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Coalition Introduces New Initiative To Support The Reopening Of The Richmond Region

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 International Award

September 4, 2019

Powhatan Economic Development Wins BRE International Award

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 efforts garner award.

May 6, 2019

Powhatan's Economic Development efforts garner award.

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.


Program aims to help existing Powhatan County businesses.

January 31, 2019

Program aims to help existing Powhatan County businesses.

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


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