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Nominations Open for 2018 Keystone Awards

November 2018

Downtown Liberty’s new streetscape was one of the honorees in the 2017 Keystone Recognition Awards sponsored by the Development Council. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 awards.

The 2018 Keystone Recognition Awards will be presented by the Clay County Economic Development Council to recognize businesses that have made a significant contribution to Clay County's economy.

Winning nominations represent significant capital investment, employment increases, improvements to neighborhoods and business districts, as well as technological innovation.

The Keystone Awards recognize companies new to the area, as well as existing firms that have increased their commitment to Clay County through job creation, capital improvements, expansions, new equipment and/or technology. Past honorees include projects ranging from large corporations to small businesses and significant public projects.

The awards will be presented at the EDC’s Keystone Awards Breakfast Dec. 11. To qualify, the projects must be scheduled for substantial completion by Dec. 31, 2018. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Nov. 9.

For more information, call the Development Council offices, (816) 468-4989 or e-mail You may also submit the nomination on this page of EDC’s website.

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