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Byways Passport

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Nebraska Travel and Tourism is rolling out a new program for Nebraska Travelers:  The Nebraska Byways Passport Program.  Byways Passport is a great way to get out and explore Nebraska’s scenic byways and take home prizes, to boot.

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2009 Annual Report

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In conjunction with our 2009 Annual Awards Banquet, we’ve released our annual report from last year.  You can download the report here.  When you’re mired in the thick of it all, I often find it hard to see …

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Microfinance works

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The Globe and Mail out of Toronto has a great read today on the importance of microfinance.  As many of you know, microfinance is the engine that has driven our growth for 10 years in Ord and Valley County.  Nearly …

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New Physician Joins VCHS

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Our friends over at Valley County Health System have exciting news:  a new physician is coming to Ord and Valley County!  You can read VCHS’ release below, or check it out on their website here.  Congrats to all the …

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Economic Development Board Meeting

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The Valley County Economic Development Board will be holding their monthly meeting today, noon, at the Chamber offices.  You can download an agenda here.  Today’s going to be a fantastic meeting – lots going on in our community and …

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Rural economy gaining jobs

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The Daily Yonder has an interesting post about the latest rural economy job gain.  Ord and Valley County clock in with slight job gains in February 2010.  Rural Nebraska as a whole saw strong growth.  The Yonder reports:

“In February, …

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Watchable wildlife

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Jim Mallman, President of Watchable Wildlife, Inc. will be traveling to Ord May 19th to present usable information for entrepreneurs, outfitters, landowners and municipalities for business development around wildlife watching.

Jim’s message is clear to our area residents who are …

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Banquet!

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Reminder alert!  If you haven’t already, you can purchase your tickets for the Ord Area Chamber/Valley County Economic Development awards banquet this week at the Chamber offices.  Tickets are $25/person, $45/couple.  The banquet will be *this* Saturday, May 1st, 6pm

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An ExtraORDinary Event

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Memorial Day weekend is around the corner – and so is ExtraORDinary Days.  We have a fantastic line-up of events this year and have something for everyone.  Have a look below – we hope you can join us in the …

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Local entrepreneurs in national spotlight

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We recently mentioned that a local business (Sandhills Glass and Garage Doors) had been recognized by a national outfit, the Association for Enterprise Opportunity.  Their new series on microenterprise, The Voices of Microenterprise, is out for your viewing …

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