• NEOEDD Presents: Community Economic Developement Strategy

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    Name: NEOEDD Presents: Community Economic Developement Strategy
    Date: March 7, 2018
    Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM PST
    Website: www.neoedd.org
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    Save Dates for CEDS--and Take the Values Survey!

    In today’s competitive global market, it is necessary for regions to have a long-term economic development strategy that can serve as a roadmap to progress and prosperity. The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) does just that. It is a locally based, regionally driven economic-development planning process that successfully engages community leaders, private sector partners, Economic Development Districts (EDDs), and other stakeholders in planning for our region’s future.
    NEOEDD is leading a series of conversations and surveys across the region to gather input for a new CEDS document that will guide development activities for 2018-2023. On Jan. 24 community and business leaders from across Northeast Oregon gathered in La Grande (photos below) to consider the results of a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) survey that NEOEDD distributed in January. The next step in the CEDS process is a public survey and three public discussions.

    We need your input!
    What are the guiding values that community leaders should consider when making policy? Take this survey to add your thoughts.

    Please consider attending one of the upcoming CEDS community gatherings. Anyone interested in sharing ideas and priorities for the region's development is welcome to participate. The gatherings will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.:
    • Feb. 28 at Baker County Fairgrounds Small Meeting Room, 2600 East St. in Baker City
    • Mar. 7 at Community Connection, 702 NW 1st St. in Enterprise
    • Mar. 14 at Blue Mt. Conference Center, 404 12th St. in La Grande
    RSVP or ask for more information at NEOEDD, 541-426-3598.
    Community Connections, 702 NW 1st St., Enterprise
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, March 7, 2018
    5:30 - 8:30 pm
    Contact Information:
    Kristy Athens, 541-426-3598
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