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

Keystone Awards Nominations Now Open

Know a business or development you'd like to see honored? Now's your chance! Read More.

Northland CAPS Seeks Businesses for Free Internships

Nearly 400 Northland high school students are seeking unpaid internships for spring, 2020. Read More.

Students "Fly" Spaceships at Army Simulation Center

Northland CAPS students traveled to a high-tech center in Leavenworth for a first hand look at some cutting edge technology. Read More.

SBA KC Plans Event for Vets, Spouses

The Kansas City office of the Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a free event for veterans and spouses of veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Read More.

1,400 Students Attend Healthcare Expo

Sponsored by the Northland Education and Business Alliance, the event drew Northland high school students as well as those from throughout Greater Kansas City. Read More.

Iron District Stakes Out New Ground

A new area in North Kansas City offers businesses focusing on food a easy way to get started. Read More.

Google Data Center Appears to Proceed

Development of a $600-million data center appears to be proceeding. Read More.

NextTECH Expo Brining Future Tech Info to Northland

The immersive, interactive experience will showcase emerging and future technology. Read More.

SBA Rates Offer Long-Term, Low Interest

The most recent SBA 504 Loan rates are 3.560 percent for 10-year loans, 3.462 for 20 year loans and 3.540 for 25-year loans.

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