Giles County, Virginia Awards

Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative supported by New York Life

Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative supported by New York Life   Giles County public schools have joined the efforts of The Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative (GSSI) as part of New York Life's nationwide effort to better equip educators and other school personnel to care for grieving students. 1 in 15 children experiences the death of a parent or sibling by the time he or she...

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Awesome Gal, the movie, LLC Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition

Awesome Gal Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition   (Radford, VA, July 22, 2019) – Deborah Ring, Executive Producer, of Awesome Gal, the movie, LLC, and Director Frank M. Calo, FMC Productions, have won a prestigious Best of Show for an Inspirational Tight Short from WRPN.TV Short, Tight, and Loose Film Festival. The award was given for Director Frank Calo’s exciting teaser...

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Curesaders Relay for Life Raffle

  Raffle tickets are available for a Walther PPS 9mm pistol with 2 magazines as a fund raiser for the County Curesaders Relay for Life team. Tickets are $1 each and can be purchased at the County Administration Office at 315 N. Main Street, Pearisburg, VA.  The winner must be legally eligible to possess a handgun.  The drawing will occur at...

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Apr 23 2019

Inn at Riverbend | Virginia Green Travel Alliance Announces 2018 Green Travel Star & Green Travel Leader Award Winners!

RICHMOND, VA. -- The Virginia Green program will present the Virginia Green Travel Star Award to nineteen (19) Virginia tourism operations for their outstanding commitments to sustainability and contributions to green tourism at the 6th annual Virginia Green Travel Conference and Travel Star Awards Celebration. Five additional tourism businesses will be recognized and receive the Virginia Green Travel Leader Award,...

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Jul 31 2018

Pembroke receives RALLY Grant

Town of Pembroke receives Rally Grant   If you happen to drive by the Pembroke Town Hall you can’t help but notice the new art display on the front of the building. It was made possible by the RALLY Southwest Virginia Grant. Several local Pembroke residents were involved in pulling it all together.     The drift wood in the fishing hole and the canoe...

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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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