Lynchburg Business Insider Blog

Lynchburg Economic Development Authority Announces Newest Member and Election of Officers

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Aug 20, 2015 8:30:00 AM

The Lynchburg Office of Economic Development and the Economic Development Authority welcomed John Stone as the newest member of the Economic Development Authority at the group’s annual meeting on July 16. Stone was appointed by Lynchburg City Council and will serve a four year term.  

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Lynchburg, VA Designated a “TechHire” Community

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Aug 4, 2015 12:30:00 PM

On Tuesday, August 4, the President will host the first-ever White House Demo Day, celebrating the important role entrepreneurship plays in America’s economy. The Demo Day event showcases why communities need to give more entrepreneurs from all walks of life a chance to turn their ideas into indispensable products and services.

Demo Day also includes the announcement of new TechHire communities, localities across the nation who are committed to rapidly training more Americans for well-paying technology jobs.

Lynchburg is Virginia’s first TechHire community and joins cities like Chattanooga, Denver, Louisville, San Francisco, and Detroit in this designation.

Watch White House Demo Day on August 4

Visit the TechHire website

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Final Inclusive Communities Workshop to be held on May 20

Posted by Office of Economic Development on May 8, 2015 11:25:57 AM

Please join the Office of Economic Development and the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities for the final workshop in the series on inclusion in the workplace. 

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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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