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Sweet one of five new United Way board members

"Pulaski County’s Jonathan Sweet, County Administrator, is one of five new community members from Southwest Virginia appointed to the United Way of Southwest Virginia Board...

January 31, 2023

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United Way of Southwest Virginia welcomes five new community members to Board of Directors

Abingdon, VA (January 31, 2023) - Five new community members from Southwest Virginia were appointed to the United Way of Southwest Virginia Board of Directors...

January 31, 2023

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United Way of SWVA appoints development/outreach VP

The United Way of Southwest Virginia has named Beth McConkey as its new vice president of development and outreach, the organization announced Thursday. To read the...

January 19, 2023

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Governor directs $1.2 million to expand child care in SWVA

An effort to improve childcare options in Southwest Virginia will get a $1.2 million boost.To read the full article from SWVA Today, click here.

December 24, 2022

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$1.24 million will go to train assistant teachers in Southwest Virginia child care facilities

More than $1 million in grant funding announced Monday for Ready SWVA – an effort announced a year ago to help stem the child care...

December 20, 2022

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Funding to expand child care in Southwest Virginia announced Monday

Child care in Southwest Virginia is receiving $1.2 million in grant funding that will help economic development by expanding the region’s workforce. Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced...

December 20, 2022

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Two childcare initiatives announced for Southwest Virginia

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin on Monday announced $1.24 million in grant funding for Ready SWVA, a project to expand childcare options for workers in Southwest...

December 20, 2022

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SWVA child care initiative receives $1.24M grant

The New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board will receive $1.24 million in grant funding for Ready SWVA, a child care initiative launched by United Way...

December 19, 2022

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UWSWVA adds new Vice President to organization

UWSWVA adds new Vice President to organization

November 28, 2022

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Celebrity Bagging Fundraising Campaign Set for Nov. 22

"United Way is proud to once again team up with Food City to host the 16th annual Celebrity Bagging Event in support of their annual...

November 21, 2022

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