Economic Gateway http://www.thejcea.org Jackson County Economic Alliance News RSS Feed Fri, 28 Jul 2017 01:55:58 -0700 en-us MORE HOMETOWN PRIDE COMMUNITIES http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=13073 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) has partnered with the East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA) and the Grant Wood Mississippi River Region (GWMRR), which includes Dubuque, Jackson and Jones counti... 50 local, regional leaders focus on downtowns during Maquoketa event http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=12672 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — About 50 local and regional business leaders met Tuesday in Maquoketa to learn and exchange ideas to improve their downtown business climates. The event, sponsored by the Io... ISU Solar Car Begins Statewide Tour http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=12482 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 One hundred twenty Iowa State University students are putting the finishing touches on the world’s first Solar Utility Vehicle. Named “Penumbra,” this solar-assisted electric vehicle... Blue-9 Climbs to Success with SAP Anywhere http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=12479 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Growing revenues and attracting new customers are the top business goals for small wholesale distributors and retailers. But, in the age of the empowered buyer, these goals are getting more difficult ... State-agency-led meeting will focus on Maquoketa's downtown http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=12189 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 An upcoming event will focus on reviatlizing Maquoketa's downtown. The Iowa Economic Development Authority's Downtown Resource Center will host a downtown forum on June 13 at the Maquoketa ... Construction expo gives students hands-on experience http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=11897 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 More than 100 area students got an up-close glimpse at a career in the trades during the Construction Industry Career Expo Thursday at Portzen Construction Co. in Dubuque. The expo features 10 trad... Maquoketa Public Art Project Progresses http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=11750 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Maquoketa Art Advisory Committee is currently accepting applications for artists interested in developing Maquoketa’s public art installment as part of the Byways of Iowa Public Art Initiati... Looking for Talented Young People? http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=11289 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 What if you could give a young person a chance to gain valuable workplace skills and learn about your company, and it didn’t cost you a dime?  What’s better than a great connection wi... District earns Lighthouse School honor for Leader in Me program http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=11227 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Andrew Community School District has been named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School by Franklin Covery Co., a global performance improvement company. The designation recognizes that the shcool has ach... Downtown developments, transformation highlighted during Maquoketa walking tour http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=11201 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Jackson County economic leaders believe downtown Maquoketa is well on its way to revitalization. Now, they hope to take progress to the next level. On Thursday, nearly th... Jackson County hospital trustees reach consensus http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=11000 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Jackson County Regional Health Center trustees have reached a consensus to examine the possibility of constructing a new hospital. Whether the facility would be located at t... Downtown Walking Tour - Maquoketa http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=10992 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Downtown Walking Tour   Meet for Tour - 5pm: Maquoketa Chamber/Art Experience (124 S. Main St. Maquoketa, IA)   Walking Tour - 5:15pm Reicks Building (101 N. Main... Blue-9 Pet Products partners with global business software company http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=10942 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Maquoketa, IA, March 10th, 2017 – The rapid growth of Blue-9 Pet Products, maker of The KLIMB™ Patented platform and Balance Harness™ for dogs, has led the company to implement the S... UI marketing students help develop new brand for Maquoketa http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=10895 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The city of Maquoketa recently completed a $4 million renovation of its downtown, and city leaders want to show it off. To help, they’ve turned to the University of Iowa’s Marketing Ins... HUSCO International looks to add more jobs than initially expected http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=10745 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MAQUOKETA, Iowa – Continued growth at a Maquoketa manufacturer likely means more new jobs than expected when a hiring initiative was announced last year. Last year, officials from HUSCO Inter... Jackson County native looks to hop into craft beer industy http://www.thejcea.org/jackson/news/?item=10468 www.thejcea.org/jackson/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 JACKSON COUNTY, Iowa – Jackson County native Carla Wosoba always had an inkling that she would be a part of the craft beer industry. However, it wasn’t until recently that she realized ...