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GFDA Top 10 For The Week

Here's the GFDA top 10 for this week:
 
1) Black Eagle Road improvement project is out to bid. The $1.45 million project will improve road access to heavy industrial land near MaltEurop's plant.
2) Hosted an agri-processing prospect visit.
3) Changed Alberta Trade Mission dates to September 11-14 and added Ft. McMurray and oil sands projects to the itinerary to tie in with the annual Oil Sands Tradeshow. Sign-up with Jamie Gormley JGormley@gfdevelopment.org
4) Loan Committee approved our first loan participation, $106,800 to support expansion of a Great Falls heavy equipment repair firm. 
5) Loan Committee approved a $50,000 CDBG loan to support expansion of a local agri-processor.
6) Hosted presentation on new loan participation program in conjunction with our partner, MT Board of Investments.
7) Preliminary May unemployment data showed no change for Cascade County since April. Unemployment rate remains at 6.2% compared to MT 7.3% and US 9.1%.
8) Executive Committee allocated $264,000 in HUD grant funds to infrastructure improvements on 18th Avenue North to support heavy industrial development.
9) Executive Committee approved selection of National Community Development Services to support our next capital campaign.
10) US Bank awarded us a $3,000 grant to support our small business development efforts.

 

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