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JCEDC LAUNCHES ECONOMIC DATA DASHBOARD            

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(WARRENSBURG, MO) Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) recently launched a new online resource, the Johnson County, Missouri Economic Data Dashboard. Powered by Townfolio, a web-based API dashboard used to view, compare, and benchmark municipalities across the United States and Canada, this new resource offers current economic, demographic, and workforce information. Users can compile data for Johnson County, Missouri within … Read More

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BAR-B MERCANTILE RECEIVES JCEDC MICROLOAN, RENOVATES NEW LOCATION          

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(Warrensburg, MO) Bar-B Mercantile is the latest business venture for Lisa S. Dean, long-time Johnson County entrepreneur and champion for gift and décor items that are handmade and homegrown in the heartland.  For years, Dean has been specializing in giving items with an old story a new chapter by repurposing the items or giving them new life, and honoring their … Read More

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JCEDC WELCOMES SANDRA ELWELL AS SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNSELOR

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(WARRENSBURG, MO) Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Sandra Elwell, who will join the JCEDC team as a Small Business Development Counselor. Elwell will focus on small business counseling and support for Johnson County’s existing small businesses and its emerging entrepreneurs. Elwell brings with her over 20 years of experience in business … Read More

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EPA Partners with K‐State to Host Community Input Session in Holden, Mo

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Due to anticipated inclement weather, the original event scheduled for Thursday, March 10th has been rescheduled as detailed below. LENEXA, KAN. (MAR. 1, 2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Kansas State University (K‐State) Technical Assistance for Brownfields (TAB) program will partner to host a Community Input Session about the potential future redevelopment of the former Martha … Read More

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INTRODUCING THE 2022 JCEDC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

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JCEDC enjoys the involvement of community and development professionals who volunteer their valuable time to serve on our Board of Directors. Of the current 14-member Board, 5 members are elected to serve annually on the Executive Committee. The committee is the main leadership for the board and organization and is composed of the following professionals: PRESIDENT: Taylor Elwell, Mayor of … Read More

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U.S. BANK LONGTIME SUPPORTER OF JOHNSON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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Pictured above, L to R: L to R: Josh Beebe, U.S. Bank; Taylor Elwell, JCEDC; MaryBeth Martin, U.S. Bank; Jamie List, U.S. Bank; and Tracy Brantner, JCEDC (Warrensburg, MO) U.S. Bank representatives Josh Beebe, MaryBeth Martin, and Jamie List presented a $10,000 check to Johnson County Economic Development (JCEDC) President Taylor Elwell and Director Tracy Brantner in support of JCEDC’s … Read More

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2021 Top 20 Major Employers of Johnson County, Missouri

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The 2021 Top 20 Major Employers in Johnson County, Missouri employ 14,475 people. This includes both private and public employees. Below is a breakdown of the 2021 Top 20 Major Employers. The employment data was provided to JCEDC by a Company Representative in the 3rd Quarter of 2021.

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JCEDC SELECTED FOR BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION (BR|E) SUMMER CHALLENGE

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Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) is excited to announce our participation in the first of its kind national Business Retention & Expansion (BR|E) Benchmarking Summer challenge. 100 organizations from across the U.S. have or will be selected to complete a total of 2,000 BR|E interviews. This project, sponsored by Synchronist Suite, challenges JCEDC’s Business Development Task Force to conduct … Read More

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JCEDC’S LANDKAMER ATTENDS HEARTLAND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COURSE

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Kristina Landkamer of Johnson County, Missouri Economic Development Corporation was one of 170 economic development professionals to attend the Heartland Economic Development Course (HEDC) in April.  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 development organizations. Landkamer’s scholarship to attend … Read More

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Webinar: New COVID Relief Act Opportunities for Small Businesses

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Kelly Dyer and Tracy Brantner will lead a session for small businesses across the region from 12 Noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, hosted by the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce, JCEDC, and the Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at State Fair Community College. During this webinar, small businesses … Read More