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The NRVRC Blog

Work Talk- New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board podcast

Are You Part of the Podcast Craze? Well, the New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board is!  Their podcast Work Talk has been having great results with sharing workforce related information to listeners from all over the Commonwealth (and some from around the country, and, well, a few from around the world, too).

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NRV Data Update

The Regional Commission has updated NRV Data.org to reflect Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) 2017 Economic Impact of Travel figures.

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April 2019 Transportation Update

Are you considering submitting a Transportation Alternatives application this year?  If so, here are the top five things to remember for this round:

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Kevin Byrd testified before U.S. House Committee

On April 9, 2019 Kevin Byrd, executive director of the New River Valley Regional Commission, provided testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

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New River Valley Trail Guide

The Regional Commission and local Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) recently completed the New River Valley Trail Guide, a resource showcasing outdoor recreation assets across the region.

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Congressional Briefing with legislative staff in Washington, DC

On March 19th Kevin Byrd joined a delegation of planning district executive directors from across Virginia to host a Congressional Briefing with legislative staff in Washington, DC.  The briefing was coordinated by the Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions in conjunction with the National Association of Development Organizations

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