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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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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 …

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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 …

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Shopko Rapid Response Team Formed

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One week ago, Wisconsin-based Shopko announced the planned closure of at least 39 stores around the U.S. Unfortunately, Shopko Hometown Ord is on that list. According to Shopko spokeswoman Michelle Hansen, the company reviewed the long-term outlook on profitability, sales …

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WinterFest Parade To Be A Highlight of Small Business Saturday

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The annual WinterFest Parade has become a beloved activity for residents, children and families that are visiting the area during Thanksgiving weekend.

Hundreds of people gather in downtown Ord as businesses, organizations and groups light up the downtown square with …

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