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LIFETIME ANIMAL CARE CENTER EXPANDS IN JOHNSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

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Passing by on Business Route 13 in Warrensburg, you may have noticed a new facility for Lifetime Animal Center. Founded in 1997, Lifetime Animal Center provides a multitude of small animal veterinary services including: acupuncture, cold therapy laser, emergency service, grooming, and boarding services.

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JCEDC HONORS 2019 PARTNERS AND COMMUNITIES AT APPRECIATION CELEBRATION

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Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) hosted over 100 attendees and honored economic development investors, partners and communities Thursday night, November 14, at the JCEDC Partnership Appreciation Celebration. This annual event is an opportunity for JCEDC to express appreciation to many partners for a successful year of contributions to the local economy and county.

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MISSOURI INTERNATIONAL TRADE & INVESTMENT TEAM VISITS CENTRAL MISSOURI ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE REGION

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Representatives from the Central Missouri Economic Development Alliance (CMEDA) hosted representatives from Missouri International Trade & Investment (MIT) offices on Monday afternoon October 7, 2019 in Clinton. The team from Missouri International Trade & Investment were on a 3 city tour of various development regions to learn more about development opportunities and foreign owned firms in the region. The group from MIT represented trade offices in India, Canada, and Mexico as well as officials from Jefferson City.

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Johnson County Economic Development Corporation And City Of Warrensburg Launch New Opportunity Zone Website

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The Johnson County Economic Development Corporation and the City of Warrensburg recently launched a new website, www.opportunitywarrensburg.com, that highlights the opportunities available in the two federally designated Opportunity Zones located in the City. Aptly named “Opportunity Zone NW” and “Opportunity Zone SW”, the two Zones encompass much of the western side of the City limits.

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U.S. Bank Longtime Supporter of JCEDC

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Mary Beth Harper, Business Banking Relationship Manager at U.S. Bank presented a $3,000 check to JCEDC President Drew Lewis in support of JCEDC’s mission.  With over 50 volunteers and partners, Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) directs economic development initiatives, strives to facilitate a profitable environment for new and existing business, and assists leaders in their efforts to generate local development opportunities where businesses can create and retain new jobs and investment.

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JCEDC joins forces with State Fair Community College’s Small Business Development Center to provide increased services in Johnson County

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Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) is proud to announce that it has joined forces with the Missouri Small Business Development Center (MOSBDC) at State Fair Community College (SFCC), as a volunteer business counseling location to provide beneficial services to area entrepreneurs and small businesses.

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JCEDC’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RECEIVES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL

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On June 3, 2019, Tracy Brantner, Executive Director or Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) received certification as an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) from the National Development Council (NDC). EDFP Certification is a professional credential given to individuals who successfully complete NDC’s intensive economic development finance training series.

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Economic development bills await governor’s signature

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A comprehensive jobs bill that passed the House and Senate in closing hours may provide the means needed to fill workforce gaps by improving workforce education and training programs. Senate Bill 68 contains provisions for Fast Track, Missouri One Start, Missouri Works-Deal Closing Fund and Automotive Economic Development tools.

JCEDC Assists STRIVE Fitness and Wellness with Microloan Program

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Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) is proud to assist the growth of Strive Fitness and Wellness through the JCEDC Microloan Program. Since 2006, this program has allowed JCEDC to assist many local small businesses, such as Strive, to grow and thrive. Formerly known as Strive, Women’s Fitness, the company is re-branding to Strive Fitness and Wellness with a renewed focus on overall fitness goals for people of all ages, strengths, and fitness abilities. Strive offers fitness classes, a 30-minute low-impact circuit, the latest cardio equipment, and free weights all conveniently located in Warrensburg’s Hawthorne Plaza.

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JCEDC’s Courtaway attends Heartland Economic Development Course

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(WARRENSBURG, MO) Aimee Courtaway of Johnson County Economic Development Corporation was one of 88 economic development professionals to attend the Heartland Economic Development Course (HEDC) April 22-26, 2019 in Blue Springs, Missouri.  Heartland attendees receive fundamental economic development training on topics ranging from business, retention and expansion, workforce development, real estate and entrepreneurship to marketing, finance, ethics and managing economic … Read More