News Articles

Community 500 Applications Open!

April 26, 2018

We are inviting citizens of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Caswell County to submit their ideas for small-scale impact projects in the third round of Community 500 (C500) sponsorship applications.


Junior Leadership Southside Applications Now Open!

April 18, 2018

Junior Leadership Southside Applications Now Open!

Middle Border Forward (MBF) in conjunction with the Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness is coordinating Junior Leadership Southside (JLS) for summer 2018!


AmeriCorps VISTA Week!

April 6, 2018

March 11-17 was AmeriCorps Week 2018! MBF is a proud supporter and host site for AmeriCorps VISTA.


Bring your VISION to life!

April 6, 2018

Middle Border Forward  is hosting a series of meetings to kick off the the VISION 2035 work groups and begin the process of turning the community’s shared goals into reality.


Averett looking for AmeriCorps VISTAS to help eliminate poverty in the region

April 6, 2018

Averett looking for AmeriCorps VISTAS to help eliminate poverty in the region

A center at Averett University in Danville is serving as an intermediary and helping to find what are known as AmeriCorps VISTA members for the Dan River Region.


Let's Party! Middle Border Bash is Coming!

April 6, 2018

Let's Party! Middle Border Bash is Coming!

After a whirlwind summer of community visioning events across the region and two intensive weeks spent processing the feedback collected from over 1,200 people, it’s time to celebrate what we created together – VISION 2035!


Community 500 Announcement

April 6, 2018

Middle Border Forward invites citizens of Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County to submit their ideas for small-scale impact projects in the second round of Community 500 sponsorship applications.


Middle Border Forward Announced Winning Impact Project Ideas

April 6, 2018

After careful review of the more than 60 applications received, Middle Border Forward announced the recipients of the first Community 500 Impact Project sponsorships live via Facebook on Friday.


Community 500 Invitation Met With Impressive Response

April 6, 2018

“What would YOU do with $500 to improve your community?”

That was the question asked by Middle Border Forward’s Community 500 Impact Project Sponsorship initiative.  The goal was to challenge citizens of the Middle Border region to consider how small, creative actions can make a big change where we live and work.  And, that challenge was accepted!


Middle Border Max Makes His Debut at the Danville River District Festival

April 5, 2018

Our own ‘community ambassador’ Middle Border Max spreads goodwill and fun by connecting with residents.


MBF Fellows Discover Region’s Rich and Diverse History

April 5, 2018

MBF Fellows Discover Region’s Rich and Diverse History

The new year of engagement for MBF Fellows starts with a tour of historical sites.