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With help from IEDC, two small Texas Cities on the Gulf Coast Rally in 2018 to Recover from Hurricane Harvey

With help from IEDC, two small Texas Cities on the Gulf Coast Rally in 2018 to Recover from Hurricane Harvey

On August 25, 2017, after Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast, the small Texas cities of Rockport and Fulton faced a true crisis. With $125 billion in damage from Harvey, most of the attention of the media and federal gove...[more]

Allison Larsen, IEDC Volunteer, Makes Strategizing Pay Off for Rockport/Fulton Texas

Allison Larsen, IEDC Volunteer, Makes Strategizing Pay Off for Rockport/Fulton Texas

Allison Larsen is a woman who values a good strategy. As an IEDC volunteer to the Texas Gulf Coast following Hurricane Harvey in August 2017, Larsen traveled to Rockport, Texas, to work with the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce an...[more]

IEDC’s Thoughts Are with California in the Aftermath of Wildfires

IEDC's Thoughts Are with California in the Aftermath of Wildfires

The International Economic Development Council’s thoughts are with the people of California as they work through the aftermath of this year's devastating wildfires. California has just experienced the worst fire in the state's history...[more]

In the Wake of Super Typhoon Yutu, Our Hearts Go Out to the Northern Mariana Islands

In the Wake of Super Typhoon Yutu, Our Hearts Go Out to the Northern Mariana Islands

The International Economic Development Council’s thoughts are with the people of the Northern Mariana Islands as they cope with the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yutu. The storm was a historic weather event, with winds reaching speeds of 1...[more]

Volunteer Gary Conley Supports post-Hurricane Harvey Manufacturing Incubator Initiative in Houston

Volunteer Gary Conley Supports post-Hurricane Harvey Manufacturing Incubator Initiative in Houston

As part of economic recovery efforts for Hurricane Harvey communities, Gary Conley traveled to Houston recently as an IEDC volunteer, where he worked to help develop the East End Maker Hub. The Hub is a proposed new small business incubator...[more]



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