CoVa BIZ Magazine, the business magazine of Coastal Virginia, has selected Emily Allen, executive director of the Mathews County Visitor and Information Center, as one of its CoVa BIZ Next Gen Awards honorees for 2022.
Previously known as Millennials on the Move, the award recognizes young professionals “for their demonstrated excellence not only in their professional endeavors but in their dedication to the broader community,” according to CoVa BIZ Magazine. Twenty-seven recipients were named by the magazine on July 7.
Allen is working on a Tourism Strategic Plan for Mathews and managing a capital campaign to save the Visitor Center’s home in the historic Sibley’s General Store. A Rotarian, she is also active with Mathews Main Street.
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