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Powhatan Economic Development Wins BRE Award

Powhatan Economic Development Wins BRE International Award

September 4, 2019

Powhatan Economic Development receives award from Business Retention and Expansion International for their BR&E Program Re-Launch in the 2019 Outstanding Single Community with a Population Between 20,000 - 50,000 category. 

Powhatan's Economic Development wins VEDA Award.

Powhatan's Economic Development efforts garner award.

May 6, 2019

Powhatan County earned its award for redefining their community vision to create a strong, diverse economy, according to VEDA. The community set out on a year-long vision that resulted in a playbook – an implementation plan – that began in 2018 to build a high-functioning economic development program.

Powhatan BRE Program

Program aims to help existing Powhatan County businesses.

January 31, 2019

Powhatan Economic Development department's program on Business Retention and Expansion aims to help the existing Powhatan business base. 

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Powhatan Company Open's 'Tree of Life' Woodworking Facility

Powhatan Company Open's 'Tree of Life' Woodworking Facility

Local Powhatan business Lignum Vitae North America building 13,000 sq. ft. building to expand it's growing operation fabricating water-lubricated industrial strength bearings made of lignum vitae wood. 

Source: Richmond BizSense

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