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MDD to host seminar-workshop


Bise Bise The Rockdale Municipal District Development Board (MDD) will host a seminar/ work shop on Economic Development in Rural Texas Cities at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Patterson Civic Center.

Guest speaker is Joyce Bise, director of Giddings Economic Development Corporation.

Bise is a lifelong resident of her hometown of Giddings,

As the director for the Giddings Economic Development Corporation for the past eight years, she has championed projects and programs to showcase the unique attributes of Giddings and lend support to the local economy.

Bice says she is passionate about her work and truly enjoys working for her community. The success of the Rural Texas Tourism Center has evolved from this passion and her commitment to creating a viable economic base.

Through local partnerships that encompass downtown revitalization, historic preservation, business recruitment, retention and expansion the city of Giddings has realized a private sector investment exceeding $15 million over the past five years.

The public is invited to attend.


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