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Ames Tribune Op-Ed - 2016 Archive

Adding Value to our Community through Collaboration – the Healthy Life Center Concept

Earlier this month, an idea for a Healthy Life Center was presented to the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Ames Economic Development Commission boards. Though it is still in the very early stages of discussion, I think the proposed concept would be an asset to our community and merits our...
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The Importance of Economic Development – Catalyst for Community Betterment

Earlier this month the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) proclaimed the first week of May Economic Development Week to highlight the importance of a coordinated economic development effort in communities. When groups work in unison in the pursuit of economic development, new jobs are created and businesses are successful which...
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Airport Modernization Project – A Key Economic Development Asset for Ames

The first ever national Economic Development week will be celebrated May 8- 14, 2016. With that in mind, I wanted to highlight one of the most important economic development projects currently going on in the Ames/Story County community. The Ames Municipal Airport is undergoing a considerable make-over thanks to a...
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