Connie Nyholm, Owner and CEO of VIRginia International Raceway, will serve as the speaker for IALR’s ‘Evening with an Entrepreneur’ speaker series on Sept. 16.

(DANVILLE, Va.) – The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) will host the next “Evening with an Entrepreneur” speaker event featuring local business leader Connie Nyholm, owner and CEO of the VIRginia International Raceway (VIR).

The free event, to be held Sept. 16, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at IALR, is open to the public. However, seating is limited and advance registration is required at

“As IALR continues to seek ways to foster economic transformation across Southern Virginia, entrepreneurism remains a significant source of opportunity for our citizens and communities,” said Mark Gignac, executive director of IALR. “We look forward to learning from proven business leader Connie Nyholm and helping inspire others to pursue their own business goals.”

Nyholm will share remarks about the challenges, solutions and advice integral to her experience and will invite discussion in an interactive format. The evening will end with a networking…

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