Workforce and Economic Development Summit


In an article to appear in the January/February 2014 issue of County Line Magazine, the first-ever Workforce and Economic Development Summit held at Pinecrest Country Club was considered a success.

Included in the 100 attendees, the East Texas Council of Governments, Workforce Solutions East Texas and the East Texas Economic Development District had participated in the summit to discuss a better economic future in East Texas.


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Federal Programs Related to - Regional Economic Development

Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of management support to encourage the establishment and growth of business and industry in a particular region of the United States.




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Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact


Keeping Half the Profits Beats Non-profits for Social Impact

Melbourne social enterprise Who Gives A Crap sold nearly 3 million rolls of toilet paper in 2014/15 and gave half the proceeds to WaterAid Australia, but co-founder Simon Griffiths says the donation would have been less had the startup adopted a non-profit model when it launched two years ago.


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