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Introducing the ENERGY STAR Industrial Assistance Network

June 25th, 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching the ENERGY STAR Industrial Assistance Network to provide small and medium-sized manufacturers with access to local energy management support. This means manufacturers operating in EPA Region 3 (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV) will have access to trainings, tools and resources, networking opportunities, and technical assistance to […]

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Celebrate Our Heroes: Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce 8th Annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast Features Keynote Speaker, Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares

June 24th, 2024

Fredericksburg, VA – The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 8th Annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast. This event will take place on August 21st from 9:00 am to 11:30 am at the Fredericksburg Convention Center. During this time, the business community gathers to pay tribute and show gratitude for our region’s […]

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Boys Home of Virginia Receives Grant from People’s Bank Foundation Inc. for Facilities Campaign

June 24th, 2024

On Monday, June 10, Boys Home was presented with a $2,000 grant from People’s Bank Foundation Inc. The bank has a local branch in Covington, Virginia, that offers trusts, investments, mortgage, home equity loans, insurance and full banking services. Boys Home is truly grateful for the support! The grant will be designated for the current […]

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George Mason University announces James Soto Antony as new provost and executive vice president

June 24th, 2024

FAIRFAX, VA (April 29, 2024) – George Mason University President Gregory Washington today announced James Soto Antony as the next Provost and Executive Vice President. He is a nationally recognized higher education scholar and leader with substantial experience as a faculty member and administrator at the University of Washington, Yale University, Harvard University, and University […]

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Tabernacle United Methodist Church Receives Local Grant in Support of Spotsylvania Imagination Library

June 24th, 2024

Fredericksburg, VA, (June 18, 2024) – The Tabernacle United Methodist Church has received a $2,500 grant from Mary Washington Hospital Foundation’s Joe and Mary Wilson Community Benefit Fund to support Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Spotsylvania County. This grant, along with other funding sources, enables the Imagination Library at Tabernacle United Methodist Church to continue […]

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Partnerships Needed to Strengthen Dental Workforce

June 24th, 2024

Partnerships Needed to Strengthen Dental Workforce  By Ryan Dunn  Imagine if your local hospital employed more doctors than nurses. The ratio would likely turn the efficiency of care on its head, not to mention create the kind of fiscal havoc that could put internal accounting departments into wholesale cardiac arrest. Even so, a version of […]

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Comcast, U.S. Conference of Mayors Announce Ten Cities Receiving Grants in Digital Equity Challenge

June 24th, 2024

The Challenge awards a total of $1.5 million to support local workforce programs and close the digital skills gap  Kansas City, MO — Today, Comcast Corporation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced the winners of the Talent for Tomorrow: Digital Equity Challenge grant awards program at USCM’s 92nd Annual Meeting in Kansas City. […]

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REC Awards $20,000 in Scholarships to 17 Students

June 20th, 2024

Fredericksburg, Va. – Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to 17 students to help them continue their education or work-force training. Each year, REC’s Community Scholarship program recognizes students who are seeking to advance their career goals by attending a college or a career and technical school. The applications are open to […]

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Virginia Natural Gas fuels workforce development with $620,000 investment

June 20th, 2024

Strategic contributions to forge a skilled, resilient Virginia workforce VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Virginia Natural Gas (VNG) has announced a $620,000 investment in workforce development across southeastern Virginia, underscoring its commitment to community growth and the future of the local workforce. The investment supports organizations recognized for impactful programs and innovative […]

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Danville Pittsylvania Chamber of Commerce announces the REV UP WINNERS AT ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY

June 20th, 2024

$52,500 AWARDED TO SMALL BUSINESS START-UPS AND EXPANSIONS [Danville, VA] – The Danville Pittsylvania Chamber of Commerce announces the winners of the 2024 REV UP entrepreneur program. The winners were recognized at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Dinner held recently at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. The REV UP program, designed to provide grant […]

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