Shonsey & Associates Joins Lutz

Lutz is excited to announce they will acquire Shonsey, Placke, Maruska & Stava, P.C. (d/b/a Shonsey & Associates), a leading accounting firm in Central Nebraska, located in Grand Island. The transaction is expected to be effective May 1, 2018.

Fegley, Heidelk, and O'Connor Join EDC Board

Brad Fegley (Lutz), Jerry Heidelk (Performance Plus Liquids), and Ray O'Connor (O'Connor Enterprises) join the EDC Board of Trustees in 2018.

Thank you, Manlio Medellin & Galen Stehlik

EDC staff and Board of Trustees would…

NE Chamber's Manufacturing Summit: Oct. 12

As part of October's salute to manufacturing, the Nebraska Chamber will host its annual Manufacturing & Distribution Summit on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.  This free event is for those involved in manufacturing and related sectors, and is sponsored by RSM -- a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services.  Highlights will include…

Tri-City Area Economic Forum: October 6, 2017

Join us for the Tri-City Area Economic Forum on October 6th at the Bosselman Conference Center in Grand Island, NE.

Hendrix Genetics Opening Ceremony at PVIP-E

Hendrix Genetics will celebrate the opening of its new hatchery operation serving 10% of the US market in Grand Island on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 11 a.m., located at 2325 West Schimmer Drive. The ceremony will be held in the southwest corner of its $18.5 million facility, spanning twenty acres in the north-east section of Grand Island’sPlatte Valley Industrial Park-East (PVIP-E).…

Hendrix Genetics Welcome Breakfast: Tuesday, August 15th

Join us as we welcome Hendrix Genetics to Grand Island!

2017 Business of the Year: O'Connor Enterprises

Founded in 1994, O’Connor Enterprises is a true trailblazer, initiating positive change in the physical and economic landscape of the Grand Island community. Ray O’Connor, founder and CEO of O’Connor Enterprises, owns and manages over 1.3 million square feet of commercial real estate in the divisions of hospitality, office, commercial retail and mixed-use shopping centers, and multi-family housing…

2017 EDC Annual Meeting

(Grand Island, NE)—The Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation will host its annual meeting on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Riverside Golf Club. Doors will open for lunch at 11:30AM while the program will begin promptly at noon.

Ms. Courtney Dunbar, Industrial Program and Economic Development Leader for Olsson Associates, will serve as the keynote speaker at the event.

Save the Date! EDC Annual Meeting Luncheon: Thursday, May 25th at Noon

Join us on Thursday, May 25th for our annual meeting luncheon at Riverside Golf Club. Keynote speaker Courtney Dunbar from Olsson Associates will discuss site selection, and we will honor our business of the year, O'Connor Enterprises.

“Grand Island provided us the ability to build and maintain professional careers, while still being present in our children's lives. That's the 'better opportunity' we found here.”
Lynda ConnerGrand Island Business Owner
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