PHONE: 308-284-6623
KCAD: Meet the Members!
KCAD Board Secretary/Treasurer: Michael Tuttle

Mike has lived in Keith County for several years and is a Tax Accountant for JBWC CPA's PC in Ogallala. He has become very active in the community, serving on several local boards, including Keith County Area Development and West Central Nebraska Economic Development.

What do you appreciate most about living in Keith County?
"The opportunities, communities, and families."

Hobbies include:
"Hunting, fishing, and lake activities."

Why do you enjoy being a member of KCAD?
"Gives me a chance to experience the economic development efforts of our communities first hand."

What is one thing you have learned about economic development through serving on the KCAD Board?
"Keith County has an abundance of opportunities for business owners, employees, and families. There are great people in place within KCAD and other organizations working to grow our communities."

What is one thing you would like to see KCAD accomplish during your board tenure?
"Continue to cultivate relationships in our county. Over the last ten plus years KCAD has been instrumental in bringing education, business, housing, and jobs to our communities. I would encourage everyone interested in economic development and growing our community to get involved with this great organization!"

Mike, thank you for your service to the KCAD Board!
We greatly appreciate you!
Spring 2018

The program continues to succeed. Ogallala and Paxton students completed the third EXCEL (Expolring Careers and Education Locally) Tour in April. Students experienced several businesses in Ogallala. These included Sandihills PT, RCS, NPPD, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. EXCEL also provided tour stops with many Mid-Plains professors allowing the students to learn and experience classroom situations and all that MPCC has to offer for education and financial aid opportunities.
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Progressive Business Group
Quick approaching is the fourth workshop in the HR Series! Topics have included all things an employer, small to large, will need to know about HR laws and managing employees. Glenn Pelster of Pelster Law has been conducting the workshops. The June session will cover hiring, documentation, and firing of employees.

The fee is $15.00 per session. Price includes lunch. 
Receive a FREE workshop ($15 savings) when you purchase all 5 workshops in advance!

Sponsorship is provided by Ogallala/Keith County Chamber and KCAD.

For more information and to register, please call the Chamber of Commerce at 308-284-4066.
Recent Developments
The Ogallala I-80 Corridor features several lots on or near new developments and newly developed streets.

The I-80 corridor is located south of Ogallala's downtown and just off Interstate-80.

This lot is to the east of Highway 61 and is in close proximity to Wal-Mart and many hotels. Paving on the east side of the lot will be completed in the summer of 2018.

Contact KCAD for more information regarding available lots or acreages!