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Two remote workers receive memberships to work at Gravitate Coworking.

Two remote workers moving to Greene County have been awarded a Jefferson Wants You Incentive grant for a one year membership at Gravitate Coworking.  Alyssa Rhoades is locating in Jefferson but will continue working for Lincoln Federal Savings Bank in Lincoln, NE remotely.  She plans to work at Gravitate Coworking in a floating desk area […]

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Jefferson Wants You incentive for start-up of RE/MAX Legacy

A new business in Jefferson was awarded a $5,000 Jefferson Wants You Incentive grant for start-up costs. Nikki Uebel purchased the property at 100 N Wilson Avenue in Jefferson and opened her new real estate business, RE/MAX Legacy.  Nikki shared, “This business was a catalyst for our purchase of the vacant downtown building.  It will […]

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Jefferson Wants You new business start-up to Midwest Behavioral Health

A new business in Jefferson was awarded a $5,000 Jefferson Wants You Incentive grant for start-up costs.  Megan Ball opened Midwest Behavioral Health in May of 2022.  Megan explains, “This is a substance use disorder treatment center that can treat dual diagnosis with mental health secondary.”   Currently two full time positions are filled but […]

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A grant for new small businesses and remote workers is ready to be unveiled

A grant for new small businesses and remote workers is ready to be unveiled. Peg Raney, Economic Vitality chairperson explained, “The Jefferson Wants You Incentive Fund is designed for two purposes.  One is to attract new small businesses to Jefferson that have a positive impact on the community.  The other is to attract remote workers […]