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).
The Regional Commission has updated NRV Data.org to reflect Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) 2017 Economic Impact of Travel figures.
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.
The New River Valley Development Corporation board approved a $35,000 loan from the NRVDC revolving loan fund to Portia Thompson for a planned expansion of her pharmacy business in Floyd, The Pharm House LLC.
Montgomery County (along with possible participation of towns within the county) and the City Radford will be developing an asset inventory and broadband implementation strategies to support the deployment of high-speed internet to residents in need of this critical infrastructure.
The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has announced the Towns of Pearisburg and Rich Creek have each received grants of nearly $700,000 through the Community Development Block Grant program.