On Tuesday, October 19th, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that Lynchburg was awarded redesignation for its Enterprise Zone. The Governor made the announcement with Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones and Mayor Michael Gillette at Ivy Creek Park in Lynchpin Industrial Park in Lynchburg.
The Lynchburg Economic Development Authority is seeking responses to a Request for Proposals for environmental consulting services to be performed under two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Community-Wide Brownfields Assessment grants. This funding is dedicated to the assessment of sites potentially impacted by hazardous substances and petroleum and will be used to prepare a site inventory and database, conduct Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, and conduct clean-up and redevelopment planning and community engagement activities.
The White House recently launched the TechHire initiative to help empower Americans with the technical skills they need to meet urgent employer demands. And, in July, Lynchburg, Virginia was designated as one of the nation's TechHire communities - joining cities like Chattanooga, Denver, Louisville, San Francisco and Detroit.
We are pleased to offer the next workshop on how to apply for the James River Arts and Cultural District program. All applicants to the program - whether seasoned or new - will benefit from this workshop. Lunch will be provided.
We are pleased to offer a new workshop on how to apply for the James River Arts and Cultural District program. All applicants to the program - whether seasoned or new - will benefit from this workshop. Lunch will be provided.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 18, 2014
Office of the Governor
Contact: Brian Coy
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Contact: Sarah Pennington
Lynchburg Economic Development Authority
Contact: Anna Bentson
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Jobs, Meat Processing Facility for Lynchburg
~ Seven Hills Food, LLC to Provide New Market for Virginia Livestock Producers, Revitalize Lynchburg Facility ~
Teresa Hamilton Hall
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APPALACHIAN POWER AWARDS BUSINESS RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION GRANTS