Business Insights & Resources

Lynchburg City Ranks High for Health and Happiness

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Apr 21, 2017 3:07:48 PM

Our community thrives on health and happiness. The combination of the two adds to the longevity and overall experience in a region. If you have been a Lynchburg resident for a few years, you may have noticed the growing number of community wellness initiatives, such as Live Healthy Lynchburg. These new community engagements were started to improve the all-around health of Lynchburg residents. In 2010, Lynchburg was ranked as the 8th most obese city in U.S. In light of these findings, residents gathered and made drastic lifestyle changes together. The end result of this has made an impact in a big way! According to a report from Gallup-Healthways, Lynchburg is now one of the top ranking cities for health and happiness. Here’s how we accomplished this.

Read More

Topics: News & Events

Lynchburg Office of Economic Development Director Nominated for NextGen Public Service Award

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Aug 18, 2016 1:44:53 PM

Lynchburg Director of Economic Development, Marjette Upshur, was recently named a NextGen Public Service Awards Finalist. Hosted by the Young Government Leaders and GovLoop, finalists for the annual NextGen Public Service Awards were recognized on August 2nd. The award recognizes deserving individuals who are intelligent, exuberant and dedicated to improving government. 

Read More

Topics: News & Events

Lynchburg Recognizes First Top 20 Under 40 Professionals

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Nov 17, 2015 8:43:40 AM

Lynchburg Business Magazine, in partnership with the Lynchburg Economic Development Authority and the Young Professionals of Central Virginia, launched the search for Region 2000's first "Top 20 Under 40” professionals in June. 

Read More

Topics: News & Events

Office of Economic Development Releases 2014 Annual Report

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Feb 10, 2015 11:41:00 AM

annual_report

Read More

Topics: News & Events