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Top 9 for the week of Nov 3rd

1) We travelled to eastern Canada, bringing an excellent team from Great Falls College MSU and GFPS, and spent the week working closely on the workforce training needs of a company considering expansion in Great Falls. It was a great week!
2) Worked with a national company that has shortlisted Great Falls for a project that must begin construction in April.
3) Worked with City Public Works staff on the Great Falls AgriTech Park. Prepared for the upcoming City Commission meeting on Wednesday, 11/7, our last opportunity to save spring 2013 construction deals.
4) The GFDA Loan Committee approved a $78,660 loan for a start-up Great Falls family-entertainment/recreation business.
5) Prepared a proposal for a call center prospect considering Great Falls.
6) Worked with two individuals looking to start businesses, helping them with start-up planning, financing structures and market research.
7) Presented a market research workshop for 7 business owners.
8) Held our monthly Development Coffee. Craig Raymond, with City Planning and Community Development, discussed his role as ombudsman to help businesses navigate city permitting processes. Call Craig 455-8432 for more information.
9) Participated in the first of three Economic Working Group sessions for the City's Growth Policy Update. The next session is Thursday, November 8 at 6:00 PM in the Planning Department conference room on the first floor of the Civic Center.
Thank you to all our investors and partners who are working so hard to create economic opportunity for the residents of Great Falls, Cascade County and the entire Golden Triangle. It's not easy, but every time we help a business create a job, we've made a big difference in a family's life.
Make sure to read Monday's Tribune!!!!!


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