The Lawrence County Industrial Development Council (LCIDC) and the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce (LCCC) are very satisfied with the success of the Local Loyalty Buck program! “We have really hoped for $5,000.00 when we started. We never imagined that we would sell almost $18,000.00 in the first year,” says Rachel Gard, LCCC Executive Director….
In the future LawrenceCountyIllinois.com will be providing its own list of properties available for sale. This feature will be coming soon to the website. For now, you can view available properties on a separate site, Location One. If you have any questions please contact Courtney Yost at 618 – 943 – 5219. .
The purpose of the Illinois Enterprise Zones is to stimulate economic growth and neighborhood revitalization in economically depressed areas of the state. Businesses located (or those that choose to locate) in a designated enterprise zone can become eligible to obtain special state and local tax incentives, regulatory relief, and improved governmental services, thus providing an economic stimulus to an area that would…
The Lawrence County Industrial Development Council and the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce have joined together to create the Lawrence County Local Loyalty Bucks program. The new program is designed to stimulate Lawrence County’s economy through promoting supporting local businesses. Individuals can purchase Local Loyalty Bucks at the LCIDC, 600 Cherry Lane, or LCCC offices,…
Several Lawrence County businesses are already on board for a new program targeted toward high school juniors and seniors that is scheduled to launch in Fall 2015.
Courtney Yost, the executive director of the Lawrence County Industrial Development Council, is spearheading a fundraising initiative to bring a program called Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO) to Lawrence County.
Courtney Yost recently received an award while attending the Midwest Community Development Institute conference in Moline and acting as a representative for Lawrence County. Yost was awarded the title of Class Champion-Year 1.