Economic Gateway http://www.actioncouncil.com Montgomery County Action Council News RSS Feed Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:13:00 -0800 en-us 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... Governor Colyer Announces New "Land in Kansas" Strategic Economic Development Initiative http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19523 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Governor Jeff Colyer announced the launch of a new economic development initiative aimed at attracting investment and promoting business expansion in Kansas. Colyer was joined by Interim Secretary of ... Governor’s Office Receives Grant for Statewide Broadband Mapping Project http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19522 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Information Network of Kansas (“INK”) Board of Directors has approved a $300,000 grant request by Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. to complete a Statewide Broadband Mapping project. The p... The Kansas Department of Commerce Announces Plans for 2018 Energy Conference http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19528 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce will be hosting the 2018 Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference on October 11th through the 12th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Ka... Citizens Tour the Poultry Industry in Arkansas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=18310 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Montgomery County citizens traveled to Springdale, Arkansas in June to further explore the poultry industry.  During the two day tour, the group toured the Tyson Research and Development Center, ... Frequently Asked Questions regarding Water Resources in Southeast Kansas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=17898 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700   Through the process of exploring poultry for the Southeast Kansas region, Montgomery County Action Council (MCAC) has compiled several questions around the topic of the region’s water ...