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Archive for February, 2012

Economic Development Meeting

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The Valley County Economic Development Board will be meeting this evening at 7:00 pm at the Economic Development office.  Topics on the agenda include:

-Adoption of the strategic plan
-Committee structure
-Proposal for 1501 Development Plan
-Recycling

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And The Winners Are…

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The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and Valley County Economic Development Boards presented Vision Valley County 2020 at their Annual Banquet on February 25.  Over 175 people were in attendance including special guests Senator Kate Sullivan and her husband Mike, …

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2011 Annual Report

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2011 was a big year for the residents of Valley County. When you look at what our efforts produced in 2011, we all have reason to be very hopeful for the future. The organization that I am blessed to direct, …

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Any Day Now…

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If you’ve been around the Ord blogsphere lately, you’ll notice we’ve been light on posting. We’re putting the finishing touches on our upcoming Annual Banquet (to be held this Saturday!), our Annual Report and our 2012 Action Plan. That means …

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Thanking Those That Serve

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When I travel around this great state or even the region, I often get asked what makes Ord and Valley County so special? The question usually goes: “Are you guys doing something uber-creative or innovative that catalyzes long-term economic growth?”…

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Chamber Business Spotlight

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Local businesses reap several benefits when they belong to the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce.  Basic partnerships include sponsorship of the annual community celebration, ExtraORDinary Days, the Christmas Promotion and WinterFest celebration, and the buy local campaign, the Ord Area …

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Wanted: Your Business Idea

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Want to win $10,000 for your business idea? Check out the latest announcement from our partners at the UNK Center for Rural Research & Development:

Central NE Business Plan Competition

The deadline is quickly approaching, all entries must be submitted …

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News from the Valley

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The February newsletter of Valley County Economic Development and the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce can be downloaded here.

In the newsletter, you will find information on the upcoming awards banquet (featuring Aaron Davis as our guest speaker), the …

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Economic Development Legislation in the Unicam

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St. Paul Development Corporation Director Mike Feeken provides a recap of the upcoming legislation gaining an official position from the Nebraska Economic Developers Association (NEDA). A number of proposed laws for economic development saw NEDA take affirmative, oppositional or neutral …

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Local Individuals, Businesses, and Organizations Nominated for Chamber Awards

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The Annual Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and Valley County Economic Development Banquet is just around the corner.  In conjunction with this year’s theme of “Vision Valley County,” the Chamber of Commerce will be presenting eight awards to individuals and …

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