GFMEDC Adds New Board Members, Elects Officers

Five area professionals have joined the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation (GFMEDC) board of directors. The board also has elected new officers for 2017. New members Kevin Biffert, Jim Sweeney and Jim Buus began their terms January 1. Biffert is the President of Fargo Automation, Fargo; Sweeney is President of Fargo Jet Center, Fargo;…
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FM Welcome Party – Grab Your Ticket And Join Us November 1st!

We’re throwing a party! So if you are new to the area (or kinda new), join us! We want to be the first ones to welcome you to Fargo-Moorhead! We’re so glad you moved here. It’s a night where you can meet new friends and see what makes Fargo-Moorhead a great place to live. Grab…
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Enhancing Math, Inspiring Dreams. Program Connects NDSU Engineering Students With Fargo Second Graders

This upcoming school year, the GFMEDC and NDSU will again partner to place eight engineering students at Fargo’s Ed Clapp Elementary. The engineering students will work with all second graders enhancing their understanding of math concepts doing fun activities and playing games.  The pilot program was started in 2015-2016 thanks to a collaboration among the GFMEDC, NDSU and Fargo Public Schools. Two engineering students spent…
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Cool Fargo Moments, Long-Term, High-Touch Approach Generates Entrepreneurial Energy In FM

Lights, laughter and music spilled out of the open 2nd-floor windows of Ecce Art Gallery on a crisp April evening, bathing Broadway with gypsy jazz. It was the launch party for “The Abettor’s Letters,” a web-based interactive game for learning French created by Fargo startup Beach Interactive, and John Machacek was just leaving. He paused…
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Regional Workforce Initiative Announces Priority Projects To Tackle The Region’s Employment Challenges

The Regional Workforce Initiative, led by five FM organizations, provided a progress report to investors and stakeholders on Thursday, June 30 at the Courtyard by Marriott. Over the past year, more than 170 volunteers have been building on ideas set forth within the 100-page report. The initiative addresses a growing workforce gap between available positions…
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