Top 10 May 2016

Brandon Baumbach joined the EDC team as our business development projects coordinator and he hit the ground running, meeting with community leaders in Northwood, Larimore, and Grand Forks and joining the Metropolitan Planning Organization planning committee as the EDC rep. Elbit Systems America, a leading Israeli based unmanned systems company, made history in North Dakota …

Brandon Baumbach, Business Development Projects Coordinator

Brandon Baumbach joins Grand Forks Region EDC

The Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation has hired Brandon Baumbach as its business development projects coordinator. Baumbach will work with communities throughout Grand Forks County to identify economic development priorities and opportunities to support business recruitment, expansion and retention projects. He is also coordinating the EDC’s involvement in regional workforce recruitment and retention initiatives …

BRIC coordinator Tom Ford

Ford attends 2016 National Security Forum

Base Realignment Impact Committee Coordinator Tom Ford received a personal invitation from the Secretary of the Air Force and attended the 63rd annual National Security Forum May 3-5 at the Air War College (AWC) , Maxwell AFB, Alabama. The  forum exposes influential citizens to senior U.S. and international officers and civilian equivalents in order to …

Demystify Lean Six Sigma

Impact Dakota will host a breakfast & learn at 8 a.m., Tuesday, June 8 at Hilton Garden Inn for businesses interested in learning more about how to streamline operations using Lean Six Sigma methodologies. The 90 minute breakfast will provide attendees an opportunity to learn more about: Six Sigma and Lean methodologies Lean Six Sigma …

Hal Gershman receives 2016 Impact Award from EDC Board Chair Dwight Thompson

Hal Gershman Receives Impact Award

Grand Forks businessman Hal Gershman and former City of Grand Forks councilman received the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation (EDC) 2016 Impact Award at its annual meeting March 31…

Grand Forks named Great American Defense Community

The Association of Defense Communities (ADC) named Grand Forks among its first class of Great American Defense Communities, an initiative launched this year to acknowledge the unique contributions cities, counties and regions that host installations make to improve quality of life for service members, veterans and their families. Grand Forks was among 10 communities selected …