Stafford County Economic Development Awarded SEED Grant

Stafford County Economic Development has been awarded a $49,125 SEED grant from the Kansas Dept. of Commerce to help fund 3 projects in the categories of libraries and food retail.

Focus on Stafford County – October 2022

This is the audio from our monthly radio show: Focus on Stafford County. This show aired live at 11:30 AM CT on Thursday, October 27, 2022. Kathleen talks about Stafford County YEC (Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge) coming up in February. She also gave updates on other activities including housing, childcare, etc.

2022-2023 Stafford County YEC

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Stafford County Economic Development, in association with the Network Kansas E-Community Partnership, will be housing Stafford County YEC on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 as part of the 2022-2023 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) series.

Focus on Stafford County – September 2022

This is the audio from our monthly radio show: Focus on Stafford County. This show aired live at 11:30 AM CT on Thursday, September 22, 2022. Kathleen talks about AmeriCorps and their new remote AmeriCorps VISTA member, Theresa McLoyd. She also gave updates on other activities like current grant applications, housing, childcare, etc.

VISTA Wraps Up Service Year

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Our VISTA’s service year has come to an end! Over the past year, Falon Runnebaum's work has focused on housing and childcare which are crucial for developing a strong and robust workforce.

Theresa McLoyd Joins EcoDevo as AmeriCorps VISTA 

For the next year, Theresa McLoyd will be working with Stafford County Economic Development (EcoDevo) as an AmeriCorps VISTA. She is originally from Birmingham, Alabama and moved to Johnson County, Kansas in 1995.

Focus on Stafford County – August 2022

This is the audio from our monthly radio show: Focus on Stafford County. This show aired live at 11:30 AM CT on Thursday, August 25, 2022. AmeriCorps VISTA Falon Runnebaum joined Steve and Kathleen to talk about her service year and all the things she was able to do and accomplish.

Three Houses Under Construction in St. John

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The three houses in St. John are taking shape as part of our Praire View Rental Housing! Two at the corner of 1st and Monroe and one on S. Broadway. They will be completed later this fall.

August 2022 Newsletter

Updates on Stafford County housing, childcare, the Port Authority and more.