The New River Valley Regional Commission 2017 Annual Dinner will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 6 pm at Doe Creek Farm in Pembroke. Live music by RYZ will play until 7:30 pm. At 7:30 there will be an awards program to recognize this years award recipients:
Champion of the Valley – Mr. Chris McKlarney
Citizen of the Valley – Mr. Woody Crenshaw
Friend of the Valley – Mr. Bill Shelton, Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
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Mobile Workshop Details
Doe Creek Farm Agribusiness Tour
Doe Creek Farm is a family owned and run apple orchard located in Giles County. They have taken out the old commercial orchard and planted a new, pick-your-own dwarf orchard. They also feature a wedding venue and dog kennel on the property.
Meet at Doe Creek Farm, 412 Doe Creek Farm Rd., Pembroke, VA 24136. For more information visit http://www.doecreekfarm.com/
*This tour will start at 4:30
New River Water Trail Tour
Join us for a rafting float trip on the New River Water Trail! The New River Water Trail stretches 37 miles flowing through Giles County. The water trail highlights river activities like award-winning fishing, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, stand up paddle boarding and swimming, but also connects with hiking trails, wildlife viewing, local lodging and dining options, and the immense variety of experiences waiting in Giles County. During the float trip you’ll learn about the river as a reimagined economic engine for the county.
Meet at New River’s Edge, 665 Rocky Hollow Road, Pembroke, VA 24136
Downtowns Van Tour
Join a driving tour of Giles County towns to learn more about the wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities that Giles County communities provide, and the efforts of Giles County towns to redevelop their downtown areas. We’ll highlight recent investments and proposed projects that will help the towns to promote outdoor recreation and attract visitors, and support downtown revitalization and business development in downtown areas.
Meet at Pembroke Town Hall, 500 Snidow St., Pembroke, VA 24136.