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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 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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