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Valley County Tourism Prepares for New Fiscal Year

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The Valley County Tourism Committee is jumping into a new fiscal year full of ideas and a solid plan of action for sharing the undiscovered destinations and amenities in Valley County with potential travelers.

Throughout May and June 2019, the …

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Loving the Place You Live

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Do you love your community? What do you love about it?

Is it the close-knit relationships you have with neighbors and store owners? Maybe it’s the fact that your commute is only five minutes even when you walk or bike …

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15 Things for Kids to Do this Summer in Valley County

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Summer 2019 has officially begun and while you’re kiddo may be thrilled with their summertime freedom and time off from school, you’re just waiting for the inevitable “I’m bored.” mentality to kick in.

With all of these options at area …

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On The Fringe – May 2019 Chamber Spotlight

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Utilizing her innate creativity and pursuing an artistic hobby combined with the power of social media and networking has led to a new entrepreneurial venture for Kate Zangger.

Kate has been creating fringe and macramé products since December 2018 – …

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Jeffres Sand & Gravel – March 2019 Chamber Spotlight

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The landscape and infrastructure of our Central Nebraska area has certainly evolved over time just like Jeffres Sand & Gravel has, the locally owned company based in Burwell, Nebraska that has played a part in many of those changes to …

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Ord Area Welcomes Nebraska Tourism Workshop Visitors

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During the past few months, local individuals, businesses and organizations joined forces to prepare for the annual Agri/Eco Tourism Workshop that Nebraska Tourism announced they were hosting this year in the Ord area.

Approximately 125 attendees gathered from February 26-28, …

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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.…

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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 …

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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

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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

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