CANCELLED: America’s SBDC Iowa team of small business experts will be visiting Onawa on Thursday, November 19!

By admin on November 2, 2020 0 Comments

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED America’s SBDC Iowa is excited to announce dates and communities for their #IASBDCMobile initiative. A team of experts in marketing, accounting and operations will be traveling to different communities around Iowa and offering free resources regarding e-commerce, QuickBooks, shipping and business operations.  Onawa is one of several chosen communities for this … Continue Reading

Education, Entrepreneurs, Monona County Economic Development

Online or Left Behind Workshops in November

By admin on October 21, 2020 0 Comments

Small business owners in the Siouxland area interested in creating an online presence to promote and sell their products are invited to attend a free workshop, “Online or Left Behind, 4 Steps to Prepare for Holiday Sales and Maximize Business in 2021”. Stacy Orndorff, Entrepreneurial Community Navigator for Iowa’s West Coast Initiative and owner of … Continue Reading

Education, Entrepreneurs, Monona County Economic Development, New Business

Successful First Business Blender with Iowa’s West Coast Initiative

By admin on October 8, 2020 0 Comments

The first of many business blenders in Monona County, hosted by Iowa’s West Coast Initiative (IWCI) in partnership with MCEDP took place October 7th at 6:30 pm at Carrier Coffee & Tea Company in Onawa. The meeting included a presentation by Williams and Company regarding Covid-19 financial resources, along with an exciting debut of Iron … Continue Reading

Education, Entrepreneurs, Monona County Economic Development

MCEDP Creates “Rising Tide” Group in response to COVID-19 Business Disruption

By admin on August 24, 2020 1 Comment

Monona County Economic Development (MCEDP) has created a monthly group with area businesses to meet virtually to discuss marketing ideas and business pivoting. This group is called “Monona County’s Rising Tide.” The meetings are opened with top marketing guidelines and end in beneficial discussion amongst business owners. The first meeting took place August 17, 2020 … Continue Reading

Education, Monona County Economic Development, Workforce Development

Work Based Learning and Business Partnerships at West Monona School

By admin on December 16, 2019 0 Comments

West Monona Community School District has partnered with several entities including Monona County Economic Development (MCEDP), The Northwest Area Education Agency, The City of Onawa, and Future Ready Iowa to facilitate Work Based Learning and business partnerships for students and local employers.  The school-business partnership was initially developed in 2018 when community leaders, law enforcement … Continue Reading