Thursday, September 17, 2009

Missouri businesses, individuals honored at Governor’s Conference on Economic Development

Missouri Department of Economic Development

JEFFERSON CITY – Several Missouri businesses and individuals were honored recently at the 2009 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development in St. Louis.

The Director’s Redevelopment Award was presented to Branson Landing, Branson, for urban revitalization, environmental improvement, creation of civic space, and economic productivity.

Georganna Beachboard, Jefferson City, was the recipient of the Missouri Women’s Council’s Award of Distinction.

Acceleration, LLC, Lee’s Summit, was honored with the Small Business Award.

Pycior & Co’s, Lee’s Summit, captured the Governor’s Community Project of the Year Award for the Hartley Block Revitalization project.

ProEnergy Services, Sedalia, was the recipient of the Governor’s Project of the Year Award

Allen Filters, Inc., Springfield, received the Exporter of the Year Award for outstanding export performance in manufactured products and/or services.

Boeing Company and St. Louis Community College, both of St. Louis, received the Director’s Innovative Industry Training Award for their Pre-Employment Training Project.

Divergence, Inc., St. Louis, was presented with the Governor’s Technology Company of the Year Award.

Metro Medical Equipment & Supply, Inc., St. Louis, received the Governor’s Minority Business Award.

Dick Oldenburg, Washington, was the recipient of the Director’s Career Service in Economic Development Award winner.

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