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November 2018 Smart Beginnings NRV Update

The Smart Beginnings NRV program recently completed an Early Childhood Regional Assessment funded by the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF).  The Regional Assessment explores the outcomes of the current early childhood system, the risk factors influencing these outcomes, the early childhood services currently available, as well as service gaps and challenges by locality. 

Town of Floyd Comprehensive Plan

The Town of Floyd is in the last phase of updating the Town’s Comprehensive Plan, which is a document containing strategic components for long range planning, designed to guide decisions relating to growth, development activities and resources within the Town.

Giles County Comprehensive Plan

Giles County Comprehensive Plan

At the request of Giles County, NRVRC was tasked to assist in updating their Comprehensive Plan, which was previously adopted in 2012. The comprehensive plan, though general in nature, is a vital document for any local government, which sets the vision and direction of the community.

Summer Lunch Bunch – Serving meals and smiles in Giles County

Summer Lunch Bunch – Serving meals and smiles in Giles County

In Giles County, over 500 children experience food insecurity and almost half receive free or reduced-price lunch during the school year.  For some children, lunch at school is their only meal, so when school is out for the summer they no longer have a guaranteed meal each day.