Giles County Trail Center Concept

Giles County Trail Center Concept Original Post from NRVRC Updates   The New River Valley Regional Commission is excited to partner with Friends of Southwest Virginia and Giles County on the development of a new River/Trail Center.  The project will break ground this Fall on the grounds of historic Mountain Lake property.  The Center is anticipated to serve as a nucleus for information...

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NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT HOLDS FINAL LARGE COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC, MAY 18 AT VIRGINIA TECH’S LANE STADIUM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          May 14, 2021 Media Contact: Robert Parker, public information officer, Western Region, robert.parker@vdh.virginia.gov   NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT HOLDS FINAL LARGE COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC, MAY 18 AT VIRGINIA TECH’S LANE STADIUM    -- Vaccines available to ages 12 and up; vaccine clinics shifting to local events --   (CHRISTIANSBURG, Va.) -- The New River Health District (Virginia Department of Health) will hold a final large-scale...

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COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available in Blacksburg and Christiansburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                           April 14, 2021 For More Information, Contact: Robert Parker, public information officer, Western Region, robert.parker@vdh.virginia.gov   ONLINE SELF-SCHEDULING FOR COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT   (CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia) – COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available Thursday in Blacksburg and Friday in Christiansburg to anyone ages 18 and up, and the New River Health District (NRHD) now offers an online...

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NRV Resiliency Grant program benefits 76 small businesses

NRV Resiliency Grant program benefits 76 small businesses   Posted to WFXR  Funding for this small business grant program made possible by Small Business Recovery Assistance through Virginia's Department of Housing and Community Development.   [embed]https://www.wfxrtv.com/news/local-news/new-river-valley-local-news/nrv-resiliency-grant-program-benefits-76-small-businesses/[/embed]...

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What’s New – Vaccine Summary Dashboard

The Vaccine Summary Dashboard continues to show Virginia’s significant progress in vaccinations, with more than 1.2 million doses administered. As of February 11, Virginia ranks 7th among all states for percent of the population that has received at least one dose, and 9th among all states for percent of available doses administered. More than 9 in 10 available first doses...

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New River Valley Small Business Grant Launched

New River Valley Small Business Grant UPDATE: Applications will be accepted through Friday, Feb. 5th at the end of business. The Application Review Committee will then proceed through the necessary follow up and processing procedures. If there are additional funds, a second grant round will be announced and opened.  New River Valley- Small businesses in the New River Valley have access to...

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men in mud at Muddy ACCE Race
Nov 07 2019

NACo | Fork in the river challenges county’s economic future

Fork in the river challenges county’s economic future Article from NACo County News.  By Charlie Ban   Oct. 28, 2019 [caption id="attachment_26726" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Muddy ACCE Race participants help each other, and thanks to their entry fees, Giles County, Va. students. Photo by Alisa Moody for Giles County Tourism[/caption] Giles County, Va.’s defining characteristic is the New River, which flows for 37 miles through this part of...

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Oct 27 2019

Giles County to Receive Technical Assistance to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy

Giles County to Receive Technical Assistance to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recently, in support of the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) are announcing that they have selected 10 communities under...

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Oct 21 2019

Oct 25 | Giles Community Film Screening Night

Giles Community Film Screening Night   Giles County is Virginia’s Mountain Playground™. It is also the place to play, stay, love, and enjoy and that is just what will be showcased at the second Giles Community Film Screening Night on April 26th. Many film and productions crews have found Giles to be a special place to work including feature films like Dirty...

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Gear Head by the Water
Jul 16 2019

Aug 2-4 | GearHead Adventure Weekend

GearHead Adventure Weekend Register today HERE.  [Click link to be taken to EventBrite to register.] This is going to be an adventure packed weekend complete with dualsport adventure riding, ziplining & New River kayaking. There will be an opportunity for demo rides of the new SWM Rs500r and Superdual Motorcycles including the Royal Enfield Himalayans.   Tentative Schedule of Events: Friday | 3:30pm Arrival...

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