FCDC Update February 12, 2019

Congratulations!  Vintage Revival in Fairmont is opening a store front on Fairmont’s Main Street.  The Open House is planned for March 1st.  Follow them on facebook for updates. https://www.facebook.com/renewedbyrichardson/

Deadline to register for the FCDC Annual Meeting – Monday, February 18th:  A Taste of Fillmore County will be the theme for the 2019 FCDC Annual Meeting.  Several restaurants and caterers that serve Fillmore County will be onsite offering samples from their menus and information on their businesses.  FCDC Entrepreneurs of the Year, Ben and Nicole Schoenholz with Schoenholz Precision Application and Mylah Rose Boutique will share their story followed by the Annual FCDC Business Meeting.  The date is February 28th at the Shickley Community Center.  Doors open at 5:30 pm and the Annual Meeting begins at 6:30 pm.  Please contact Susan to reserve your spot, [email protected] or text/call 402-759-1572.

Housing Down Payment and Rehab Assistance:  FCDC is planning to reapply for upcoming housing grants that can assist individuals with purchasing and/or rehab of existing homes within Fillmore County.  This has been a successful program for many years and has benefitted several current homeowners residing in Fillmore County.  There is a need for matching funds within the application process.  For more information on this program and how your organization can contribute, please contact the FCDC office at [email protected] 

Professional Development Training. In an effort to provide value for your 2019 Member Investment with FCDC, we would like to offer professional development training opportunities for you and your employees.  To make that happen, we need to hear what types of training would be of benefit to your organization.  Examples could include:  Software/app training, customer service skills, social media marketing…etc.  Call, stop in, email or text me your training needs or ideas!

Fillmore County Foundation Grant Applications:  Groups, organizations, or communities seeking funding for projects may find a source of assistance through the Fillmore County Foundation.  Grant applications will be accepted through Thursday, February 28, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.  Applications are available for download via the FCDC website, www.fillmorecountydevelopment.org/grants. 

Please note, the FCDC Office will be closed Thursday, February 14th – Monday, February 18.  Please continue to email or leave voicemails during this time. 

As always, I welcome your input and suggestions.  Please feel free to call, text or stop in at any time.

Susan Lynch, FCDC Executive Director
402-759-1572 (cell/text) - [email protected] 


FEBRUARY 15:  Registration deadline for SCC Manufacturing Technician Level 1 at York and Hebron SCC Learning Centers  - click here for details

FEBRUARY 17:  Mighty Magic Pants presented by The Geneva Arts Council, 3:00 pm.  Tickets available at the door.

FEBRUARY 21:  Open House - Library Innovation Studios at the Geneva Public Library.  5:00 - 7:00 pm

FEBRUARY 28:  FCDC Annual Banquet at Shickley Community Center 5:30 - 8:00 pm.  Contact Susan [email protected] for information or to register. 



Please join us at the FCDC Annual Meeting Featuring 
A Taste of Fillmore County

February 28, 2019 5:30- 8:00 pm
Shickley Community Center

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