Catch up on this week's Corridor news.

This Week in the Corridor
Call for Nominations

The nominating committee of the Iowa Lakes Corridor Board of Directors invites members to submit names of possible candidates for board seats from Dickinson and Emmet counties.
 
The Corridor board includes 16 directors, four each from the four counties the organization serves. Directors are drawn from members of the organization in good standing.  For a list of members, click here. Terms are three years and directors can serve no more than two consecutive full terms.
 
The nomination committee will present a slate of candidates to the full board of directors in April. The list is not limited to the candidates suggested by the general membership. The board will then prepare a ballot for the annual election held in May. All Corridor members are encouraged to vote in the annual election.
 
To submit a name to the nominating committee, please send an email to Kiley Miller, kmiller@lakescorridor.com, by 5 p.m. March 31, 2019.

News to Know
Foundation awards more than $151K

The Clay County Community Foundation awarded their 2019 Community Betterment grants on Monday. Twenty-eight area organizations received grants for projects in the Clay County communities. The Corridor received a $2,500 grant for the 5x5 population growth initiative and Get A Lakes Life.


Seasons Center awarded $4 million grant

The Seasons Center for Behavioral Health was awarded a federal grant in the amount of four million dollars over two years. This grant will assist the organization to become a certified community behavioral health clinic.

Read more about the grant.

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 !
Dickinson County
Sector:  Cities & Counties
County Seat: Spirit Lake
Description: Dickinson County, the smallest county in Iowa based on land area, is the home of the Iowa Great Lakes. 
Dickinson County Farm Bureau
Sector: Financial & Insurance Services
Location: Spirit Lake
Description:  More than 70 years ago, Farm Bureau Financial Services was founded to help meet the unique insurance needs of farmers, the lifeblood of America. Today, they help people from all walks of life protect what matters most and prepare for the future.



Jobs in the Iowa Lakes Corridor
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Post your jobs where quality candidates are already looking: lakescorridor.com

See these and other current job openings here.

Job Title Employer Date
Maintenance Technician Evertek, Inc. 3/8/2019
Shop Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Operator Trainee Midstates Builders 3/11/2019
Field Crew/Steel Erectors Midstates Builders 3/11/2019
Transfer Station Attendant City of Spencer 3/11/2019
Desktop Support Technician Avera Holy Family Hospital 3/14/2019

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