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Top 11 for the week of June 29th

1) Marketed Great Falls and met with agri-processing companies at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) annual conference and trade show.
2) Submitted a Primary Worker Training program grant application in support of an industrial prospect that has shortlisted Great Falls for a new facility.
3) Presented preliminary plans for phase 2 of the Great Falls AgriTech Park to GFDA's Executive Committee.
4) Closed an SBA 504 loan of $668,000 for Contract Flooring's new facility.
5) The Airport Authority Board awarded the terminal expansion construction contract.
6) The City advertised for bids for properties in the City's Business Park and a 10 acre parcel at the intersection of 38th Street and River Drive.
7) Helped a local entrepreneur wishing to purchase a business.
8) Six proposed west coast coal shipping facilities could open new Asian markets for Montana coal, creating high paying mining and transport jobs, as well as very substantial revenue for our state, with direct benefits to Great Falls.
9) We participated in the statewide SBA lenders conference with a presentation on SBA 504 Closing Tips for Lenders. Our financing arm, High Plains Financial, is certified statewide to make SBA 504 loans.
10) GFDA's Investor Relations Committee invites interested GFDA private investors to join its activities. Next meeting is September 20 at noon. Contact Jolene Bach if you'd like to get involved
11) Our Forward Great Falls 2012-2017 Campaign Kick-off has been set for Wednesday, July 25, 5:00-6:30 PM at TD&H's beautiful new building on the river!
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