New Community Projects in Buena Vista

In February, the Virginia Outdoors Foundation awarded the City of Buena Vista a $78,000 grant to create a new public gathering place on the corner of 21st Street and Magnolia Avenue. Together the City and the ActionBV Committee (comprised of local citizens) plans to transform the site into a community […]

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Logo for Rockbridge Outdoors

As part of their strategic plan update, Rockbridge Outdoors (previously Rockbridge Area Outdoor Partnership) has launched a new brand and logo featuring a compass and the area’s iconic House Mountain. The mission of Rockbridge Outdoors, a partnership of 44 organizations, is to collaboratively advance, create, and promote outdoor recreational opportunities […]

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VAPDC Summer Series

The statewide Planning District Commission organization (VAPDC) is offering a four-part online Summer Series on June 8, June 29, July 27 and August 24. Topics include Housing Opportunities, 2021 Election Analysis, Federal Partnerships and Broadband Solutions. Registration is now open. Cost is $10 per session or $35 for all four in the […]

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Senator Kaine Visits Shenandoah Rail Trail

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine stopped in the Town of Broadway on May 6 during his recent tour of the Shenandoah Valley. He met members of the Shenandoah Rail Trail Exploratory Partnership to learn about their work to build a 50-mile rail trail from Broadway to Front Royal along an out-of-service […]

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Afton Express Receives Bus

The first bus that will be used in the Afton Express transit service connecting Staunton, Fishersville and Waynesboro to Charlottesville has arrived to the BRITE Transit Facility. Two additional buses will be delivered and branded with the distinctive Afton Express logo prior to initiation of service on September 1, 2021. […]

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Ag. Center Feasibility Study Update

The completed Agricultural Enterprise Center Feasibility Study was presented to 56 stakeholders and local government representatives on May 18. A recording of the presentation, an Executive Summary, and the final report can be viewed on the project website. Since the study began in July, 2020 the CSPDC in partnership with a ten-member […]

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Mobile Vaccine Clinics

Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD) will be offering mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the community in an effort to increase access to COVID-19 vaccines. If your organization is interested in a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, fill out a request form. Mobile clinics can be walk-up with no registration needed and can be flexible in […]

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Broadband Workshop – June 15

The CSPDC is hosting a Broadband Workshop on June 15 to discuss broadband project development and state funding resources, including the Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI) program. The workshop will feature presentations by Kyle Rosner, Deputy Broadband Advisor to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, and Tamarah Holmes, Director of Virginia’s […]

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