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CVSBDC to present Web-Marketing Roundtable Workshop in Gordonsville

The Orange County Economic Development Office, in collaboration with the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC), Orange County Chamber of Commerce, and Orange Downtown Alliance, is offering another FREE workshop to help get your business out there.  This Marketing Roundtable workshop is intended for any business who wants to learn more about solutions to their current marketing efforts to drive direct sales via email, social media, blogs; the use of traditional media such as TV, radio, and newspaper; as well as Guerilla Marketing tactics to market effectively on a shoestring .  

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CVSBDC to present “Let’s Put Orange on the Map” Workshop in Gordonsville

The Orange County Economic Development Office, in collaboration with the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC), Orange County Chamber of Commerce, Orange Downtown Alliance, and Google is offering a FREE workshop to help get your business on the map.  The “Let’s Put Orange on the Map” workshop is a repeat of the January 27, 2016, workshop held in the Town of Orange.  

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Final Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund Grant Report Presented

In March 2015, Orange County, in partnership with The Montpelier Foundation, was awarded a $20,000 Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development (AFID) grant from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS). 

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Assessing Opportunities for Agriculture and Agritourism at Montpelier

Members of the Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development, through the funding from the Agricultural Forestry and Industrial Development (AFID) grant, presented their final report titled, Assessing Opportunities for Agriculture and Agritourism at Montpelier.

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CVSBDC to present “Let’s Put Orange on the Map” Workshop

People in Orange County are looking for what you offer – and they’re looking online. That’s why we’re teaming up with Google to host a free workshop to help you and your fellow businesses get online and on the map. Help more customers connect with your business on the web!

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Orange makes economic development gains, plans for more

Dan McFarland of the Free Lance-Star reports on Orange County's 2015 economic development highlights.

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CVSBDC to present “From Bah humbug to Booming Holiday Sales” Workshop

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Orange County Featured in Business in Focus Magazine

Orange County provides an ideal mix of rural living and urban access.  The County lies at approximately the halfway point on America's east coast, close to airports, ports, interstates-and plenty of business opportunities.

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Perrigo Relocates

Sandy James of The Orange County Review reports on the recent departure of one of Orange's top employers.

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Filming Wraps Up In Orange

Filming of "Coming Through the Rye" is complete in Orange County, yet read how the short-term project made such a large impact on the community.

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Economic Development Strategic Plan in Its Own Development Stages

One of the top priorities for the new Economic Development Director, Tommy Miller, is the development an economic development strategic plan. Such a plan, as Mr. Miller states, "is vital to where we place our efforts in the future."

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Germanna-Wilderness Area Plan Receives Public Comment

On December 9, 2014, the Board of Supervisors gave a public briefing of the Germanna-Wilderness Area Plan. Immediately after, the Steering Committee has been collecting and reviewing public input and using those comments to make modifications to the GWAP as deemed appropriate.

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