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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 formerly tobacco-dependent communities, using proceeds of the national tobacco settlement. To date, the Commission has awarded 2,285 grants totaling more than $1.17B across the tobacco region of the Commonwealth, and has provided $309 million in indemnification payments to tobacco growers and quota holders.
TOBACCO REGION REVITALIZATION COMMISSION MEETS IN BEDFORD
GRANT AND LOAN PROJECTS SUPPORT EFFORTS TO INCREASE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESIDENTS, IMPROVE PROFITABILITY FOR FARMERS AND CREATE JOBS IN SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
BEDFORD, VA – The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission met on Wednesday, September 22nd, at Peaks of Otter Lodge in Bedford County to approve projects that promise to create nearly 1,500 jobs, support many new and expanded workforce training programs,Read More
285 New Jobs Coming to City of Norton
Earthlink to Establish New Customer Support Center
Governor Ralph Northam announced today that Earthlink will establish a new customer support center in the City of Norton. The project will create 285 new jobs and includes $5.4 million in capital investment. The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is supporting this project with a $62,500 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund grant.
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62 New Jobs Coming to Danville
Kegerreis Digital Marketing to Relocate Headquarters from Pennsylvania
Governor Ralph Northam announced that Kegerreis Digital Marketing (KDM) will move their headquarters from Pennsylvania to the City of Danville. The move will create 62 new jobs and will generate $1.7 million in capital investment. The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is supporting this project with a $45,500 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund (TROF) grant and a $45,500 TROF loan.Read More
Tyson Foods Coming to Danville Pittsylvania County
Project Will Create More Than 375 New Jobs
Governor Ralph Northam announced today that Tyson Foods, Inc. will open a new manufacturing facility in Cane Creek Centre. The project will create 376 new jobs and includes $300 million in capital investment. Tyson will construct a 325,000 square foot facility at Cane Creek Centre, an industrial park jointly owned by Danville and Pittsylvania County.Read More