Central Virginia Sports Commission created

Central Virginia Sports Commission created

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Big news Wednesday for the Lynchburg region with the creation of the Central Virginia Sports Commission.

It's an independent non-profit with the mission of promoting and supporting local and national events in the region, creating excitement and new sports events, and fostering economic development and quality of life through sports.

Billy Russo, CENTRAL VIRGINIA SPORTS COMMISSION, said "Really start, start really making people aware of how much sports is actually being done here, educate them on the tourism impact, educate them on the quality of life impact, the athletic participation."

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