Category archives for: Leesburg

Leesburg Economic Development Director Marantha Edwards Announces Retirement

Photo by Aliyah Dastour Marantha Edwards, Economic Development Director for the Town of Leesburg, has announced that she will retire in January 2018, after more than 17 years with the Town. “Marantha has faithfully served and represented the Town of Leesburg with professionalism and passion since the year 2000,” said Leesburg Town Manager Kaj Dentler. […]

Leesburg’s 2017 Business Award Winners Announced

Leesburg, VA (May 18, 2017) – The Leesburg Town Council and Leesburg Economic Development Commission honored outstanding Leesburg businesses and business owners at the 16th annual Leesburg Business Awards at the Ida Lee Park Recreation Center on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Photo by Bob Merhaut “Leesburg is experiencing a high level of new business activity,” […]

Leesburg Town Council Creates Committee to Review Town’s Economic Development Goals and Strategy

Leesburg, VA (May 9, 2017) – The Leesburg Town Council has created a special committee charged with reviewing the Town’s past and current economic development efforts and policies and making recommendations for future goals, strategy and policy. The committee will work over the summer to gather input from a broad cross-section of the community and […]

Town of Leesburg Honors Business Community at 16th Annual Business Awards on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Leesburg, VA (May 2, 2017) – The Town of Leesburg will host the 16th Annual Leesburg Business Awards on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Ida Lee Park Recreation Center Banquet Hall (60 Ida Lee Drive NW) in Leesburg. The reception will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. The […]

Deadline Extended for Leesburg Business Survey

Leesburg, VA (April 28, 2017) – Last month, the Leesburg Diversity and Economic Development Commissions launched an online survey of all Leesburg businesses. The purpose of the survey is to identify assistance that businesses may need and how the Town can help them grow and thrive. The survey is located at and takes only […]

Town of Leesburg Hosts HUBZone Business Meeting at Mason Enterprise Center on April 27, 2017

Leesburg, VA (April 17, 2017) – The Town of Leesburg’s Economic Development Office will hold its next quarterly HUBZone Business Meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Mason Enterprise Center in downtown Leesburg (202 Church Street SE). The meeting is no-cost and open to all small businesses. This […]

Fatal Accident on Route 7 Eastbound

The Leesburg Police Department is investigating a car crash that left one man dead. Shortly after 12:30 p.m., a 9-1-1 caller reported a motor vehicle crash with injuries in the eastbound lanes of Harry Byrd Highway just past Children’s Center Road. When police arrived they identified two cars involved in the crash, a red BMW […]

Leesburg Economic Development and Diversity Commissions Partner on Business Outreach Effort

Leesburg, VA (April 3, 2017) – When the Leesburg Town Council created the Diversity Commission in July 2015, one of the duties they assigned to the commission is working with Leesburg Economic Development Commission (EDC) and town staff on regular outreach efforts to the business community. In March, the two groups launched an online survey […]

Leesburg Presents the 2017 Career Expo – High School & College Edition on Saturday, April 15, at Tuscarora High School

Leesburg, VA (March 31, 2017) – On Saturday, April 15, 2017, the Town of Leesburg will host its 5th annual Career Expo for students and recent graduates. The event is being held at Tuscarora High School, 801 North King Street, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Career Expo is aimed at high school students, […]

Leesburg Career Expo 2017 High School & College Edition Deadline for Employer Participation is Friday, March 24

Leesburg, VA (March 20, 2017) – On Saturday, April 15, 2017, the Town of Leesburg will hold the 5th annual Career Expo for students and recent graduates. The event will be at Tuscarora High School, located at 801 N King Street, Leesburg, VA 20176, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Local businesses are invited to […]

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