Clay County residents helped create the original Strategic Initiative in 2013 at meetings like this one. A five-year update will be completed with a meeting June 26.
With the topic of entrepreneurism, the June event will feature speakers to be announced and dialog among participants. A key focus will be the continued improvement of Clay County’s environment to nurture startups and small businesses, a major source of job growth throughout the country.
The first session was held March 28 in Gladstone with a focus on creative solutions for workforce issues. The second was held April 25 at William Jewell College with a focus on education.
Created in 2013, the EDC’s Strategic Initiative established a series of goals for job creation and new businesses that were quickly met by the fast-growing county. The five-year update is intended to establish new goals and reaffirm existing targets.
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