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Appalachian Regional Commission funding for 16 projects in Southwest Virginia

~ Sixteen projects directed at economic development, clean and safe water, workforce education and tourism ~ RICHMOND – Governor Timothy M. Kaine announced today that he has recommended more than $3.1 million in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funding for 16 projects in Southwest Virginia. The funds will help support economic development, clean and safe water,…
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Spencer Penn group receives community preservation award

Mary Jordan, president of the Spencer-Penn School Preservation Organization, accepts an “Outstanding Service in Community Preservation Award” given to the organization by APVA-Preservation Virginia from Louis Malon (left), APVA's director of preservation services. At right is Rob Nieweg, director of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Southern Field Office. The award was presented Thursday at…
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Jordan good selection for Dalton award

Mary Jordan exemplifies the spirit of community service that the annual Jack Dalton Award recognizes. Jordan, the executive director of the Spencer-Penn Centre, received the award Tuesday from the Henry County Board of Supervisors. The board selects the recipient from among people nominated by the public. Jordan was the driving force in the transformation of…
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Spencer Penn receives grant

Paul Collins Bulletin Staff Writer The Spencer-Penn Centre has been notified that its application for a $52,140 federal grant for a community kitchen project has been approved. That grant will enable the center to also use a $100,000 grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission, which was approved in January contingent on…
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Jordan gets Jack Dalton Award for her work at Spencer-Penn

Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 7:00 pm PAUL COLLINS Bulletin Staff Writer Spencer-Penn Centre Executive Director Mary Jordan had just presented an update about the center to the Henry County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday night when she got a surprise: The board presented her with the 2009 Jack Dalton Community Service Award. Jordan was…
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