'HRED' accepts City of Hermann check
January 2, 2014 - 11:01am — By Jeff Noedel
Chris Theissen (pictured above, left), President of HRED is shown accepting a check from Hermann Mayor Dolores Grannemann. The City of Hermann entered into an agreement with Hermann Regional Economic Development (HRED) to assist in Hermann’s economic development.
President Theissen said, “We are pleased to see the Mayor and Board of Alderman of City of Hermann recognize the need to invest in the area to assure our quality of place and life is maintained for the future generations.”
HRED is a newly incorporated 501(c)(6) corporation dedicated to the economic development of the region. The region is defined as a combination of the Gasconade County R1 School District and the Hermann Area Hospital District. HRED covers parts of four counties including Gasconade, Montgomery, Warren and Franklin counties.
HRED’s mission is “To secure a prosperous future for the greater Hermann area and surrounding communities by facilitating collaborative efforts to strengthen our economic base, build upon our quality of place and develop the next generation of businesses and residents."
HRED is affiliated with the Community Foundation of Hermann which has 501(c)(3) tax favorable status for those wishing to contribute to the stabilization and growth of the Hermann area.
A public update on the progress of HRED is being planned for 7:00 p.m., January 23, 2014 at the Hermann High School Auditorium. The public is invited.
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