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Archive for March, 2012

Spring Update

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What’s been going on these past three months? Quite a bit. This quarter’s report has details on two new sales tax loans, eCommerce project activity, the Community Foundation’s business discovery day, Chamber ribbon cuttings and more.

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Saying Goodbye to a True Patron of Our Communities

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Sometimes, all the news fit to print isn’t good news. As much as I try to pump sunshine 24/7/365, sometimes change happens as they say. I want to spend this morning thanking Janie Zadina for 7 years of dedication to …

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Junior High School Rodeo Coming to Valley County

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Loup Valley Ag Society of Ord will host the upcoming Central Nebraska NJHSRA sanctioned Junior High School Rodeo at the Valley County Fairgrounds to be held on May 5 and 6, 2012.  Rodeos will start at 10:00 am each morning.…

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Economic Development Board Meeting

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The Valley County Economic Development Board will be meeting on Wednesday, March 28th at 7:00 pm at the Economic Development office.

Items for discussion include:

– An Architect Internship Opportunity
– Updates on New Neighborhoods and business development activities
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How can you support your community?

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Did you know you can support your favorite local organizations with as little as $100 a year? The Valley County Community Foundation Fund, an affiliated fund with the Nebraska Community Foundation, supports community betterment through philanthropy.

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Chamber Business Spotlight: Pizza Palace

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Nearly 28 years ago, two entrepreneurs started the Pizza Palace with two full-time employees.  Due to the hard work and dedication of current owners, Darrell and Sandy Fischer, the restaurant located in Burwell, Nebraska has grown to require twenty part-time …

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Valley County Focus on Philanthropy

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A newly formed networking committee named the Valley County Philanthropic Partners (VCPP) has been created as a means to bring local charitable organizations together.  This committee will give nonprofit organizations the opportunity to share ideas and resources, align fundraising events …

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Recycling Collection Coming Up

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Keep Loup Basin Beautiful is hosting a major applicance, electronics and battery recycling collection is coming up in April. The event is sponsored by the Loup Basin RC&D, Keep Loup Basin Beautiful, PC Recycling, KAB, and the NE DEQ.

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Mitigating Risk to Zero?

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In community and economic development, can you mitigate risk to zero? That’s a question that is often never asked when thinking about the inherent risk in development circles. But it is an attitude that too often is carried by elected …

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New Event Considered for ExtraORDinary Days

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The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce is considering a flea market event during ExtraORDinary Days.  The flea market would be held on Saturday, May 26, 2012 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at Bussell Park in Ord.  A variety of …

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