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Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corp earns Top Award

Wed 12-6-2017 Chicago, IL

(Chicago, IL) - The Mid-America Economic Development Council presented its annual Economic Development awards at the 2017 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector Forum, held December 3-5 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago.

Award entries were accepted in two markets per category: large market (annual marketing budget over $100,000) and small market (annual marketing budget under $100,000).

Recognition was presented to the Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation's Summer Intern Program in Algona, Iowa. K/PACEDC received the small market award on Workforce Development, which is based on activities to attract new workforce, strengthen the skills of existing workforce or encourage retention of youth in a specific area. Maureen Elbert is the Executive Director and was in attendance to receive the award.

Mid-America EDC is a multi-state association dedicated to being the leading resource for making contact with site selectors, advancing regional economic development programs, and accessing thought leadership.

For many years, The Mid-America Economic Development Council has sponsored the annual Economic Development Awards competition to recognize and stimulate the creative use of quality marketing by economic development organizations throughout the twelve-state Mid-America region in promoting their respective communities. 

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