PRESS RELEASE: Friends of SWVA 2021 Annual Report
FRIENDS OF SWVA RELEASE 2021 ANNUAL REPORT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Chad Thompson
FRIENDS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA RELEASE 2021 ANNUAL REPORT
ABINGDON, Va. (Wednesday, January 26, 2022) – Friends of Southwest Virginia has released their 2021 Annual Report which focuses on the development and marketing efforts of Southwest Virginia’s Creative Economy. The report features an approach that blends essays and graphics, and, as always, emphasizes the work of Friends of Southwest Virginia Staff, board members, and regional partners.
The report features an overview of the 2021 year in review, an introduction to the organization, and a breakdown of programming, development, and marketing projects within Friends of Southwest Virginia. Also contained in the report are spotlights on the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center, ‘Round the Mountain Artisan Network, and The Crooked Road. The annual report is available online to view and download here.
About the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation and Friends of Southwest Virginia:
The Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation is the coordinating body for cultural heritage tourism and economic development efforts fostering Southwest Virginia’s creative economy. Through a supporting nonprofit, the Friends of Southwest Virginia, the combined entities help localities, businesses, individuals, artists, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs mobilize and succeed. A multifaceted plan identifies the cultural and natural assets of the region; coordinates initiatives, organizations, and venues engaged in cultural and natural heritage toward more efficient operations for all partner organizations; and develops a comprehensive strategy and capital improvements plan to maximize the impact of state investments in this significant restructuring effort. For more information about the Friends of Southwest Virginia, visit FriendsofSWVA.org.