We are grateful for the business community’s dedication to supporting and celebrating our area first responders. The Valor Awards is an event where local businesses and the Richmond community come together to honor and thank our brave first responders who keep us safe and protected.

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Contributing Sponsors

C.P. Dean Co. (Awards) | Robert Thomas Photography | Keith Fabry Reprographic Solutions (Signage) | Bizport (Print & Mailing) | Cowardin’s Jewelers (Special Gifts) | Greater Richmond Convention Center (Venue Host & Parking Sponsor) | Richmond Times-Dispatch (Online & Media Sponsor)

Sponsor News

  • The Yebo team stands in front of their building with new sign

Barber Martin Agency Rebrands as Yebo

February 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Yebo launches InnoPod, new mission, and culture to Mid-Atlantic agency After 30 years of successful operation, Barber Martin Agency is changing its name to Yebo. Today the Agency has relaunched its own brand under the

  • A computer with financials and a pad of paper

Using Seller Financing to Sell a Small Business

February 13th, 2020|0 Comments

From Perkins Law, by Eric C. Perkins, Esq.: Seller financing is a common strategy in small business acquisitions to get deals done that otherwise would not be possible. Simply put, seller financing is a loan made

  • James River President Stephen Story accepts the award

James River Transportation Named Operator of the Year

February 7th, 2020|0 Comments

James River Transportation was named METRO Magazine’s Operator of the Year for 2020 at the United Motorcoach Association’s annual EXPO.  The meeting was held at the end of January in Nashville, Tennessee. This past summer