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Archive for December, 2011

Nebraska MarketPlace is Back

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We’re just passing along a message from our friends over at the Center for Rural Affairs. The sixth annual MarketPlace conference is coming up in late February. Check it out:

Lyons, NE – Today, the Center for Rural Affairs …

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Three more months of good news?

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How much good news can you handle? How about more evidence of strong economic growth in Valley County? Today we release our quarterly report which details the past three months of economic development, Chamber and tourism promotion activity in Valley …

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Economic Development Board Meeting Tonight

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The Economic Development Board meeting will be meeting this evening (Wednesday, December 28) at 7:00 pm at the Valley County Economic Development office.  Some of the topics on the agenda for today include:

-Strategic Planning
-Vision Valley County 2020
-Community …

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2011 December Photo Contest Voting

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The final survey for the 2011 Photo Contest has arrived.  December’s contest theme was Snowy Days.  You can vote for your favorite photo by clicking on the link at the bottom of this post.  The first place winner will receive …

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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From all of us at Valley County Economic Development, the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce, the Valley County Community Foundation and the Ord Learning Center, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Travel safely during your holiday break. VCED will be …

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Vision Valley County 2020: Where Do We Go From Here?

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Four months of planning and design work has produced a road map for the future of Valley County. Prepared, designed and delivered by landscape architecture graduate students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Vision Valley County 2020 is a vision for …

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Holiday Events Postponed

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The Soup Supper, Ord Area Option drawing, and Festival of Wreaths Silent Auction originally scheduled for today (Thursday, December 8th) will be postponed until Thursday, December 15th due to weather. 

The Soup Supper will be held at the Ord Fire …

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Business Plan Basics Training Offered for Local Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

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The Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center is collaborating with Valley County Economic Development and the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce to host a five-week Business Plan Basics course beginning Wednesday, January 18, 2012.  …

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Sikyta Joins Valley County Economic Development Board

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I’m pleased to have one of Ord’s finest young minds join us in our economic development efforts. Please join me in congratulating Heather to the Valley County Board of Directors. 2012 is set to be a big year for us!…

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Christmas Promotions at Local Chamber Businesses

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Several local Chamber businesses are participating in the Christmas Promotion campaign during this holiday season.  As noted in the image below, these participating businesses will be open until 7:00 pm each Thursday night in December until Christmas as not only …

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