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Outdoor NRG Public Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 03/04/2020
New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) will be hosting a public forum next week, continuing the dialog about the future of the outdoor industry in the New River Gorge region...

Outdoor NRG Public Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 01/10/2020
New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) and consulting partner, Emergent Opportunities, Inc., will be hosting a public forum to continue the discussion about the future of the outdoor industry in the New River Gorge region...

The Forbes OZ 20: Top Opportunity Zone Catalysts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/14/2019
The Forbes OZ 20: Top Opportunity Zone Catalysts, a partnership between Forbes and the Sorenson Impact Center, have announced a new list recognizing community organizations and Opportunity Zone (OZ) funds that are committed to achieving economic growth in underserved and overlooked communities throughout the country...

Outdoor NRG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/01/2019
New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) and consulting partner, Noah Wilson of Emergent Opportunities, Inc., will be hosting a public event to discuss the future of the outdoor industry in the New River Gorge region...

AEROready™ Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/30/2019
The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority in partnership with Appalachian Power Company, Raleigh County Memorial Airport, Mercer County Economic Development Authority, McDowell County Economic Development Authority, and Wyoming County Economic Development Authority will be holding an event to announce the certification of the region as AEROready™...

Regional Economic Outlook Summit 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/21/2019
The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA), in partnership with WVU College of Business and Economics, will be conducting a half-day public event to discuss the forecasted economic climate in the New River Gorge Region...