Economic Gateway http://www.jocofirst.com JOCOFirst News RSS Feed Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:51:29 -0700 en-us Wyo makers encouraged to celebrate Manufacturing Day Oct. 6 http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13952 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Wyoming business advocates want to help manufacturers promote and celebrate the industry with their neighbors this fall. The Wyoming Business Council, Manufacturing-Works and Alliance of Wyomi... Demographics for Retail Businesses http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13518 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   Do you have a retail location? Are you a salon, restaurant, or any customer-facing business? If so, now is an excellent time to consider where to place your next location. Demographic da... Meet the Graduate http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13517 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   A graduate of our business incubator/accelerator, Keith Hahn is the owner of Rocking K Forge. Keith makes beautiful iron art, hand-crafted furniture and signs. Each piece is truly one of... Supporting Infrastructure and Development http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13516 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 8400 15:04:50 -0800   State grants and loans are available to support infrastructure development including water, telecommunications, sewer, streets, airports, industrial parks, spec buildings, and more. The ... Easy Demographic Research http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13095 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Compare communities and get detailed demographic information for each by using our GIS planning tools. You can review statistics on the age, income, and education levels of people living in each commu... Grant Money for Training http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13094 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you looking to improve the skills of your workforce, train them on new equipment, or get them up to speed on the latest technology? If so, you may be searching for training solutions and the state... We Love Johnson County http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13093 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Living and working in Johnson County has incredible benefits. It’s beautiful here, easy to do business, and affordable. In addition, the Johnson County team is incredibly helpful and reliable. W... Space phenomenon promises sunny economic impact for Wyoming http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13350 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ... Free workshop in Sheridan to explain methods to clean, rebuild contaminated sites http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13288 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Anyone interested in finding money to clean up abandoned buildings, junkyards or other potentially contaminated buildings so those properties can contribute jobs, revenue and services to the community... Program upgrades benefit clients, customers http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13289 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Manufacturers and producers in Wyoming will have new opportunities to expand their customer base thanks to developments with two Wyoming Business Council programs designed to brand and market locally ... Wyoming manufacturers invited to Canadian trade mission http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13290 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Wyoming manufacturers are invited to apply for a Sept. 24-29 Wyoming Business Council trade mission in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, to meet with buyers and exhibit products at the Canadian ... Sustainable Building & Construction Trade Mission to Mexico City and Guadalajara http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13291 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Expand Your Business in Mexico! The United States Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, is organizing a Sustainable Construction Trade Mission to Mexico that will intro... Wyoming's best attraction? Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center! http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13292 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Wyoming, most famously home of Yellowstone National Park, has no shortage of natural wonders waiting to be explored. Amid all the state's wild places and open spaces, its cowboy culture and Wester... Scoring a successful start-up with SCORE http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13293 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 SHERIDAN — The dream of starting a business entices many — and for good reasons. You can be your own boss and meet community needs with your service or product. A successful start-up, h... Longmire Days bigger than ever in sixth year http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13294 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 It started with a simple idea from Hitching Post Gallery owner Hugh Jennings: Why not use Walt Longmire – a beloved novel and television show character with Johnson County roots – to lure ... Making hay while the sun shines http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13295 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Hay production in Johnson County is in high gear as days of sun and heat provided a window of opportunity for cutting, raking, drying and baling. Area producer Dave Belus said that they have gotten... Cassiday ready to take reins at YMCA http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13296 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 When Jay McGinnis first started talking about retiring from his role as executive director at the Sheridan County YMCA, Elisabeth Cassiday knew it would likely be now or never if she wanted a shot at ... Kids become business savvy http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13297 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 SHERIDAN — They can’t drive or vote, but that isn’t stopping several Sheridan youths from doing business at the Sheridan Farmers Market and Third Thursday street festivals this summe... Small ranching community celebrates 100 years http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13298 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Forty people packed into the community center, loading up paper plates with food and spilling out on the patio where they looked out on kids playing cornhole and running around the playground. It w... Wyoming's wind is in demand, but does it have the workforce? http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13299 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 0800 15:01:57 -0800 CASPER — On a June morning north of Medicine Bow, wind technicians Brian Hail and Jesse Green drove their pickup down the dirt paths of Dunlap I, a wind farm owned by Rocky Mountain Power. Th... Convenient Infrastructure in Johnson County http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=12786 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 4400 15:01:48 -0800 By locating in Johnson County you can benefit from experiencing wide open spaces while still being close to everything you need. The average resident spends only 17 minutes a day on their commute, mea... Companies can slash energy costs with Business Council grants http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=13287 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Sun, 24 Sep 4400 15:01:48 -0800 The Wyoming Business Council has grant money available to help small businesses, agricultural producers, nonprofits and local governments make energy efficiency improvements to their facilities. &l... Wyoming Wool http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=12785 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Karen Hostetler of Mountain Meadow Wool is selling Wyoming wool throughout the world. They started at the kitchen table, buying wool from local sheep ranchers at fair prices and then selling it. Wyomi... Planning Tools from SBDC http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=12784 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Deciding where to move your business and the best way to grow requires significant information and data. The SBDC offers a variety of free resources that can be used to assist in making these key deci... Permitting Made Easy in WY http://www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events/?item=12783 www.jocofirst.com/kbj/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you thinking about constructing a new location, doing a development or making serious improvements to an existing site? If so, you should chat with the folks at the Wyoming Business Council. They ...