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Bureau County Republican (Newspaper) - March 14, 2015, Princeton, New JerseyBureau county Republican a saturday March 14, 2015 a 3county oks economic development plan Salute to a is March 18county agrees to $28,444 annual commitment by Zita Henneberry Princeton a Bureau county along with surrounding counties throughout the Illinois Valley have been meeting regularly discussing and formulating the North Central Illinois economic development corporation. County Board member Michael Kohr chairman of the economic development committee said a the primary goal of this organization is to go after manufacturing jobs because we All know that is where you can build a sustained Long term Economy. One of the reasons people leave this area is because a Lack of Opportunity. We have to grab every piece of Opportunity we Kohr had explained the North Central Illinois economic development corporation Nice do had requested the letter of commitment be returned by tuesday March 31. By a unanimous vote the Bureau county Board approved a letter of commitment to the corporation which will further economic development in the area. Bureau county has entered into a three year commitment with the Nice do. The county will pay $28,444 a year toward the Nice do in support of economic growth throughout the Illinois Valley. The Cost is determined per capita explained Bureau county clerk Kami Hieronymus. The varying counties participating in the agreement All have different annual payments based on population she added. A a in a rather attempt and fail at trying something than not a failing to try at All this is an Opportunity for us to grab onto the economic growth and try to bring some Good paying manufacturing jobs into the North Central Illinois area a Kohr said. A participating Board member asked Kohr if the scope of the agreement would change depending on How Many or what counties go through with the agreement. Kohr explained if other governmental agencies exit out of the agreement the Overall program Structure and possibly the Price could change. The Nice do organization remains fragile at this Point in time he said. However he added there Are a variety of funding options which have been examined. As an example Kohr explained other counties have found private industries who have expressed interest in these corporations. This he said is one direction the Nice do could go. A a we re a Hole in the doughnut right Here we be got these organizations that surround us and this big Black Hole in the Middle of North Central Illinois and that a what we re trying to fill up a Kohr said. After a communal discussion about zoning concerns in Bureau county and How they differentiate from surrounding areas the Board moved Forward with the agreement. Hopefully Good results will come from this but if something Isnit working said Kohr the corporation and the county will take a second look at it All. Comment on this Story at wow. A Crews. Com. New generational event to highlight agriculture by Goldie Currie Princeton a the Princeton area chamber of Commerce will Host a Salute to a appreciation breakfast at 7 . Wednesday March 18, at the Bureau county metro Center. This new event will expand the chamber a reach in the a Community and will bring together a representatives Young and old. Tim Harris president of the chamber of Commerce Board was inspired to bring this event to Princeton after attending a similar a appreciation breakfast in Mclean county. A i thought it was a neat Way to recognize what a near and dear to All of us in the country and Midwest a he said. A i want to try to keep those educated on what we do and How we bring food to the table for at wednesdays event the chamber Sag com Mittee will be honouring a local agricultural Leader and will hear from representatives from the county a three Fra chapters a Lamoille Princeton and Bureau Valley. Harris said each representative will talk about How they see the future of agriculture. Quot for a lot of us that have been in agriculture All these years Well get to hear what their visions might be As they pursue College and enter the farming and agribusiness Industry a he said. A we re trying to incorporate those of us who have been in the business Long enough and connect with younger people who have wishes to get into agriculture. The event will also Honor third and fourth graders across Bureau county through their creative skills. Students had the Chance to draw a scene related to agriculture on table place Mats that will be at the event. The Art has been judged and the students who Drew the top 4 drawings will be honoured at the breakfast. Harris said More than 211 students submitted artwork for the place Mats. Attendees will get the Chance to write a comment about the artwork at their table. Comments will then be sent Back to the students. A i really like the whole idea of bringing Young and old together because we need to hear the history but understand and hear the enthusiasm from the Young adults who will pursue agriculture and i think in turn that will stimulate the older generation to do even better than we do and get excited for the future generations that will take Over Quot Harris said. Tickets for the event Are $15, which includes a breakfast Buffet. Tickets can be purchased at the Princeton chamber of Commerce office. Call the office at 815-875-2616. The Salute to a appreciation breakfast is sponsored by country financial comment on this Story at . Casa to Host a hidden in Plain sight gov. Scott Walker wins Bureau county Straw poll Princeton a Community partners against substance abuse Casein partnership with Perry memorial Hospital is offering an Opportunity for parents guardians and others to learn More about items that May be found in a youths room that May be indicative of use of alcohol or other substances or depression. The program called a hidden in Plain sight includes a mock youth bedroom containing Many items that parents May see every Day but not understand their implications. Adults will have a Chance to tour the room on their own and note things they feel May require attention or inquiry. The tour will be followed by a presentation about current drug paraphernalia and the use of traditional and non typical items to carry drink ingest inhale or administer substances. The presentation will also include a discussion of items used to cover or disguise signs of drug use. After the presentation there will be another Opportunity to visit the mock bedroom. During the second visit items to watch for will be identified with cards that will explain what the item is and Why it May be of concern. Hidden in Plain sight is part of a Casa initiative to help parents become better informed about what is going on with their kids lives and what May be threatening their kids health and Well being within their own Homes. This free interactive live display and presentation will be offered at the Bureau county metro Center at 7 . Thursday March 19. This presentation is offered to adults Only. Free child care will be offered by the metro Center. A free Light meal will be provided for attendees at 6 30 . By Perry memorial Hospital. In order for the Hospital to be certain that there is enough food those who plan to eat dinner before the event should Register on Facebook at a hidden in Plain sight up asap by joining the event or leaving a message if More than one person will attend. A message can also be left to Reserve space for child care. Eldon Entwhistle chairman of the Bureau county Republican Central committee reports the results of the local Straw poll held during the 74th annual Lincoln Day dinner saturday evening feb. 21. Options included 11 known potential candidates and a space for a write in candidate. The votes were tabulated with the following results. A gov. Scott Walker a 40 a or. Ben Carson a 20 a gov. Jeb Bush a 19 a gov. Mike Huckabee a 17 a sen. Marco Rubio a 12 a gov. Rand Paul a 11 a sen. Ted Cruz 11 a gov. Chris Christie 7 a gov. Rick Perry 7 a Bobby Jindal 4 a sen. Mike Lee 3 a Carla Fiorina a 1jerry Neuman for City commissioner a understands the issues facing Princeton a skilled and experienced Leader a Active in the Community Contact me at paid for by the committee to elect Jerry Neumann Ryan Neumann committee chair Kramer s Kitchen Home of toe Kramerick 815-872-2715 breakfast 421 s. 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