**For contractors interested in performing general contractor duties to develop the proposed grocery store and pharmacy in St. John, KS.**
**Responses are due by June 1, 2017**
- May -
5th - 9:00am Stafford Chamber Coffee @ Big Bend Water
6:30pm Macksville High School Achievement Banquet
9th - 7:00am Board Meeting
10th - 11:00am Golden Belt Telephone Grand Opening in
11:00am Stafford High School Awards Assembly
18th - 7:00pm St. John Awards Night
19th - 9:00am Stafford Chamber Coffee @ Museum Library
sponsored by the Historical Society
25th - 8:30am Focus on Stafford County Radio Program on
KVGB 1590AM & 97.7FM
26th - 9:00am Stafford Chamber Coffee @ Senior Center
sponsored by State Farm Insurance
29th - Office Closed (Memorial Day)
Focus on Stafford County
White's Foodliner Signs Letter of Intent to Open Grocery Store in St. John
Stafford County Economic Development and the City of St. John have announced that a Letter of Intent with White’s Foodliner has been signed to establish a grocery store in St. John. The Letter of Intent outlines the expectation to enter into a 10 year lease to operate a grocery store provided that conditions are met, principally to finance and construct a building that contains features recommended in two feasibility studies.
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Eco Devo Part of a Local Foundation Learning Network
In April, Golden Belt Community Foundation (GBCF) was selected as a participant for the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship and the Aspen Institute's Rural Economic Development Philanthropy Innovators Network (REDPIN).
EcoDevo Staff member, Carolyn Dunn assisted GBCF with their application earlier this year. Dunn is part of Golden Belt Community Foundation's core team for this networking opportunity that will take them around the Country for the next 18 months exploring philanthropy's role in rural economic development.
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