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Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program

Update: Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program Office of the Governor Texas sent this bulletin at 07/28/2022 02:37 PM CDT Dear Texas Travel Industry Stakeholders, Small Businesses, & Economic Development Partners: Earlier this month, the Office of the...

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East Texas Healthcare Industry Launches Partnership

East Texas Healthcare Industry Launches Partnership

On Thursday the first meeting of the East Texas Healthcare Industry Partnership was held at the Jasper County Courthouse Annex.  This partnership, driven by a group of healthcare leaders who are strategically and collaboratively minded, will be supported by a team of...

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Retail Strategies for Downtown Jasper Business and Property Owners

Retail Strategies for Downtown Jasper Business and Property Owners

Date: April 20,  2022                            Time: 10:00 AM CT Click Here to Register The Jasper Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO) has partnered with Retail Strategies/Downtown Strategies to help expand the city’s downtown business recruitment and retention...

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JEDCO Recognizes International Women’s Day

JEDCO Recognizes International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day 2022, JEDCO salutes the two women we share an office with who embody the ideals recognized on this annual occasion.  Thanks for being yourselves Beverly Holley and Carissa Garcia of the Jasper-Sam Rayburn Lake Chamber of Commerce - we...

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Facade Improvement Grant Program for Downtown

Facade Improvement Grant Program for Downtown

As part of JEDCO’s Downtown Revitalization project, a grant program has been launched to help business and property owners improve the outward appearance of their downtown buildings.  This is a 50/50 matching grant program with JEDCO paying up to $10,000 per project. ...

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Speaker Phelan Visits JEDCO Office

Speaker Phelan Visits JEDCO Office

l-r Richard Clower, Beverly Holley, Brenda Job, Laura Golden, Speaker Phelan, Denise Kelley, Eddie Hopkins, Bill Snelson, Paul Smith Monday, January 31, 2022 Texas Speaker of the House and State Representative for Dist. 21, Dade Phelan, and the Chief Director of...

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Public Safety Career Day in Jasper

Public Safety Career Day in Jasper

A Public Safety Career Day Event was hosted by the Deep East Texas College and Career Academy (DETCCA) last Thursday, December 18.  Students from Jasper, Brookeland, Burkeville, Woodville, Spurger, Kirbyville and Newton participated.  DETCCA and Lamar Institute of...

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