here's this month's news wrap-up from the Clay County EDC:

Northland Event Details Incredible Uses of Virtual Reality

The first 2018 Coffee Connect featured a special presentation on the almost unbelievable uses for virtual reality. These uses include treating post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) and more – and their applications include businesses in Clay County. Read More.

Keystone Event Honors Efforts that Make Clay County Better!

People and places in Clay County were honored Dec. 13 at the annual Keystone Awards Luncheon. Read More.

Saint Luke's System To Acquire Area Mosaic Locations

Saint Luke's Health Care System announced that it will acquire six of eight Mosaic Life Care clinics in Greater Kansas City. Read More.

Downtown Airport Earns Perfect Score

Located in Clay County, the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport has received a perfect rating in an annual FAA inspection. Read More.

Doniphan Spring Session To Begin Jan. 24

Registration remains open for the spring cohort of the acclaimed executive leadership program. Read More.

SBA Rates Offer Long-Term, Low Interest

If you're starting or expanding a business, SBA 504 loans are hard to beat for both borrowers and traditional lenders – especially when you work with the customer-friendly staff at Midwest Small Business Finance.

The December SBA 504 interest rates are 4.47 percent for 10-year loans and 4.5 for 20-year loans.

For further information, contact Midwest Small Business Finance at (816) 468-4989 or visit

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7001 N Locust St., Gladstone, MO 64118
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