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PCDI to Host Business Seminars, Discusses Colorado Space Business Roundtable

PCDI to Host Business Seminars, Discusses Colorado Space Business Roundtable

The Prowers County Development Incorporated Board of Directors held their monthly meeting this past Tuesday, July28, with new member Cindy Otto attending her first meeting. She was appointed to replace Deb Choat for her unfinished term. Otto, like Choat, is a Granada resident. Interim Executive Director, George Gotto recapped his most recent activities including a […]

PCDI Board Appoints Cindy Otto, Reduces Sale Price of Big R Warehouse

PCDI Board Appoints Cindy Otto, Reduces Sale Price of Big R Warehouse

Cindy Otto of Granada was unanimously voted as a replacement director by the Prowers County Development Incorporated board during Tuesday’s monthly meeting.  Otto is replacing another Granada resident, Deb Choat, who resigned this past spring due to various professional scheduling conflicts.  Otto will assume Choat’s seat for the duration of her term.   The board also […]

New Economic Development Directions for PCDI?

New Economic Development Directions for PCDI?

  What is Rural Economic Development, what is its purpose and how does it influence economic change in a community?  Those were topics addressed by Kari Linker, Economic Development Director for Morgan County.  Linker was invited by Prowers County Development Incorporated to host a program called Economic Development 101, geared specifically for economic development in […]

Interviews Begin for New PCDI Executive Director

Interviews Begin for New PCDI Executive Director

  The regular monthly meeting of the Prowers County Development Incorporated board of directors will focus on interviews with candidates for the executive director position.  The executive session meeting, set for Tuesday, August 27, will not have an agenda, as the directors will privately discuss the director position with four candidates, three of whom are […]

Governor Accepting Invitation to Discuss Prowers County Drought Impact

Governor Accepting Invitation to Discuss Prowers County Drought Impact

  The Prowers County Commissioners and representatives for Governor HIckenlooper are working to firm up details for an August visit by the governor to Prowers County, a follow-up of an invitation by the commissioners to view first-hand, the effects of the long-standing drought in Prowers and other southeast Colorado Counties.    The Prowers County Commissioners, during […]

LJSBD Offers Businesses Assistance for Government Contracting

LJSBD Offers Businesses Assistance for Government Contracting

The La Junta Small Business Development Center will offer a FREE workshop on government contracting Feb. 27, 2013. The workshop presenters will be Mr. Ken Knapp, executive director, and Mr. Bob Brown, counselor of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) in Colorado Springs. The Colorado PTAC is a non-profit corporation with professional counselors who educate […]

Free Workshop for Current and Prospective Small Business Owners

Free Workshop for Current and Prospective Small Business Owners

The La Junta Small Business Development Center will offer a FREE workshop Feb. 19, 2013, for current business owners or individuals who are interested in opening a small business. The workshop presenter will be Ms. Kim Grimsley, financial advisor for Edward Jones and former Otero Junior College business instructor. The workshop entitled “The Entrepreneurial Equation” […]