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.

Open House at 304 S. Main Street in Hudson

We hosted an open house on February 5 & 6 at 304 S. Main Street in Hudson. This is the first of nine additional rental houses we are building county-wide based on the house built in conjunction with K-State at 8th and Broadway in St. John.

Focus on Stafford County – January 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, January 20, 2022.

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...