The mission of Southwest Partners is to create a healthy forward thinking culture for attracting, retaining and nurturing people and their dreams for our region.
The Career Education Cooperative creates a regional school-to-career pathway that prepares students for living wage career opportunities, educational growth, and good citizenship.
The Pine River Trails Project works to improve silent sports opportunities in the region, including canoeing, kayaking, hiking, showshoeing, cross country skiing, and rustic camping.
Through their Economic Development Initiatives, Southwest Partners works to create a culture of attraction and support for businesses that already exist.
Southwest Partners has also created Safe Routes to school and workplaces and a Community Foundation focused on community giving for the sake of creating great places to live.
Richland Center, Rockbridge, Hillsboro
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