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Rural/Agriculture News

George Washington University Awards Loudoun Tourism Collaboration

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The President and CEO of Visit Loudoun, Beth Erickson, and Loudoun Economic Development’s Agricultural Development Officer, Kellie Hinkle, were awarded the 2017 Tourism Innovator Award from the George Washington University. The award was presented at the George Washington Tourism Alumni…

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Loudoun is a Major Contributor to Virginia’s $2.2 Billion Agri-Tourism Industry

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A new study announced today by Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry’s Basil Gooden shows that Northern Virginia generates the most agri-tourism revenue of all 10 state regions, contributing more than $552 million to Virginia’s $2.2 billion agri-tourism industry. Loudoun…

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Small Business

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Vanessa Wagner Small Business and Entrepreneurship Manager   The week of May 15-21, 2017 is when Loudoun’s business community comes together to highlight the importance of small business in Loudoun. While we celebrate during Small Business Week, these partners work…

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Loudoun All-Stars to Sign Cards for School Kids

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Loudoun County’s award-winning farmer trading cards are back by popular demand. For the second year, Loudoun elementary school children will receive baseball-style trading cards on Tuesday, April 4th. The cards feature Loudoun County farmers, several of whom will make special appearances at Loudoun…

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$5 billion of commercial investment and 5,000 jobs

Loudoun Numbers: $5 Billion Investment, 5,000 Jobs

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Brian Tinsman Digital Properties Manager   Many counties claim to be “business-friendly,” but few back it up in the way Loudoun County has, especially in recent years. During a recent presentation to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, Loudoun Economic…

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Workforce Wednesday: Jasper Akerboom, Yeast Master and Brewer, Lost Rhino Brewing Co.

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Brian Tinsman Digital Properties Manager   Dr. Adriaan “Jasper” Akerboom is an experienced microbiologist, brewing scientist and biochemist, and has spent the last six years focused on biosensor development for in-vivo molecular imaging. Using protein engineering techniques, Jasper designs, improves…

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