The NRGRDA is honored to be the recipient of one of BB&T’s 2016 Community Development grants. BB&T is committing funding to the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority to provide technical assistance to entrepreneurs engaging in the Hive’s entrepreneur development programs. BB&T remains a dedicated corporate partner to the many communities lying within the New River Gorge Region, and beyond. Having served many entrepreneurs in the region, BB&T understands the unique demands placed upon start-up businesses. It’s this understanding that lead them to support the technical assistance funding efforts being sought the the Hive’s entrepreneur education programs.
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