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Annual Award Nominees

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We’re celebrating the Valley County area on February 22, 2019 during the Annual Celebration! All of the award nominees and so many other great people and places in Valley County are helping to grow our living legacy for future generations. Nominees for the annual awards were submitted by Ord Area Chamber members, VCED sponsors and… Read More »

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2019 Wozab Grant Applications Available

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The Valley County Wozab Foundation Fund Board of Directors will be accepting grant requests for funds from the John J. & Alyce L. Wozab Trust Foundation.  Applications will be available beginning Monday, February 11, 2019.  The deadline for filing applications is Friday, March 15, 2019. Criteria:  For any philanthropic or public purpose within Valley County,… Read More »

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Valley County Receives $8,500 Grant for Tourism Marketing

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The Nebraska Tourism Commission recently announced recipients of their annual Community Impact and Tourism Marketing Grant programs. Valley County Tourism and the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce received the requested amount of $8,500 for the Valley County Branding Project for travel and tourism related marketing. The purpose of the Valley County Tourism Branding Project is… Read More »

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The Importance of E-Commerce for Your Business

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In this day and age, consumers are looking for convenience and efficiency when it comes to shopping experiences. This article from Medium.com summarizes consumer preferences and the value of having an online shop for your business: “Selling direct online increases your reach. With an online store, your profits are no longer limited by the number… Read More »

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New Sales Tax Rate Effective April 1

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During the General Election in November 2018, 68% of Ord voters elected to implement an additional 0.5% sales tax to pay for the Ord swimming pool bond that was approved in 2016. The new state and city tax rate of 7.5% will become effective on April 1, 2019.  This letter from the Nebraska Department of… Read More »

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The Vibrant Future Fund: The Perfect Gift for Valley County

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The Vibrant Future Fund-Unrestricted Endowment is the perfect gift for Valley County this Christmas and all those to come with future generations. Through the amazing generosity of people who care about Valley County, we have raised $492,000 to date for the Vibrant Future Fund campaign. This means we have 11 days to raise the last… Read More »

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Holiday ChamberBucks Winners Announced

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It pays to shop small! That was certainly the case for ten local shoppers that participated in the Holiday ChamberBucks Drawings sponsored by the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce. The ten lucky winners of the drawings were Betty Dubas, Linda Volf, Jessica Piskorski, Kelsey Drake, Peg Trubey, Ruth McCain, Linda Nance, Tara Reineke, Amanda Shoemaker… Read More »

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Nebraska Tourism Conference Coming to Ord

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Nebraska Tourism has selected Ord to host the annual Agri/Eco Tourism Conference on February 26-28, 2019. Details are included below in a press release provided by the Nebraska Tourism Industry. Additional details including registration, conference agenda, sponsorship opportunities, lodging accommodations and vendor registration for the Taste & Feel event can be found on their website.… Read More »

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