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Region 8 “Call for Projects” FY20

Posted on April 1, 2019

The GO Virginia Region 8 Council recently implemented a new approach for identifying and prioritizing forthcoming projects to be considered for GO Virginia funding in the new fiscal year commencing in July 2019.  To better ensure potential projects are strategically developed across or outside of Region 8 and, also, aligned with the four GO Virginia […]

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GO Virginia Region 8 Awards Funding for Talent Solutions Strategy – Initiative will target filling middle- and high-skill workforce gaps.

Posted on December 17, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 17, 2018 Contacts: Bonnie Riedesel, (540) 885-5174, bonnie@cspdc.org Faith McClintic, (804) 347-1877, govareg8pd@gmail.com HARRISONBURG – The GO Virginia Region 8 Council has approved funding for the Shenandoah Valley Talent Solutions Strategy under the Enhanced Capacity Building category. Enhanced Capacity Building activities support analysis and planning for project development and implementation. […]

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GO Virginia How-to-Apply Webinar

Posted on August 20, 2018

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will host a how-to-apply webinar for the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Fund (GO Virginia) for the per capita and competitive grants on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. The webinar will be hosted through the WebEx online platform only. Attendance is open to […]

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GO Virginia Region 8 Welcomes New Program Director: Economic and business development professional to provide support for regional council.

Posted on July 24, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2018 Contacts: George Pace, (540) 476-4561, gwpace1@comcast.net Brandon Davis, (540) 636-8800, bdavis@nsvregion.org Bonnie Riedesel, (540) 885-5174, bonnie@cspdc.org HARRISONBURG, VA – The GO Virginia Region 8 Council announced today that economic and business development consultant Faith McClintic was hired as the GO Virginia Program Director for Region 8 starting August 1, 2018. […]

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GO Virginia Region 8 Funds Cybersecurity Workforce Development Project

Posted on June 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018 Contacts: Bonnie Riedesel, (540) 885-5174, bonnie@cspdc.org Marlena Jarboe, (540) 453-2344, JarboeM@brcc.edu HARRISONBURG (June 15, 2018) – GO Virginia Region 8 announced today that funding for the public-private Cyber Security Workforce Development and Jobs Program submitted in round four of project grants to the state GO Virginia Board has been approved. […]

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GO Virginia Region 8 Grant Funds Available for Eligible Projects

Posted on March 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2018 Contacts: George Pace, (540) 476-4561, gwpace1@comcast.net Carrie Chenery, (540) 568-3259, chenerch@jmu.edu Bonnie Riedesel, (540) 885-5174, bonnie@cspdc.org Brandon Davis, (540) 636-8800, bdavis@nsvregion.org Sharon Johnson, (540) 442.7134 ext. 110, sjohnson@valleyworkforce.com HARRISONBURG — The GO Virginia Region 8 Council of the Shenandoah Valley is now accepting proposals for eligible projects to be […]

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