Staff and Wire Reports
The Athens Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) was named a 2016 Community Economic Development Award winner by the Texas Economic Development Council. The award was presented at a special awards luncheon held Thursday, October 20, at the TEDC’s Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Antonio.
The Community Economic Development Awards program recognizes exceptional contributions cities toward the economic vitality of their communities and the state of Texas through creativity, leadership, and partnership in the achievement of business retention, business recruitment and community improvement.
The AEDC won the award for its work turning the Biotech Manufacturing Center fiasco into a positive.