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As of Monday, April 13th, 2015 our new offices will be located at 620 Dakota Street, Crystal Lake, IL (Second floor of the Mental Health Building).

Telephone and emails will stay the same.





The MCEDC Transportation & Infrastructure and Legislative & Government Affairs Committees will be meeting on Friday, April 24th at 8:30 am at our new MCEDC offices at 620 Dakota St. (the 2 story Mental Health Building).

Transportation Committee Chairs Charles Eldredge (Harvard EDC) and Gary Overbay (Civiltech Engineering) and Legislative Committee Chairs Tom Zanck (Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, PC) and Conor Brown (Heartland Realtor Organization) will guide the combined committees as they finalize the Transportation and LegislativeAdvocacy Priorities for 2015. After approval by the MCEDC Board of Directors at their May meeting, the Priorities will posted onthe MCEDC website –

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MCEDC will be hosting our Spring Municipal Roundtable on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 from 11 am to 1:30 pm.

The agenda includes guest speaker, Tom Hulseman, Managing Director of Metro Chicago Exports (MCE), who will provide an update and how MCE might impact companies in their community.

President Pam Cumpata will give details on one of our exciting initiatives, now underway, the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). She will also share the progress of one of our other projects - the CMMC (Chicago Metro Metal Consortium).

Attendees will receive 2013 IMPLAN data for their municipality (IMPLAN is a subscription based economic impact modeling system which we provide to our partners) as well as other demographic information.

The meeting will be held at our new offices located at 620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake.

Questions can be directed to Jean Schober at 815.893.0895.  

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The Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Hadley Streng, Vice President Strategy and Development at Centegra Health System to our Board of Directors.  Elected at the March 3rd, 2015 Board meeting, Chairman Saladin stated that "as we continue to execute on our mission of creating a positive environment for business growth, Hadley will certainly be an asset.  Her input on our Strategic Plan will be very valuable and she will provide additional perspective and depth to our Board". 

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Congratulations to MCEDC Board of Director Peter Austin on being awarded the American Society of Public Administration Donald C. Stone Practitioner Award.

According to the Association, this award recognizes people who have made major contributions toward relationships between various government bodies and between government bodies and non-government agencies such as non-profits and community groups. Click here for the full Northwest Herald Article.


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