Doko Rib Fest set for Saturday

BLYTHEWOOD – Get ready for ribs – lots of good ribs. The Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce will host its first annual Doko Rib Fest Cook-Off in Doko Meadows Park on Saturday, March 14. The cook-off will consist of three competitive divisions with professional, amateur and veteran cook teams competing for trophies and prize money […]

Chamber announces business awards

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of their 2019 business awards. Susan Smith, CPA has been named Business Person of the Year; McNulty’s Tap Room has been named Small Business of the Year; Providence Health Northeast has been named the Large Business of the Year and Camp Discovery (Amy Ellisor) […]

McLeod forecasts new session for chamber

BLYTHEWOOD – Speaking at the Blythewood Chamber’s monthly breakfast meeting Tuesday morning, State Sen. Mia McLeod, who represents a portion of Blythewood 29016, talked about some of the issues the legislature will address in the new session. “But it doesn’t start until noon today, so I don’t have as much information as I would have […]

Chamber to host rib cook-off in the park

BLYTHEWOOD – On Monday night, Doko Meadows Event Manager Steve Hasterok presented a proposal to town council for a Spring Rib Cook-off. The event would be sponsored by the Blythewood Chamber of Commerce as a fundraiser to be held March 14, 2020 in Doko Meadows Park. The Chamber will be requesting $14,900 from the Town’s […]

Cow Patty Bingo

BLYTHEWOOD – Winners in the Blythewood Chamber of Commerce’s Oktoberfest Cow Patty Bingo were announced Tuesday morning at the Chamber’s monthly meeting. From left, President Matt Cunningham congratulates Julie Miles who won $500 and Chris Keefer who won $750. Chamber Interim Director Phil Frye, right, also announce that two others not present also won prizes: […]

Oktoberfest in the Park

BLYTHEWOOD – The Greater Blythewood Chamber’s Oktoberfest brought cool weather, all things German and about 2,000 people – some sporting dirndl trachten and lederhosen – to Doko Park on Saturday. With fall temperatures in the lower 70’s, rollicking polka music wafting through the park, cows with colorful headdresses dropping poop worth thousands of dollars, two […]

Oktoberfest set for Saturday

BLYTHEWOOD – Talk about a German invasion! This weekend will have that and more, much more in Doko park – a mountaintop polka band, an authentic German oompah band, yodeling, cows pooping money and many other fun activities. The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a traditional German Oktoberfest, the first festival of its […]

Octoberfest set for Oct. 5

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an Octoberfest in Doko Meadows Park on Oct. 5, from 1 p.m. – 10 p.m. The family-friendly event will be free and will feature live German bands, a biergarten, German cuisine, an Almabtrieb cow parade, cow patty bingo and other contests “It’s going to be a […]

New is Better!

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce and Mayor J. Michael Ross cut the ribbon Wednesday morning for Food Lion’s grand re-opening. Store manager Stephanie Hartford welcomed the community and handed out $10 gift cards to customers. The store boasts new checkout stands, more fresh produce, a wing bar and hand battered chicken in the […]

Chamber Spotlight

BLYTHEWOOD – Attorney Shannon Burnett, who grew up in Blythewood and has maintained her office on Main Street for more than 20 years, was the guest speaker at the Blythewood Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting Tuesday morning.  Shown with Burnett are Chamber Board Chair Matt Cunningham, left, and Interim Director Phil Frye. Initially working in […]