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

Keystone Breakfast Recognizes Unique Projects, Charts Major Update

The annual Keystone Awards Breakfast featured outstanding public and private developments from 2019 and several dramatic announcements. Read More.

Clay County's Big Four Announced at Annual Meeting

A major highlight of the Keystone Awards Breakfast was the unveiling of the Strategic Plan Update, which targets a Big 4 list of projects to move Clay County forward through 2023. Read More.

Two Northland CAPS Students Awarded Hampton Scholarships

The second annual Jim Hampton Scholarships were recently awarded to two Northland CAPS students. Read More.

New Officers Join EDC Leadership Team

A new EDC president, new board members and returning members were approved for the 2020 year. Read More.

2019 Was Quite a Year

A review of the past 12 months shows some major developments and big surprises for Clay County and the EDC. Read More.

SBA Rates Offer Long-Term, Low Interest

The most recent SBA 504 Loan rates are 3.933 percent for 10-year loans, 3.582 for 20 year loans and 3.643 for 25-year loans.

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

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