Catch up on this week's Corridor news.

This Week in the Corridor
Save the Date for Corridor-sponsored diversity and inclusion training
News to Know
Jobs Trust announces 3rd round of Quality Housing Initiative Grants

Over seven years of the Spencer Quality Housing Initiative, over 90 grants have been given to residents purchasing new homes in Spencer totaling $1,230,000. The City of Spencer and Spencer Municipal Utilities have committed to fund a third round for the grant.

Read more about the program.

Growing 'Green'

The Green Industrial Center is seeing new momentum this spring with the sale of the spec building to MWI Components. The southern border of the lot has recently been broken into multiple lots, allowing for the growth of smaller businesses into the center.

Learn more about the Green Industrial Center.

City of Milford awarded CAT grant

A Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grant was recently awarded to the City of Milford for the Millstone Park project. The new city park will serve as a gateway to the Iowa Great Lakes.

Read about  the Millstone Park project and the CAT grant.

Valero celebrating 10 years in Hartley

Valero Renewables celebrated 10 years at the Hartley plant this week. Since purchasing the plant in 2009, the ethanol industry has changed and Valero has changed with it. Community members had the rare chance to take a tour of the facilities as part of the 10-year celebration.

Learn about Valero's anniversary.
Investor Spotlight
Each week, we want to feature and thank the businesses and individuals that have committed to economic development and growth in our communities. To learn more about these investors and others, visit our Business Directory !
Sector:  Communications & Utilities
Location: Estherville
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Sector: Communications & Utilities
Location: Everly
DescriptionEvertek, Inc., founded in 1989 and United Farmers Telephone Co. founded in 1905 are headquartered in Everly, Iowa and subsidiaries of Evertek Enterprises. Evertek is a Total Communications provider offering an array of services via Fiber, cable, copper, wireless and satellite.

Jobs in the Iowa Lakes Corridor
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See these and other current job openings here.

Job Title Employer Date
Transportation Specialist/Analyst Rembrandt Foods 4/5/2019
Inventory Control Analyst Rembrandt Foods 4/5/2019
Senior Financial Analyst Polaris 4/9/2019
Vice President of Sales GrapeTree Medical Staffing 4/9/2019
Summer Cook Lake Okoboji UM Camp 4/9/2019
Director of Operations for Onboarding GrapeTree Medical Staffing 4/9/2019
Marketing Manager GrapeTree Medical Staffing 4/9/2019
Accounting Specialist GrapeTree Medical Staffing 4/9/2019
Onboarding Specialist GrapeTree Medical Staffing 4/9/2019
Information Technology Manager GrapeTree Medical Staffing 4/9/2019
Hiring Specialist GrapeTree Medical Staffing 4/9/2019
Staffing Specialist GrapeTree Medical Staffing 4/9/2019
Medical Technologist Lakes Regional Healthcare 4/11/2019
Registered Nurse - Part Time Avera Holy Family Hospital 4/11/2019

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