Entries by Abigail Hammack

Onward NRV Awarded Appalachian Power EDGE Grants

VIRGINIA’S NEW RIVER VALLEY – Onward NRV recently received $15,000 in EDGE Grant funding from Appalachian Power in support of programs and initiatives that attract industry and encourage business expansion. The funding is part of the company’s ongoing effort to promote local economic development in the company’s service area. “Economic development is a collaborative effort,” […]

1901 Group to Add 580 Jobs in Blacksburg

RICHMOND — Governor Ralph Northam today announced that 1901 Group, a trusted provider of IT services for the public and private sectors, will invest $4 million to expand its Enterprise IT Operations Center headquartered in Montgomery County and its corporate offices in Fairfax County. The company will receive funding for the project from the Virginia […]

Onward NRV Featured on WDBJ7

Onward NRV was featured by Anthony Romano of WDBJ7 on November 7. The coverage featured the Virginia’s New River Valley regional video and information about the Onward 2023 5-year strategy. The video also features Qualtrax, an Onward NRV investor, and highlights how the placemaking and industry-strengthening efforts of Onward 2023 will help Qualtrax and other […]

Onward NRV Hosts Secretary Brian Ball and VEDP CEO Stephen Moret

Onward NRV hosted the Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Brian Ball and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) CEO Stephen Moret to tour Virginia’s New River Valley on Monday and Tuesday, November 5-6. Attendees also included Cass Rasnick, Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Trade for Rural Economic Development; Jason El Koubi, Executive Vice President […]

Onward NRV Is Hiring!

Onward NRV is looking for a highly qualified candidate to join our team as an Office Administrator. The Office Administrator is a hands-on position with broad responsibilities. The position will require experience in bookkeeping as well as general office administrative skills. The Office Administrator serves both internal (employees) and external audiences (clients, partners and vendors), […]

Onward NRV Supports Local AUVSI Unmanned Systems Symposium

Onward NRV supported unmanned systems in Virginia’s New River Valley this week through the annual unmanned systems symposium hosted by Ridge & Valley chapter of Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). Onward NRV sponsored the first day’s lunch and Marketing Manager Abigail Hammack had the opportunity to show the new Virginia’s New River Valley […]

Onward NRV Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

VIRGINIA’S NEW RIVER VALLEY – Onward New River Valley received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for the Targeted Industry Brochures, in the category of Special Purpose Print Brochure from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 2, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which […]