Lynchburg Business Insider Blog

Gov. McAuliffe Announces Lynchburg's Enterprise Zone Redesignation

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Oct 20, 2015 1:55:22 PM


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. 

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Topics: Development, Business Retention, Business Attraction, Redevelopment

Economic Development Authority Releases Request for Proposals for Brownfields Program

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Oct 1, 2015 9:48:31 AM

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. 

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Topics: Business Retention, Business Attraction, Redevelopment, Brownfields

Interested in learning how to code? A SharpTop nanodegree might be right for you

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Sep 22, 2015 2:44:12 PM

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.  

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Topics: Business Retention, Business Attraction, Technology

Arts and Cultural Program How-To-Apply Workshop, October 13

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Sep 11, 2015 4:01:29 PM

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. 

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Topics: Business Retention, Business Attraction

Arts and Cultural Program How-To-Apply Workshop, June 24

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Jun 5, 2015 1:34:03 PM

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. 

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Topics: Business Retention, Business Attraction

Governor McAuliffe Announces New Jobs, Meat Processing Facility for Lynchburg

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Dec 19, 2014 12:25:00 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 18, 2014
 
Office of the Governor
Contact: Brian Coy
Email: Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov
 
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Contact: Sarah Pennington
Phone: 804.786.1904
Email: Sarah.Pennington@vdacs.virginia.gov

Lynchburg Economic Development Authority
Contact: Anna Bentson 
Email: anna.bentson@lynchburgva.gov 

 
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 ~

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Topics: Development, Business Attraction

Release: Lynchburg Receives Business Recruitment and Retention Grant from Appalachian Power

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Dec 9, 2014 11:03:15 AM

MEDIA CONTACT:
Teresa Hamilton Hall
Corporate Communications
(540) 985-2497
tahall@AEP.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


APPALACHIAN POWER AWARDS BUSINESS RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION GRANTS

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Topics: Business Retention, Business Attraction