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Archive for September, 2010

Capitalizing on the Experience Economy

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Becky McCray over at Small Biz Survival has an awesome post about the progression of engagement: the act of increasing value by selling an experience rather than a commodity. This idea was introduced to me several years ago by my …

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Chamber Board Meeting Today

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The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon today in the Chamber offices for their monthly meeting. We have an exciting agenda on tap for today, which includes:

– WFLA Convention
Connecting Young Nebraskans Summit
– …

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Boomers and Seniors Desire Rural Life

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Are you a baby boomer seeking a more rural lifestyle?  Several of my colleagues think so, and our friends at the Center for Rural Affairs offer a thought-provoking article that looks at the opportunities rural communities have with recruiting boomers …

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Loan Applications Due

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Thinking of making an improvement to your business?  Two local business loan applications are due October 4th (@5pm at the Chamber offices) that offer flexible 0% interest funding.  Facades, property purchase and clean-up, streetscape maintenance and more are all eligible …

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Jaycees announce raffle winners

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(Ord) – The Loup Valley Jaycees are pleased to announce the 2010 Husker Football Tickets Raffle Winners.  Those winners are:

Grand Prize: Shannon Adams Weber (Two Nebraska football season tickets)
2nd Place: Marcy Shafer (Two season passes to Valley …

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Monthly report

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Our monthly report is now available for your perusal.  You can download it here.

Strangers to the blog might be amazed by the activity as of late, but regular readers won’t.  We’re seeing some serious economic growth in our …

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