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Economic Development Board Meeting

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Another month, another round of economic development efforts!

This month we’re meeting to discuss several items that include:
– Vision Valley County 2020
– Sales Tax Fund for Economic Development
– New Neighborhoods
– Burwell to Ord Hike/Bike Trail

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Citizen’s Advisory Committee Meeting Tonight

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Twice a year, the citizen’s advisory committee, meets to review the performance of the sales tax program for economic development. The Committee acts as a citizen’s watchdog group to ensure that our program is running efficiently and effectively.

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November Photo Contest Winners

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Congratulations to the winners of the November Photo Contest, Angie Scheideler and Heather Zaruba.   A total of eleven photos were submitted for this contest with the theme “What Are You Thankful For?”  Angie received first place for her photo, Thankful …

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Vision Valley County 2020 to Be Unveiled

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We at Valley County Economic Development, in partnership with the City of Ord, Valley County and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Architecture are set to present recommendations for future area project development on December 12th.

Named “Vision Valley County …

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2011 WinterFest Recap

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The community celebrated WinterFest on November 26 as a kick-off for the holiday season.  Several events and activities occurred throughout the day including the Toys for Tots Alumni Basketball Tournament at Ord High School.  Proceeds from the tournament provided resources …

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Support Your Local Businesses This Holiday Season

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There seems to be more and more campaigns in support of patronizing locally owned and small businesses in rural communities.  With the holiday season and Black Friday fast approaching, we encourage you to keep the information from the following articles …

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Help Support the Economic Future of Valley County

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What kind of future do you want for Valley County? Do you value our rural communities, the people that live in them and the superior quality of life that we all enjoy?

Then please consider supporting Valley County Economic Development.…

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Professional Advisors Workshop a Success

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Art of Charitable Giving Workshop Held in Ord

Thirty professional advisors from Valley County, Burwell, and Loup City participated in the Art of Charitable Giving workshop on November 16th at the Ord Central Community College Learning Center.   The workshop …

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November Photo Contest Voting

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In the spirit of the holidays, November’s Photo Contest theme was, “What Are You Thankful For?”  Eleven great photographs have been submitted and you can now vote for your favorite by following the link under all of the photo submissions.  …

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WinterFest Celebration & Christmas Promotions

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The holiday season is here and we invite you to join us for the community WinterFest celebration!  The day will be filled with several events for all ages, including a basketball tournament, free will offering soup lunch, an Ord Area …

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