The Botetourt Chamber of Commerce held its first COBI: Circle of Business Influence meeting last Wednesday at Cracker Barrel. Open to chamber members and perspective members, the meetings allow like-minded members the ability to meet on a regular basis for the purpose of supporting the growth of each other’s businesses. Going forward, the COBI meetings will be held every Wednesday morning from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Those present at the first meeting from left to right included: Lenora Farrington from Keller Williams, Kristen Walker from Kristen’s Royal Crowns, Steve Mason from Red Velocity Video Production, Dana Long from Innovative Creation, Cathy Benson from The Botetourt Bee, Kathryn Bishop from Commonwealth Computer Services, and Marshall Wilde from MW Building Services.