Entries by Onward NRV

Onward NRV Congratulates Montgomery County’s Purchase of 124 Acres to Expand Falling Branch

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VA – Montgomery County’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) will close on the 124 acres of property adjacent to the County’s Falling Branch Corporate Park at a cost of $2.5 million (or roughly $20,161 per acre) today, November 21, 2017. “This is a step forward in diversifying opportunities both for existing businesses within Montgomery […]

Onward NRV Works to Reach Radford Alumni

Onward NRV Executive Director Charlie Jewell, joined by Award-Winning IT Professor Jeff Pittges, took a 2-day trip to Northern Virginia last week to help Radford University alumni reconnect to Virginia’s New River Valley. By partnering with the RU Alumni Association, Jewell was able to deliver a 2-minute pitch in front of guests at the RU […]

Coming Soon: Winter ’17 Investor Luncheon

UPDATE: Date changed to Thursday, Dec. 14. Join Onward NRV for our latest quarterly investor lunch! Our events have been steadily growing in attendance and get more exciting with each occurrence. We’re exciting to announce our keynote speaker is Vice President and Economist of Wells Fargo Securities Sarah Watt House. Sarah House is a vice […]

NRV Homecoming Tailgate Wrap Up

Virginia’s New River Valley had a blast tailgating the Virginia Tech homecoming football game. The set up was visited by an estimate of over 2,000 people, plus there were an innumerable amount of impressions of the new NRV brand. Branded materials included the tent, table cover, stickers, t-shirts, spinner wheel, signs, corn hole boards, and […]

Onward NRV Annual Dinner Hits Record Attendance

The Onward NRV Annual Dinner hit record attendance with 150 people at the event last Thursday at the German Club, which included a networking cocktail hour, dinner, a regional and organizational presentation, and a keynote speech and Q&A session from Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore. Onward NRV gives extra thanks to the […]

Onward NRV Launches New Website for Virginia’s New River Valley

  Onward NRV has officially launched the new website (www.NewRiverValleyVA.org) for Virginia’s New River Valley. The new site is designed with the river stone branding and reinforces the culture, lifestyle amenities, and business opportunities of the NRV. The new logo for Virginia’s New River Valley is a stack of river stones that represent the eclectic […]

Governor McAuliffe Announces 40 New Jobs in Pulaski County

Governor McAuliffe’s office released the following press release earlier today: ~Koinonia Ltd. to invest $4.9 million to establish first U.S. manufacturing operation~ PULASKI COUNTY – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Koinonia Ltd., a Brazilian-based manufacturer of foam and tape solutions for the automotive, refrigeration (HVAC), marine, construction, and heavy machinery industries, will invest $4.9 […]

VEDP Visits Virginia’s New River Valley

Sixteen team members from Virginia Economic Development Partnership, hosted by Onward NRV staff, visited Virginia’s New River Valley from August 23-24 to learn more about the region’s communities and targeted industries. With an aggressive schedule, the team was able to make 15 stops on their short tour. For Advanced Manufacturing, visits included a tour of […]

Stephen Moret Visits Virginia’s New River Valley

New River Valley, VA – Stephen Moret, the new President and CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, visited Virginia’s New River Valley earlier this month to better understand the area’s economic development assets.  Over a two-day visit hosted by the New River Valley Economic Development Alliance, Moret dined with eight business executives; visited major employers in the […]