ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT HIGHLIGHTS
August 2017 - October 2017
Frederick County Celebrates Recent Expansions - 84 Lumber, Kingspan Insulation, and Winchester Metals

Governor McAuliffe joined local, regional, and state economic development partners, workforce development allies, and elected officials to celebrate four recent economic development projects totaling more than $29 million in capital investment   ...  MORE
Rubbermaid Commercial Products Awarded $500k Infrastructure Grant

Rubbermaid Commercial Products received the maximum grant amount through the Port of Virginia because of its continued investment, reinvestment, and job growth in Frederick County and Winchester  ...  MORE
FBI Celebrates Groundbreaking

Construction of the FBI's Central Records Complex is underway, consolidating records from 265 existing locations. The facility will employ more than 400 people  ...  MORE
Valley Workforce Center Celebrates Grand Opening

A new workforce center will provide an all-inclusive walk-in resource for individuals looking for new or better work opportunities in the Winchester area  ...  MORE
FEATURED UPDATE
WoW! Receives Inaugural Governor's Award for Excellence and Innovation in Education

Over the last three years, nearly 3,000 seventh graders from the region have ascended on Frederick County for the Worlds of Work career expo. The expo features more than 70 hands-on career exploration activities across 10 worlds (industry sectors) ...   MORE   
OTHER HAPPENINGS
Shenandoah University will use a $1 million grant to further diversify the physician assistant workforce by developing a faculty and student-run inter-professional clinic  . ..  MORE

PRK Drilling & Blasting has been named No. 4006 on the INC 5000 list. The company has achieved growth of 70% over the last three years   . ..  MORE

Lord Fairfax Community College has been named a Great College to Work For® based on the latest workplace satisfaction survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education   . ..  MORE

West Oaks Farm Market's South Market is under construction. The facility will expand event center rental opportunities in the community, provide multiple pick-your-own fruit options, and feature the sale of local produce, meats, and gifts  . ..  MORE

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