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Mary Ball Washington Regional Council
GO Virginia Region 6
www.govirginia6.org
May Newsletter

Growth & Diversification Plan Input Sessions​

GO Virginia Region 6 invites regional leaders in Business, Workforce, Education, Non-Profits, Entrepreneurs, and Local Governments to participate in our stakeholder engagement sessions.
 

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development

 Site Development

Workforce Development

Upcoming Events 

June
14
GO Virginia Region 6 Executive Committee Meeting
12:00 PM via GoToConnect

 

News Across the Region

Want fresh seafood? Don't know where to get it?


Check out Bay Direct's App for IPhone and Andriod! https://baydirectva.com/#download

A fisherman, waterman, restaurateur, farmers’ market and other businesses can post what harvest is available for sale, a consumer can see that harvest and they can make a connection through the app to make a sale in real life.

Fishermen, business owners and farmers can post their available harvest on Bay Direct for free. Consumers can use the app for free.

Bay Direct includes features such as using GPS to find the nearest location with fresh seafood for sale, so if consumers are new to the area or visiting the area, Bay Direct helps figure out where to find the goods.

This app was funded in part by GO Virginia Region 6's Economic Resiliency and Recovery funding.

What types of projects does GO Virginia fund?
 

GO Virginia funds…

  • Entrepreneurial Activities
  • Regional Site Development
  • Workforce Development
…in these industry categories for Region 6…
  • Aquaculture / Seafood / Commercial Fishing / Marine Industries
  • Forestry / Wood Products / Paper
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution / Logistics
  • Information / Data Centers
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

Interested in Applying for Funding?
 

GO Virginia Region 6 is always accepting Initial Project Overviews for potential projects. To better assist potential applicants, the Council has partnered with the local Regional Economic Development Organizations (Fredericksburg Regional Alliance, Northern Neck Chesapeake Bay Region Partnership, and Middle Peninsula Alliance) to help assist applicants. If you wish to work with these partners, please reach out to them!

Fredericksburg Regional Alliance
Todd Gillingham 
tgillingham@fredregion.com
(540) 361-7373

Northern Neck Chesapeake Bay Region Partnership
Jerry Davis
jdavis@nnpdc17.state.va.us
(804) 333-1900 x22

If you would like to reach out to Region 6 directly, please check out the apply for funding section of our website and/or contact Jennifer Morgan, morgan@gwregion.org. 

Have Questions? Reach Out!

GO Virginia Region 6 Staff
Jennifer Morgan | morgan@gwregion.org | 540-642-1571
Our mailing address is:
406 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401

Contact Us
Jennifer Morgan, GO Virginia Coordinator
540-642-1571
morgan@gwregion.org

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