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New Regional Reopening Initiative Announced

May 20, 2020

Richmond region business, community, and governmental leaders have come together to form ForwardRVA, a coalition focused on creating an innovative reopening and planning framework.

The immediate focus is to support businesses in reopening and operating safely. In the days and weeks ahead, ForwardRVA will share tools and resources, which will include the perspectives of RVA’s restaurateurs, retailers, and small business owners.

LOVE Local Campaign Launched

April 27, 2020

Powhatan Chamber & Powhatan Economic Development has launched a week long LOVE Local Campaign to celebrate small business amid COVID-19 from May 4th - 8th. 

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. 

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Powhatan Business accepted into VALET Program

Powhatan Business accepted into VALET Program

Powhatan business gets accepted in the Virginia Economic Development Partnership VALET program. Through the Powhatan County Economic Development department, Fortune Auto North America was referred to the state VITAL  program with VEDP to help the company with research into international markets for trade. 

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