VIPER Purchases 7-Post Rig

VIPER Reaches Agreement with FCS COM to Purchase Seven-Post Rig

DANVILLE - The Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research, or VIPER, has entered into contract with FCS COM, Inc. for the purchase of a seven-post rig. A seven-post rig is a sophisticated platform that can accurately simulate the stresses and strains of the road or a racing track on vehicles, but in a controlled, laboratory environment.

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VIPER Receives $1.3 Million

Tobacco Commission grants $1.3 Million to Institute for VIPER program

DANVILLE – The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) received approval of a $1.3 million grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission on July 22, 2004.

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Goode Backs Vision 2020

Halifax County Vision 2020 Receives $35,000 EDA Grant

Halifax County’s Vision 2020 process received a boost from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration. Congressman Virgil Goode, U.S. House of Representatives 5th District, presented a check in the amount of $35,000 to Joe Satterfield, Chairperson of the Vision 2020 Steering Committee on Wednesday, July 28.

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Governor Announces Main Street

Harrisonburg, Luray and South Boston join downtown revitalization program

RICHMOND - Governor Mark R. Warner announced today that Harrisonburg, Luray, and South Boston have been officially designated as Virginia Main Street communities.

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Riverstone Ribbon Cutting

HALIFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA - A ribbon cutting ceremony for Riverstone Technology Park and a ground breaking ceremony for Building One was held in Halifax County, Virginia, on May 12, 2004 at 10:00 A.M.

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Riverstone Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held for RIVERSTONE in Halifax County, Virginia, on October 31, 2002 at 9:00 A.M. The Honorable Tim Kaine, Lieutenant Governor and Mr. Mark Kilduff, Executive Director of Virginia Economic Development Partnership are confirmed to participate.

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