The City of St, John has agreed to contribute $65,000 to the Child Care Committee to bring in a modular classroom building that would allow for two daycares to operate out of it. This is enough to secure the building, but more is needed to carry out the project.

Change in Staffing

After 10 years as the executive director of Stafford County Economic Development, Carolyn Dunn has decided to reduce her hours and role as additional professional opportunities have arisen.

Empowerment Training Pilot

,
Kathleen Norman, Assistant Director of Stafford County Economic Development, is facilitating Empowerment Training with the Jobs of America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) Program at Stafford High School. She has been coming to the school weekly and will wrap up this nine-week pilot session in early December.

9/11 Service Day

Commitment to Service. AmeriCorps members bring out the best in America by volunteering directly with nonprofit organizations to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges.

Workshop with Stafford City Council

EcoDevo was asked by mayor, Ginger Sanders, to meet with the Stafford City Council to talk about general opportunities that exist. EcoDevo staff and a couple of board members attended a workshop with the Stafford City Council on the evening of Wednesday, September 1.

Falon Runnebaum joins EcoDevo as new AmeriCorps VISTA

For the next year, Falon Runnebaum will be working with Stafford County Economic Development as the AmeriCorps Workforce Development VISTA.

A $100,000 House?

A project that Stafford County Economic Development (EcoDevo) worked on in conjunction with K-State’s College of Architecture, Planning and Design has been receiving a lot of publicity.

Hudson House: First of Nine

,
We broke ground on the new house in Hudson! This is the first of nine additional rental houses we are building county-wide...

K-State’s $100K net-zero prototype house is finished.

,
An article by Sarah Spicer for The Wichita Eagle published August 12, 2021.

Evan Reed joins EcoDevo as new AmeriCorps VISTA

Fresh out of the California Polytechnic State University of San Luis Obispo, Calif., Evan Reed will be working with Stafford County Economic Development and Gray Photography Studio as the AmeriCorps Arts-Focused Community Relations VISTA.