2017 Regional Development Summit

2017 Regional Development Summit

Our annual Regional Development Summit was hosted on October 12th, 2017 at the Tamarack Conference Center in Beckley, WV. We welcomed almost 100 community members, government officials, organizational partners, and development leaders from around the state. Our...
Regional Trail Alliance Awarded $1.4 in ARC Funding

Regional Trail Alliance Awarded $1.4 in ARC Funding

Region 4 Planning and Development Council has received a $1 million Implementation grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to build a regionally-connected bike trail system in Fayette and Nicholas counties. In addition to ARC’s grant, the West Virginia...
Two New Business Advisors

Two New Business Advisors

This week the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) celebrates the integration of two new Business Advisors to the West Virginia HIVE Network initiative started in 2015. Both Ruthana Beezley and Judy Morris-Moore will be serving the twelve county...
Helios Park Dedication

Helios Park Dedication

On April 22nd, Helios Park was dedicated at the Richwood Feast of Ramson. The Helios Park is a community project that had a variety of funders and facilitators, and which ultimately resulted in the creation of a completely unique pocket park space in Richwood. The...
Graning Earns CEcD Certification

Graning Earns CEcD Certification

Lillian Graning, Chief Communications Officer with the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a national recognition that denotes a mastery of skills in economic development, professional...
Sprouting Farms

Sprouting Farms

The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) in partnership with the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) and Downstream Strategies were awarded a $1.5 million federal grant from Appalachia Regional Commission in October of 2016. This grant was fund efforts...

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