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Topcon Agriculture establishes research campus at Kansas State University

10/05/18-OCTOBER 4, 2018 BY DEWEY TERRILL MANHATTAN — Topcon Agriculture and Kansas State University announced…  READ MORE read more

Groundbreaking Ceremony Update for New JCHS

10/02/18-OCTOBER 1, 2018 BY DEWEY TERRILL Formal groundbreaking for the new…  READ MORE read more

Chamber EDC to Prospect in China

10/01/18-The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce through their…  READ MORE read more

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JUNCTION CITY FIRST

Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce’s “Junction City First” is an aggressive, economic development business expansion and attraction plan. Junction City First has input and support from the private and public sectors within the City of Junction City and Geary County. The Chamber’s Junction City First initiative is designed to raise the necessary funds to develop and implement the Chamber’s increased economic development initiatives for the next five years.

In partnership with local governments, community organizations and businesses, the Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce will build a cooperative vision for achieving the five-year measurable goals outlined in its economic development initiatives. The key areas of implementation include: 

•    Business Recruitment and Marketing
•    Business Retention and Expansion
•    Workforce Development
•    Enhance Economic Development Capacity
•    Entrepreneurship

The economic development programs of the Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce in the preceding years have been funded and guided primarily by the public sector.  Recent studies of highly effective economic development programs across America indicate that a joint partnership between the public and private sectors to be the best model for increased economic growth.  The public sectors annual funding will continue and work with the private sector to leverage increased success.

The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce commits to a program of work with dramatic impacts for the City of Junction City and Geary County over the next five years. In addition to increased national and regional awareness of the Junction City area, our key economic development goals for 2015 thru 2019 are:    

Number of Primary Jobs to be Created:  750 over five year
Targeted Annual Salaries: $40,204*
New Capital Investment Generated: $150,00,000
Business Retention and Expansion Visits 200 per year

*The targeted annual salary of $40,204 represents a 10% increase over the latest annual average wages of $36,549 in Geary County as reported by the Kansas Labor Information Center for 2013. 

 

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Topcon Agriculture establishes research campus at Kansas State University

10/05/18-OCTOBER 4, 2018 BY DEWEY TERRILL MANHATTAN — Topcon Agriculture and Kansas State University announced Thursday, Oct. 4, a comprehensive partnership. The Topcon Agriculture Research Campus in the K-State Office Park,…  READ MOREread more

Groundbreaking Ceremony Update for New JCHS

10/02/18-OCTOBER 1, 2018 BY DEWEY TERRILL Formal groundbreaking for the new Junction City High School project is set for 2:30 p.m. Friday at the new school location…  READ MOREread more

Chamber EDC to Prospect in China

10/01/18-The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce through their economic development efforts will seek new prospects in China. Junction City will be one of a…  READ MOREread more

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