The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is a 28-member body created by the 1999 General Assembly. Its mission is the promotion of economic growth and development in tobacco-dependent communities, using proceeds of the national tobacco settlement. To date, the Commission has awarded 2,102 grants totaling more than $1.1 billion across the tobacco region of the Commonwealth, and has provided $309 million in indemnification payments to tobacco growers and quota holders.
79 NEW JOBS COMING TO LEE COUNTY
England Furniture to Establish Manufacturing Operation
Lee County, VA – Governor Ralph Northam announced today that England Furniture will establish a manufacturing operation in Lee County. The facility will be located at the Lee County Industrial Building and will cover 32,000 square feet. This project will create 79 new jobs. The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission approved a $135,000 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund grant for this project.Read More
70 NEW JOBS COMING TO PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Panaceutics to Establish Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operation
Pittsylvania County, VA – Governor Ralph Northam announced today that Panaceutics will establish a pharmaceutical manufacturing operation in Pittsylvania County. The project will create 70 new jobs and result in $5.8 million in capital investment. The facility will be located at the Cane Creek Centre Industrial Park.
The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission approved a $405,000 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund grant for this project.Read More
Financial Assistant – 2018 Summer Internship
Financial Assistant – 2018 Summer Internship opportunity with the Southern Office of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission located at The Franklin Center in Rocky Mount, VA. The position will provide administrative and financial assistance on project grants managed by the office.
The internship position reports to the Grants Program Administrator. Final work schedule for the position including start date and weekly hours will be set with the selected individual.
12 NEW JOBS COMING TO BEDFORD COUNTY
Innovairre Communications, LLC Expanding in Bedford
Richmond, VA – Governor Ralph Northam announced today that Innovairre Communications, LLC will expand their operation in Bedford County. The expansion will create 12 new jobs and 72 existing employees will be retrained to utilize the new digital printing technology Innovairre will use to produce direct mail fundraising materials for the nonprofit sector. The expansion will also result in $4.85 million in capital investment for the new printing equipment.Read More