Category: News

Almost Heaven Saunas Hosts Job Fair

Be a part of a WV Tradition! Almost Heaven Saunas was founded in 1977 in the Greenbrier Valley and we just keep growing. Not only do we pride ourselves on developing, creating, and manufacturing saunas, we pride ourselves on having amazing employees. When/Where: Join us for our 1st ever job fair at our Lewisburg facility […]

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Greenbrier Valley EDC Hosts Build WV Informational Sessions

January 24, 2024 Maxwelton (WV) After receiving two BUILD WV designations in the region, the Greenbrier Valley EDC and its partners are offering two chances for developers and interested parties to learn more about the program on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. Meghan Smith with the WV Department of Economic Development will present program specifics and can […]

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Legislative Committee hears update on Farmland Protection Program from Greenbrier Valley EDC Director Ruthana Beezley

By Matthew Young, RealWV January 9, 2024 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “For me conservation and development do not have to be mutually exclusive. We just need to adopt more common sense approaches, and more centric views on how to address the greater good.” That’s what Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation (GVEDC) Executive Director Ruthana Beezley told […]

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GREENBRIER COUNTY RECEIVES BUILD WV DESIGNATION 

Application submitted by GVEDC is approved for WV’s 10th designation location  December 4, 2023 Maxwelton (WV) Incentives created to encourage development of housing are now available in Greenbrier County after a designation as a certified BUILD WV district by the West Virginia Departments of Commerce, Tourism, and Economic Development.   The application for designation was submitted […]

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Startup Monroe Offering Marketing and Money Workshop Series 

UNION, WV – Small businesses and entrepreneurs are invited to join Startup Monroe’s Marketing and Money workshop series, taking place in Peterstown and Union during October and November. Through subject matter experts, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to dive deeper into current trends and issues facing businesses today.    The series features Roxy Turner, founder and […]

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Pocahontas County Receives Build WV Designation

Application submitted by CVB and GVEDC is approved for WV’s 8th designation location August 18, 2023 Incentives created to encourage development of housing are now available in Pocahontas County after this week’s designation as a certified BUILD WV district by the West Virginia Departments of Commerce, Tourism, and Economic Development. The application for designation was […]

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USDA awards Greenbrier Valley EDC $50,000 for Bio Development Opportunities

September 12, 2022 (Maxwelton, WV) – Senator Shelly Capito and Senator Joe Manchin announced today that the Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation has been awarded $50,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Business Development Grant Program (RBDG) to explore rural biobased economic development opportunities in the Greenbrier Valley. The project will evaluate and […]

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Microloan Funding Available to Local Businesses

MAXWELTON, WV – The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation is now accepting applications for their Microloan Program. Funding is available for entrepreneurs and small businesses located in Greenbrier, Pocahontas or Monroe counties. “We’ve designed this program to stimulate start-ups, foster expansion, and increase creation and retention of jobs in the Greenbrier Valley,” said Ruthana Beezley, […]

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