2017 Marks a Year of Rebuilding in Osmond
As you can see Osmond has set their sights on making sure they not only survive as a small rural community, but that they thrive as well. PCED has been there to assist along the way and many other businesses will be highlighted in the future from not only Osmond but Plainview, Hadar and Pierce as well.
PCED set to host 5th Annual 4-Person Scramble Golf Tournament
Pierce County Economic Development will be hosting the 5th annual golf outing at the Pierce Golf Course on Friday, Aug. 25th. Check-in will be at 9:30 AM with lunch and dinner being provided. The cost of the outing is $55 per person or $200 per team. The tournament is limited to the first eighteen teams that participate. Prizes will be handed out as well as different competitions. PCED has been active in Pierce County helping with new business startups and working with existing businesses as well. You don't want to miss out on the fun. Clink on this link, PCED golf, for more information.
Pierce County Begins Housing Study
PCED, working with Hanna-Keelan Associates are conducting a survey to assess housing needs within the county. Below is a link to the survey and PCED is asking all residents of the county to fill out this survey to assist us in making better housing decisions thruoghout the area. The communities of Pierce, Plainview, Osmond, Hadar, Foster and McClean are included in this survey along with a small part of Randolph as well. Answering these questions will only take a few minutes and are greatly needed. Please fill out the survey before February 3rd so we can tabulate the results and complete the study. Pierce County Economic Development applied for a grant through the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA) and working to make Pierce County and housing affordable for all. See below for the link.
Pierce County Economic Development Housing Study
Why Pierce County?
Pierce County is a special place. We're progressive, but focused on families. We are growing, building on the foundation that came before us to become an even stronger economic area.
Whether you want to return to Nebraska or are considering a move here for the first time, we invite you to get to know Pierce County. It's special, just like you.
Located in Northeast Nebraska, Pierce County offers a labor force of 4,000 - with thousands more within 15 minutes of any direction. More than 80 percent of the workforce has a high school diploma or higher.
With a solid agriculture base, Pierce County is full of hardworking individuals ready to lend a helping hand. Those characteristics are seen in the workplace, schools, churches and on our city streets.
The spotlight is on the city of Osmond for 2017. While a major fire may have destroyed the community's only grocery store, the owners have decided to rebuild and make a better one. This would not have happened without other businesses being a catalyst to growth.