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CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, April 16, 2015 Page 7 SS Virginia was selected as a Stronger Economies Together (SET) Phase V state for 2015. This designation creates an opportunity for two selected rural Virginia regions to receLve economic development coaching and technical assistance. SET is a high-quality regional economic improvement prograrn that strives to strengthen the capacity of commu- nities and counties in rural America by developing and implementing economic advancement blueprints for the multicounty regions. Launched in 2010 by U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development in collaboration with the nation's Reg!onal Rural Development Centers and their land-grant university partners, this initiative is now in place in more than 50 regions in 28 states. It strategically builds on the current and emerging economic strengths of the regions. "This project represents an outstanding opportunity for Virginia's rural communities," said Janice Stroud-Bickes, assistant to the state director of USDA Rural Development-Virginia. "Rural regions will have access to technical support for community-based collaborative planning along with needed economic data analysis through the SET project." Economic development progress is more likely to be realized when rural and urban counties work together as a regionito assess, design, and implement plans that build on tl rir assets and comparative economic strengths. Creatiflg, attracting, and retaining jobs as a single rural county in isolation from other nearby counties is becom- ing increasingly ineffective, said Martha Walker, commu- nity viability specialist with Virginia Cooperative Extension and SET project coordinator. In 2012, Virginia entered SET Phase HI and worked with the Northern Neck and the Virginia Growth Alliance regions. "Both groups developed proactive regional economic development plans and were recognized for their excep- tional work at the SET 2015 Multi-State Conference," said Walker. Virginia regions are invited to apply to the SET project. Two multicounty regions in rural Virginia will be selected to participate in the 2015 initiative. A region is eligible if it (1) encompasses three or more contiguous counties in Virginia or in conjunction with counties in neighboring states, and (2) has a population and/or geographic area that is 51 percent rural in nature or 75 percent of the land area must be considered rural based on census data or other sufficient data or documentation. The regions selected will receive economic develop- i ment coaching and technical assistance for at least 18 : months, including: Valuable training on the core building blocks for developing and launching a regional economic develop- ment plan. In-depth economic data that delineates the criti- cal drivers of the region' economy. Tools that uncover local assets and resources that can be tapped to advance the region's economic strategies and actions. All regions that meet the eligibility requirement ar : invited to ' submit an application by visitin ! http://tinyurl.corn/SET-Virginia and completing the appli'- cation form Completed applications must be submitted electroni2 cally to Martha Walker walker53@vt.edu by Thursday, May 7, 2015, will be reviewed by a state steering com- mittee, and the two selected regions will be announced by: June 30, 2015. Southwest Virginia Association annual meeting The Southwest Virginia Angus Association held its Annual Meeting March 28 at the Riverfront Care in Chilhowie. H.J. Denney of Double M Farm in Dublin, the 2015 President presided at this event and conducted a short business meeting. Freddie Mullins of Mullins Angus Farm was recognized for his work as President in 2014. At this meet- ing four board members were elected to serve a three year term. They are Jennings Whicker of Lightning Ridge Farm in Bristol, VA, Freddie Mullins of Mullins Angus Farm in Clintwood, Wayne Waddle of Waddle Angus Farm in Chilhowie and Chris Lawson of Lawson Family Farm in Rose Hill. H.J. Denney presented a bull test report and also a Sale Coordinator report was presented to the membership by George T. Johnstone Jr. of Graystone Farm in Wytheville. George Stovall of Stovall Livestock in Stuart was elected President-Elect. The next event for the associaton will be the SWVAA "Doubleheader Sale" on April 18 at 12 noon at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon. There will be 50 reg- istered Angus female lots consisting of bred heifers, open heifers, spring calving pairs ' and fall calving pairs that will be offered. The Sixteenth Annual SWVAA Performance Tested Bull Sale will follow the female sale. Sixty-four bulls were chosen to sell. They' are an outstanding group of bulls that averaged 205 day adjusted weight of 679 lbs gain' on test 4.15 lbs, 365 day adjusted weight of 1206 lbs, frame 6.1, scrota[ 36.8 cm, ribeye ' 13.7, %IMF-5.31, $W+39.99, $B+99.67. They were all fed as a group at G&E Farm in' Gretna. They were weighed off test on March 6 and were evaluated by a VDACS state' grader. This is a top-notch set of bulls, many calving ease bulls will be selling. All of the bulls selling qualify under the Virginia Quality Assurance program. ~ ~ For your free reference catalog contact the Sale Coordinator George T. Johnstone Jr." at 276-620-4901 or 276-228-8496 or the Auctioneer Smith Reasor at 276-620-3123]" Also you can look at the catalog and access more information on the bulls at the associ-" ation web site swvaangus.org. Buy, sell, notify, employ, through ! I We are pledged to the letter and spirit of Virginia's and HUD's equal opportunity hous- ing policies. Virginia's fair housing law makes it illegal to adver- tise any preference, limitation or dis- crimination based on race, color, reli- gion, national ori- gin, sex, elderly- ness, familial status or handicap. This newspaper will not knowingly accept advertising for real estate that violates the fair housing law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. For more information about Virginia's Fair Housing Law or to file a fair housing complaint, call the Virginia Fair Housing Office at (804) 367-8530. Toll free call (888) 551-3247. For the hearing impaired, call (804) 527- 4290. Houses for Sale FOR SALE: 3 br, 1 ba house in town. Fully furnished, incl. appliances, washer/dryer, all furniture, bedding, Chock Big M fecobook page for new itmms and Hew specials danyl facobook.com/ blemtore grill, dishes, etc. Currently renting $600 mo, Suitable for overnight rentals. Sleeps 8. $45,000 call 276.780.4397 3-19-tfncgL Services I PAINT. 276-395- 4537. 4-9-4tpd Help Wanted THE TOWN OF ST. PAUL is now accepting applica- tions for lifeguards, pool manager, and concession manag- er of the St. Paul pool. All applica- tions must be received in the Town Hall by 4:00 pm on April 29. Qualified appli- cants must possess certification in life- guard training as well as CPR train- ing. Applications may be obtained at the Town Hall. Any questions regarding certifications, please contact the Town Hall at 276- 762-5297. The Town of St. Paul is an equal opportuni- ty employer 4-16-2tcgL Miscellaneous for Sale CARPETS AND WORK BOOTS Western boots by HI~O/, Justin, Wolverine and more. Discontinued Slyles now upto $40 off per pair. Big M Store 762-5956 RUGS. Free esti- mates on any size job. For all flooring needs. Big M, 762- 5956. 5-6-tfncgL Ad Network DC BIG FLEA MAY 2-3. Metro DC's Largest Antique Event! Dulles Expo- Chantilly, VA. AFFORDABLE BOOTH RENTS FOR DEALERS! 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