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September 23, 2018

Jennifer Russell, community and economic development educator for the University of Illinois Extension office in Greene County recently hosted a Downtown Walking Tour in Carrollton on Thursday, Sept. 13.
 

Valerie Belusko, executive director for the Montgomery County Ec...

September 14, 2018

Valerie Belusko, at left, executive director for the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation visited with Montgomery County CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) students on Monday, Aug. 27 to help them prepare their individual profiles at Hillsboro A...

Valerie Belusko, Executive Director of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation, spoke to Montgomery County Farm Bureau Directors during their May board meeting. She provided an update on the Montgomery County CEO Program and shared success stories of stu...

Montgomery County CEO members are advancing in learning how to market their businesses. The members learned how to design a powerful marketplace booth with Valerie Belusko, Community & Economic Development Program Coordinator.

The annual membership meeting of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation was held Thursday evening at the Litchfield Country Club.

"We're all in this together," Dr. Robert Mulch, chairman of the MCEDC Board of Directors addressed the attendees. "Our probl...

March 29, 2018

Law enforcement and service providers described how funds to combat opioid addiction could best be used locally during a meeting with Congressman Rodney Davis and federal authorities at the Montgomery County Health Department on Thursday, March 29.

Those federal authori...

March 17, 2018

Helping communities through charitable giving was the topic of a meeting hosted by the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) on Wednesday, March 7, at the Challacombe House in Hillsboro.

"I can't think of any other organizations that can effect so m...

January 4, 2018

The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) has announced that the village of Coalton has been awarded a grant for the purchase of a new dump truck through the USDA Rural Development Community and Facility Grant program.
 

The new truck will replace a...

November 22, 2017

Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25, means much more than just finding a few items to mark off your Christmas shopping list. This special day, founded in 2010, has been steadily growing in popularity as more and more people are learning the many benefits of shopping loc...

October 19, 2017

On Thursday, Oct. 19, some of the members of the newly formed Witt community group Envision Witt met at the Witt United Methodist Church.

"Envision Witt" was started in August of this year by Shannon Keiser, Jay Martin, Denise Kistner, Donna Yeske and Greta Akers, all o...