The GO Virginia Region 6 Council announced $1,227,449.30 of funding for two workforce development projects that focus on enhancing career pathways region’s K-12 institutions and expanding work-based learning opportunities for secondary and post-secondary students. The ultimate goal of each project is to further bridge the gap between education and the private sector by addressing the needs of area employers. The projects are led by Stafford County Public Schools and the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and will be implemented over the course of the next few years.
FREDERICKSBURG, VA – The GO Virginia Region 6 Council and GO Virginia State Board reviewed and awarded RIoT $96,807 in GO Virginia funding to expand entrepreneurial programs in the Rappahannock Region.
The Executive Committee of the Mary Ball Washington Regional Council – GO Virginia Region 6 met on December 13, 2021 from 10:00AM – 11:00AM. Below is a summary of key agenda items and actions taken.
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The Executive Committee of the Mary Ball Washington Regional Council – GO Virginia Region 6 met on November 9, 2021 from 10:00AM – 12:00PM. Below is a summary of key agenda items and actions taken.
GO Virginia Region 6 has $800,000 to invest in the regional economy on projects that help the region recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Executive Committee of the Mary Ball Washington Regional Council – GO Virginia Region 6 met on September 13, 2021, from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.
GO Virginia Region 6 approved $110,000 in funding in May 2019 to the University of Mary Washington (UMW) to train students in the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification program.
Germanna Community College hosted a week-long summer camp for 250 kids ages 7-14 in partnership with the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office as part of their Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office Summer Camp series to introduce kids to the engineering process through various STEM activities.
FREDERICKSBURG, VA – The GO Virginia Region 6 Council and GO Virginia State Board reviewed and awarded Stafford County $215,000 in GO Virginia funding to expand entrepreneurial programs in the Rappahannock Region.
Stafford County Economic Development Authority (EDA), in partnership with King George County and the City of Fredericksburg, will work with the Center for Innovative Technology to expand entrepreneurial programs in the Rappahannock Region. Programs will also support the technology-based Virginia Smart Community Testbed in Stafford and provide entrepreneurs with access to the first Virginia Regional Internet of Things (RIoT) Accelerator Program (VA-RAP) and additional community-focused programming.