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WAYNE COUNTY EDC CELEBRATES GROWTH

(Richmond)- The Economic Development Commission of Wayne county held its annual meeting yesterday where they celebrated 2015 as a year of growth in the area’s workforce. The EDC completed 12 projects totaling $27.59 million, these projects included creating 232 new jobs and the retention of nearly 100 others. Valerie Shaffer, president of EDC, stated that 2015 was a fantastic year for them, and are thrilled with the development they were able to help bring together. Shaffer also stated that the county development group is working with Jay and Randolph counties to create a web platform for those seeking career opportunities.