Hancock County Proclamation Economic Development Week

May 8 – 13, 2017 National Economic Development Week

Hancock County Commissioners, Recognized 2017 as the 91st anniversary of the International Economic Development Council and as “The Year of the Economic Developer.”

The President of the Commissioners of Hancock County, Brad Armstrong, presented to the Hancock Economic Development Council a copy of the proclamation on May 2, 2017.

Hancock County Proclamation to HEDC by County Commissioners. (l to r) Marc Huber, Commissioner: Skip Kuker, HEDC Executive Director; Brad Armstrong, Commissioner President; Connie Schmidt, HEDC Executive Assistant; John Jessup, Commissioner

Mr. Armstrong stated to those in attendance, that the Commissioners of the County of Hancock do hereby recognize May 8 – 13, 2017 as “Economic Development Week” and remind individuals of the importance of this community celebration which supports the expansion of career opportunities and improving quality of life.

About Economic Development Week: Economic Development Week is an event created by the International Economic Development Council to celebrate the achievements of economic developers.

About IEDC – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 5,000 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind. Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities, by creating, retaining and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth and provide a stable tax base. From public to private, rural to urban and local to international, IEDC’s members are engaged in the full range of economic development experience. www.iedconline.org

About HEDC – The Hancock Economic Development Council (HEDC) is a non-profit, 501 c-6, established in 1985. The HEDC is a countywide economic development organization serving Hancock County, Indiana. The HEDC–“Connecting Opportunities to Economic Success.”  www.hancockedc.com