May 2019
May 2019
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Groundbreaking for Pasteurizer Building
Congratulations to Nutriom in Panora on the groundbreaking for the new Pasteurization Building expansion. The benefits of the new building will allow Nutriom to work with many egg suppliers in the region to be able to unload egg fast, safer and more efficiently. The 9,000 square foot addition will free up more room in the main building for future growth of a third drying lane and new freeze dry chamber to support future growth. 
24th Annual Golf Outing
The 24th Annual Golf Outing is quickly approaching. The outing is taking place on Thursday, June 27th at Lake Panorama! Check-in is at 9 am, Tee-Time is at 10 am. If your business would like to participate, you want to become a sponsor, or you would just like to golf individually, click the link below to register!

Community Happenings
Casey and Adair Win Catalyst Grant
Congratulations to the cities of Casey and Adair on receiving the Community Catalyst Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority. Casey received $100,000 for their Heritage Building Project. Corey and Colleen Conrad, Owners will be restoring the Heritage Building to utilize for retail space on the first floor and apartments on the top floor with a courtyard available to residents of the apartments, as well as to the public. 

Heading Here
Adair received $100,000 to renovate their 321 building project. They plan to occupy the first story with Derek's Thrivent Financial office, and offer the utilities, technology and updated customer friendly space to attract others to co-exist in the same work environment.

The 2019 EntreBash was held on April 25 in Jefferson. EntreBash is an event that is built on the idea that entrepreneurs learn from their peers and are often unaware of the resources that are available around them. EntreBash is accomplished through an innovative open format developed by the UNI Center for Business Growth and innovation where entrepreneurs are encouraged to participate in three different ways. Networking, Learning, and Connecting.
World Trade Month
Small Business Export Webinar Series
As a part of World Trade Month, the SBA, along with several other federal agencies, will host a FREE Webinar series called Go Global. This online program aims to help participants gain valuable insights on strategies for international sales success.

Western Iowa Advantage
Western Iowa Advantage is a collaborative group of economic development officials in Adair, Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, Ida, and Sac Counties. Visit the newly designed website for more information about WIAD and sign up for the quarterly newsletter! Read the May Newsletter to learn more about what the group has been working on!