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Economic summit to take place next week


New opportunities in new industries will be key to the future of the economy in the New River Gorge Region, said Jina Belcher, executive director of the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority.

Belcher cited the aerospace initiative, spearheaded by the NRGRDA, as well as new opportunities available in the region as a result of the national park designation for the New Rover Gorge as some of the industries that will serve as the foundation for moving the economy in the area forward.
These initiatives and more will be discussed Thursday at the Regional Economic Development Outlook Development Summit.

The NRGRDA, in partnership with WVU College of Business and Economics, will conduct the half-day forum.

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