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Energizing Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Initiative to Strengthen Nebraska Hometowns

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A new statewide initiative known as Energizing Entrepreneurial Ecosystems is strengthening six Greater Nebraska hometowns. The three-year community-building experience will work to bolster entrepreneurial ecosystems in Valley County, Holt County, Keith County, Sidney, Red Cloud and McCook through extensive training, …

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A New Resource for Valley County Destinations

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The Valley County Tourism Committee has developed a new resource for tourism destinations in Valley County, Nebraska.

The Tourism Destination Development Fund was created to provide funding to help improve existing or create new visitor attractions and facilities in Valley …

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The Cost of Driving to Your Savings

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You may think you’re racking up all sorts of savings when you make a trip out of town to stock up on things you need.

Groceries, household items and other products and services may seem cheaper at a big box …

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Comprehensive List of Flood Relief Resources & Donation Needs for Valley County & Surrounding Area

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After receiving dozens of inquiries about resources for flood victims and how area community members can support those in need during and after this natural disaster, we have compiled a list of resources, donation drop off sites and other information …

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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 …

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ORD VOTERS ASKED TO WEIGH OPTIONS TO SERVICE POOL BOND

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Article submitted for The Ord Quiz
October 31, 2018
By Trevor Lee – Director, Valley County Economic Development

Thousands of volunteer hours and donations have been invested since 2013 in order to align funds needed to replace the 1978 Ord …

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Normal Roasting Company – November 2018 Chamber Spotlight

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There’s something special happening on the northwest corner of the square in Burwell. It’s home to a type of business you don’t normally find in rural Nebraska.

A small batch, specialty coffee roastery. Normal Roasting Company.

Josh and Sara Holmquist …

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Professional Eyecare – October 2018 Chamber Spotlight

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Professional Eyecare has been offering superior care for their patients ever since 1975 when Dr. Roger McCartney opened the practice in the basement of what is now Great Western Bank in downtown Ord.

After outgrowing their original location, the business …

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Knight Trucking – September 2018 Chamber Spotlight

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There “ain’t no feelin’ like cowmobeelin.” You’ll find this phrase on the back of all Knight Trucking trailers as they travel throughout Nebraska and beyond hauling livestock.

The values of this soon-to-be third generation business are rooted in their love …

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School-to-Work Benefits Youth & Local Businesses

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Another school year is upon us which means another year of School-to-Work (STW) – a program coordinated by the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce, Valley County Economic Development and Ord Public Schools.

STW engages Ord High School seniors in local …

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