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

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Other Info

The SBA has issued an application for Payroll Protection Program forgiveness and other issues. Read More.

Ford, EDC Provide Boost for Hungry Northland Children

The virtual happy hour fundraising event was a huge success, raising more than $50,000 for Feed Northland Kids. Read More.

Cerner Lands On Fortune 500 List

Clay County-based Cerner Corp. recently made the prestigious national list. Read More.

Ford Partners with Liberty Hospital for Employee Testing

Ford Motor Co. is working with Liberty Hospital to bring back workers and test those showing COVID-19 symptoms. Read More.

From Dubai to Clay County: Aircraft Broker Lands

A Dubai-based aircraft broker has moved to the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. Read More.

Two Subtropolis Tenants Expand

Two very different businesses at Hunt Midwest's Subtropolis have increased their footprints. Read More.

Northwest Missouri State University Expands Northland Programs

Located in Gladstone's Innovation Center, the university is expanding its program for Northland high school students. Read More.

SBA Rates Offer Long-Term, Low Interest

The most recent SBA 504 Loan rates are 2.654 percent for 10-year loans, 2.688 for 20 year loans and 2.271 for 25-year loans.

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