MPEDC Launches New Tool Designed to Assist Small and Emerging Business
Once of MPEDC’s biggest announcement during Economic Development Week was the launch of SizeUp, an empowering tool that provides markets research and business intelligence to help small and emerging businesses. The platform is free for the entire community. SizeUp Mount Pleasant is a sophisticated business intelligence platform that allows small
MPEDC Wraps Up Economic Development Week 2021 with Announcements
MPEDC wrapped up the 2021 Economic Development Week (May 9-15) with TWO exciting announcements and some volunteerism: 1) ANNOUNCEMENT: Earlier this month, City Council voted to transfer a Revolving Loan Fund valued at $234,000 to MPEDC to assist small & emerging businesses. The fund had only been used once in
MPEDC Sponsors Career & Training Expo Event
April 23, 2021- While the career & training expo is for a variety of occupations & fields offered at NTCC, MPEDC worked with NTCC to create an additional, limited, job fair for our industrial/exporting companies. This event was held at Mount Pleasant’s award-winning Industrial Technology Center. Career advisors, local manufacturing
Executive Director Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development
Mount Pleasant, TEXAS – Nathan Tafoya, Executive Director, Mount Pleasant Economic Development Corporation has been announced as a recipient of the 2021 Economic Development 40 Under 40 Award, the biennial award recognizing rising stars under 40 years old in the economic development industry.
State of the Economy Luncheon
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MPEDC Receives 2020 Commitment to Community Award
March 3, 2021- Mount Pleasant Economic Corporation received the 2020 Commitment to Community Award during the Annual State of the Economy. This award recognizes MPEDC’s support to small businesses and the utility support program
Lowe’s Distribution Center Hiring
The Mount Vernon, TX Lowe’s Distribution Center, located 10 miles from Mount Pleasant, TX, is creating 315 new jobs, taking the total Full-Time Equivalent employment to 1,300+. The jobs are a night shift addition to increase operational capacity by 28%. The new overnight shift is a 12-hour, 3-day work week