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Partnership for Regional Prosperity Begins Comprehensive Study on Childcare Needs

Partnership for Regional Prosperity Begins Comprehensive Study on Childcare Needs 150 150 Partnership for Regional Prosperity

DANVILLE, VIRGINIA – The Partnership for Regional Prosperity, an organization focused on how to prepare for the growth coming to Danville and Pittsylvania County, has engaged the Virginia Tech Center for Economic and Community Engagement on a childcare needs assessment.  “Childcare is key to economic competitiveness,” said Clark Casteel, member…

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While mega parks don’t always bring mega boom, Dan River Region in ‘better position to benefit’

While mega parks don’t always bring mega boom, Dan River Region in ‘better position to benefit’ 1024 537 Partnership for Regional Prosperity

By John Crane, Danville Register & Bee Localities in other Southeastern states with manufacturers at mega sites saw industrial growth from suppliers as a result of those projects, but not much attraction of spinoff industries such as retail or restaurants, said the vice president of a consulting firm. Also, some…

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Growth is bringing big changes to Danville and Pittsylvania County. Residents say the region is prepared for some — but not all.

Growth is bringing big changes to Danville and Pittsylvania County. Residents say the region is prepared for some — but not all. 1024 535 Partnership for Regional Prosperity

By Grace Mamon, Cardinal News Danville and Pittsylvania County are expecting dramatic growth in coming years, bringing significant changes to the area. According to its residents, the region is ready for some of these anticipated changes, like increased tourism, and unprepared for others, like rising demands for broadband, child care…

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Partnership for Regional Prosperity Reveals Results of Futuristic Thinking

Partnership for Regional Prosperity Reveals Results of Futuristic Thinking 787 412 Partnership for Regional Prosperity

DANVILLE, VIRGINIA – The Partnership for Regional Prosperity, an organization focused on anticipating issues related to dramatic growth coming to Danville and Pittsylvania County, presented the results of community workshops that identified trends most certain to have a high impact on the region. An event on June 21 at the…

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Event to Reveal Results of Big Sort Workshops and Next Steps

Event to Reveal Results of Big Sort Workshops and Next Steps 787 412 Partnership for Regional Prosperity

DANVILLE, VIRGINIA – The Partnership for Regional Prosperity, an organization focused on growth coming to Danville and Pittsylvania County, will host an event to share the results of a series of community workshops designed to prioritize regional challenges and opportunities aligned with growth.  The breakfast will be June 21, 2023…

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‘Time, money, and patience’: the process of developing a megasite

‘Time, money, and patience’: the process of developing a megasite 1024 572 Partnership for Regional Prosperity

By Grace Mamon, Cardinal News It takes three things to develop a megasite – time, money and patience. That’s according to Beth Doughty, Roanoke-based economic development advisor. David Manley, executive director of Wythe County’s Joint Industrial Development Authority, said he would add deliberate planning and community buy-in to that list.…

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While curiosity already brings more people to Schoolfield area ahead of Danville Casino opening, not everyone is betting on positive outcome

While curiosity already brings more people to Schoolfield area ahead of Danville Casino opening, not everyone is betting on positive outcome 666 500 Partnership for Regional Prosperity

By John Crane, Danville Register & Bee Caesars Virginia hasn’t even opened its doors yet, but visitors are already checking out the Schoolfield area where the casino resort is being built and a temporary gaming facility is set to take its first bets in just two weeks. The Danville Register…

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FINAL BIG SORT SCHEDULED FOR DANVILLE BY PARTNERSHIP FOR REGIONAL PROSPERITY

FINAL BIG SORT SCHEDULED FOR DANVILLE BY PARTNERSHIP FOR REGIONAL PROSPERITY 787 412 Partnership for Regional Prosperity

The Partnership for Regional Prosperity, an organization focused on how to prepare for the growth coming to Danville and Pittsylvania County, will hold the fourth in a series of events called The Big Sort on April 19 at 5:00 p.m. at Bonner Middle School, 300 Apollo Avenue, Danville.  The free…

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