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Newsletter Update: Using TimeBanks to strengthen our economy? That, and more…

It is usually around Mother’s Day of every year that we are reminded of one of the critical flaws in our good old-fashioned gross domestic product (GDP) measurement as one of the most popular means of expressing economic growth. Maybe you have seen the evidence too? Its called the “Mom Job index” where entities like […]

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Spring 2011 Newsletter: What economic results can be bought if each resident donated a sandwich and carton of milk in coins? That and other news

Our Spring 2011 Newsletter spills the secrets. Learn how Tama County beat national recession trends and is facilitating millions of dollars in healthy and diversified new investment by leveraging the cost of a sandwich ($5.80) and carton of milk ($1.50) per resident per year. And find out how Tama County can produce these results with only […]

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2010 EDIES Story 11 of 24: How Garwin city leaders opened new local communication channels

A community input hazard mitigation meeting was about to wrap up when one leader casually mentioned he wished there was better communication between the City and the residents.  The group talked through the usual communication suspect channels and agreed that none of them sufficiently served the needs of the community.  It was at that meeting […]

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Winter Newsletter 2010: Why is Tama County’s current economy more resilient than others’? That, and other news.

Happy Holidays! Thank you for your festive holiday cards. We are proudly setting them out and sharing the original art and warm wishes from the Tama County area around our office. You are also welcome to treat your Winter Newsletter from Tama County Economic Development as a holiday card and set it amongst your other […]

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Autumn Newsletter 2010: Are we entering a Golden Age for Entrepreneurship? That, and other news.

Every 3 months Tama County Economic Development puts out a newsletter with a snapshot of news, new businesses, new programs, resources and calendar to provide stakeholders in our economy with easy updates on development. We work hard to keep costs low and thank our 1,000+ email subscribers for helping us do exactly that. But we also know […]

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