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Facebook Marketing Class Offered

Posted: Wed, September 24, 2014
Why You Should "Like" Facebook Marketing!

If you still think Facebook is just a site to keep in touch with friends and family, let us show you why this social media site has become a marketing engine for the business world. Find out how to set up a Facebook page for your business, understand why its critical to install the Facebook "Like" button on your website and experiment with the many tools and features to build relevant content. Access quick, easy and free data through the Facebook Insights dashboard to understand and analyze trends in user growth and demographics to improve engagement. Consumer-focused and business-to-business companies alike are growing their brands through Facebook posting; come find out whether your business should be one of them!

Class Date: October 15, 2014
Class Time: 9:00am - 10:00am
Class Location: NICC Oelwein Center/RAMS
Cost is $29.00
Register online by going to Class #31473
Registration deadline: October 14th
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ISU Automation Workshop

Posted: Thu, September 18, 2014
ISU will be hosting an Automation Workshop Thursday, October 16th in Postville. Anyone interested in exploring the use of automation in their manufacturing plant and how to work with system integrators.
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Fayette County to Host Business Consultant

Posted: Thu, September 18, 2014
Steven Horman, a professional business consultant, specializing in one-on-one business counseling and long range strategic planning for businesses, government and non-profit organizations, will be in Fayette County to provide free and confidential one-on-one business counseling to existing business owners or to those considering starting a business on Tuesday, Oct 14th.

These services are sponsored by the Northeast Iowa Business Network (NIBN), Northeast Iowa Community College and Fayette County Economic Development through a Rural Business Opportunity Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please contact Fayette County Economic Development by phone: 563-422-5073 or email:

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FCCF Grant Applications Deadline November 15th

Posted: Thu, October 2, 2014
The Fayette County Community Foundation (FCCF), an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, is announcing the application deadline for all 2015 grants will be midnight (CST) on Nov. 15, 2014, with grant awards to be announced in March. Grants are awarded to projects in the following areas: arts and culture; community betterment; education; environmental education and protection; health; historic preservation; and human services. Grant applications must be a 501(c)(3) designated organization (or government entity) serving Fayette County in order to be considered for funding.

Completed applications must be submitted online no later than November 15th to be considered for fall funding.  All applications and required attachments must be submitted online. The grant application may be found at after September 15.
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2014 Tourism Membership Drive

Posted: Sun, March 16, 2014
Fayette County Tourism encourages you to become a member during our 2014 Membership Drive!

Membership helps support Fayette County Tourism with publication of the annual Calendar or Events and the promotion of Fayette County in numerous publications and media outlets. This years major projects include updating the Fayette County Live, Work & Play magazine and the Fayette County Barn Quilt publication along with continued marketing of Fayette County.

Benefits of membership include quarterly newsletters, 2014 Calendar of Events, Fayette County Tourism window cling, invitations to monthly tourism council meetings, and promotion of your community or business on our website, Facebook page and business directories.

The cost of memberships for the 2014 year are:

$65 for City/Community
$45 for Business/Non-Profit
$25 for Individual/Family

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