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

2017 State of the Cities To Include Surprise Announcements, Projects

An overview of major projects within Clay County's top communities will be featured March 24 at the annual State of the Cities Luncheon. Read More.

Small Business Bootcamp Promises Insight for Entrepreneurs, Owners

Small business owners and those who want to start a business are invited to the next Small Business Bootcamp Friday, March 10. Read More.

Honors and Leadership Featured at MSBF Annual Meeting

A proven leadership guru provided some outstanding advice and three area businesses were recognized at the Midwest Small Business Finance Annual Meeting Feb. 24. Read More.

Students Learn Latest Manufacturing Opportunities at Valentine's Day Event

Hundreds of high school students from throughout the Northland visited local plants to see firsthand the career opportunities available in advanced manufacturing. Read More.

Metro North: Old Is Out, New Coming In!

Real progress on the rebuilding of Metro North Crossing as demolition is well under way at the former Metro North Center. Read More.

Two Hotels Planned Following Hunt Midwest Sale

Clay County is set to see two more hotels following developments at the Hunt Midwest Business Center across from Worlds of Fun. Read More.

Generous Liberty Company Makes Another Land Donation

The same company that recently donated land for a North Kansas City elementary school has now contributed property for a Kansas City fire station. Read More.

Samuel Rogers, NKC Hospital Partner for New Clinic

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center and the North Kansas City Hospital recently opened a new Northland Prenatal and Pediatric clinic. Read More.

Save the Date for EDC Golf Tournament

The Annual Golf Tournament will be May 5 at Smithville’s Paradise Pointe Golf Complex. The Events/Membership Committee is planning some extra fun this year with a Cinco de Mayo theme! Details will be announced soon. If your company would like to donate to the raffle, please send your contact information to DeneenL@clayedc.com.

SBA 504: Low Down Payment and Fixed Rates Up to 20 Years

The latest SBA 504 Loan interest rates were 4.585 percent for the 20-year loan and 4.598 percent for the 10-year. Both are down from previous months.

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

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Clay County Economic Development Council
7001 N Locust St., Gladstone, MO 64118
Phone: (816) 468-4989 • Fax: (816) 587-1996
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