CCV Series: December 2021 Recap & Additional Resources

Educational Webinar In December, the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) welcomed Matt Wagner, Chief Program Officer for Main Street America, and Rebecca Rowe, Associate Director for DHCD’s Community Revitalization Office, to review the major lessons of the Creating Community Vitality (CCV) Series and discuss how to get your community involved as we … More CCV Series: December 2021 Recap & Additional Resources

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance Receives Merit Award for Overall Pandemic Response

Excitingly, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (HDR) received a 2021 VMS Merit Award for the program’s overall pandemic response! The moment HDR learned of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the community, the organization sprang into action! In early 2020, HDR convened the first meeting of what became the regional Harrisonburg-Rockingham Small Business Assistance Taskforce. HDR … More Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance Receives Merit Award for Overall Pandemic Response