Top 10 – June 2017

 

  1. It was a bittersweet month for the EDC as we said good-bye to our retiring president & CEO. But not before the board honored him with the EDC Impact Award and announced the award is being renamed the Klaus Thiessen Impact Award. More …
  2. How cool are you? Way Cooler Than You Think. Check it out and use this new web portal as part of your employee recruitment program. Let us know if you’d like a toolkit with graphics and resources you can incorporate into your company’s marketing materials. And be sure to follow and engage on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram.
  3. Take advantage of a free event July 11  to learn more about incorporate apprenticeships into your company as a way to build your workforce. More information, registration here …
  4. Development & Outreach Manager Brandon Baumbach was a panelist at the Economic Development Association of North Dakota summer conference talking about entrepreneurship in the Grand Forks area.
  5. Keith Lund joined other community leaders at the Association of Defense Communities summer conference in Washington D.C. While there, they met with Air Force installations leaders to discuss future mission opportunities for the Base.
  6. Klaus Thiessen was recognized by the City of Grand Forks City Council with a resolution in recognition and appreciation and a key to the city, presented by Mayor Michael Brown.
  7. It was a busy month at the Grand Forks Air Force Base. Col. Ben Spencer assumed command and the Base transitioned from Air Mobility Command to Air Combat Command. Read more …
  8. Exhibitor registration opened for the 2017 Northern Valley Career Expo, the region’s premier career awareness event. reach your future employees. Register here …
  9. The Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals released the agenda and registration details for the Great Plains YP Summit being hosted here July 26-28. Send your employees for a great professional development opportunity. Details
  10. June 30 is Keith Lund’s last day as EDC vice president. He’s assuming his new role at President & CEO of the EDC on July 1.