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Feb 07 2018

Town of Pembroke receives RALLY grant to implement downtown improvements

Town of Pembroke receives RALLY grant to implement downtown improvements   Originally posted to the NRVRC blog HERE.   NRV- The Town of Pembroke will develop downtown improvement projects as part of the RALLY Southwest Virginia program. RALLY is a mini-grant program which provides a $3,000 award to communities in Southwest Virginia to implement a community development project through a team structure. Pembroke is the...

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Feb 01 2018

Giles County Receives $10,000 Grant from Virginia Tourism Corporation “Crush Friday” Program Marketing Fund

Giles County Receives $10,000 Grant from Virginia Tourism Corporation “Crush Friday” Program Marketing Fund   Giles County announced that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) “Crush Friday Program” grant fund. “Crush Friday” is part of VTC’s ongoing efforts to support U.S. Travel’s “Project: Time Off” initiative, encouraging citizens to utilize unused vacation days. In total, VTC...

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Conceptual rendering of possible improvements to the downtown in Narrows.
Jan 17 2018

Downtown Narrows | Grant Award & Recommendation

Downtown Narrows | Grant Award & Recommendation   The Town of Narrows is excited to receive a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – Competitive Grant Award for Business District Revitalization in the amount of $699,346. This grant is the result of many months of planning and community input. A volunteer team of local citizens worked with the NRV Regional Commission to develop...

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$2.149 Million in Community Development Block Grants

Governor McAuliffe Announces $2.149 Million in Community Development Block Grants   RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $2,149,346 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for four projects in Virginia. This funding will support projects that improve sewer infrastructure and foster economic development in localities across the Commonwealth.   “This program has long been providing funding for projects that improve the quality of life...

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$3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants

Governor McAuliffe Announces $3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants   ~Grants help create hundreds of jobs, expand health care, and diversify economy in Appalachian Region~   RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced he is recommending $3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grants for ten projects in the Appalachian Region of Virginia, which encompasses 25 counties and eight independent cities in Southwest Virginia. ARC will...

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83 New Jobs in Giles County

Governor McAuliffe Announces 83 New Jobs in Giles County ~Interstate Group LLC to invest $4.1 million to establish East Coast manufacturing and distribution operation~ The jobs for Interstate will be posted around April or May.  They will be posted to the company’s website - https://www.trailersplus.com/careers/  and possibly on the Virginia Workforce Connection website (VEC postings) - https://www.vawc.virginia.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx  . GLEN LYN – Governor Terry McAuliffe...

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Governor McAuliffe Announces New Jobs, Investment in Giles County

Governor McAuliffe Announces New Jobs, Investment in Giles County   RICHMOND- Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that JBR Vineyards, LLC will expand its vineyard operation to open a farm winery in Giles County. The company will invest over a quarter of a million dollars in the construction of its new winery and tasting room, which will create two new jobs.  JBR planted Giles...

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Nov 29 2017

“Keep Virginia Beautiful” Grant Awarded to Giles County

Giles County Awarded “Keep Virginia Beautiful” Grant   Giles Administration was pleased to learn a few months ago that they would be recipients of a Keep Virginia Beautiful – 30 Grants in Thirty Days program grant.  Giles had applied for funding in the recycling category.   The project award enabled construction of monofilament and fluorocarbon fishing line recycling tubes for all boat ramps on...

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Narrows Completes RALLY Southwest Virginia Project

Narrows Completes RALLY Southwest Virginia Project  === UPDATE: Images from the October 28th presentation at the Narrows Fall Festival [caption id="attachment_24972" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The group at Narrows Fall Festival sharing about the Narrows RALLY Project[/caption] [caption id="attachment_24973" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Part of the RALLY project enhanced available business space with recreational photos. Here are the contest winners[/caption] [caption id="attachment_24974" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The $3,000 mini-grant check presentation from...

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‘Round the Mountain Announces New Juried Artisans

'Round the Mountain Announces New Juried Artisans Abingdon, Va. - 'Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Network has announced results from the September 12, 2017 jury session. A total of 11 artisans from throughout Southwest Virginia were accepted in 'Round the Mountain's most recent session. Those artisans include: Jamee Gillespie (Chilhowie, VA), Jessica Bier (Pound, VA), Nancy Brooks (Tazewell, VA), Mark Cox (Floyd,...

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