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RCPP 2

It’s being at the right place at the right time - that’s what RCPP2 is about!  The Roanoke-Chowan Partners for Progress 2 (RCPP2) can show you there is unity, creativity, and strength in being a part of this collaborative.  RCPP2 is comprised of regional community residents, businesses, nonprofits, educational and faith-based institutions, and local governments. 

The Roanoke Center coordinates the partnership with RCPP2.  A space has been created where networks are broadened, ideas are fertilized, resources are leveraged, toolkits are expanded, and collaborative teams generate vibrant opportunities for positive community changes.

 

RCPP2 - Taking a Collaborative Approach Toward Progress

Roanoke-Chowan Partners for Progress 2’s (RCPP2) mission is to coordinate the economic development efforts of nonprofits, local governments and community development within the Roanoke-Chowan and Roanoke Valley regions to stimulate a diversified, vibrant and growing local economy.   Stakeholders meet quarterly to share ideas, leverage resources, and discover common ground.  Partners’ continuous dialogue prevents entities from replicating work or stepping on each other’s toes.

Below you will find strategic items within the four areas of focus identified by partners in previous sessions. 

Healthcare

Education

Capacity Building

Economic Development

A signature project being led by the RCPP2 will be engaging the entire region to log their interest in a fiber project that could lead to expanded high-speed internet access for all citizens in Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, and Northampton counties.  For more information on this effort and to show your support, please visit roanoke.crowdfiber.com.

Join the quarterly meetings starting at 10:00 am at Roanoke Electric Cooperative, 518 Hwy 561, Aulander, NC 27805.  For additional details contact Reba Green-Holley at RHolley@roanokecenter.org or 252.287.6991.

To register for the quarterly meeting email: rsvp@roanokeelectric.com or jjenkins@roanokeelectric.com.

Meeting Dates RSVP By

September 8, 2017 September 1, 2017
December 1, 2017

November 26, 2017

   
   

 

RCPP2 Press Room

Keeping The Commitment to The Community

Coming Together to Improve the Quality of Life

News and Events

October 30, 2017

With the co-op’s mobile app, member-owners can monitor their daily energy usage and make better informed decisions to save money on their electric bills. 

October 27, 2017

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Greenville, SC

GREENVILLE, SC - Enviva Holdings, LP today announced a $45,000 grant to support African American land retention and healthy forests in northeastern North Carolina.  The grant to the Sustainable Forestry Program of the Roanoke Center—a nonprofit affiliate of the Roanoke Electric Cooperative headquartered in Ahoskie, North Carolina—deepens the existing partnership between Enviva, the Roanoke Center, and the U. S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment).  That program serves forest owners in seven counties in the Cooperative’s service region and near two of Enviva’s wood pellet facilities.

October 17, 2017

Roanoke Electric Co-op is offering water heater control devices. Which boost energy efficiency and savings, free to member-owners.



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