6th Annual NRV Livability Initiative Information Exchange
March 12, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Join fellow community members for the 6th Annual Information Exchange. The annual exchange highlights exemplary regional projects and critical issues related to the goals of the NRV Livability Initiative report published in 2014.
This year’s Exchange will include the following lightning round speakers:
Blazing New Trails on Brush Mountain
Carol Davis, Town of Blacksburg
A POP! of Color: A fresh face for Radford
Melissa Skelton & Kim Repass, City of Radford
Made ‘From Scratch’: Growing small food businesses
Jessica Schultz, Live, Work, Eat, Gather, Inc.
Click Here to Start: A suite of aging in place resources
Aging in Place Leadership Team
Walking as One: The Blacksburg Refugee Partnership’s holistic approach to resettlement
Molly McClintock & Scott Bailey,
Blacksburg Refugee Partnership
Flexible Floyd: Adapting to changing business needs
Lydeana Martin, Floyd County
We All Count: The 2020 Census challenge
Jennifer Harris, Montgomery County
Help Wanted: The most in demand skills in the region
Zach Johnson, Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development
40 by 30: A Vision for Pulaski County
Jonathan Sweet, Pulaski County
We’ll also share results from the Regional Housing Study and test your knowledge of key community issues in a fun and interactive game. Join us on March 12th!