State Economic Development representatives visit Wessington

Posted January 28, 2013 at 4:23 pm


On Thursday, January 25, members of the Wessington Economic Development Corporation and the City of Wessington welcomed Steve Watson and Joe Fiala of the South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Pierre.

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Watson and Fiala were in Wessington to tour Vern’s Manufacturing. Topics discussed included recent projects the WEDC has been working on, financing and incentives for new businesses and entrepreneurs, and programs for keeping young people in the state’s workforce.

Members of the WEDC include Ben Christiansen, Lana Eichstadt, Vernetta LeGrand, Jim Major, Naomi Reinhardt, Ron Runge, Kaye Waugh, and Jerold Zerfoss.

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LET’S TALK DEVELOPMENT. Pictured l to r, Lana Eichstadt, WEDC; John Hanks, City of Wessington; Joe Fiala, Business Development Representative; Steve Watson, Business and Community Development Director; and Vernetta LeGrand, WEDC.

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