For the Record: Shenandoah Valley

December 2010

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Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg chose Secure Futures LLC of Staunton to help install a solar power system on the library roof. The project, which will generate 104 kilowatts of electricity per hour, will be the largest solar project undertaken in Virginia. (The News Virginian)

Harrisonburg Community Health Center will build a new 21,000-square-foot facility after receiving a $2 million federal grant. The new building will house a pharmacy and dental clinic. (Daily News-Record)

Mary Baldwin College received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to renovate its science center. The work, which will be aided by money raised by the college, should be completed by the 2012-13 school year. (The News Virginian)

Rockingham Memorial Hospital’s new campus received a gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the second-highest level. The energy-efficient features of the facility are expected to save about $500,000 per year. (Daily News-Record)

Shenandoah Growers unveiled a $3 million, 75,000-square-foot expansion of its greenhouse operation. The addition will be used to increase its crop of organic herbs. The investment will create 31 jobs. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Shenandoah University received more than $2.25 million in federal grants to support its graduate programs for nurses and physician assistants. (The Winchester Star)


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