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Who's in charge of Danville's economic future?

February 26, 2015

Danville’s economic development director, Telly Tucker, posed one simple question to a roomful of business owners, investors, community stakeholders and engines of change: “Who exactly is in charge of Danville’s economic future?”


The Launch Place hires Kelly Fitzgerald as its new Marketing Manager

February 23, 2015

The Launch Place announced today the hire of Kelly Fitzgerald as its new marketing manager. In this newly-created position, Fitzgerald will manage the organization’s marketing strategies, communications, public relations and grant writing/fund-raising activities. She also will cultivate regional leads to attract new clients.


The Launch Place and First Flight Venture Center partner again to host The Big Launch Challenge for startup companies in technology-related industries

February 18, 2015

The Launch Place, an established entrepreneurial development organization headquartered in Danville, Virginia, and First Flight Venture Center, the largest technology incubator in the Research Triangle, North Carolina, have come together once again to host a contest with two awards totaling up to $20,000 for first place and up to $10,000 for second.


Chamber to Hold Legislative Lunch on March 5

February 17, 2015

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce will hold a legislative lunch on Thursday, March 5, at 12 noon at Stratford Courtyard Conference Center (149 Piney Forest Road, Danville). 


Building A Digital Marketing Plan for the Tourism Based Business!

February 16, 2015

Marketing is essential in promoting your business but doing it effectively continues to be a challenge for the small business. 


Chamber to Present Social Media, Campaigns that Drive Action Workshop

February 12, 2015

Judith Alberts, Alpha-Oh eMarketing, will be in Danville on March 3rd, 2015 to present two workshops in one – Social Media 101 and Campaigns that Drive Action. 


God's Storehouse Named 2015 Ashby Award Winner

February 12, 2015

Danville Regional Foundation (DRF) is pleased to announce that God's Storehouse has received the 2015 B.R. Ashby, M.D. Award for Outstanding Community Service.


Economic Development Will be Focus of Chamber Breakfast

February 4, 2015
Economic Development Will be Focus of Chamber Breakfast

Telly Tucker, Director of the Office of Economic Development for the City of Danville, will be the featured speaker at Business at Breakfast on Wednesday, February 25, at 7:30 a.m. at the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research (150 Slayton Avenue, Danville).


RiverBank Fund now accepting online grant applications

February 3, 2015

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region (CFDRR) announced today online grant applications are now open for the  RiverBank Fund.


Averett's Coffeehouse Lecture Series to Feature Kendrick

February 3, 2015

Averett University's 1859-Coffeehouse Lecture Series focuses on the theme of art and music as communication in our lives this year.


Institute gets $1.9 million grant for workforce program

February 2, 2015

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research has received a $1.9 million grant from the Danville Regional Foundation to help develop a workforce training program with Danville Community College.