Ribbon Cutting for Just Good Food Trailer

Today we had the ribbon cutting for Just Good Food Trailer. They just took the food truck business to the next level with indoor seating. Located at 324 S Commerce St, Just Food Trailer offers indoor dining for their customers and just added breakfast to their menu. Be sure and stop by and get a […]

The Reopening of The Blue Iguana (not your typical ribbon cutting)

Today’s Chamber adventure took us to Marion Downtown. Today we threw all aspects of a typical ribbon cutting out the window for the grand reopening of The Blue Iguana. Located on S Iron Street, The Blue Iguana is open from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM Tuesday – Saturday. Be sure and stop by for all your reptile needs.

Ribbon Cutting- The Zen Den

The Town of Chilhowie and the Chamber of Commerce welcome Chilhowie’s newest business, The Zen Den, a Massage Therapy Studio. The Zen Den is located on Lee Highway in Chilhowie, Virginia. The studio focuses on massage therapy, bodyworks, and spa treatments. Owner Jamie Heninger Nichols, is excited for the new venture and to be part […]

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!

Ribbon Cutting at Blue Ridge Discovery Center

We had the privilege of joining the celebration with the ribbon cutting for Blue Ridge Discovery Center. The work that has been put into the building and property is nothing short of amazing.

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.

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!

Ribbon Cutting at His Grace

A Huge Welcome to His Grace, the newest business to open in the town of Saltville. Located at 141 Palmer Ave, Tonya and Grady Hall sell christian gifts, apparel, jewelry, books and bibles for children to adults. They also have church supplies and crafts and do custom ordering as well. Business Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Be sure to stop by and welcome them to the neighborhood!