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Shenandoah Valley Partnership director to address Bridgewater College Scott Symposium

Carrie Chenery, director of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership, will headline the Scott Symposium on Business Ethics at Bridgewater College.

Shenandoah Valley Partnership receives international economic development award

The Shenandoah Valley Partnership received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2016 Harvest Box Save the Date project.

Shenandoah Valley Partnership wins statewide award

The Shenandoah Valley Partnership was honored in the Virginia Economic Developers Association 2016 Community Economic Development Awards.

Shenandoah Valley Partnership highlights transportation assets at fall events

The Shenandoah Valley Partnership hosted two economic development events this fall focusing on the Shenandoah Valley’s access to markets and substantial transportation and logistics assets.

Shenandoah Valley Partnership taps Carrie Hileman Chenery as new executive director

The Shenandoah Valley Partnership Executive Committee and Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Carrie Hileman Chenery as the new executive director of the organization.

Dennis Burnett: A bright light extinguished too soon

Dennis Burnett cannot be gone. He would be a bright light on a star in the sky; he could serve as a source of energy power for a small town. People like that don’t die; they don’t even fade away.

InterChange purchase to provide food grade facility in Augusta County

InterChange Group, Inc. has purchased the former Invista Stone Fort II facility located just outside of Waynesboro.

Shenandoah Valley Partnership formally announces Burnett as ED

The Shenandoah Valley Partnership Board of Directors announced Monday that Dennis Burnett has been hired as executive director. Burnett will replace Robin Sullenberger, who will retire in September. Burnett will begin work with the Partnership on Sept. 1.

SVP names Dennis Burnett as new executive director

Dennis Burnett has been named the new executive director of the Shenandoah Valley Partnership.

CEO of Shenandoah Valley Partnership announces retirement

Robin Sullenberger announced he will retire as of August 16 from the Shenandoah Valley Partnership. Mr. Sullenberger has served as CEO for the Partnership for thirteen years, taking the position in 2000.

Shenandoah Valley Partnership announces training database

The Shenandoah Valley Partnership is unveiling a new training database, the Shenandoah Valley Education and Training Database, that will list training and educational programs available from Valley colleges, universities and technical schools.

Building a new industrial sector in Waynesboro

Special Report by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Waynesboro was once the envy of Western Virginia for its manufacturing economy. As recently as 1990, almost half of the city’s workforce was employed in manufacturing, whose rate of pay has traditionally been at least 40 percent and some years approaching 50 percent higher than the median income […]

Why regional business leaders should blog

   Column by Kai Degner www.whykai.com As the DNRonline.com has been “paywalled,” meaning people need to pay to read it online, there are a number of added challenges to inform the public on important matters. However, there’s one with a more direct added financial impact: business leaders from outside the area can’t read about or […]

Campaign promotes careers in advanced-technology fields

Twenty-three percent of current workers in advanced technology and manufacturing careers will be eligible to retire by the end of 2010, according to a statewide 2007 Skilled Trade Gap Analysis Study. To help industry prepare for these career vacancies, the Virginia Manufacturers Association brought the Dream It. Do It. campaign to Virginia. Dream It. Do […]