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Downtown Christiansburg Inc. Study

The Regional Commission recently partnered with Christiansburg nonprofit, Downtown Christiansburg Inc. (DCI), to complete an annual action plan. DCI was founded in 2012 and incorporated as a nonprofit in 2018.

Neighbors in Need Program

Neighbors in Need Program

Neighbors in Need, a program powered by Millstone Kitchen at the Old Prices Fork Elementary School, was created in response to the increased need for food access in response to the pandemic. Local caterers prepared hot individual meals and supplied them to multiple area partners for distribution to individuals in need.

Recreation Economy for Rural Communities Workshop Recap

On October 26-28th, the Town of Pembroke and Giles County hosted a series of virtual workshop as part of the Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program. The workshop sessions are the focal point of the planning process, bringing together federal and local partners to discuss local outdoor recreation and economic development needs and potential solutions, and to work collaboratively to prioritize goals

Business Continuity Team Update

Business Continuity Team Update

The Business Continuity Team (BCT) has been working with The NRV Public Health Task Force to ensure that businesses can remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since August the team has been answering commonly asked questions regarding COVID-19, reviewing and developing business continuity plans, fielding calls from the New River Health District, performing N-95 fit tests, on-site testing coordination, and contact tracing.