Economic Gateway http://www.fremontecodev.org Greater Fremont Development Council News RSS Feed Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:21:27 -0800 en-us Meet Kelly Gentrup, GFDC’s Dodge County Housing Program Manager http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=20224 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Mon, 31 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Kelly Gentrup has joined the Greater Fremont Development Council as the Dodge County Housing Program Manager where she will be managing the Dodge County Investment Fund. She has had a diverse career i... Locals find jobs through Fremont Career Placement Pilot program http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=20009 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 When local resident James Smith was struggling to make his rent payment, he contacted the Fremont Area United Way to see if the local non-profit could help. “I knew they offered rent assistan... GFDC Executive Director, Garry Clark, Wins Prestigious 40 Under 40 Award http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19958 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Garry Clark, the Executive Director of the Greater Fremont Development Council (GFDC), has won the prestigious 40 Under 40 Award, presented by the Midlands Business Journal.  Garry was nominated ... GFDC Supports the #SlamDunkBook Campaign this Giving Tuesday http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19946 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 This Giving Tuesday, the Greater Fremont Development Council (GFDC), in partnership the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, is on a mission to give books to kids in need through the Slam Dunk Book camp... Bill Vobejda, GFDC Board President and Passionate Community Leader http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19814 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Bill Vobejda, Vice President of Operations at Methodist Fremont Health and President of the Board for the Greater Fremont Development Council has been a passionate community leader for nearly two ... Greater Fremont Development Council Hires Housing Program Manager http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19815 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Fremont, NE November 8, 2018  - Greater Fremont Development Council (GFDC) announced the hiring of Kelly Gentrup to serve in the newly created position of Housing Program Manager. With the inc... Garry Clark is a recipient of the Midlands Business Journal 40 under 40 Award! http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19816 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Greater Fremont Development Council is proud to announce that Garry Clark has been named a Midlands Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award winner. This distinction honors 40 en... Rural Workforce Housing Fund Project Groundbreaking in Fremont, NE Features Governor Ricketts, Local Leaders, Developers http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19817 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Picture (Left to Right): City of Fremont – Mayor Getzschman, GFDC – Garry Clark, GFDC – Barb Pierce, Fremont Beef Company – Les Leech, City of Scribner – Kathy Lodl, ... Infinite 8 Institute for Drone Research and Technology Announces New Location in Fremont, NE http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19818 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Infinite 8 Institute has locations in Washington, D.C., Kansas City, & Omaha, and have just announced plans to locate in Fremont, NE (Pop. 26,500), their first rural community.  “We hav... GFDC Secures Visit from Dream It Do It Metro Area Mobile Expo STEM Trailer http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19810 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Story by Colin Larson, Fremont Tribune With October serving as Manufacturing Month across the country, the Greater Fremont Development Council wanted to give local kids an interactive look at a few... November 1st Rural Workforce Housing Fund Project Groundbreaking in Fremont, NE Features Governor Ricketts, Local Leaders, Developers http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19652 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 WHAT: Morningside Crossing Groundbreaking (Partly funded by the Rural Workforce Housing Fund) A message from Governor Pete Ricketts addressing the LB 518/Rural Workforce Housing Fund (RWHF) I... Fremont Diesel Career Academy Moves to Fremont Contract Carriers http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19413 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Asking questions and collaborating on solutions is critical to the ultimate success of Fremont. It is possible to solve local challenges when the community comes together, something that is on clear d... Infinite 8 Institute: The Drone School Announces Opening in Fremont http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=19248 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Infinite 8 Institute: The Drone School invites you to attend a press conference to announce their commitment to Fremont.  Infinite 8 Institute (I8I)  will open its doors at 544 Main Stre... How Fremont is Solving its Workforce Housing Shortage http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=18819 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 With businesses expanding, there is an increased need for workforce housing in Dodge County. According to a recent housing study, that number could be as high as 1,500 units. To say that the community... Bow Tie Blog! August 24, 2018 http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=18813 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Bow Tie Blog Posted by Greater Fremont Development Council on Friday, August 24, 2018   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)... News Alert! Sale of Fremont Hormel plant to Wholestone Farms, LLC http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=18740 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 It was announced today (8.16.18) that Hormel Foods Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Hormel Foods Fremont, Nebraska processing facility to WholeStone Farms, LLC... Ever wonder what Opportunity Zones are? Fremont has two of them. Learn more here. http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=18577 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The new federal Opportunity Zones program is one of the most substantial pieces of legislation targeting community revitalization and economic development in America’s lowest income co... Housing Development Using Technology to Showcase Site http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=18549 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Technology is Cool!  Check out this vimeo of the Gallery 23 East site!  This is one of several housing developments in the Fremont area.  Contact GFDC if you want to be connected to thi... GFDC is taking Developer Applications for Workforce Housing Projects http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=18380 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700                       Greater Fremont Development Council is taking Developer Applicat... Bow Tie Blog! July 13, 2018 http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=18296 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Bow Tie Blog Live Posted by Greater Fremont Development Council on Friday, July 13, 2018   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(... Does your company need a Business Exit Transition Plan? Grants are available for no cost valuation and exit planning reports. http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=15855 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 NO COST BUSINESS VALUATIONS AND EXIT PLANNING AVAILABLE! NBDC received a SBA grant to provide no cost valuation or exit planning reports to businesses in Nebraska.  To fulfill the grant requir... 2017 Dodge County Communites Housing Study http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events/?item=15093 www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/news-&-events Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 The 2017 County-wide Housing Study has been completed. This study was made possible through a grant from the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA) and a local collaborative effort.  Do... WEDA and Main Streets Winter Conference http://www.fremontecodev.org/news-&-events/?item=20084 www.fremontecodev.org/news-&-events Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Check out the Agenda or Register now! http://www.wyomingeda.org/weda/news-and-resources/2019-winter-conference-and-luncheon... Drive Thru Job Fair Held October 11 http://www.fremontecodev.org/news-&-events/?item=19811 www.fremontecodev.org/news-&-events Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Industry Leaders, Education, and Community Organizations coming together to develop programming that engages jobseekers, attracts talent from outside the community and thinks outside the box on workfo... Midland University Announces Local Partnership with Fremont Schools http://www.fremontecodev.org/news-&-events/?item=19813 www.fremontecodev.org/news-&-events Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Story by Madonna Kilpatrick-Kielion - November 9, 2018 Midland University recently announced a new strategic partnership with Fremont Public Schools to enable local students to attend and ...