NCEDA’s June 2018 Patron Sponsor Profile on Convergent

NCEDA Developments  |  June 2018 Issue Seven years ago, amid a slowly-recovering economy, the Alamance Chamber set out to beef up economic development efforts with financial support from the business community. Through the chamber’s foundation, it sought funding that would…

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Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA announces capital campaign for new building

KWWL.com  |  Full Article "The Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA has announced their 'Building for the Future' capital campaign to build a new facility. 'This campaign is not about a building but what happens inside the building. This facility will serve as…

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Cade Museum opens in Gainesville as hub for innovation

By Dennis Johnson  |  WUTF News  |  Full Article "The revitalization of downtown Gainesville continued on Saturday with the grand opening of The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention. Some 100 visitors took to exploring the 26,000-square-foot intellectual oasis on…

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IFC named Non-Profit of the Year!

"IFC {Inter-Faith Council for Social Service} is honored to be recognized by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce as the Business Excellence Awards Non-Profit of the Year. IFC was started and continues to be a true community effort, with more than…

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Breaking Ground: Workforce Education Facility Construction Underway

By Cheryl Schweizer  |  Columbia Basin Herald  |  Full Article "Dirt flew and spirits were high as Big Bend Community College officials celebrated construction of the new workforce education center with a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday. The new 70,000-square-foot workforce education…

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Coffee with George: Carol Wick, bringing solar power to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irma

By George Diaz  |  Orlando Sentinel  |  Full Article "Wick recently went to Puerto Rick to work with a client to try to help stabilize the power grid by bringing solar power to an area devastated by Hurricane Irma. We…

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Greater Fremont Development Council wins grant

By James Farrell  |  Fremont Tribune  |  Full Article "The Greater Fremont Development Council (GFDC) was one of 14 organizations to receive a grant award from a newly established state fund that aims to develop more rural workforce housing across…

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TCAD report highlights positive economic growth, workforce challenges in Tompkins County

By Alyvia Covert | Ithaca Voice | Full Article "TCAD President Michael B. Stamm said the development agency established its goals and outcomes for investments after launching its fundraiser drive more than five years ago. 'With respect to the payroll,…

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Abbeville Promise more than halfway to its goal

By Conor Hughes  |  Index-Journal  |  Full Article "As the Abbeville Promise capital campaign enters its public phase, the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation announced Thursday the scholarship fund has raised $713,500, about 59 percent of the $1.2 million it needs…

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KS Chamber Hosts Forums for Vision 2025

By Stacie Strader  |  Fox 14 TV  |  Full Article "Southeast Kansas will play host to forums aimed at getting public input for the state's strategic plan. The Kansas Chamber is hosting its second round of regional forums to get…

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