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   May 24, 2011 


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Village of Montgomery Annual Report 2011 

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Happy Memorial Day  
      The MEDC Office will be closed Friday,                    May 27th & Monday, May 30th.
Kendall County
  Economic Development Office reaches out to the region for answers.
Open for Business!
The Kendall County Economic Development office worked together with the regional EDC offices to begin an ongoing effort to keep jobs in Kendall County! 
 The effort started with a Business Roundtable Discussion.


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Kendall County Handout

 The MEDC adds six new members 
Please help welcome the following new members: 
Castellucio Consulting 
More information to follow in the upcoming News blast.
 Be sure to click on their links above!



The MEDC presents first quarter report to the Village Board:



Please welcome our newest MEDC Board Members...

Through the help of attorney Steve Andersson, of Micky, Wilson, Weiler, Renzi & Andersson, P.C. The MEDC was able to amend their By Laws to increase the number of  MEDC Board Members: Thank you Steve for all your hard work.


Our newest members include:  Mark Baum, from 

RC Wegman construction and Doug Williams from Earthmover Credit Union:  


Returning back to the MEDC Board soon will be:


Richard DeBoer, from Ozinga and Brian Dolan , from Dolan & Murphy. 


Please welcome them and thank them all for taking time out of their busy schedules to make a positive impact in the Village of Montgomery and the MEDC!



Social Media Experts Shine


 Another Successful MEDC Breakfast    on:             "Social Media Basics"

Speakers from Social Media presentation
Scott Kolbe, Nicole DeFalco, Eric Lukazewski and Heidi Thorne
Panel of presenters included:
Scott Kolbe of Sikich Marketing & Design Services focused on populating your LinkedIn page and how to get started along with what not to do.    


Nicole DeFalco of Write Influence  was the social media content expert. She focused on "what to post and why?" 
Eric Lukazewski of Echelon Design presented some great tips regarding Facebook and marketing your business. 
Heidi Thorne of Thorne Communications of Promo with a Purpose. Heidi talked about blogging and helped walk us through the Twitter experience. 

Everyone who attended the event said it was better
than they ever expected! 
A round of applause to this awesome group!!!
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 Mark your calendar

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Save the dates:
Montgomery Book Release: July 11th, 2011
GMACC Golf Outing: July 21st, 2011
Signature signing: July 23, 1-3 pm
Gray's Mill
Montgomery Fest: August 13 & 14
(note* New date on bare bones Golf outing) 
MEDC Golf Outing: September 29, 2011*

 MEDC & GMACC Holiday Party: December 8, 2011



The Montgomery Economic Development Corporation is a non for profit 501c6 Corporation supported by The Village of Montgomery and the Business community. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our supporters for giving us the opportunity to serve The Village and Business Community of Montgomery. 
Charlene Coulombe-Fiore
Charlene Coulombe-Fiore EDFP CEcD 
Executive Director
Montgomery Economic Development Corporation