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Click to read Rogers County celebrates Economic Development Week 2022! article

Rogers County celebrates Economic Development Week 2022!
May 11, 2022
- The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority (CIEDA) is excited to join organizations across the country in celebrating Economic Development Week (EDW), May 9-13. Since 2016, EDW has honored and recognized the contributions made by professional economic developers to create more economically vibrant and livable communities. Created in 2016 by International Economic...

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Click to read CIEDA partners with Oklahoma FFA Association to support future workforce pipeline. article

CIEDA partners with Oklahoma FFA Association to support future workforce pipeline.
April 28, 2022
- For the first time in its history, more than 10,000 Oklahoma FFA members will gather in Tulsa for the Oklahoma State FFA Convention, May 2-3. Students, educators, parents, legislators, corporate donors, and more will gather to present scholarships and other recognitions. These awards are based on students' supervised agriculture experiences, career...

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Click to read Blue Arc Metal Specialties breaks ground on new Claremore facility  article

Blue Arc Metal Specialties breaks ground on new Claremore facility
April 14, 2022
- Local community and business leaders gathered in Claremore today for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the growth and expansion of Blue Arc Metal Specialties. The locally owned and operated manufacturing operation will begin construction of a new 36,000 square-foot facility on five acres in the Claremore Industrial Park. The announcement will...

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Click to read Rogers County Brimming with Post Secondary Education Opportunities article

Rogers County Brimming with Post Secondary Education Opportunities
April 11, 2022
- The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and graduation celebrations are just around the corner. As senior students look to close their high school experience, there is much anticipation around the start of the next chapter. Yet, while this is a time of new beginnings, many are still...

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Click to read CIEDA expands BRE Program to healthcare sector  article

CIEDA expands BRE Program to healthcare sector
March 31, 2022
- Despite the challenging economic climate, 2021 was a year of growth for our community. A majority of the new job creation throughout Rogers County over the past year has been a result of existing company expansion. More than 80 percent of job growth in a community comes from its established industries. In 2018,...

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CIEDA Legislative Update
March 14, 2022
- Each February, our state leaders meet in Oklahoma City in for the start of the legislative session. Over the next few months, lawmakers follow a tight timeline to discuss, amend and pass legislation shaping how Oklahomans live, work and do business.  The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority team...

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Click to read How does literacy rate tie to overall regional economic success? article

How does literacy rate tie to overall regional economic success?
March 2, 2022
- On March 2, people across the country will come together to celebrate Read Across America Day. This annual event aims to inspire and motivate young readers and provides educators, caregivers and parents with various resources and activities to help encourage reading 365 days a year.  According to the National Center for Education...

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Click to read  Grant Funding Propels Growth at Claremore Regional Airport article

Grant Funding Propels Growth at Claremore Regional Airport
February 18, 2022
- Last week our team had the opportunity to publicly announce that Claremore was one of 28 communities selected by The Oklahoma Department of Commerce (Commerce) to receive funding to support the development of new industrial sites to market. The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority (CIEDA) was one of 39 organizations to...

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Click to read  Claremore to receive funding to increase economic development opportunities article

Claremore to receive funding to increase economic development opportunities
February 3, 2022
- The Oklahoma Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced that Claremore was one of 28 communities selected to receive funding to support the development of new industrial sites to market. The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority (CIEDA) will utilize these funds to bolster growth and development at the Claremore Regional Airport.  ...

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Click to read Workforce essential component of successful economic development strategy article

Workforce essential component of successful economic development strategy
February 2, 2022
- A robust talent pool is essential to a successful economic development and retention strategy. Six years ago, the Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority (CIEDA) shifted its focus to emphasize developing a strong, business-centered workforce program. Since its inception, CIEDA's talent development initiatives have received global awards and recognition...

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