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Chamber Hosts Military Recognition Reception on August 9

Chamber Hosts Military Recognition Reception on August 9
Chamber Hosts Military Recognition Reception on August 9
Chamber Hosts Military Recognition Reception on August 9
Local military personnel to be honored at biannual event

Norfolk, VA – The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce will host a Military Recognition Reception on Friday, August 9, at 3 p.m. at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, located at 235 E. Main Street in downtown Norfolk. This reception, held to honor the hardworking men and women of the military, will recognize more than 50 military personnel from local commands. The service members will be joined at the reception by their families, military leadership, elected officials, and businessmen and women from the region.

The guest speaker is Congressman Robert Scott, who is currently serving his eleventh term in Congress. Rep. Scott currently serves on the Committee on the Judiciary, where he is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations and a member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. 

The Chamber holds Military Recognition Receptions twice a year because they are such an important part of our region. This is one of many events sponsored by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce to show local support for men and women of the armed forces stationed in the area. The Chamber has been recognizing the accomplishments of the military at this reception for more than 18 years.  This event is open to the public. The cost is $15 for Chamber members and $25 for prospective members.  For more information, visit

Many thanks to sponsors: Norfolk Waterside Marriott (Hospitality); City of Norfolk (Gold);  USAA, USA Discounters (Silver); GEICO (Gold Military Program Partner & Challenge Coin Sponsor); Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance (Special Military Program Sponsor); Bon Secours Virginia Health System, ECPI University, and Pioneer Services A-Division of MidCountry Bank (Silver Military Program Partners); Bank of America, Lockheed Martin, Regent University, Saint Leo University, and Troy University (Bronze Military Program Partners).

About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit, member-based business organization. The Chamber is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its nearly 2,000 member businesses, which employ more than 280,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia.  The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members.  The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.

Please contact Lisa Jones at 757-664-2531 or if you would like to attend and cover this event.


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