Beckley, W.Va. – The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority
(NRGRDA) is encouraging business owners, employees, and individuals to register for
discounted training courses being offered in February and March by the West Virginia
University Industrial Extension Program in partnership with New River Gorge Regional
The low-cost training courses to be held in Beckley for citizens in counties represented by
NRGRDA and the WV Hive, including Summers, Nicholas, Fayette, Raleigh, Webster,
Pocahontas, Greenbrier, Monroe, Mercer, Wyoming, McDowell, Mingo, and Logan County.
Jenna Grayson, NRGRDA director of business expansion and retention, said the courses are as
low as $25-$50 per course, which is heavily discounted and will be a huge support for a variety
of businesses and industries.
Event links and course descriptions:
Leadership 101 – February 16
Lean Manufacturing – March 2
OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training – March 22/23
About New River Gorge Regional Development Authority: The New River Gorge Regional
Development Authority’s (NRGRDA) mission is to initiate, facilitate and support the economic
and community development efforts within the counties of Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh, and
Summers located in this region of southern West Virginia. NRGRDA stimulates the regional
economy through business expansion and retention efforts, including an extensive portfolio of
financial services; the management of sites for new companies locating to our region; and
serving as a point of access for local service providers which offer a variety of technical
assistance for business owners.
The West Virginia Hive is the entrepreneurship program of the NRGRDA and the administrator
of the Country Roads Angel Network (CRAN). More can be found at https://nrgrda.org/