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JCEDC Supports Proposition P and Economic Vitality in Johnson County

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JCEDC SUPPORTS PROPOSITION P Following unanimous approval at the February 28, 2019 meeting of the Johnson County (MO) Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) Board of Directors, I am pleased to offer our support of the April 2nd ballot measure Proposition P, one-half of one percent sales tax to be used for the purpose of providing funding to support current and future … Read More

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JCEDC Supports Proposition D and Economic Vitality in Johnson County

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JCEDC SUPPORTS PROPOSITION D Following unanimous approval at the October 2, 2018 meeting of the Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) Board of Directors, I am pleased to offer our support of the November 6th ballot measure Proposition D, motor fuel tax increase of 2.5 cents/gallon annually for four years beginning July 1, 2019. Currently, Missouri has the 7th largest … Read More

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U.S. Bank Longtime Supporter of JCEDC

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Pictured above, L to R: Drew Lewis, JCEDC President; Mary Beth Harper and Jeremy VanWey, U.S. Bank; Tracy Brantner, JCEDC Executive Director FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Aimee Courtaway, JCEDC (660) 747-0244 courtaway@growjocomo.com U.S. BANK LONGTIME SUPPORTER OF JOHNSON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Warrensburg, MO)  Mary Beth Harper and Jeremy VanWey, representatives of U.S. Bank presented a $3,000 check … Read More

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Consultants present report on economic development plan

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FROM: Sue Sterling, Daily Star Journal Staff WARRENSBURG – Consultants from Ady Advantage presented a report Wednesday on the strategic plan developed for the Johnson County Economic Development Corp. to guide the agency and community in economic development efforts in the future. Some 70 community leaders attended the luncheon and mid-day presentation at Players Restaurant where Janet Ady, president and … Read More

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Dollar Tree’s 1 Million Square Foot Distribution Facility Begins Operations in Missouri

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From: Missouri Department of Economic Development The Missouri Department of Economic Development announces that Dollar Tree has cut the ribbon on its one million square foot distribution facility in Warrensburg, Missouri. This ribbon cutting comes on the heels of an April 2017 announcement of Dollar Tree’s plans to invest $110 million and create 375 new jobs by 2020. “Warrensburg is a … Read More

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JCEDC Assists PCMR Computers with Microloan Program

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Pictured above: From L to R: Patrick Cymer & Max Ridenhour, PCMR; Drew Lewis, JCEDC President; Tyler Henselman, JCEDC Microloan Committee Chair FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Aimee Courtaway, JCEDC Phone: (660) 747-0244 Email: courtaway@growjocomo.com JCEDC Assists PCMR Computers with Microloan Program           (Warrensburg, MO)   PCMR, LLC, a computer services start-up in Johnson County, Missouri was established in 2018 by two entrepreneurs with … Read More

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Warrensburg, Missouri Recommended for Opportunity Zone

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  – April 12, 2018 For more information contact: Aimee Courtaway, JCEDC (660) 747-0244 courtaway@growjocomo.com WARRENSBURG, MISSOURI RECOMMENDED FOR OPPORTUNITY ZONE There is now another tool in the economic development toolbox for Warrensburg, Missouri. Governor Eric Greitens and Senator Roy Blunt announced Tuesday the locations of 161 “Opportunity Zones” in Missouri including Warrensburg, Missouri. The locations of the … Read More

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U.S. Bank Longtime Supporter of JCEDC

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Aimee Courtaway, JCEDC (660) 747-0244 courtaway@growjocomo.com U.S. BANK LONGTIME SUPPORTER OF JOHNSON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Warrensburg, MO) MaryBeth Harper, representative of U.S. Bank presented a $2,500 check to JCEDC President Richard Lloyd in support of JCEDC’s mission. With over 50 volunteers and partners, Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) directs economic development initiatives, … Read More