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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 sblackburn@younghouse.org, 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 dmillard@leecountyedg.com



8th Grade Students Explore Southeast Iowa Careers

Published Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Career Exploration Day takes over Community College Over 360 students from Fort Madison, Keokuk, Central Lee, Holy Trinity and Keokuk Christian attended the 8th Grade Career Exploration Day hosted by Lee County EDG, the Burlington Partnership and Southeastern Community College today. The students were divided into groups and were able to explore 6... more»

Cryotech Deicing Technology Achieves Milestones

Published Thursday, February 16, 2017
Increasing Safety and Environmental Protection Located in Lee County, Cryotech Deicing Technology, is a world leader in aircraft, runway and commercial deicing technology. Cryotech manufacturers and markets environmentally friendly, low corrosion acetate based commercial and runway deicers. In addition to commercial and runway applications, Cryotech is a... more»

DuPont Celebrates 80 Years in Lee County

Published Friday, February 10, 2017
The Fort Madison DuPont plant is celebrating 80 years of being in Lee County and has evolved with the market multiple times. One thing that remains constant is their commitment to safety, celebrating 3 years of no recordable safety incidences in September, quality, the environment, the community and their employees. The Fort Madison DuPont plant is the... more»

Lee County Recognized for Renewable Energy Investment

Published Friday, December 30, 2016
2016 Best Development Awards Five independent jurors from across the state selected projects that implement the efficient use of resources to develop sustainable communities that provide a high quality of life. Two of the nine winners for 2016 are in Lee County. Steffenmeier Welding & Manfuacturing won in the Renewable Energy category for their... more»

Keokuk Health Systems and UnityPoint Health Announce Formal Affiliation

Published Thursday, December 15, 2016
Keokuk Health Systems (KHS) and UnityPoint Health announced today, Dec. 15, that they have finalized an affiliation agreement between the organizations. Leaders from both organizations, Quincy Medical Group along with Governor Terry Branstad toured part of Keokuk Area Hospital before making the official announcement to hospital staff and board, government... more»

Local Economic Development Groups Working Together

Published Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Southeast Iowa Participates in Competitive Conference Economic Development leaders from Southeast Iowa traveled to Chicago this week to participate in the Mid America Competitiveness Conference and Site Selector Forum hosted by the Mid America Economic Development Council (MAEDC). Representatives from Lee, Des Moines, and Henry Counties as well as Southeast... more»

First Employee Ready Class Graduates

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Developing Skills in High School After Lee County EDG’s first Manufacturing 101 class graduated, we were asked what’s next? Next was going to the high school level and reaching students before they graduate, with 12 Plus, allowing them to see career opportunities in the area and what it takes not only to get a quality job but keep it as well. ... more»

National Manufacturing Day Comes to Lee County

Published Friday, October 7, 2016
Lee County EDG hosted National Manufacturing Day where high school students had the opportunity to tour five Lee County manufacturers to gain an understanding of the careers available in Lee County. It is a chance for students to see the diverse career options that are innovative, impactful and durable. Lee County students spent the day touring Axalta... more»
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