Economic Gateway http://www.actioncouncil.com Montgomery County Action Council News RSS Feed Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:22:12 -0700 en-us Expand Your Skill Set By Taking Advantage of the Resources at KansasWorks http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20578 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Montgomery County Action Council is proud to partner with Southeast KansasWorks. The organization is based in Independence and provides an abundance of resources to both employers and their prospe... Join the Montgomery County Action Council http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20577 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The Montgomery County Action Council is dedicated to building up our area’s economy. We want to see current businesses flourish, new companies launch and put down roots here, and continue to div... A Financial Boost: Incentives to Help You Launch Your Business in Montgomery County http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20576 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 We want to see your company succeed here in Montgomery County, Kansas. When your business does well, the rewards benefit the entire community. That’s why we have created multiple programs design... List Your Company’s Job Openings On Our Website http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20575 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Business owners: Are you struggling to find qualified workers to fill open positions at your company? The Montgomery County Action Council is here to help connect you with your future employees. Post ... SEK Day on the Hill Summary http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20559 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Thu, 28 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 In January, MCAC helped to organize the annual SEK Day on the Hill at the Kansas Capitol. SEK Day on the Hill is an annual opportunity for all of Southeast Kansas to learn more about issues and p... Find Your Next Career Opportunity On Our Website http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20441 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Are you a searching for a new career opportunity but unsure where to look? The Montgomery County Action Council is helping to spread the word about available positions right here in our region. C... A Smart Investment and Family-Friendly: Take a Look at Montgomery County, Kansas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20439 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Montgomery County, Kansas is an ideal place to raise your family.  With a population of about 35,000, we’re small enough to give you that tight-knit community environment. At the same time,... Why Montgomery County, Kansas is Perfect For Your Family http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20438 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Picture this: you’re working in your downtown office building. The sounds of bustling, exciting city life rolls past your window. Restaurants, museums and movie theaters are a short walk away. T... Manufacturing Made Easy: The Former Southwire Manufacturing Facility Has All the Bells & Whistles You’ll Need http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20437 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Tue, 05 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Manufacturing companies will want to take a good look at the former Southwire Manufacturing Facility located in Coffeyville, Kansas, before someone else snatches it up! The property has more than 306,... SEK Day on the Hill--Jan 31 http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20384 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Please join us on January 31, 2019, at the Celtic Fox in Topeka for Southeast Kansas Day on the Hill starting at 7:30 a.m.  Come enjoy breakfast and networking with Chambers and businesses across... Move Into the Former Amazon Distribution Center & Expand Your Warehousing Footprint http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20304 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 If your company needs extra space, check out the industrial park in Coffeyville, Kansas. The former Amazon distribution center is available and ready for new ownership. The building has more than 875,... MCAC moves forward on Strategic Plan http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20336 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Montgomery County Action Council (MCAC) has hired Ady Advantage to prepare a Strategic Economic Development plan for Montgomery County.  In the fall of 2018, MCAC was successfully awarded a ... Real Estate Made Easy: Find the Perfect Space for Your Business With Our Online Tool http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20303 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Looking for the perfect location for your startup business? Or planning to expand your company’s footprint? The Montgomery County Action Council utilizes an easy-to-use online tool that’ll... Stay In the Loop By Following Us on Social Media http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=20302 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Keep up with all the action happening in Montgomery County by following us on social media! You’ll find consistent updates on our Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin pages that will inform you about ... More than just lace and bows: Event rental business brings party decor options to Indy http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19884 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 While shopping for her own wedding, Adrienne Sanborn (soon to be Frazier) realized many of the costs associated with event planning are outrageous and she really wanted to change that … hence S... REFERRAL CENTER SUCCESS SPOTLIGHT: BUDDY BRANDS AND ECONOMIC GARDENING http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19883 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Sun, 25 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Economic Gardening is an entrepreneurial approach to economic development that seeks to grow the local economy from within.  Its premise is that local entrepreneurs create the companies that brin... Kansas to Receive Millions in Federal Funding to Bring Broadband to Rural Areas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19882 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 TOPEKA – The state of Kansas is receiving seven multi-million-dollar grants from the Federal Communications Commission to help expand broadband coverage to rural areas. The Connect America Fu... WSU employment forecast projects job growth in 2019 http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19881 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Thu, 22 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research released it's annual employment forecast for Kansas and Wichita. The forecast proj... Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference Praised as Important and Informative http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19880 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 TOPEKA – The Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference took place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kansas. The event featured more than 20 speakers and panel participants over the course o... New KANSASWORKS App Launches Today http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19879 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 TOPEKA – To better assist job seekers with finding great employment in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Commerce and KANSASWORKS are pleased to introduce the new KANSASWORKS app, available today... Governor Colyer Proclaims Date for Kansas Apprenticeship Week http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19878 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 TOPEKA – The week of November 12-16 was named Apprenticeship Week in the State of Kansas. This is being done to recognize the value and importance of the statewide Registered Apprenticeship Prog... ACT/WorkKeys to be administered free to Kansas juniors in 2018-2019 http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19529 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Kansas juniors will be able to take the ACT test and WorkKeys assessment for free during the 2018-2019 school year, the Kansas State Department of Education announced. Kansas joins 18 other state e... Department of Revenue offers resources, assistance for business owners http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19525 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Starting and running a business is challenging under the best of circumstances, and that’s why the Kansas Department of Revenue works to ensure its services are easy to use and accessible. KD... Kansas Awarded $200,000 in Grant Funding to Expand Exports http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19527 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce and the Kansas Department of Agriculture have been chosen by the U.S. Small Business Administration as recipients of SBA’s State Trade Expansion ... Manufacturing Summit A Huge Success for Manufacturers in Kansas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19526 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – More than one hundred manufacturing professionals from across the state came together to hear advice from industry leaders, network, and learn about the newest innovations in Kansas man...