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Welcome new board members

MPEDC WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

The Mount Pleasant City Council appointed two new members, Chris Elliott and Stan Garrett, to the Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation Board. Members of the Board are appointed by the City Council and serve a term of two years. Council may, at their discretion, reappoint Board Members for successive terms.

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Charlie Smith

MPEDC Executive Director Announces Retirement

Charlie Smith, executive director of the Mount Pleasant Economic Development  Corporation, announced his coming retirement at a recent EDC board meeting. He submitted his resignation, to be effective January 17, after almost 15 years of leading the local economic group in its goal of growing and enhancing the economy of

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MPEDC EXTENDS ITS CONTRACT WITH NAT’L RETAIL CONSULTANT

The Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation (MPEDC) board on Oct. 3 approved extending its contract with a professional consulting firm that assists in marketing the city to prospective retail businesses. The firm, The Retail Coach, describes itself on its website as “the first name in retail recruitment,” offering “a fully

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Representative Cole Hefner Visits Industrial Technology Training Center

Representative Cole Hefner Visits Industrial Technology Training Center

Representative Cole Hefner and his staff visited the Industrial Technology Training Center on July 13th. The Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation (MPEDC) partnered with Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) in 2009 to proceed with the development of the Industrial Technology Training Center (ITTC). The ITTC has allowed for NTCC to

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Newly Weds Food partners with NTCC

Newly Weds Food and Northeast Texas Community College have partnered together for job-training.  The job-training will be provided due to a $170,267 Skills Development Fund grant that was approved by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will be used for specialized training that will benefit workers in the Northeast

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