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Congratualtions to the winners of the 2015 Business Challenge.  The winners were announced at the Chamber Breakfast on March 19.  Thank you to all the groups who supported this effort. (Click heading for more.)


 

Thanks to Food City for hosting the Leadership Washington County group on March 12 at their Corporate Support Center.  Everyone enjoyed the meal, program and tour of the new facility.  Steve Smith visited with the group during dinner and thanked the class for participating in the program. 


 

Business Resources

There are several resources available to help businesses in the Washington County area.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides one-on-one counseling, business education opportunities and resources to help small business owners or managers improve their business. The sole objective is to help Southwest Virginia's businesses prosper and increase job opportunities.

 

The Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator was established to help startups grow in Southwest Virginia. We provide support, guidance, reasonable rent, and necessary services to foster the growth of a successful business.

We are a non-profit created by both the Town of Abingdon, VA and Washington County, VA. E-mail us at info@vhsbi.com

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator
Contact: Director Cathy Lowe
851 French Moore, Jr. Blvd.
Abingdon, VA 24210

Telephone: 276/492-2060
FAX: 276/698-3070

 

VirginiaDBA, created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1996, provides a one-stop-service for technical assistance related to business formation, access to capital, and workforce development. VDBA works with existing businesses as they grow their workforce and mentors entrepreneurs from ideas to launching their first business venture. To accomplish the objectives set forth in Governor McDonnell's Economic Development and Jobs Creation agenda, VDBA has facilitated $1.3 billion in financing for Virginia businesses, provided technical assistance to over 36,000 businesses and will host over 80 Entrepreneurial Workshops statewide this year.

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