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MEDP Spark - Looking for an Angel, Ringing in 2020 with Entrepreneurial Spirit!

Dec 13, 2019

MEDP Spark, Volume 4, Issue 12 -- December 2019 As one of our Four Strategic Goals, Innovation Development is critical for our entrepreneurial ecosystem. We need to work to foster and grow ideas ...

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MEDP Spark - Super Charge Your Business With Interns

Nov 14, 2019

MEDP Spark, Volume 4, Issue 11 -- November 2019 Fall may be in the air but MEDP is busy kicking off our 2020 Summer Internship Programs:  McMinnville WORKS (collegiate) and newly launched ...

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Host Site Application Open for MEDP Workforce Programs

Oct 24, 2019

(MCMINNVILLE, OR) - Application forms are now open for both the MEDP McMinnville WORKS Internship Program and the MEDP Career Bound Program. Both applications can be found on MEDP’s website, ...

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MEDP Seeks Communications Coordinator

Oct 18, 2019

McMinnville Economic Development Partnership is seeking a passionate individual looking to create economic vitality in the City of McMinnville. The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership’s ...

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MEDP Spark - Our 2019 Annual Award Winners

Oct 10, 2019

MEDP Spark, Volume 4, Issue 10 ~ October 2019 On October 3, 2019, the McMinnville Economic Development Partnership (MEDP) invited our local manufacturers, businesses, and partners to have a seat at ...

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MEDP Spark - We Need Everyone at the Table

Sep 12, 2019

MEDP Spark - We Need Everyone at the Table Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, was quoted as saying “change is the only constant in life.” In economic development, this can be a good thing. ...

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Tickets on Sale for MEDP’s 2019 Annual Event and Awards Ceremony

Sep 9, 2019

(MCMINNVILLE, OR) - Tickets for the McMinnville Economic Development Partnership’s (MEDP) 2019 Annual Event and Award Ceremony are available now through MEDP’s website: ...

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Why Professional Development Matters for Employers

Aug 29, 2019

Currently, one of the biggest topics in economic development is workforce development and workforce solutions. In McMinnville, our unemployment rate has been around 4% for the past few years. While this ...

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MEDP Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

Aug 26, 2019

(MCMINNVILLE, OR) - The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership (MEDP) is pleased to announce the nomination process is now open for their Annual Awards which will be handed out at their Annual ...

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MEDP Spark - 50th Anniversary of 9 for ‘69

Aug 8, 2019

MEDP Spark, Volume 4, Issue 8 ~ August 2019 McMinnville is unique in a lot of ways. There are few places in the world where a town of just under 35,000 has a main street that not only has a vacancy ...

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MEDP Spark - WORK Harder, get Smarter

Jul 11, 2019

MEDP Spark, Volume 4, Issue 7 ~ July 2019 Interns from the MEDP Career Bound Program and the McMinnville WORKS Internship Program As another mild-weathered Oregon summer rolls around in McMinnville, ...

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The 2019 Career Bound Pre-Employment Training Conference

Jun 27, 2019

A Recap of Career Bound's Kickoff Summer Event by MEDP Career Bound Coordinator, Anna Pearl Johnson Career Bound Interns helped hand out fresh produce at Harvest2Home Though many millennials and ...

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MEDP Spark - Flying with Precision

Jun 20, 2019

MEDP Spark, Volume 4, Issue 6 ~ June 2019 Precision's building on Three Mile Lane - Photo by Precision If you’ve lived in McMinnville for any significant amount of time, chances are you have driven ...

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MEDP Implements Two Summer Programs to Grow McMinnville's Workforce

Jun 6, 2019

(MCMINNVILLE, OR) - The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership (MEDP) will launch its seventh year of the award-winning McMinnville WORKS Internship Program on June 10, 2019, and the pilot year ...

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Meeting the Makers: Local Students Tour McMinnville Manufacturers

May 30, 2019

Patton Middle School students search for 3D printed parts at NW Rapid Manufacturing Throughout the Spring, we at the McMinnville Economic Development Partnership (MEDP) have been connecting our local ...

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MEDP Spark - Advancements on Alpine Avenue

May 9, 2019

MEDP Spark Volume 4, Issue 5 ~ May 2019 On April 27, 2018, Alpine Avenue had its first-ever event - Lunch on Alpine. A micro-festival that featured a few food trucks, some music, vendors, and entertainment. ...

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Application for Newly Adopted Yamhill County Grant Program Now Open

May 2, 2019

(MCMINNVILLE, OR) - In April 2019, the Yamhill County Commissioners officially adopted a new county grant program. The new grant program has three distinct grants to help promote and enhance economic vitality ...

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Venture Catalyst Position Created to Support Entrepreneurs in Yamhill, Polk, and Marion County

Apr 12, 2019

(MCMINNVILLE, OR) - As part of a regional effort with participants from Yamhill, Polk, and Marion County, a Venture Catalyst position has been created for the mid-valley to help support and grow entrepreneurship ...

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MEDP Spark - A Plethora of Paths to a Successful Career

Apr 11, 2019

MEDP Spark - Volume 4, Issue 4 ~ April 2019 Jared Roberts works on a custom project at Solid Form In McMinnville, we are both proud and fortunate to have a strong base of manufacturing and traded sector ...

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3 Takeaways on the Current State of Manufacturing

Mar 21, 2019

On March 15, 2019, we in the MEDP office were able to attend the Oregon Manufacturer’s Summit hosted by the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership (OMEP). One of the speakers at the event, ...

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