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

Keystone Award Nominations Open

Nominations are being sought for the 2020 Keystone Awards. If you have a project or development you'd like to brag about, now's your chance!. Read More.

EDC Look North: Great Evening for a Great Event!

Some miserable weather held off just long enough for a great evening of Look North honors and comments from Missouri economi development leader. Read More.

John Miller: Paying Back and Paying It Forward

The EDC's 2020 Look North Award winner is big on small business growth but he does a lot more than just talk the talk. Read More.

Career Expo Open for Students, Parents and Educators Nov. 18

The Northland Education and Business Alliance is hosting a virtual career expo that is perfect for those who want to know more about high-paying careers in the Northland. Read More.

Businesses Invited to Learn the Advantages of Apprenticeships

The EDC is partnering to spread the word about a solid opportunity for area businesses. Read More.

Promotion Announced at Clay County Company

Tnemec Company Inc., has named Cory Brown Executive Vice President. Read More.

FedEx Plans To Add Staff in Clay County

A brand new distribution center has announced plans to effectively double the size of its staff. Read More.

SBA Rates Offer Long-Term, Low Interest

The most recent SBA 504 Loan rates are 2.288 percent for 10-year loans, 2.396 for 20 year loans and 2.430 for 25-year loans.

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