Onward NRV in the News

Onward 2028 Fundraising Campaign Featured in The Roanoke Times

Onward NRV was recently featured in an article from The Roanoke Times for their fundraising initiative, Onward 2028: Join the Movement.

The fundraising campaign was led by CEO Bill Flattery of Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and President Pat Huber of New River Community College and guided Onward NRV to reaching 76% of their goal. The fundraising campaign conducted by Onward NRV was designed to support the initiatives in the Onward 2028 5-year strategic plan.

Read The Roanoke Times story here.

To learn more about Onward 2028: Join the Movement, click here.

To get connected and join the movement of Onward NRV, contact Director of Business Engagement Samantha Livesay.


Virginia’s New River Valley: Virginia’s New River Valley is an eclectic mix of interconnected small towns that each offer their own unique vibe and appeal. The region provides an abundance of cultural and social offerings due to the presence of three world-class universities, while retaining the charm and benefits of small town living. The NRV is home to a diverse and innovative business community with companies that range from high-tech startups to foreign-based corporations to specialty agribusiness. These organizations benefit from the collaborative spirit of our region and a loyal, highly-skilled, and educated workforce. The scenic beauty of the region also fosters a deep connection to nature, which is deepened by access to outdoor recreation and the preservation of our natural environment. It’s clear why Virginia’s New River Valley is “A Natural Fit.”

Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.

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