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Hanover’s Perspective

Business First Hanover 2010-2011 Annual Report now available

Business First Hanover is the local business assistance program aimed at supporting local companies and ensuring that they are provided every opportunity to grow right here in Hanover County. The business retention and expansion program is part of a regional collaborative effort that includes the Greater Richmond Partnership, the City of Richmond, and the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico. As part… View Article


Hanover County Economic Development Hires New Business Services Coordinator

The Hanover County Department of Economic Development has hired Tommy Miller as the Business Services Coordinator. Miller’s primary responsibilities will include leading the Business First program, which is a business intelligence effort that focuses on identifying trends and issues for the growth and retention of companies in Hanover County. Click here to read more


Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator Announces New Interim Executive Director

The Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator announced today the appointment of William H. Daughtrey as interim Executive Director. David Lohr will step down from his post effective March 3, 2011, to take a new opportunity as President and Executive Director of the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing. Click here to read more


Commitment to Community Award for Hanover Businesses

The Hanover County Board Supervisors have a time-honored tradition of recognizing outstanding volunteer service with an annual celebration event, the Spirit of Volunteerism Awards, which pays tribute to outstanding Hanover County residents, individuals, groups and local businesses whose volunteer service activities benefit the citizens of Hanover County. The Commitment to Community Award is a category that recognizes businesses that exemplify strong community… View Article


Hanover County named a “Top Place to Raise Children” by Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Bloomberg BusinessWeek recently names Ashland as the “Best Place to Raise Children” in Virginia. Mechanicsville, another Hanover community, was named the runner-up for the Commonwealth of Virginia.


BusinessFirst Program Recognized by Virginia Chamber

The Torchbearer Award for the Seventh Congressional District from the Virginia Chamber of Commerce was awarded to the Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. with the City of Richmond and counties of Hanover, Henrico, and Chesterfield for BusinessFirst Greater Richmond , a business retention and expansion program. The Torchbearer Award was presented at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce's Economic Summit, “Preparing for a Brighter… View Article