Morgan County Economic Development Corporation

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MCEDC is a 501(c)6 not for profit public/private organization that provides information and resources for new and expanding business in Morgan County, Colorado.

🌟 Spotlight on Economic Development in Morgan County 🌾🏭We recently heard from one of the largest employers in Morgan Cou...
01/10/2024

🌟 Spotlight on Economic Development in Morgan County 🌾🏭

We recently heard from one of the largest employers in Morgan County, and their message was loud and clear: Economic Development is key to our future.

This testimonial underscores a vital truth: Economic development isn’t just business growth, it's community growth. By enhancing our amenities and business landscape, we're not only strengthening our current workforce but also attracting new talents. This is essential for the long-term success of all businesses in our county, especially the foundational agriculture and manufacturing industries.

Let's work together to foster an environment where every business, big and small, can thrive in Morgan County. Our future depends on it.

🌟 Welcome to Workforce Development Month! πŸš€As we step into a new year, let's focus on a concept that's pivotal to both p...
01/05/2024

🌟 Welcome to Workforce Development Month! πŸš€

As we step into a new year, let's focus on a concept that's pivotal to both personal growth and our economic landscape: Workforce Development. But what exactly does it encompass?

πŸ” Workforce Development is a comprehensive term that includes a variety of activities and initiatives, essential for building a strong and adaptable workforce. This includes:

Career Development: Assisting individuals in finding and pursuing fulfilling career paths.
Job Training: Offering skills and training relevant to current and emerging job markets.
Education: Providing educational opportunities that align with career goals and market demands.
Community Initiatives: Developing programs that support workforce readiness and tackle local economic challenges.

🌱 Why is this important? In our rapidly changing job market, adaptability is key. Workforce development ensures that individuals are not only prepared for today's challenges but are also thriving in their careers. It's about empowering our workforce with the skills and opportunities needed for success in a dynamic economic environment.

Throughout this month, we'll explore the impact of workforce development on economic advancement, personal success stories, and future opportunities.

Stay tuned for insights, stories, and opportunities as we explore how workforce development is a cornerstone of economic resilience and growth.

🌟 Big cheers to The Mav Tap House for being January's Business of the Month! πŸŽ‰ Sue and Steve Baldwin's 30-year journey h...
01/04/2024

🌟 Big cheers to The Mav Tap House for being January's Business of the Month! πŸŽ‰ Sue and Steve Baldwin's 30-year journey has turned The Mav into a Fort Morgan favorite. Over 50 employees, a fantastic menu, and a heart for our community - that's what makes them special. Congrats, Team Mav! πŸ₯‚

We are excited to ring in 2024 by recognizing one of Fort Morgan's amazing businesses! Sue and Steve Baldwin have operated, re-energized, and have expanded The Mav restaurant during the past 30 years, making it a favorite stop along the interstate for visitors as well as locals. The eatery employs more than 50 individuals, many who have been a part of its operations for a decade. Not only is it important to offer an expansive menu selection with quality food offerings in a comfortable and enjoyable environment for customers, but the business greatly supports and contributes to many community organizations. Congratulations to The Mav Kitchen and Tap House team for your selection as our January Business of the Month!

Welcome 2024 – A Year of New Horizons! Happy New Year's Day to the wonderful community of Morgan County! As the first da...
01/01/2024

Welcome 2024 – A Year of New Horizons!

Happy New Year's Day to the wonderful community of Morgan County! As the first day of 2024 dawns bright and hopeful, we at Morgan County Economic Development Corporation are filled with excitement and anticipation for what this new year will bring.

Today isn't just the beginning of a new year; it's the start of a new chapter in our shared story. A chapter where every day presents an opportunity to grow, innovate, and strengthen the bonds that make our community so special.

This year, let's embrace the spirit of renewal and possibility:

🌱 Nurture new ideas and watch them flourish into remarkable projects.
πŸ’ͺ Strengthen our community bonds by supporting local businesses and initiatives.
πŸš€ Pursue new opportunities for economic development, ensuring a prosperous future for all.
🀝 Work together to build a Morgan County that's thriving but also nurturing and inclusive.

May this year bring you joy, health, and prosperity. Let's make 2024 a year of memorable achievements, unbreakable community spirit, and positive change.

Here's to a fresh start, new beginnings, and a year filled with endless possibilities! Happy New Year, Morgan County! 🌟

12/31/2023

🌟✨ Happy New Year from MCEDC! ✨

As we bid farewell to 2023 and welcome 2024, it's a time to reflect on our journeys and dream about the possibilities ahead. This past year has been a remarkable one, filled with challenges that we've overcome together and successes that we've celebrated as a community.

Looking ahead, we're filled with hope and excitement for what the New Year holds. At MCEDC, we are committed to continuing our work in fostering economic growth, supporting local businesses, and building a vibrant and thriving Morgan County.

Our New Year's resolution? To keep pushing the boundaries of what's possible, to keep championing the innovative and resilient spirit of our community, and to make 2024 a year of unprecedented growth and prosperity.

We're grateful for your support, your ideas, and your passion. Together, we've built a strong foundation, and now, we're ready to reach new heights.

Here's to a year of new beginnings, new adventures, and new successes. May 2024 be a year filled with happiness, health, and prosperity for you and your loved ones.

Cheers to a bright and promising New Year! πŸ₯‚πŸŽ‰

12/25/2023

πŸŽ„βœ¨ Merry Christmas from all of us at Morgan County Economic Development Corporation! βœ¨πŸŽ„

As the snow gently blankets our beautiful Morgan County, we're reminded of the incredible journey we've shared this past year. From groundbreaking new businesses to inspiring community initiatives, the spirit of growth and togetherness has truly defined 2023.

This festive season, we're not just celebrating the holidays, but also the strength, resilience, and warmth of our wonderful community. Your support, ideas, and passion have been the driving force behind our success and we're immensely grateful for each and every one of you.

As we gather with our loved ones, let's cherish these moments and look forward to a new year filled with hope, prosperity, and continued collaboration. Here's to building a brighter future for Morgan County, where every dream finds its place and every voice is heard.

Wishing you and your families a joyous Christmas filled with love, laughter, and all the magic this season brings. 🌟

Stay warm, stay merry, and let's welcome 2024 with open hearts and open minds!

🎁❀️ ❀️🎁

πŸ› οΈπŸŒŸ Embrace the Future with Apprenticeship! πŸŒŸπŸ› οΈAt Morgan County Economic Development Corporation, we believe in the powe...
12/23/2023

πŸ› οΈπŸŒŸ Embrace the Future with Apprenticeship! πŸŒŸπŸ› οΈ

At Morgan County Economic Development Corporation, we believe in the power of hands-on learning. Apprenticeship programs are not just about learning a trade; they're about shaping futures, one skill at a time.

Apprenticeships open doors to opportunities, allowing individuals to earn while they learn and businesses to cultivate the talent they need. Let's invest in the future of our workforce. Let's build stronger, skilled communities together!

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πŸŽ‰ Big cheers to Buildings By Design! πŸš€We at MCEDC are thrilled to celebrate your remarkable collaboration with Morgan Co...
12/19/2023

πŸŽ‰ Big cheers to Buildings By Design! πŸš€

We at MCEDC are thrilled to celebrate your remarkable collaboration with Morgan Community College on the Dahms-Talton Center for Skilled Trades & Technology Building.

Your commitment to shaping the future of learning and development is truly inspiring. We're excited to see the impact this will have on empowering the next generation of professionals.

Congratulations, Buildings By Design, on this groundbreaking achievement!

It was a chilly Thursday morning on the Morgan Community College campus, but many bundled up to be on hand for the groundbreaking of the Dahms-Talton Center for Skilled Trades & Technology buil…

🌟 Why We Refer to You as an Investor 🌟In the heart of Morgan County's progress lies a crucial question: Why do we call y...
12/19/2023

🌟 Why We Refer to You as an Investor 🌟

In the heart of Morgan County's progress lies a crucial question: Why do we call you an investor? The answer is simple yet profound. When you join us at MCEDC, you're not just making a financial contribution; you're investing in our collective future.

You're not just a part of our storyβ€”you're helping to write it. Together, we're not just transacting; we're transforming Morgan County for the better.

12/16/2023

by Daniel Newman and Connor O’Brien The pandemic had a silver lining: it partially rekindled the U.S. economy's famedβ€”but more recently flaggingβ€”dynamism. Economic dynamism in the average state rose to a 13-year high in the latest edition of EIG’s Index of State Dynamism (ISD)

🌟 Exciting News from MCEDC! 🌟 Our incredible director, Kristin Clifford-Basil, shares some groundbreaking advancements i...
12/15/2023

🌟 Exciting News from MCEDC! 🌟 Our incredible director, Kristin Clifford-Basil, shares some groundbreaking advancements in our workforce initiative. Don't miss out on this insightful update! 🎧 Listen here:

Kristin Clifford-Basil, director of the Morgan County Economic Development Corporation joined us on the Totem Podcast was talked about her begining business ...

12/14/2023

🌟 Discover MCEDC: Pioneering Economic Prosperity in Morgan County 🌟

Welcome to MCEDC! We're a dedicated non-profit organization committed to driving responsible economic growth in Morgan County. Our goal? To harmonize private and public interests, creating a landscape ripe for job creation and investment.

Guided by our Board of Directors β€” a team of business-oriented community leaders β€” we strive to nurture a vibrant economy. This is crucial for a community that thrives on growth, resilience, and sustainability.

πŸ” Our Core Initiatives:

🌱 Business Retention & Expansion
πŸš€ Effective Business Recruitment
πŸ’Ό Strengthening Investor Relations

Join us in shaping a prosperous future for Morgan County!

12/12/2023

🌟 Attention Morgan County Businesses! 🌟

Are you ready to elevate your business and contribute to our community's growth? The Colorado Enterprise Zone Program is your opportunity to shine! This initiative offers state income tax credits for businesses in Morgan County, encouraging investment, job creation, and training in our area.

πŸš€ What's in it for your business?

-Significant State Income Tax Credits
-Incentives for enhancing employee skills
-Boosting local economic development

πŸ“… Act Now!
Ensure your business takes full advantage of this opportunity. Remember, pre-certification is required each year, and it's essential to apply in advance of the eligible activities for the credit. The deadline to apply is December 31st.

πŸ”— Learn More & Apply Here: Colorado Enterprise Zone Program

Let's build a stronger, more prosperous Morgan County together!

🌟 Business Spotlight: Colorado Cold Connect🌟We're proud to showcase Colorado Cold Connect, a cornerstone in Morgan Count...
12/08/2023

🌟 Business Spotlight: Colorado Cold Connect🌟

We're proud to showcase Colorado Cold Connect, a cornerstone in Morgan County's thriving economic landscape. Specializing in high-volume, temperature-controlled warehousing for food products, they are a vital part of our community's supply chain.

Why are they crucial for MCEDC and Morgan County?

🌑️ Multi-Temperature Storage: With their advanced facilities, they keep temperature-sensitive foods and beverages fresh, exceeding USDA and FDA standards.

⭐ Superior Quality: Boasting a 98% PrimusGFS certification, they ensure the highest quality in handling your products.

πŸ”„ High-Tech Management: Their ERP and warehouse management system guarantees efficient inventory control and real-time product tracking – reducing spoilage and loss.

πŸ“Έ Electronic Quality Control: Detailed reports and photos for each shipment maintain product integrity and customer satisfaction.

🚚 Efficient Delivery: With in-house refrigerated trucking services and trusted carrier partnerships, they ensure safe, timely delivery to Denver and beyond.

Colorado Cold Connect is more than a storage facility; they're a key partner in maintaining the economic health and growth of Morgan County. Their commitment to quality, efficiency, and customer service sets them apart and makes them an invaluable asset to our community.


🌟 Testimonial Tuesday: Real Success in Morgan County! 🌟Today, we're thrilled to share a story straight from one of our f...
12/06/2023

🌟 Testimonial Tuesday: Real Success in Morgan County! 🌟

Today, we're thrilled to share a story straight from one of our fellow investors in Morgan County. Their journey is a testament to the incredible opportunities our community offers.

Inspired to start your own success story in Morgan County? Reach out to us and discover how you can make a difference!

Introducing the Roots 76 virtual reality (VR) mobile lab – a cutting-edge approach to education and career preparation. ...
12/05/2023

Introducing the Roots 76 virtual reality (VR) mobile lab – a cutting-edge approach to education and career preparation. This initiative bridges the gap between learning and real-world application, providing an immersive experience in various trades like electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and more!

What's even cooler? The training is bilingual, available in both English and Spanish, ensuring inclusivity and accessibility for all our students. By the time they graduate, they'll have certificates ready to jumpstart their apprenticeships or careers, right above entry-level.

πŸ”§πŸ”¨ This is more than just training; it's about building our local workforce with homegrown talent and keeping our roots strong in Morgan County. Imagine learning to work with electrical systems safely through VR, or exploring solar and renewable energy tech without leaving the classroom!

Stay tuned as we roll out this program starting in January, with a special shoutout to John Prouty, our Workforce Development Program Manager, who's already engaging local students in this amazing opportunity.

🚌 And guess what? There's more! We're in the process of acquiring a bus to take this VR training on the road, making it accessible across the county.

Let's prepare our youth for a bright future and keep building our community stronger. Here's to innovation, education, and the bright future of Morgan County! 🌟

A state grant will help Morgan County teens learn trade skills using virtual reality. Gov. Jared Polis announced the recipients of the fourth round of the RISE Youth Apprenticeship Fund Nov. 21, wi…

Introducing the Roots 76 virtual reality (VR) mobile lab – a cutting-edge approach to education and career preparation. ...
12/05/2023

Introducing the Roots 76 virtual reality (VR) mobile lab – a cutting-edge approach to education and career preparation. This initiative bridges the gap between learning and real-world application, providing an immersive experience in various trades like electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and more!

What's even cooler? The training is bilingual, and available in both English and Spanish, ensuring inclusivity and accessibility for all our students. By the time they graduate, they'll have certificates ready to jumpstart their apprenticeships or careers, right above entry-level.

πŸ”§πŸ”¨ This is more than just training; it's about building our local workforce with homegrown talent and keeping our roots strong in Morgan County. Imagine learning to work with electrical systems safely through VR, or exploring solar and renewable energy tech without leaving the classroom!

Stay tuned as we roll out this program starting in January, with a special shoutout to John Prouty, our Workforce Development Program Manager, who's already engaging local students in this amazing opportunity.

🚌 And guess what? There's more! We're in the process of acquiring a bus to take this VR training on the road, making it accessible across the county.

Let's prepare our youth for a bright future and keep building our community stronger. Here's to innovation, education, and the bright future of Morgan County! 🌟

A state grant will help Morgan County teens learn trade skills using virtual reality. Gov. Jared Polis announced the recipients of the fourth round of the RISE Youth Apprenticeship Fund Nov. 21, wi…

12/01/2023

πŸŽ‰ Hello December!

This December, we're excited to celebrate the successes, learn from the experiences, and cherish the connections we've made. Let's make the most of these final weeks of 2023 and set the stage for an even brighter year ahead.

From all of us at Morgan County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC), we wish you a month full of joy, warmth, and prosperity. Let's end this year on a high note! 🌟

11/30/2023

🌟 Investing in Our Future! πŸš€

At MCEDC, we're on a mission to empower our community's future leaders. We're excited to announce our partnership with Kids at Their Best (KATB) for a groundbreaking workforce development initiative.

Just like dynamic duos in the superhero world, our partnership is all about teamwork and making a lasting impact! πŸ¦Έβ€β™‚οΈπŸ¦Έβ€β™€οΈ

Stay tuned for more updates, because with this partnership, we're cooking up something truly amazing. πŸŒ†

11/29/2023

Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center is currently offering up to $4000 in sign on bonus* for Certified Nursing Assistants.
*sign on bonus based on eligibility

11/29/2023
11/29/2023

MCEDC: Mastering the art of β€˜cool’ one pose at a time! πŸ“Έβ­οΈ

🌟 Exciting News🌟We are thrilled to announce that our Roots 76 initiative has been selected as a recipient of the RISE gr...
11/28/2023

🌟 Exciting News🌟

We are thrilled to announce that our Roots 76 initiative has been selected as a recipient of the RISE grant! This is a huge step forward in our mission to equip high school students with the skills they need for a successful future.

πŸš€ Our Mobile Workforce VR Program is set to revolutionize career preparation for students in Morgan County, providing hands-on, immersive training in various trades. Thanks to the RISE grant, we'll be bringing this innovative virtual reality training directly to our students.

This grant is not just funding; it's a recognition of our commitment to educational innovation and workforce development. We're proud to be among the six recipients chosen for this round, focusing on youth apprenticeships and career readiness.

🀝 A big thank you to Colorado.gov Governor Polis and everyone involved in the RISE grant program. Your support is invaluable in helping us provide meaningful opportunities to our community's youth.

Stay tuned for more updates as we roll out this cutting-edge program. Together, let's build a brighter future for our students!

https://www.colorado.gov/governor/news/11016-helping-students-achieve-their-career-goals-and-develop-colorados-workforce-governor

🌟 Why MCEDC? Because There Are Countless Reasons to Invest! 🌟At MCEDC, we're more than just an organization – we're a co...
11/28/2023

🌟 Why MCEDC? Because There Are Countless Reasons to Invest! 🌟

At MCEDC, we're more than just an organization – we're a community of forward-thinkers, innovators, and dreamers. Here are a few more reasons why you should consider investing in MCEDC:

Expertise: Benefit from our wealth of knowledge and experience in economic development. We're here to help your business thrive.

Visibility: Gain exposure and connect with a diverse network of businesses and leaders.

Impact: Your investment directly contributes to the growth and prosperity of Morgan County. It's not just business; it's making a difference.

Join us on this exciting journey of growth and opportunity! πŸš€πŸ€

11/28/2023

If your business is located in one of the 16 designated enterprise zones you could qualify for Enterprise Zone tax credits. This means that for the first two years that a business is in an enterprise zone, the business can earn $1,100 per net new employee insured under a qualified health plan for which the employer pays at least 50% of the cost. Follow these two easy steps to get started today:
1.) Review if your business is located in an Enterprise Zone
πŸ‘‰https://oedit.colorado.gov/enterprise-zone-program -map
2.) Apply to get pre-certified

11/27/2023

Today marks the start of CHFA’s Like it Forward fundraising campaign! From now through December 11th, we’ll be sharing information about Kids At Their Best, a nonprofit organization in Fort Morgan, CO focused on inspiring, educating, and empowering young people from low-income families to build resilience and strengthen their life trajectory.

During Like it Forward, CHFA will donate $5 to Kids At Their Best for every like and share that each post receives – including this one! More information is at chfainfo.com/lif.

11/23/2023

Stacey Smith and John Prouty have joined the team at Morgan County Economic Development (MCEDC). Smith, a Morgan County Resident, is the Director’s Assistant and Investor Relations Specialist. She …

πŸ¦ƒ Thanksgiving Greetings from MCEDC! πŸ‚As we gather with loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving, we want to take a moment t...
11/23/2023

πŸ¦ƒ Thanksgiving Greetings from MCEDC! πŸ‚

As we gather with loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving, we want to take a moment to express our gratitude. πŸ™

We are thankful for the incredible community we serve, our dedicated investors, and all those who work tirelessly to make Morgan County thrive. πŸŒ†πŸ’ͺ

May your day be filled with warmth, laughter, and delicious food. Happy Thanksgiving! πŸ—πŸ₯§

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201 Ensign Street
Fort Morgan, CO
80701

Opening Hours

Tuesday 9am - 4pm
Thursday 9am - 4pm

Telephone

970-467-7100

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