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Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Council public meeting set

The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Council will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held in the large first floor conference room of the Halifax County IDA, 1100 Confroy Drive, South Boston. The meeting is open to the public.

The meeting is for the purpose of conducting the regular business of the Council, receiving reports from committees, and other routine matters of business. The Council may elect to go into Executive Session for discussion about the Project Pipeline, contractual and personnel matters.

GO Virginia is the Commonwealth’s business-led economic development initiative. The mission of GO Virginia is to encourage collaboration among business, education, and government in each region, on activities that will enhance private sector growth and opportunity, economic competitiveness, and alignment of workforce development programs with the needs of the employers in the regions. GO Virginia is managed within nine regions of Virginia. Southern Virginia GO Region 3 includes the counties of Patrick, Henry, Pittsylvania, Halifax, Mecklenburg, Brunswick, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Lunenburg, Buckingham, Cumberland, Charlotte, Amelia and the cities of Martinsville and Danville.