Regional Information

  • Area - 511 square miles

    Air Transportation - 1 local and 1 regional airport

    Highways - 6

    Railroads - CSX and Norfolk Southern

    115 miles from Richmond

    200 miles from Norfolk and Washington, DC

  • Population - 54,000

    Male 48.8% - Female 51.2%

    Median Age - 40

    College Graduates - 14.6%

    Median Family Income - $57,558

    Workforce - 28,000

Featured Events

  • Drug Store Grill Presents:

    The Chilly Brothers

    Come join us for dinner and enjoy selections performed by The Chilly Brothers!

     For more information, click here.

  • Social Media 2.0

    January 13th 2:30pm-4:30pm :: Citizen Services Building, Rustburg VA

    If you are ready to take the next step in Social Media
    Marketing including establishing your Business Facebook
    page as well as your Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest accounts, then this class is for you.

    We'll also review other social media sites and help you make the decision about which formats are best for you. We will guide you throught the Do's and Don'ts of Facebook and how to use Twitter to reach the masses. Also included are tips and tricks to maximize your efforts and effectiveness. 

    Upon completing the class you will have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one appointment with of the professional business counselors in our office.

    TO REGISTER:

    Region 2000 
    Small Business Development Center
    434-832-7295
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    Fee: $20.00 Checks preferred. Payable to CVCC

  • Pop Up Altavista Program
    2015 Class Schedule for Start Up Businesses

    Wednesday, January 14 - Business Basics 

    Altavista Train Station :: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    FREE class for prospective business owners who wish to start a new business and for current business owners who wish to significantly expand their products or services. 

    Start Up Awards: For prospective business owners to apply and compete for up to a $10,000 Start Up Stipend Award, participants must pre-qualify for new business financing, attend all classes, and meet other established criteria for the competition. Contact Altavista On Track for more information, 434-401-9729.

    How to Register:
    Call Altavista On Track, 434-401-9729,
    or the Altavista Chamber of Commerce, 434-369-6665.
     

  • Drug Store Grill Presents:

    Blue Mist

    In the mood for some music? Gather some friends and come to the Drug Store Grill to hear Blue Mist perform tonight!

    For more information, click here

  • Drug Store Grill Presents:

    Steve White Band

    Hailing from Roanoke, Virginia, this troprock based group will get you grooving with their lively offerings of Buffet styled selections to Classic Country.

    For more information, click here.

  • San Soucy Vineyards

    Art in the Vineyard

    1:00pm-5:00pm
    Pre-paid Reservation Only :: $30.00 per person 

    For more information, click here

  • Altavista Area Chamber of Commerce 
    Annual Meeting & Dinner

    Altavista Elementary School
    6:00pm 

  • Drug Store Grill Presents:

    Jerry Wimmer

    Playing since 1999, lead vocalist and guitarist for The Worx, Jerry Wimmer knows how to entertain a crowd! Enjoy a night of his acoustic solos!

    For more information, click here

  • POP UP ALTAVISTA PROGRAM
    2015 CLASS SCHEDULE FOR START UP BUSINESSES

    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28 - Financial / Credit Considerations 

    Altavista Train Station :: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    FREE class for prospective business owners who wish to start a new business and for current business owners who wish to significantly expand their products or services. 

    Start Up Awards: For prospective business owners to apply and compete for up to a $10,000 Start Up Stipend Award, participants must pre-qualify for new business financing, attend all classes, and meet other established criteria for the competition. Contact Altavista On Track for more information, 434-401-9729.

    How to Register:
    Call Altavista On Track, 434-401-9729,
    or the Altavista Chamber of Commerce, 434-369-6665.
     

  • SAN SOUCY VINEYARDS

    Wine Making Class

    1:00pm-4:00pm
    Pre-paid Reservation Only :: $60.00 per person 

    For more information, click here

  • POP UP ALTAVISTA PROGRAM
    2015 CLASS SCHEDULE FOR START UP BUSINESSES

    WEDNESDAY, February 11 - BUSINESS BASICSLean Practices / Cash Flow 

    Altavista Train Station :: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    FREE class for prospective business owners who wish to start a new business and for current business owners who wish to significantly expand their products or services. 

    Start Up Awards: For prospective business owners to apply and compete for up to a $10,000 Start Up Stipend Award, participants must pre-qualify for new business financing, attend all classes, and meet other established criteria for the competition. Contact Altavista On Track for more information, 434-401-9729.

    How to Register:
    Call Altavista On Track, 434-401-9729,
    or the Altavista Chamber of Commerce, 434-369-6665.
     

  • POP UP ALTAVISTA PROGRAM
    2015 CLASS SCHEDULE FOR START UP BUSINESSES

    WEDNESDAY, February 25 - Marketing Basics & Social Media 

    Altavista Train Station :: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    FREE class for prospective business owners who wish to start a new business and for current business owners who wish to significantly expand their products or services. 

    Start Up Awards: For prospective business owners to apply and compete for up to a $10,000 Start Up Stipend Award, participants must pre-qualify for new business financing, attend all classes, and meet other established criteria for the competition. Contact Altavista On Track for more information, 434-401-9729.

    How to Register:
    Call Altavista On Track, 434-401-9729,
    or the Altavista Chamber of Commerce, 434-369-6665.
     

  • POP UP ALTAVISTA PROGRAM
    2015 CLASS SCHEDULE FOR START UP BUSINESSES

    WEDNESDAY, March 11 - Customer Service: Creating A Great Customer Experience 

    Altavista Train Station :: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    FREE class for prospective business owners who wish to start a new business and for current business owners who wish to significantly expand their products or services. 

    Start Up Awards: For prospective business owners to apply and compete for up to a $10,000 Start Up Stipend Award, participants must pre-qualify for new business financing, attend all classes, and meet other established criteria for the competition. Contact Altavista On Track for more information, 434-401-9729.

    How to Register:
    Call Altavista On Track, 434-401-9729,
    or the Altavista Chamber of Commerce, 434-369-6665.
     

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