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Broadband Initiative in Montgomery County

The results of the broadband surveys for Montgomery County and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg are in. At a series of presentations, local councils and boards learned the key findings about users’ behaviors, experience and needs for internet access.

New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board’s New Strategic Plan

New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board’s New Strategic Plan

The New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board (NRMRWDB) has submitted to the State a new Strategic Plan to guide the organization, and the region, in meeting the skill needs of regional businesses. A State level committee will review this plan prior to approval. The Plan is due to go into effect on July 1, 2017 and run through June 30, 2020.

NRVRC completes update to Radford University Economic Impact Analysis

NRVRC completes update to Radford University Economic Impact Analysis

Radford University has released an economic impact analysis report detailing the contributions that the institution makes on the New River Valley region and Virginia. NRVRC and Roanoke Valley-Allegheny Regional Commission staff assisted with the development of the economic impact analysis, which uses IMPLAN economic impact modeling software to estimate the effects of spending by Radford University on the local economy.