Don't Miss these Upcoming Events:
Lee County EDG Annual Meeting
Thursday, August 22nd from 11:00 - 12:30
Meyers Courtyard, Keokuk
With keynote speaker Governor Kim Reynolds.
Get an update on Lee County EDG's progress, plus hear from the governor about the state's initiatives and how they affect Lee County.
Register to attend here
Lee County Bridges Out of Poverty Class
Anyone wanting to register for classes or to volunteer may email Shayla Blackburn at email@example.com, or call 319-371-7465. We will need: name, phone number, and email or physical address.
Class participants are chosen via an interview and class size is limited.
Electrical Endorsement and Mechanical Endorsement Tracks Available
Students interested in registering should talk to their school councilor! Class starts August 26th
Are you a community leader or business wanting to be involved? Click here or contact Dana Millard at firstname.lastname@example.org
Published Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Iowa DOT Office Director Craig Markley visited with Lee County industries to discuss the future of Iowa’s freight initiatives and Freight Optimization Model. Markley reviewed how having a safe, efficient, and reliable freight transportation network is essential for the future economic health of the state. Freight Optimization can help the state... more»
Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Grow Lee Brings Home Gold
Lee County, IA, September 20, 2017– The Lee County Economic Development Group won a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for Grow Lee, a project in the category of Human Capital of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 19, during the... more»
Published Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Throughout 2017, Cryotech has been celebrating a quarter century in business with ‘Quarters of Giving’ campaign. Each quarter has been focused on a different theme - Community, Monetary, Environment, and People. April marked the beginning of Cryotech’s Environmental quarter. During this time, Cryotech employees focused on the environment... more»
Published Friday, June 2, 2017
Developing Skills at a Early Age
Lee County EDG launched it’s first Lego Robotics program in February 2015 with locations at Lee County’s libraries including Donnellson, West Point, Fort Madison and Keokuk. The initial summer program reached 65 students and had 8 Lee County companies participating as volunteers. Since the initial launch, the... more»
Published Thursday, May 4, 2017
2nd Consecutive Year
The Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) honored economic development organizations during the SMART Economic Development Conference held in Des Moines on May 4th. Lee County EDG received the award for Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) Overall Program for 2017 for their Grow Lee 2.0 program. The award recognizes the... more»
Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Branstad and Reynolds Help Celebrate Historic Opening and $3M investment in Lee County
Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCo) and its parent company, OCI N.V. (Euronext: OCI), announced the official start of production at its plant in Wever in southeast Iowa. Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, the Lee County Board of Supervisors and others joined OCI in... more»
Published Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Lee County EDG announces Lee County is in the Guinness Book of World Records for “Most people planting flower bulbs simultaneously” with 1,463 people planting about 8,000 flower bulbs in 28 minutes. Lee County broke the standing 850 people record held by a group from the United Kingdom on October 18, 2016, however received final confirmation... more»
Published Friday, March 24, 2017
It’s been busy month and a time for celebration in the Siemens Fort Madison blade facility. On March 23, employees gathered throughout the day to mark their 15,000th blade milestone, celebrate ten years of production at the facility and the recent production startup of the 59 meter blade. This is the fifth blade type produced in the Fort Madison. A... more»