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Say Hello and Congratulations!

The Office of Economic Development would like to introduce our newest colleague, Allison Homer, and congratulate Scott Tate for his recent promotion to Assistant Director.
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Roanoke's Community Kitchen

In 2013, Virginia Tech’s Office of Economic Development (OED) completed an assessment on a potential community kitchen for the City of Roanoke’s Economic Development Authority (EDA).
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Million Dollar Music Trail

The Crooked Road, a 333-mile route with attractions that celebrate Southwest Virginia's cultural and musical heritage brings in $9.2 million annually, and supports 131 jobs in the region, according to a study by Virginia Tech’s Office of Economic Development.
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Rural Retreat Historic Train Depot

For years, a historic train depot in Rural Retreat sat deteriorating: ivy crawled up the sides of the building, the foundation rotted away, and the exterior walls browned with time. But in 2011, a group of dedicated community members called the Rural Retreat Depot Foundation (RRDF) purchased the dilapidated building with the hopes of restoring it to its former glory.
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