e-Region News & Events

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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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VCEDA Attends Virginia Economic Developers Association’s Annual Spring Conference; Stone Mountain Adventures Holds Ribbon Cutting; VCEDA Markets to Furniture Industry

VCEDA Represented at VEDA Conference  VCEDA Marketing Ambassadors Mary Rae Carter and Charlotte Mullins represented VCEDA at the annual Spring Conference of the Virginia Economic Developers Association held April 12-13 in Richmond, VA. The keynote speaker for the...

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VCEDA Approves Up to $500,000 Grant to SWCC for Workforce Development Initiative; Sweet Thang Pastries & Restaurant in Clintwood and Roberts Mill Suites LLC in Gate City Receive Seed Capital Matching Grants

VCEDA Approves up to $500,000 Grant to SWCC Educational Foundation for Workforce Development The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority (VCEDA) closed on Nov. 15 an up to $500,000 grant to the Southwest Virginia Community College Educational Foundation to...

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Agricultural Strategic Plan to be Released on Wednesday; Sponsors Unmanned Systems Symposium at Virginia Tech; Participates in Virginia Conference on World Trade

Agricultural Strategic Plan to be Released at Wednesday's Agriculture Summit at SWCC The current state of agriculture in the VCEDA region, areas of focus, suggested strategies and action items to help strenghten and grow agriculture as a target industry will be...

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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


Next scheduled meeting of the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority Board is at 3 p.m. February 20, 2020 at the VCEDA office, 527 E. Main St., Lebanon, Va. 24266



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.