Josh Sawyers

Opportunity Appalachia Awards 16 projects

Opportunity Appalachia today announced selection of 16 projects to participate in a program to bring jobs, business support, and investment to Central Appalachia.   The selected projects propose to create over 1,800 jobs and attract over $365 million in financing to develop manufacturing facilities, downtown development, tech business, agricultural facilities, hotels, […]

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Rural Communities Rally across Southwest Virginia

By Andrew Barnes As a part of an ongoing effort to diversify and invigorate the economy of Southwest Virginia, an organization devoted to community and small business development has focused successfully in recent years on a program designed to encourage investment in and promotion of the unique cultural and outdoor […]

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Friends of Southwest Virginia has launched a new partner website is your home base for branding, marketing, and development tools for communities and businesses in Southwest Virginia. Learn how the Friends of Southwest Virginia team can help you in your community and economic development goals. Download SWVA brand tools for your business or community. Order SWVA merchandise at wholesale prices. Reach out to […]

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