Ribbon Cutting at Clothed in Grace

Friday, May 13th was the ribbon cutting celebrating Marion’s newest thrift store. Make sure to check them out next time you happen to be in Marion! Congratulations, Clothed in Grace!

5 Bridges Wellness Fair

On Friday May 20th, 2022 the Chamber of Commerce had an opportunity to set up at the 5 Bridges Wellness Fair sponsored by Mount Rogers Community Services.

Ribbon Cutting for Marion Outdoors

Despite the weather, Marion Outdoors was able to have a successful Grand Opening Party. Located at 208 E. Main Street, Marion Outdoors is Marion, Virginia’s Outdoor Gear & Appalachian Trail Resupply shop.

Ribbon Cutting: Helping Hands Thrift Store

(Marion, VA) One of Marion’s downtown businesses has moved. Earlier this year, Helping Hands Thrift Store received notification that their building had sold, and manager Amanda Staley went on a mission to keep the business in the heart of downtown. Now, the shop is set up in their new home, just across the street, and is open and ready for business.

Easter 2022 – Pictures with the Easter Bunny

Our Easter Bunny Pictures was a very successful event. We had over 200 people visit the Bonham House on Saturday April 16, 2022. Thank You to everyone that came out and everyone that helped make the day happen! We can’t wait to do more things like this in the future!
Here is a link to see more pictures

Spring Clean Up Day 2022

The Chamber of Commerce of Smyth County hosted its annual Smyth Spring Clean Up Day on April 23, 2022. The clean ups were hosted in four locations across Smyth County; Marion’s Riverbend Park, Chilhowie Town Park, Saltville Playground & Helen Barbrow Trail, and Konnarock’s Blue Ridge Discovery Center . 

Opportunity Fair and Student Government Day 2022

The Chamber of Commerce of Smyth County hosted its first joint Opportunity Fair and Student Government Day on April 28, 2022. Previously, the events were held on separate days but this year, they were combined to bring more exposure to the students from each event.  At the Opportunity Fair, roughly forty vendors were present, allowing […]

Ribbon Cutting for Poe’s Pulled Pork

Here is a picture from The Ribbon Cutting for Poe’s Pulled Pork located at 1041 E Lee Hwy in the town of Chilhowie. We had a great turn out to Welcome Poe’s Pulled Pork our newest business to Smyth County. Showing their support ranged from the staff and friends of the Poe’s to members of our local government. From The Town of Chilhowie, Virginia, we had the Mayor Gary Heninger, Town Manager John Clark, and Police Chief Andrew Moss. Representing Smyth County, Virginia was County Administrator Shawn Utt, Kendra Hayden from Economic Development and Building Inspector Cleg Williams. Along with, Thatcher Stanley, Representing Congressman Morgan Griffith.
But the most important part of this post is the big question… Is the food any good?
Well here at the Chamber, we love to eat. So, after the ribbon cutting, we went inside and had lunch. I must say the food is amazing and prices are very reasonable! As for us at the Chamber, we definitely give Poe’s Pulled Pork 2 thumbs up! We cant wait to try the rest of the menu! (menu is pictured below)
Welcome to the Neighborhood Poe’s Pulled Pork and Thank You for Letting Us Be A Part Of Your Day!

Imagination Library

” The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss Here at the Chamber, we sponsor children through the Imagination Library. The Imagination Library has donated 174,670,526 books to date to children across America. The Chamber of Commerce, along with […]