Celebrate Our Heroes: Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce 8th Annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast Features Keynote Speaker, Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares
June 24th, 2024

Fredericksburg, VA – The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 8th Annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast. This event will take place on August 21st from 9:00 am to 11:30 am at the Fredericksburg Convention Center. During this time, the business community gathers to pay tribute and show gratitude for our region’s exceptional first responders who tirelessly serve our region.

Keynote Address by Virginia Attorney General Jason S. Miyares

Virginia Attorney General, Jason S. Miyares, will give the event’s keynote address. The Attorney General received his undergraduate degree at James Madison University and completed his law degree at the College of William and Mary. Miyares started his career as a prosecutor in Virginia Beach before becoming a Delegate in the Virginia House. In the year 2021, Jason Miyares was elected as the first Hispanic American for a statewide position in Virginia. As Attorney General he concentrates on battling crime, bettering public safety and fighting against opioid misuses. His office has successfully achieved more than $1 billion in settlements related to opioids, as well as looked into illegal activities of the Parole Board that occurred in 2020 to keep Virginians from corporate misconduct.

Award Categories

During the breakfast, the Chamber will honor first responders with awards in the following categories:

  • Heroism: Gold, Silver, or Bronze Awards; Meritorious Civilian Award
  • Investigative: Excellence in Criminal Investigation Award; Merit Award; The Business of First Responding Award
  • Citizen Valor Award
  • Lifetime of Service

Event Details:

  • Date: August 21st, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Location: Fredericksburg Convention Center, 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Join us in celebrating the heroes of our community. For more information and to register for the event, please visit www.fredericksburgchamber.org or contact Jessica Hewlett at events@fxbgchamber.org


To register for the First Responders Appreciation Breakfast or to sponsor this event, please contact Jessica Hewlett at events@fxbgchamber.org


The Chamber thanks the Sponsors of the 8th Annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast:

Rappahannock Goodwill

Pierpoint Construction

The Oberle Academy

Fredericksburg City Schools

Tire Tread Service

Dominion Energy

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center

Arsenal Events

Matern Staffing

Found & Sons Funeral Chapel & Service


Fredericksburg Nationals

CIP Finishes



The UPS Store

Germanna Community College

Discover Next Step

Little Tire Company, Inc

RSQ Training



About The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce:

The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber is the diverse business hub for the fastest growing region in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our members include small and large businesses, nonprofits, governments, and educational institutions. We build relationships and create competitive advantages for a healthy business environment. We do this through leadership, access, innovation, advocacy, and connections. www.fredericksburgchambe