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Governor Celebrates Clay County Achievement

Clay County on Tuesday became the largest county in Missouri and one of the largest in the U.S. to earn Certified Work Ready Communities recognition. Governor Jay Nixon made the announcement to over 100 leaders of business and education who gathered at iWerx in North Kansas City. “This sends a …

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NORTHLAND AGENCIES WITH LONG HISTORIES OF EXCELLENCE MERGE TO BRING LIFE UNLIMITED TO ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

Concerned Care, Inc. and Immacolata Manor have announced a merger effective July 1, 2016.  As Life Unlimited, Inc., its more than 250 employees will provide residential, day habilitation and employment services to more than 200 individuals and therapeutic recreation services to over 500 people. Executive offices will remain in both Liberty …

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Healthcare Providers Face Employee Challenges

Northland healthcare providers face a problem that also challenges other areas of the economy like manufacturing: finding good workers. The second in a series of CEO Roundtables sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council focused on one of Greater Kansas City’s largest job sectors June 7 at Maple Woods …

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Layout of the New Metro North Crossing

Wes Minder blogs as the “Line Creek Loudmouth” over at http://www.linecreekloudmouth.com/. Minder published the layout of the new Metro North Crossing last week. Looks like the Northland is getting another open air mall. Minder also has images of the map key and closer images of the layout over on his post. …

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CEO Roundtable Targets Improved Workforce, Education

Area business leaders discussed ways to improve workforce access during a CEO Roundtable April 5. Sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council and its Northland Education and Business Alliance (NEBA), the event brought representatives from regional education and development organizations together with the CEOs of area businesses. “This is …

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