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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Patrick Henry's Red Hill to Reopen Grounds for Walking

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Red Hill is opening it’s grounds for walking starting May 15th, 2020. Free admission for those would like to enjoy the outdoor historic grounds and trails, with social distancing guidelines. Hours are Monday - Saturday, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM and Su...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance: Response, Recover, Renewal Quick Guide for Reopening

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The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance has published a Response, Recover, Renewal Quick Guide for Reopening -- a product of the Regional COVID-19 Business Support Task Force. The Response, Recover, Renewal Quick Guide serves as a pathway to help busines...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Virginia SBDC Recovery Resources for Small Businesses

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The Virginia Small Business Development Center has released a listing of Recovery Resources for Small Businesses. These resources include assessments for businesses to assess, reopening considerations, recovery topics, and guidance for specific industries...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance's Consumer Confidence and Impact Survey

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The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance has released a Consumer Confidence and Impact Survey for individuals to fill out in regards to the reopening of surrounding businesses. Please take a moment to fill out their survey with your responses. If you have...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

National Economic Development Week

Economic Development Week 2020

Created by the International Economic Development Council, National Economic Development Week celebrates the efforts of local economic development in the role of job creation, advancing career development opportunities and promoting the quality of life in...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

National Travel and Tourism Week

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While for most of us, travel is not an option with the current COVID-19 crisis, but that does not keep our "spirit" of great travel at bay! Many museums, zoos, historical attractions and other fantastic establishments have offered "virtual&...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

SBDC Presents: Peer to Peer Small Business Support Groups

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The Lynchburg Region Small Business Development Center is offering free Peer to Peer Small Business Support Groups starting May 7, 2020. These groups are limited to 12, virtually via Zoom, and are offered to those who have been in business at least 6 mont...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Food Resources for Families

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The Campbell County Public Library System Staff has been working with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and the County Schools to help refer families to food resources during the COVID-19 Crisis. Here are the links to the Regional Food Pantry Finder, as well ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation: Save Small Business Grant Fund

From the Campbell County Department of Economic Development

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is starting to take applications for $5,000 grants as part of the Save the Small Business Fund. This grant program is available for small businesses with 3-20 employees in economically vulnerable communities. The ap...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

ATTENTION Business Owners: Guides, Instructions and Links to Apply for Loans During COVID-19 Crisis

From the Campbell County Department of Economic Development

Attention Small Business Owners:

During this unprecedented time, we’d like to again convey that we are here for you and we are in this together. 

As we acquire more information regarding emergency loan funding and help for your business d...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Additional Resources for Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

From the Campbell County Department of Economic Development

Additional Resources for Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic have been released, along with several links and guide details regarding Emergency Loans details from the U.S. Chamber, as well as the Small Business Owner’s guide to the Cares Act...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission Shares Important Information on SBA Disaster Loan Program

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The Disaster Loan program is now available to all localities in the Commonwealth.  Information is available at these locations:

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Congressman Riggleman's Office Wants Local Business Input

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Congressman Denver Riggleman has expressed deep concern for local businesses in the area and wants to hear your needs during this unprecedented time due to the COVID-19 pandemic that is affecting many across the U.S. and beyond. He has urged businesses to...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Campbell County - COVID-19 - Resource Links For Our Area Businesses

From the Campbell County Department of Economic Development

Campbell County Business Community:

We want to reach out to you in this time of uncertainty and continued change to communicate our support to you, your business and to offer resources available during this time of national crisis. While we do not know how...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Business of Healthcare Program Coming in March 2020

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The Small Business Development Center - Lynchburg Region and Virginia Tech Roanoke Center have developed an industry leadership program, the Business of Healthcare, which is slated to start on March 18, 2020. The program is designed to give small medical ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Red Hill's Ninth Annual Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival

Red Hill's Ninth Annual Bluegrass, Barbecue & Brew Festival

Red Hill is proud to present their Ninth Annual Bluegrass, Blues & Barbecue Festival on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM!

Stroll the grounds of Patrick Henry's Red Hill while enjoying live music, local barbecue and shopping from loca...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Scaling4Growth

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In late spring 2020, Virginia Small Business Supplier Diversity is partnering with the SBDC – Lynchburg Region to present the Scaling4Growth program in Lynchburg. Scaling4Growth this Virginia’s brand of the Interise Streetwise MBA prog...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

EWI forges Advanced Manufacturing Partnership with the City of Lynchburg and Campbell County

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EWI FORGES ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PARTNERSHIP WITH CITY OF LYNCHBURG AND CAMPBELL COUNTY

In 2018, the City of Lynchburg launched the Blueprint for Opportunity, a five-year strategic action plan for economic development and tourism. The plan is built on fiv...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Nonprofit Meet & Greet Mixer

Meet and Greet Mixer

The Young Professionals of Central Virginia invite you to join in their first Nonprofit Meet & Greet Mixer on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, 300 Lucado Place, Lynchburg, VA 24504. This e...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission's Small Business Support Program 2019

TRRC - New Small Business Support Program

The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TRRC) is looking for small business entrepreneurs in Southern and Southwest Virginia who are ready to grow their business to its potential. The TRRC is focused on growing manufacturing and other small...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Bald Eagle Released in Campbell County

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The Wildlife Center of Virginia partnered with Campbell County to release a bald eagle in Long Island Park in Gladys, VA on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The bald eagle, who was banded in 2012, was found on June 12th by a conservation officer at the landfill in...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Regional Manufacturing Roundtable

Regional Manufacturing Roundtable

The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance is hosting a Regional Manufacturing Roundtable on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 7:30 to 9 AM. Open dialogue about issues impacting industry will be discussed, as well as a special session on Tariffs & Trade, pr...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

52 in 52: Campbell County Economic Development Launches NEW Business Visitation Program

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RUSTBURG, VA - Recently, the Campbell County Department of Economic Development launched a new program which aims to build one-on-one relationships, address concerns, and provide resources to local businesses. 

Dubbed, 52 in 52, the Business Visit...

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

ANNOUNCING A NEW CAMPBELL COUNTY BUSINESS - THE STANDARD

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The Standard Will Open New Regional office in Altavista, Virginia

Opening in September, the Office will likely employ 200+ new employees by 2019

Richmond, VA, – It is with pleasure that we announce today that Standard Insurance Company (“The Standar...Read on...

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