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Columbia-Greene Launches Career Jam™ to Highlight to Area Students Local Career Possibilities

Over 25 area businesses, trade unions, public agencies & nonprofits showcase skills related to area jobs to inspire over 1,200 local students Hudson & Catskill, NY – The area’s inaugural Career Jam™, presented with Junior Achievement’s JA Inspire™ program, and

New Resource to Help Businesses Comply with NYS COVID Requirements

Greene County Creates New Resource to Help Businesses Comply with NYS COVID Requirements As more and more New Yorkers are vaccinated and eager to gather, travel, and attend events & performances, NYS continues to issue specialized requirements for businesses to

Sign Up for Career Jam 2021 – Show Future Workers Exciting Opportunities!

The 2021 Virtual Career Jam event is coming up fast! Running from April 14th – May 27th, hundreds of young adults, the future workers of Columbia and Greene counties, will have the chance to learn about participating local businesses. They’ll

NYS Budget Virtual Presentation Thursday, February 18th at 10am

Please join New York State Commissioner of the Office of Children and Family Services, Sheila Poole, for a virtual presentation on New York State’s FY 2022 State Budget. The budget builds on the bold vision to reimagine, rebuild & renew New York

SBA Re-Opening Paycheck Protection Program to Small Lenders on Friday, January 15

Lenders with $1 Billion or Less in Assets Will be Able to Submit First and Second Draw PPP Applications on Friday – Continuing Dedicated Access for Community-Based Lenders  The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, will

Congress Introduces Second COVID-19 Relief Package

Congress passed a new stimulus bill with $900 billion in funding designed to support economic activity as the United States continues to recover from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights of the New Assistance are the Following $284

Local High School Students Complete 2020 Junior Career Institute at C-GCC

 Greene and Columbia County High School Students Complete 2020 Junior Career Institute Interactive sessions offer practical soft skills training, career awareness and leadership development The Greene County Economic Development Corporation (GCEDC) and Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), in partnership with

Greene & Columbia Counties Partner to Launch 2020 Junior Career Institute

Interactive sessions offer practical soft skills training, career awareness and leadership development to local high school students The Greene County Economic Development Corporation (GCEDC) and the Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), in partnership with Columbia-Greene Community College and the Columbia

Call for Greene County Business Owners to Participate in The Capital Region EDC Economic Recovery Strategy Survey

The Capital Region Economic Development Council (CREDC) has been charged with preparing a post-COVID-19 recovery strategy for the region. We ask all Greene County Business Owners to please complete the on-line survey below. Your responses will help the CREDC determine

Greene County Releases COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan

At the direction of the Greene County Legislature, a COVID-19 Economic Recovery Team was established in April 2020 to provide guidance and assistance to local employers and engage consumers with positive messaging during the phased re-opening of the regional economy.

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