Signifigant Challenges, Simple
Response; a High Probability f Success - the Patrick
County Education Foundation
Rural Patrick County at one time
lacked few resources to make it competitive amoungst
its neighbors, not to mention localities with more
amenities. Since the creation of a multilevel
education foundation in 2001, things have definitely
taken a turn for the best.
By Gerald L. Hughes, Jr.
The Virginia Horse Center and the
Commonwealth: A Model for Public-Private Success
Though these dire budget times
have not been kind to some of our most promising
resources, the Virginia Horse Center continues to
attract a loyal following and drawing tourists and
participants from all over state and nation.
By Kristin C. Waters Wise
Constituency - Business Owners Demanding and Taking
Advantage of Resources
The Virginia Department of
Business Assistance has long been regarded as the
little engine that could in the Commonwealth’s
arsenal for attracting and keeping businesses here.
By Nina Sims and Carolyn Conlon
Effective Flood Plain Management:
Saving Lives and Property in Our Communities
A professional engineer and
certified flood plain expert writes on the need to get
busy planning for an effective defense against disaster
By Joseph B. Chapman, PE, CFM