Entries by Onward New River Valley

Onward NRV Presents 2020 Regional Impact Awards

Onward New River Valley presented the 2020 Regional Impact Awards at the organization’s Fall 2020 Quarterly Investor Live Stream Event. The Regional Impact Awards recognize and celebrate companies that are investing and creating jobs in Virginia’s New River Valley. Four companies received a 2020 Regional Impact Award from Onward NRV. Over the past year, these […]

Onward NRV Releases FY2019-20 Annual Report

Onward New River Valley has officially released its FY2019-20 Annual Report. The annual report highlights accomplishments over the past year. It also provides an update on the progress made toward achieving goals outlined in the organization’s five-year economic development strategy for the region, called Onward 2023. The FY2019-20 Annual Report is broken down into four […]

Onward NRV Wraps Up NRV Experience

Onward New River Valley finished the NRV Experience with a Wrap-Up Event on August 7, 2020. The event was held at Eastern Divide Brewing Company in Blacksburg. Interns participated in a graduation ceremony and celebrated with representatives from their employers. They also had a chance to network with members of the Pulaski Young Professionals, and […]

Onward NRV Featured in Valley Business Front Article

The August 2020 issue of Valley Business Front featured an article titled, “Not Your Father’s Manufacturing Industry”. The article showcases the manufacturing industry in Virginia’s New River Valley. Onward NRV’s executive director, Charlie Jewell, was quoted extensively in the article and was featured on the cover of the magazine. In the article, Jewell states that […]

NRV Experience Interns Explore Virginia’s New River Valley

NRV Experience interns explored Virginia’s New River Valley this summer by participating in five excursions during June and July. Each excursion was designed to highlight one of the five unique communities in the NRV. Onward NRV collaborated with local tourism directors from each of the communities to show the interns the region’s outdoor amenities. Prior […]

Onward NRV Kicks Off NRV Experience

Onward NRV launched the NRV Experience with a Kick-Off Event on June 19, 2020.  The event was held at Sinkland Farms in Riner.  Interns were given an overview of the program and had a professional development training session with Amy Baldwin and Matt McHugh of Exelaration. The NRV Experience, an initiative through Onward NRV’s five-year […]

Onward NRV Creates Regional Job Board

Onward NRV launches a regional job board as part of our five-year strategic plan, Onward 2023. As part of Goal Two, attract and retain talent, Onward NRV created a job board to showcase the variety of job opportunities and career pathways throughout the region. The job board, which can be found on the Virginia’s New […]