The Community Vitality team can provide customized training for your board. The team can analyze your board’s situation to determine what training might be appropriate to meet their specific development needs to help it effectively meet its goals and overcome its challenges.
This economic development strategy targets specific industries in your community. The Community Vitality team can analyze a county, community, or economic development organization’s situation and determine what training might be appropriate to meet their specific development needs.
This training helps employers and employees establish and improve customer relationships to grow your business and strengthen your organization.
Our trained facilitators use participatory strategies to ensure all voices are heard and great ideas are captured at your meeting or event. We bring impartiality, focus on your purpose, and a little humor when needed to make people comfortable.
Our planning process helps organizations set a direction for their future and move forward. We use Appreciative Inquiry to help identify strengths and build on them.
This innovative, research-based leadership program is for those who have a passion and a desire to effect change, stretch their goals, and lead others. We encourage people to step up, and we offer current topics to help potential leaders create a climate that turns challenges into success.
We can help communities develop successful local foods projects such as community gardens, farmers markets, or cooperative marketing. We meet with community leaders to research community needs and potential markets, gather the right people to do the work, and develop strategies to create sustainable projects that provide fresh, local food to your area.
Marketing Hometown America empowers communities to create a vision to attract new residents. Designed as a tool to create dialogue that moves people toward action, the process can be the spark to help a rural community look at itself in a new way.
Small Business Basics is an opportunity for current and potential business owners to complete or update a business plan and develop valuable contacts with resources to give your business a boost. Make your business work for you!
I met Andrew Van Kuren, Coordinator for the Campbell County Economic Development Organization on a cold blustery day this past February 2018. We met in Herreid and then he drove us over to Mound City for lunch at The Safe House.