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Southern Community Network Meeting at Tamarack Feb. 23 Kicks Off Project Development for Federal Rural Partnership Network Support

Thursday’s first in-person meeting of the Southern West Virginia Community Network at Tamarack will feature 150 representatives of local and regional government leaders focused on discussing and developing infrastructure, economic, workforce, and housing development projects in 12 southern rural communities with support and guidance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).


Now Hiring: Program Coordinator, PATTERN

The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) is seeking a Program Coordinator to support the development of the Planning and Accelerating Textile Technology and Entrepreneurship Regional Network (PATTERN), the first ever Southern WV-based Outdoor Industry Textiles Incubation lab.


Country Roads Angel Network Annual Meeting/Investment Review Nov. 4 in Fairmont Champion of Entrepreneurship and ACT NOW Coalition Leader Brandon Dennison To Be Guest Speaker

Country Roads Angel Network (CRAN) will host its annual meeting starting at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center at the West Virginia High Technology Park in Fairmont. Highlights include a keynote address by Brandon Dennison, CEO of Coalfield Development Corporation and architect of the Appalachian Climate Technology (ACT) Now Coalition, as well as three investment opportunity pitches from West Virginia entrepreneurs.


PATTERN Initiative

PATTERN aims to leverage West Virginia’s knowledge of the outdoor industry, heritage, and craftsmanship to create and expand on manufacturing opportunities in Southern West Virginia.


The Daily Yonder features NRGRDA work

The Daily Yonder recently featured our work with Outdoor RIVERS, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and the Brad and Alys Smith Outdoor Economic Development Collaborative in the New River Gorge region alongside many other wonderful community and economic development based tourism projects in Appalachia!


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