NEDA Legislative and Economic Development Workshop September 8

September 23, 2016

LEGISLATIVE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP AGENDA Thursday, September 8, 2016 Lincoln Cornhusker Marriott Purpose: Educate NEDA membership on the legislative process and discuss ideas and solutions for current challenges in economic development. Welcome 8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Jason Esser, NEDA President Working with Elected Officials 8:15 – 9 a.m. Roberta Pinkerton, Nebraska State Chamber Jessica... Continue Reading  

Janita Pavelka of Holdrege wins $10,000 grant to build entrepreneurship classes

September 14, 2016

Join us for a Business After Hours event to celebrate the bestowal of a $10,000 grant! The Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce & Phelps County Development Corporation will be hosting a Business After Hours event at 4th Avenue Coffee in Holdrege. The event will have live music, hors d’oeuvres, special guest speaker, Eileen Harman from... Continue Reading  

Learning To Toot Tourism Horn At September 13 SPUCC Meeting

August 23, 2016

Click to download flyer. Learning to toot our own horn in the South Platte region is important to the South Platte United Chambers of Commerce, says Tim Anderson, president of the organization. At its quarterly meeting on September 13 in Red Cloud, tourist attraction operators and Nebraska tourism and game and parks officials will be... Continue Reading  

Area chambers share housing needs, solutions

July 10, 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016 McCOOK, Neb. — United in their desire to provide more housing for their communities, the members of the South Platte United Chambers of Commerce gathered at The Coppermill in McCook Tuesday night to explore programs which will inspire the building of housing units in this region. “Housing is a need in... Continue Reading  

Photo Gallery: June 14 Meeting at McCook

June 29, 2016

McCook’s Cats and Dogs Calendar Supports Humane Society

June 29, 2016

Pet Calendar Photo Contest deadline July 1st.  Proceeds benefit the McCook Humane Society (McCook Economic Development Corporation: The third and final month has begun for the online photo contest to support the creation of the 2017 “Cats and Dogs of McCook” calendar. The Cat Pack has reported it has reached over 50 percent of... Continue Reading  

SPUCC Quarterly Meeting June 14 in McCook

May 31, 2016

Seminar on the New Overtime Rules June 15 in Hastings

May 31, 2016

Download Flyer:  Federal Overtime Law

MEDC Announces New Executive Director

May 26, 2016

MCCOOK — The McCook Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce the hiring of its new Executive Director Kirk Dixon. Kirk comes to McCook and the MEDC as a visionary and dynamic leader with executive experience that has included business development, large scale organizational change, brand and culture development, strategic communications, business networking events and... Continue Reading  

“Creating Housing Success Stories” at Quarterly SPUCC Meeting June 14 in McCook

May 24, 2016

Download Program Flyer May 24, 2016; HOLDREGE, NE—“Creating Housing Success Stories” is the program for the South Platte United Chambers of Commerce quarterly meeting June 14 in McCook. Cities across the state continue to struggle with not having enough housing for their workforces. Several experts with hands-on experience in Broken Bow and Imperial will talk... Continue Reading