e-Region News & Events

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VCEDA Awards Seed Capital Grants to 11 New Small Businesses; Closes on Tourism Grants; Markets to HUBZone, Unmanned Systems, Commercial Real Estate Professionals

Three New Drone Businesses Among VCEDA Seed Capital Grant Recipients Eleven new small businesses in Southwest Virginia’s e-Region, including three drone-related companies, were approved for seed capital grant match funding at the Oct. 18 VCEDA board meeting. The new...

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Region VII Students Best in State in Test Scores; Ultra Health Holds Ribbon Cutting; VCEDA Awards Seed Capital Grant, Closes Loan on Broadband Expansion, Markets to International Manufacturing Companies

Region VII Students Had Highest Average in State in SOL Pass Rates in Math, Science and Reading Students in Region VII schools in Virginia, which includes the VCEDA region counties, had the highest average Standards of Learning (SOL) test pass rates in the state in...

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VCEDA Approves $1 Million Loan for Wood Products Company Expansion; Awards $25,000 Grant for Trail Project; Helps Two Businesses with Seed Capital Matching Grants

Mountain Top Timber Products to Expand Operations at former Louisiana Pacific Facility in Scott County VCEDA joined Gov. Ralph Northam, Scott County, and other state and local officials July 6 in announcing a regional wood products company’s expansion project in the...

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Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority

P.O. Box 1060
527 East Main Street
Lebanon, Virginia 24266
Phone: 1-800-735-9999
Email: mail@e-region.org


Fat Cat Farm LLC Approved for VCEDA Seed Capital Grant

VCEDA Closes on Grant for Southern Gap Master Plan Update

NRC Escape Rooms LLC Approved for VCEDA Seed Capital Matching Grant

VCEDA Approves Grant for SWCC Education and Training Center

Big Stone Gap General Store & Café  Approved for VCEDA Seed Capital Grant

Next scheduled meeting of the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority Board is at 3 p.m. November 21, 2019 at the VCEDA Office, 527 E. Main St., Lebanon, VA 24266. Committee Meetings: Executive - Noon to 1 p.m.; Business Development - 1 to 1:30 p.m.; Finance - 1:30 to 2 p.m.; Project Review - 2 to 3 p.m.




Southwest Virginia's e-Region is marketed by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority - VCEDA - a regional economic development organization created by Virginia's General Assembly in 1988 to enhance and diversify the economic base of the seven-county, one-city, coal-producing region in southwestern Virginia.  Since its creation, VCEDA has helped create more than 20,000 jobs.