2018 Chamber Banquet
The Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Banquet & Business Meeting on Friday, July 20, 2018 at Walkers Creek Barn just outside Pearisburg. Over 100 Members attended this event and enjoyed food, fellowship and networking. Ed Lawhorn with NRV Rail 2020 was the guest speaker. During the business meeting, a new Board member was nominated and unanimously approved by Membership.
2018 Business of the Year
2018 Business of the Year was awarded to Britts Service Company. Mike Britts and his wife, Cecily, were on hand to accept the award. Britts Service Company has been serving Giles County and the surrounding areas since 1962, offering home appliances and performing service work along with selling acoustic instruments. Britts store on Wenonah Avenue in Pearisburg has been the site for many “pickin'” sessions with local musicians.
2018 Excellence in Business
2018 Excellence in Business was awarded to Riviera Mexican Grill. Alvaro Limon owns and operates Riviera Mexican Grill on Rt. 460 in Pembroke. Housed in a new building with authentic Mexican flair, Riviera offers fresh food prepared to order. Alvaro also owns 2 other restaurants outside Giles County. A passion for the restaurant business, commitment to great food and service exemplify Alvaro’s business acumen.