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How's Business

The "How's Business" installment of the Buckingham Chamber of Commerce's Tuesday, July 16 meeting drew a large crowd from the community. During the meeting, Lucky's Convenience Store Owner Tom England and Central Virginia Christian School Administrator Cherie Brickhill spoke about how the successes of their respective businesses and institutions.

"Tom and Cherie are great community supporters, and the Chamber very much enjoyed hearing what their strategies for success were," said Chamber Vice President Thomas Jordan Miles III. "We also learned what their biggest headaches are, how many people they employ, and their plans and thoughts on growth." Pictured are, from left, Tom England, Chamber President Krishna Jo Melendez and Cherie Brickhill..

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Buckingham Chamber Donates to Inaugural Tractor Pull

The Buckingham Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted unanimously Monday to donate $500 toward the Dillwyn Truck and Tractor Pull, presented by Buckingham Volunteer Fire and Rescue, which is set for Saturday, July 27 at 7 p.m. on Wingo Road behind the rescue squad building.

"We are very proud to support our hard-working volunteer men and women in their efforts to unite the community," said Chamber Vice-President Thomas Jordan Miles III. "We encourage other businesses and members of the community to do the same by becoming sponsors of this great event and attending the event later this month."

The donation makes the Chamber is silver sponsor of the event.

Tickets to the event are $15 with children 10 and under being admitted free, and food and beverages will be sold on site. For more information on the event, call 434-390-2663.