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Success Stories (Cont.)

Archives: Disaster | Economic Development Districts | Infrastructure | Innovation and Entrepreneurship | Manufacturing | Small Business Development/RLF | Workforce Development

Manufacturing

Manufacturing Center at Boise State University Helps “In the Ditch” Towing Products Accelerate Exports

Chuck Ceccerelli, guided by his philosophy that tow trucks should be constructed better and last longer, built Idaho Wrecker Sales and “In the Ditch” Towing Products, now leaders in custom- built tow trucks.

September 2017

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Economic Development Districts, Workforce Development

Welding Program at North Georgia Technical College Provides Businesses in Region with Skilled Workers

To support businesses and boost job growth in the region, the North Georgia Technical College (NGTC) strategized to build a new welding facility at its main campus in Habersham County.

August 2017

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

WT Enterprise Center Internationally Recognized for Advancements Made in Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation in the Texas Panhandle Region

Since receiving an EDA Public Works program investment in 2002, the WT Enterprise Center (WTEC) at West Texas A&M University has become a global leader in entrepreneurial development and business incubation.

August 2017

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Workforce Development

The EDA-funded Todd County Career Path Institute in Kentucky Opens Facility and Wins 2016 “Spirit of Kentucky Award”

In FY 2013, EDA invested $1.5 million in Todd County (KY) Fiscal Court to help build the Todd County Career Path Institute.

August 2017

TruFund supports minority and women owned contractors.

Economic Development Districts

Southwest Region Executive Directors Association Salutes Outstanding “Star of the Southwest” Projects at 2017 Annual Conference

Impactful projects emanating from EDA’s Austin region were honored during the “Star of the Southwest” ceremony held as part of the 2017 Southwest Region Executive Directors Association (SWREDA) Annual Conference in Baton Rouge (July 26-28, 2017).

July 2017

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Economic Development Districts, Small Business/RLF

Mid-Columbia Economic Development District Gives Small Businesses a Boost with Revolving Loan Fund

For new entrepreneurs and growing small businesses looking to expand, getting a loan to do so can sometimes be challenging.

July 2017

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Economic Development Districts

Illinois - Greater Egypt Regional Planning & Development Commission

Impressive projects have been generated as a result of this regional focus in Southern Illinois.

July 2017

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Economic Development Districts

Georgia - Northeast Georgia Regional Commission

Over its 50-year history, the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission has been able to help diversify and grow the region’s economy by attracting more than $376 million in private sector investment that has helped to create and save more than 3,816 jobs.

July 2017

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Economic Development Districts

Oklahoma - Southern Oklahoma Development Association (SODA)

The Southern Oklahoma Development Association (SODA) was one of the first three organizations to be designated by EDA as an Economic Development District.

July 2017

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Economic Development Districts

Impact of the Southeast Wyoming Regional Economic Development District

Among the tools used for economic development in the region, the Southeast Wyoming Economic Development District's (SWEDD) Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (PDF) is certainly one of the most effective tools in terms of providing collaborative planning.

June 2017

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