Pence, Sarah Prusak, Linda Greene, Milt Matter, Aaron Ludwig, Henryeevs, Kevin Flint, Has Har......

Bricks and Mortar Businesses in Recession

Scribe/Convener: Troy Lucas       Beyond A    11:45 Attendees: Deb Rhizal, Sam Nickels, Eddie Bumbaugh, Alexis Morehouse, Justin Creasy, Lori Clouse, Bill Ney, Mary Post, Troy Lucas CONCERNS FOR......

What types of new businesses would you like to see downtown?

Convener/Scribe: Eddie Bumbaugh Earth & Tea Cafe 1:00 Attendees: Eddie Bumbaugh, Alan Finks, Bill Ney, Gary Stiteler, Henry Reeves, Jim Blair, Dereck Criner, David Denman, Benjamin Craig, A......

Connecting Businesses and University Resources

Scribe: Joyce Krech        Conveners: Carol Hamilton, Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE), College of Business at JMU Joyce Krech, Assistant Director, Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Call......

How Healthcare Reform is Good for Business and the Economy

Convener/Scribe: Diana Woodall       Cally’s B    1 pm Attendees: Diana Woodall, Jean Buono, Bruce Lundeen, Holly Watts People have so confused many issues. Health care insurance is not he......

United for getting over a bad economy that affects us all

2:15 Session   Location:  First Presbyterian Convener: Gustavo Maldonado Scribe: Tom Domonoske Participants- Amy Good, Curtis Lambert, Jose Maldonado, Daniel Uribe, Aaron Hagmaier,Mickey Arefain......

QuickBooks

Convener: Jennifer Armstrong, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor®  Jennifer [at] armstronglane.com Scribe – Christina Rose Topics discussed: QuickBooks Upgrades, when are they necessary?  Intuit re......

Google

Scribe: Andrew Royer        Convener: Mike Vanderpool    Cally’s B    11:45:00 Attendees: Bruce Lundeen Les Helmuth Jean Buono George Homan Ande Banks Tim Ruebke Mike Vanderpool Andrew Roy......

Online Content

Convener/Scribe: Brent Finnegan       The Artful Dodger    11:45 Attendees: Brent Finnegan, Anne Lorimer, Julia Simmons, Scott Rogers, David Mullens, Mike Tolbert, William Roy, Brandon Amstutz •......