The Virginia Rural Center is delighted to present and invite you to the “Rural Broadband Roundtable Breakfast & Live Demonstration.”
Thursday, August 16, 2018
9 - 11 a.m.
This unique opportunity will showcase innovative broadband strategies.
Prince George County Wellness Center
11033 Prince George Drive
Disputanta, VA 23842
RSVP by Friday, August 10. A complimentary “country breakfast” will be available.
Reserve your seat today! Contact Kristie Helmick Proctor,
Kristie Helmick Proctor, Executive Director for the Center for Rural Virginia, was featured in the Richmond Times-Dispatch "Decision Maker" column today, helping spread the word about the mission to grow rural Virginia. ”It is my hope that I will make a real difference to ensure that rural Virginia is a place where people want to live, work, play and raise their families," Helmick Proctor told the Richmond-based paper. To read the complete column, go here.
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