Lynchburg Business Insider Blog

Business Leaders Invited to Provide Feedback to Community College Chancellor, May 19

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Apr 28, 2015 5:16:34 PM

Glenn Dubois, Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, is set to visit Central Virginia Community College on May 19, 2015. The visit comes as a result of a new mandate from the Governor, which created a workforce initiative entitled “The New Virginia Economy”.

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LBDC Offers New Business Basics Course Beginning April 22

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Apr 20, 2015 11:20:44 AM

The Lynchburg Business Development Center will offer a new Basics of Business Ownership course beginning on April 22. The programis a 6 - week entrepeneurial training course covering the fundamentals of owning your own business.

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VDOT to Host Important Public Meeting on US 29/460 Interchange

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Apr 10, 2015 10:56:29 AM

On April 15, the Virginia Department of Transportation will host a public information meeting to update the business community on the Route 29/460 Interchange and Odd Fellows Road Extension. 

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Sweet Briar College Holding Local Job Fair

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Apr 7, 2015 2:22:42 PM

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Register for Inclusive Communities Workshop on April 22

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Apr 6, 2015 10:42:00 AM

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The workshop series on inclusion in the workplace continues in April! Please join the Lynchburg Office of Economic Development, in patnership with the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, for this next session in this dynamic series. Lunch will be provided. 

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Office of Economic Development Releases 2014 Annual Report

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Feb 5, 2015 3:57:00 PM

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2015 Enterprise Zone Workshop

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Jan 28, 2015 9:32:16 AM

The Lynchburg Office of Economic Development will host the annual Enterprise Zone "How to Qualify" meeting and workshop on Thursday, February 12th at 5:30 p.m. at the City of Lynchburg's IT Center, 3550 Young Place in Lynchburg. 

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2015 Taking Care of Business

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Jan 15, 2015 11:08:41 AM

The Lynchburg Office of Economic Development and Economic Development Authority will host Taking Care of Business, an annual update for business leaders in the City on Thursday, February 5, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at the Academy of Fine Arts. Join your business colleagues for light hors d'doeuvres and an adult beverage as we update you on business in the City of Opportunity.

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Transportation Advocacy Group Updates Regional Priorities

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Jan 12, 2015 8:30:00 AM



The Lynchburg Regional Transportation Advocacy Group (LRTAG), comprised of civic, business and nonprofit leaders and facilitated by the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, provides leadership and advocacy for the region’s transportation initiatives. The Lynchburg Office of Economic Development is an active participant. The LRTAG priority projects will dramatically improve roadway capacity and safety and are significant, long-term economic drivers for the entire region. 

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Enroll Your Business in Lynchburg Alerts To Receive Breaking News

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Jan 12, 2015 8:30:00 AM



Get critical information about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for the City of Lynchburg's Alert Notification Program for your business. This system enables City authorities to provide you and your business with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

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