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Savannah Tarbet

Build Your Talent Toolbox: Take Root in Amarillo | Job Up Materials

Following the Build Your Talent Toolbox: Take Root in Amarillo | Job Up workshop, the Amarillo EDC is providing the materials released at the event. You can download Chris Hodges' presentation and Sabrina Meck Perez's presentation in this blog post. 

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Savannah Tarbet

Amarillo EDC announces new job-matching platform on Take Root in Amarillo website

At the 2022 State of the Economy Luncheon, the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation announced a new platform integration to the Take Root In Amarillo website, Job Up.

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Savannah Tarbet

Amarillo EDC Releases 2022 State of the Economy Materials

Following the State of the Economy luncheon, the Amarillo EDC is providing the materials presented at the event. In this blog post, you can download Dr. Anne Macy's keynote presentation, Kevin Carter's presentation, and the 2021 Amarillo EDC Annual Report. 

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Savannah Tarbet

City Council Votes in Support of Caviness Expansion

Today, the Amarillo City Council approved a Location Incentive Agreement presented by the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (Amarillo EDC) to support the expansion of Caviness Beef Packers in Amarillo. This ratification comes after the approval by the Amarillo EDC Board of Directors earlier today, February 22, 2022. This final step in the approval process allows the Amarillo EDC to provide an incentive agreement which will allow Caviness to hire an additional 100 full-time employees, over a three-year period. Additionally, a new Caviness processing facility is currently under construction at South Loop 335 and Washington, set to be completed this Spring.

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Savannah Tarbet

Meet the Board Member: Adrian Meander

Adrian Meander, a Vice President of Amarillo National Bank, is the newest member of the Amarillo EDC's Board of Directors. Adrian is very active in the community, having served on numerous civic boards including the Northside Toy Drive, Amarillo Museum of Art, St. Anthony’s Legacy Redevelopment Corporation, and Leadership Amarillo & Canyon. In the past, he has served in various board capacities with Amarillo Area CASA, Opportunity School, College Success Initiative, and the Center City Polk Street Block Party. Adrian is also a graduate of Amarillo 101, Potter County Sheriff Citizens Academy, and Randall County Sheriff Citizens Academy.

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Savannah Tarbet

City Council Votes in Support of New Business Attraction

Approval ushers in the creation of 80 new full-time jobs

Today, the Amarillo City Council approved a Location Incentive Agreement presented by the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation to support attracting Torkworx to Amarillo. This ratification comes after the approval by the Amarillo EDC Board of Directors on July 19, 2021. This final step in the approval process allows the Amarillo EDC to provide an incentive agreement to allow Torkworx to hire 80 new full-time employees over two years. 

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Savannah Tarbet

City Council Votes in Support of Local Business Expansion

Approval ushers in the creation of 50 new full-time jobs

Today, the Amarillo City Council approved a Location Incentive Agreement presented by the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation to support the expansion of RCC Brass in Amarillo. This ratification comes after the approval by the Amarillo EDC Board of Directors on July 19, 2021. This final step in the approval process allows the Amarillo EDC to provide an incentive agreement that will allow RCC Brass to hire an additional 50 full-time employees over a five-year period. 

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Savannah Tarbet

City Council Votes in Support of Local Business Creation

Approval ushers in the creation of 100 new full-time jobs

Today, the Amarillo City Council approved a Location Incentive Agreement presented by the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation to support North Heights Linen Service in Amarillo. This ratification comes after the approval by the Amarillo EDC Board of Directors on June 28, 2021. This final step in the approval process allows the Amarillo EDC to provide an incentive agreement that will allow North Heights Linen Service to hire 100 new full-time employees over a five-year period.

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Meet the Intern: Ariana Rodriquez

Amarillo, TX has been my home since the day I was born. I have always loved living in Amarillo and finding new ways to enjoy the city. Over the past 18 years of my life, I have watched Amarillo grow into the Yellow City we know today. This past year I stepped out of the Yellow City and moved to Austin by myself to go to the University of Texas.

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Savannah Tarbet

Amarillo EDC Wins Statewide Workforce Excellence Award

The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) has announced the recipients of our 2021 Workforce Excellence Awards. Six recipients have been awarded the TEDC 2021 Workforce Excellence Award in their respective population categories. A total of twelve nominees overall were recognized for their workforce projects. 

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