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June 27, 2013  


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In this Issue    
to expand in Montgomery!

Over $24 million dollars

 Merlin 2000 shop opens another location in Montgomery

Meet the Village Administrator

MEDC Membership and current renewals

The MEDC joins forces with The Village of Montgomery to plan the future.   

Have you reserved your spot and picked your golf outings for the year?
Please join us in September, for our bare bones event!

 Information to share

Montgomery River Run expanded to include 10K

(helpful information to share) 

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Renewals for 2013

Executive Partners

Engineering Enterprises Gusto Packing
Rush Copley

Village of Montgomery

General Growth Partners

Castle Bank
CenterPoint Properties
Heitkotter, Inc.
Mickey, Wilson, Weiler, Renzi & Andersson PC
Old Second National Bank
Oswego School District 308
Ozinga Illinois RMC
Performance Foods-Fox River Foods
R.Time Investments, LLC
VVF Illinois
West Aurora School District 129

Associate Partners:
Aurora Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Aurora Tree Service
Bank of Montgomery
Beacon News
Castellucio College Planning
Coffman Truck Sales
Earthmovers Credit Union
Fox Metro WRD
Fox Valley building Construction Trade Council
Kendall County
Lakone Ind.
Montgomery Patch
Oswego Fire Protection
Oswego Public Library
Pizzo & Associates Ltd.
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 501
R.C.Wegman Construction
Sugar Grove Health Center
United Facilities
Waubonsee Community College

(links to all members on our web site)

Tax Abatement application for Kendall County
Application forms

Kane County

2040 Plan

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This year marks a very special time for the (MEDC) Montgomery Economic Development Corporation. In April, we celebrated our 10th year anniversary!  So many great things have happened over the last decade. We are excited to think about the year ahead and know many more great things will continue in Montgomery.

We continue to grow in members and activities!

Do you have a story to tell or perhaps there is something you would like to share with the business community. Feel free to provide suggestions to the MEDC concerning the next news blast. 

Send us a message or give us a call @ 630-897-6748.
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     Butterball picks Montgomery!
                            On June 6th, 2013 

 1947 U.S. Route 30
1/2 block east of Orchard Road
(630) 801-960       

         Help us welcome Merlin

A formal ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 6th, to celebrate the grand opening of a 2nd Montgomery location:
Food was served and sponsored by the Advance Auto Parts in Montgomery.
A huge crowd was on hand to share in the celebration. The event was coordinated by the Village and the Chamber of Commerce.
Merlins ribbon cutting
live during the event..... 

Radio Stattion at Merlins

The MEDC's Business Climate Enhancement Committee worked with the Village to bring in key business leaders of the community.
Thanks to all who participated.

(click below) 

Go Montgomery

 Comp plan workshop

Comp plan work shop
A show of hands included a vote to focus on priorities for the village.

"I have traveled much of this country throughout my career, and I do not ever remember receiving the warm welcome I received when I arrived in Montgomery", stated Bob McGuigan, President of Performance Foodservice-Fox River.  "I am truly impressed."

What a great testimony!

Performance Foods 

Curt Konrardy, Vice President of Operations at VVF, also shared some positive feedback about Montgomery's excellent workforce and the quality of life.

Thanks to all who shared with us!

The MEDC plans on doing a series of testimonials in conjunction with the Village in the very near future.  

(click above)

Jeff Zoephel appointed
as New Montgomery Village Administrator  

Jeff Zoephel
Jeff Zoephel-who has been serving as the Village of Montgomery's acting administrator and also serving on the MEDC Board, was officially named Village Administrator on June 6th.

Congratulations Jeff!

Press Release

Runners looking for a challenge this autumn are invited to try the Village of Montgomery's new 10K River Run, an addition to the 5K race held annually on the first Saturday in October. The 10K is being added to celebrate the 10
anniversary of the race, and both the 5K and the 10K will start at 9 a.m. on October 5, 2013. Follow the link to register online today!
                            Register Here



Office & Board Room
Space For Rent

Downtown Montgomery

Available immediately

The Montgomery Economic Development Office has office space to share @
our 200 Webster Street address. This could be a great business opportunity for someone who is just starting a business to relocate and open an office in Downtown Montgomery.

Golf, Anyone?

Many great opportunities to choose from: 

Alice Sutcliff Memorial Golf Classic
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Blackberry Oaks, Bristol Illinois

Metro West
Council of Government
July 25, 2013
Bowes Creek Country Club
2013 Annual Golf Outing 
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Blackberry Oaks, Bristol Illinois

Save the Dates: Mark your calendar
Montgomery Fest
August 9, 10, & 11
Montgomery Park

GMACC & MEDC Joint Holiday Party 
Featuring a Taste of Montgomery
December 12, 2013

Mark your calendars

Please be sure to join us 

MEDC Next Meeting Dates

The July MEDC Board Meeting in has been

Business Climate Enhancement
Committee Meeting (BCEC)
will be on July 11, 2013
(call first for Agenda)
8:30- 9:30
August 8th, 2013

The next MEDC Board Meeting will be 
 Tuesday August 13, 2013
12:30 pm 

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