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News from July 2020

Bedford County businesses cite a strong July on Virtual Business Roundtable Meeting call

July 29, 2020 Virtual Roundtable

More than 40 from companies around the County participated.

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Virginia launches $70 Million Rebuild VA Economic Recovery Fund for Small Businesses, Nonprofits

July 28, 2020

The Rebuild! VA Grant Fund to help small businesses and non-profits disrupted by COVID-19.

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Smith Mountain FFA member elected to State Board

July 22, 2020

Joshua Powers elected as new State Vice President for one-year term

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Bedford County 4-H Members Named to All Stars

July 16, 2020

Leadership, Integrity of Character, and Service among qualifications

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New Program Provides Free College Classes, Career Training For Out-of-Work Adults

July 14, 2020

Partnership with local workforce development system provides money for out-of-work individuals to take college classes to train for new career.

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Stream Exclusion Fence Line Weed Management Program

July 2, 2020

Bedford County has one of the largest participation rates for farmers using voluntary state and federal cost share programs to protect water quality by excluding livestock from surface water. These programs protect the water that all citizens depend upon. Significant investment is required to install this exclusion fencing. Farmers now have many thousands of feet […]

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