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Wyoming Awarded $1.25 Billion to Address Impacts of COVID-19

To help businesses address the current pandemic, the Wyoming State Legislature held a special session in May to allocated federal funds to help jobs and businesses in Wyoming.  A special session in June is planned for additional legislation that continues to address issues related to the pandemic and the budget crisis. The May special session…
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Gillette Jobs Board Sponsorship

Energy Capital Economic Development has partnered with Rudloff Solutions to develop a Jobs Board with links to job listings in Gillette, Wright, and Campbell County. As some unemployed individuals have never had to apply for a job online, the site provides links to the Hiring/Careers sites of major employers, Workforce Services, and links to employers…
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Welcome Curtis Burdette

We are thrilled to welcome Curtis Burdette as Vice President of Operations at Energy Capital Economic Development. With more than 10 years consulting with entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits, Curtis is well-versed in what it takes to make an organization thrive. His efforts will support the CEO in meeting and exceeding goals set out for…
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Alkain Studios Earns BBB Accreditation

Alkain Studios, a FUEL Business Incubator member, was recently accredited by the Better Business Bureau. The company was initially given an A rating. When the Better Business Bureau accredits a business, it is saying the company maintains high ethical standards and its business practices will meet or exceed  expectations. Alkain Studios is owned by Zach Aars.
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DEQ Releases Environmental Report

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has released its State of the Environment report . The release and report can be found HERE. WMA Regulatory Affairs Chairman Phil Dinsmoor (Peabody) commented that "The mining industry should take pause and consider that there are few (if any) industries in Wyoming that are more heavily involved…
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UW to Host Entrepreneurship Summit in April

The University of Wyoming College of Business will host the third annual US Entrepreneurship Summit April 17-18 at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center in Laramie. Speakers will discuss entrepreneurial resources, highlight some of the emerging companies throughout the state and focus on building connections to strengthen Wyoming's entrepreneurial ecosystem. The annual John P. Ellbogen…
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WIA Conference Set for March 28-29

The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority annual Spring Energy Conference will be March 28 and 29 at the Snow King Resort in Jackson.Sessions include: Opportunities for Wyoming posed by international, federal, and regional CCUS policy developments, including the Green New Deal.Traditional ratemaking and how it interacts with the current state of technology, including investments in CCUS projects.Economic…
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Leadership Wyoming

An information session on Leadership Wyoming will be held March 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the Gillette College Tech Center. Join us to learn more about this leadership program. RSVP to Mary@EnergyCapitalED.com or call 686-2603.
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Next Gen Featured in News Article

The Next Generation Partnership, a public-private partnership was featured in a recent Gillette News Record article. Energy Capital Economic Development Director of BRE Mary Melaragno is participating in the partnership and is featured in the article: 12-2-2018 - Next Gen Partnership - GNR
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