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Archive for May, 2010

Fort Hartsuff News

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The Friends of Fort Harsuff have news on upcoming Memorial Weekend activities at the fort.  Thanks to Sally and Jim Domeier for sending this along!

The Fremont Pathfinders will be visiting the Fort on Saturday and Sunday of the upcoming …

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Local business recognized nationally, again!

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Brad and Gina Babb, owners of Sandhills Glass and Garage Doors, have receive more kudos lately for their efforts as rural entrepreneurs.  AEO, a national advocacy organization for microenterprise, recently celebrated Brad and Gina’s story, and others have taken note.  …

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Economic Development Board Meeting

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Today is our monthly Valley County Economic Development Board meeting.  You can download an agenda here and minutes from last month here.

We’ll be covering some interesting topics today.  Our meetings are always open to the public – join …

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ExtraORDinary Farmers Market

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The ExtraORDinary Farmers Market is just around the corner!  Ord’s Farmers Market was organized to create new income opportunities for area growers, to offer consumers higher quality, farm fresh produce, and to promote a better understanding between urban and rural …

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Health Care Reform

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While we’re not going to get wrapped up in the politicking of the Health Care Reform Act, we *are* working with Congressman Adrian Smith‘s office to inform local businesses of the impact of the new legislation.  Those changes will …

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Tracking economic growth

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One of the fun things about my job is when I get to study local, statewide and national drivers of local economic growth, and then seek to understanding the leading indicators that show that very growth in our area.  We’ve …

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2010 Summer Photo Contest

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(Ord, NE) – The Ord Area Chamber’s Summer Media Capture Contest is back!  Once again, you will have the opportunity to submit photos, representative of each month’s theme, for a chance to win great prizes.

Ducks at Sunset

2009 photo contest winner, photo

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Davis Creek Fishing Contest

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(North Loup) – Our friends at Davis Creek Bait & Tackle are sponsoring the 3rd Annual School’s Out Fishing Contest at Davis Creek Reservoir on Saturday, May 22nd. Davis Creek is located 5 miles south of North Loup. You can …

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Volf joins VCED & Ord Area Chamber

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(Ord, NE) – Kristina Volf has recently joined Valley County Economic Development and the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce as a summer marketing intern.  Kristina will assist the Chamber and economic development efforts that will increase the visibility of Ord …

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Tourism Advisory Committee Meeting

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The Valley County Tourism Advisory Committee will be hosting a special meeting tonight, 5:30 pm at the Ord Area Chamber offices.  You can download an agenda and last month’s minutes here.

Fun stuff on tap tonight.  Feel free to …

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