SVP NEWS


InDemand Series: Licensed Practical Nurse

Posted on June 12, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: June 11, 2019   At some point in our lives, we cross paths with nurses, as they help us through the world of health care. Nurse Krista McKean can thank a nurse she met as a teenager for guiding her on her career path. “When I was 13 […]

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InDemand Series: Chef

Posted on May 28, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: May 28, 2019   WHSV – Our InDemand job segment continues with a hands on job that allows you to get creative and work on a team to give people a unique and tasty experience. “It’s always been a challenge for me, and I’m learning everyday,” said Chef […]

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InDemand Series: Diesel Technician

Posted on May 15, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: May 14, 2019   WHSV – Ben Siron became interested in the diesel tech field when he was in middle school. He is now solving problems with all kinds of vehicles at Excel Truck Group in Weyers Cave. “The thing I like most about my job is just […]

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Governor Northam Announces Significant Investment in Rockingham County: Merck & Co., Inc. to expand Elkton manufacturing facility, creating about 100 new jobs

Posted on May 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2019 Office of the GovernorContact: Alena YarmoskyEmail: Alena.Yarmosky@governor.virginia.gov Virginia Economic Development PartnershipContact: Suzanne ClarkEmail: sclark@vedp.org Merck & Co., Inc.Contact: Pamela EiseleEmail: pamela_eisele@merck.comContact: Charles McCurdyEmail: charles.mccurdy@merck.com ELKTON—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Merck & Co., Inc., a publicly held global healthcare company known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, […]

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InDemand Series: Cyber Security Engineer

Posted on May 6, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: May 6, 2019   In the information technology field, it’s not about having your bachelor’s or master’s degree — but instead, what you’re certified in to get you ahead in your career. A local program in the Shenandoah Valley can help get you just that. “Every day is […]

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Local Airport + Major Airline Partner = A Seamless Travel Experience

Posted on April 29, 2019

The Shenandoah Valley’s infrastructure already enjoys access to miles of interstate and rail lines, a wealth of third-party logistics providers, and an inland port facility. All of these elements are complimented and enhanced by regional air service with seamless access to major markets through the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport. With non-stop jet service to both […]

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$41.6 Million Dollar Investment – InterChange Cold Storage

Posted on April 29, 2019

What inspired the InterChange Group, Inc. to begin developing a 600,000 sq. ft. cold storage facility in the Shenandoah Valley?  Market access and a growing need for additional cold storage across the region. Devon Anders, President of InterChange Group, describes it this way: “With direct access to I-81 and the ocean and inland terminals of […]

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Bringing the Shore to You

Posted on April 29, 2019

Reach International Markets through the Virginia Inland Port The Virginia Inland Port (VIP) is the northern Shenandoah Valley’s link to world markets. VIP is an intermodal container transfer facility in Front Royal that is owned and operated by the Virginia Port Authority. The inland port’s strategic location between interstates 81 and 66 provides an efficient […]

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InDemand Series: Welder

Posted on April 16, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: April 16, 2019   WHSV – We’re taking another look at jobs in demand in the Shenandoah Valley. You may not think about it, but the work of welders is around you every day. James Perry says one of the best things about being a welder is that […]

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InDemand Series: Plumber

Posted on April 3, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: April 3, 2019   WHSV – Watching the progression of construction from start to finish is rewarding for the people who have a hand in it everyday. With this plumbing apprenticeship through a local company, you can put together pieces of a puzzle for buildings that are here […]

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