SVP NEWS


InDemand Series: Industrial Manufacturing Technician

Posted on February 7, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: February 7, 2019  WHSV – A job that has you surrounded by chocolate? Sign me up! Thanks to a unique apprenticeship program through The Hershey Company, one young lady is on a fast track to her Journeyman’s card and a forever career in one of the sweetest jobs in […]

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InDemand Series: Dental Assistant

Posted on January 22, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: January 22, 2019  WHSV – After staying home with her children for several years, Rebecca Ligouri was looking to go back to work in a career that did not need extensive schooling. “Preventative dentistry, such as cleanings, is on the rise, and so more people are seeking dental […]

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InDemand Series: Electrician

Posted on January 9, 2019

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: January 9, 2019  WHSV – For some people, college just isn’t for them. Having an apprenticeship can lead the way to a successful path. One electrician in the Valley turned his hobby into a career, with help from an apprenticeship through the Massanutten Technical Center. “Electricity is always […]

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InDemand Series: CNC Technician

Posted on December 26, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: December 26, 2018  WHSV – There’s demand for computer numerically-controlled machine operators in the Shenandoah Valley. These workers help operate and maintain the equipment that helps build parts of many things people use every day. Companies like Cadence help employees by reimbursing them for taking classes to help […]

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InDemand Series: Software Developer

Posted on December 17, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: December 17, 2018  WHSV – Software developers can work with people from all over the world, from right at home. For one software developer in the Valley, he used his skills as a farmer to make a transition into a career he loves. “So I grew up on […]

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InDemand Series: Mechatronics Technician

Posted on November 27, 2018

For original WHSV article, click here. Date: November 27, 2018  WHSV – Mechatronics is a field you may have not heard of, but it combines electronics with mechanical engineering. Stephen Anderson was getting out of the Navy, with a background in aviation. He thought he would wind up out of state, but the Hershey Company in […]

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The Shenandoah Valley Partnership Hires Jay A. Langston As Executive Director

Posted on October 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2018 Contact: Keith May SVP Chair of Board of Directors (540) 820-7008 The Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP) Executive Committee and Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Jay A. Langston, Ph.D., as the new executive director of the organization. Dr. Langston is coming to the SVP from the Virginia […]

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SVP Launches New Regional Economic Development Website

Posted on July 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2018 Contact: Cari Orebaugh Communications Manager, Shenandoah Valley Partnership (540) 568-3106 corebaugh@theshenandoahvalley.com HARRISONBURG, VA – The Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP), the region’s premier economic development marketing organization, proudly announces www.theshenandoahvalley.com as its new domain name to accompany a fresh, redesigned website. The website and new URL were unveiled today at […]

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