Sikyta Joins Valley County Economic Development Board

I’m pleased to have one of Ord’s finest young minds join us in our economic development efforts. Please join me in congratulating Heather to the Valley County Board of Directors. 2012 is set to be a big year for us!

(Ord, NE) – Local attorney Heather Sikyta has joined the Valley County Economic Development Board as an appointee of the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce. Valley County Economic Development formed in 2000 as a cooperative agreement between Valley County, the City of Ord, the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and Greater Loup Valleys Activities, Inc.

Heather, a graduate of Ord High School, brings enthusiasm and dedication for her hometown. “I appreciate the Chamber of Commerce having the confidence in me to be a member of the Economic Development Board. I look forward to helping build on the strong foundation Valley County has laid for economic development in our communities” said Sikyta. “As we continue to expand the opportunities for business, industry, tourism and quality of life in the Valley, I hope that the communities can continue to work together to incorporate our rich histories with technological advancements that allow us to show the world what a great place Valley County is to live, work and play.”

Heather joins seven other dedicated volunteers supporting economic growth and vitality in Valley County. The VCED Board of Directors include: Larry Schultz (President), Bob Stowell (Vice President), Russ Blaha (Treasurer), Jane Maschka (Secretary), Pat Waldmann, Jade Stunkel and John Deriso.

For more information, contact Caleb Pollard, Valley County Economic Development and Ord Area Chamber Executive Director at (308) 728-7875 or


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