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Hanover’s Perspective

Hanover County Assists 58 Businesses with Small Business Resiliency Grant

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With unanimous approval by the Board of Supervisors and the Hanover County Economic Development Authority, the Department of Economic Development launched the Small Business Resiliency Grant program to support small businesses negatively affected by interruptions and mandated business closures due to COVID-19. The Hanover County Small Business Resiliency Grant, which leveraged $300,000 of federal funding under the CARES Act, offered up to $7,500… View Article

Here in Hanover, VA App – Your Guide to Things to Do

It may seem hard to find things to do with social distancing limitations and changes to business operations due to COVID-19.  Don’t despair!  Here in Hanover, Virginia, we have historical sites, parks, restaurants, breweries, wineries, antique shops and more currently open and ready to safely welcome guests. The Here in Hanover, VA App provides a listing of venues to enjoy by locals… View Article

Hanover County Announces 2nd and Final Round of Resiliency Grant

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The first round of the Hanover County Small Business Resiliency Grant has resulted with approximately two-thirds of the allotted funds being distributed to over 50 Hanover-based business applicants. In this second and final round, the remaining funds are now available to eligible Hanover businesses who have not yet been awarded funds from the Resiliency Grant. Details of the second round include: Applications… View Article Promotes Local Tourism-Related Businesses

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The Richmond Region has become a hub for sports tourism, welcoming over 170,000 visitors a year and generating $62.5 million in direct visitor spending. With at least 15 sports events left in the region before Labor Day (out of an 83-event season), Richmond Region Tourism is inviting small businesses in the area to capture some of that visitor spending. Richmond Region Tourism… View Article

Hanover County Creates Job Referral App

Hanover County Economic Development has created the department’s newest app – Hiring in Hanover, VA.  While not designed to list individual job postings, the app provides direct links to the business’ job page or job search website of Hanover-based companies. Each listing also includes representative job openings, a description of the company, address information, a link to the company’s website, and additional… View Article

Hanover Farmer Named Virginia Farmer of the Year

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Charles Edwin “CJ” Isbell Jr. of Keenbell Farm has been named the 2020 Virginia Farmer of the Year and advances into consideration of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year Award.  Keenbell Farm was recognized as a Hanover Legacy Business in 2019 with more than fifty years of continued operations in the county. Mr. Isbell is carrying on a seventy-year… View Article