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Jefferson County Growth Association

Serving Businesses & Encouraging Growth in Jefferson County

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JCGA MISSION

 

The Mission of the Jefferson County Growth Association (JCGA) is to provide coordination of professional leadership to promote and support new and existing growth throughout Jefferson County, Missouri.

 

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Connect and Grow. . . .

Your membership in the JCGA is an investment in the success of your business!

 

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FEATURED MEMBERS

Coming Soon

JCGA Businesswomen's Group

January 26, 2023

 

State of the County

February 20, 2023

 

JCGA Businesswomen's Group Social

April 27, 2023

 

Meet Our Newest Members to Join the JCGA
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NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Letter from the President 2023
JCGA 23 Calendar
Table Top Calendar of Events

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

State of the County INVITATION 2023

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

State of the County Sponsorship 2023 - NEWER version
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Meet the newest member of the Jefferson County Growth Association:

Edward Jones - Financial Advisor, Stephen Huelster

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NEW FACILITY COMING SOON TO CRYSTAL CITY ~ JAMES HARDIE

The Jefferson County Growth Association would like to thank Todd Tracy, Executive Director of the (EDC) Economic Development Corporation of Jefferson County, and JCGA Board Member. Thank You, for all your hard work and countless hours of dedication to Project Redbird. Without your efforts and collaboration, we would not be celebrating the growth of James Hardie, the new Global Business that is calling Crystal City its new home in Jefferson County, Missouri.
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Missouri Governor, Mike Parson

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Todd Tracy, (EDC) Economic Development Corporation, Executive Director and JCGA Board Member

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James Hardie Building Products, Crystal City, 2025

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Mercy Hospital Jefferson receives Distinguished Business Award from Missouri Community College Association

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JEFFERSON COLLEGE NAMED AMONG BEST COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN MISSOURI!

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Providing NO-COST Consulting and Resource Services to Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corp
  • IT Services
    • Systems setup and diagnostics
    • Website development, building, and maintenance
  • Legal Services
    • Contracts
    • Business formation
    • Commercial transactions
  • Funding     
    • Loans
    • Grants: research, writing, application

Disclaimer: The SBRC is not a funding source. Grant funds received enables the SBRC to provide the no-cost consulting and pay for clients to receive services from our partners and SPOKES.

  • Accounting Services
    • Payroll processing
    • Bookkeeping
    • Taxes
  • Marketing & Advertising Services
    • Social media
    • Logo design
    • Brand development

SBRC Hub and SPOKE Model

These are all resources and services we, and our resource partners provide at no cost to the client. If there is a service they are needing that is not provided by us or our partners, we will search to find an entity that does provide it.

Small Business Administration – Community Navigator Pilot Program

Jefferson Franklin  Community Action Corporation – SBRC Page

Shown below is a construction map courtesy of MoDOT,

listing the 2022 -2023 scheduled projects in Jefferson County.

2022 - 2023 Major Construction

Jefferson County Manufacturing & Logistics Industry Overview

Above is a marketing piece created by St Louis Regional Freightway through contract with the Hauser Group. This profile highlights Jefferson County’s manufacturing and logistics potential and brings focus to the economic possibilities of the Jefferson County Port District and greater Jefferson County.  Along with St Louis Regional Freightway, partnerships between the EDC, Jefferson County Port Authority, Jefferson County Growth Association, and others are mentioned. Members of JCPA and County Executive Gannon contributed to this overview, as well.

This information has been shared by the (EDC) Economic Development Corporation of Jefferson County, Missouri.

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Proposed Container-On-Vessel Service to the St. Louis Region advances with new partners signing on for the development of a Container Port Facility in Jefferson County, Missouri

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Photo credit - Jefferson County Port Authority

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Shop local, together we can build a strong community!

EXPLORE JEFFERSON COUNTY

 

Are you looking for things to do around Jefferson County? 

Well look no further...

Jefferson County Growth Association is truly committed to our members. We are here to help bring awareness to these local businesses in Jefferson County, who we are proud to call JCGA members.

  • Come visit Villa Antonio Winery in Hillsboro. The perfect place to bring family and friends, to relax and unwind. Enjoy scenic views, award winning wines and delicious meals along with Italian hospitality.
  • Take a trip down Main Street in Festus, where you will find Main & Mill Brewing Company. Featuring handcrafted beers and American Pub fair. Come in and enjoy a cold one!
  • Take a tour through Jefferson College, open the door to a new world of possibilities! They have many courses to offer, whether you're interested in university transfer programs, technical career programs, customized business and industry training, or continuing education courses.
  • Stop to dine at The Blue Owl Restaurant & Bakery in Historic Kimmswick, home of the “Levee High Apple Pie!” Delicious home cooked meals and too many heavenly desserts to just choose one, served with Southern hospitality!

SHOPPING LOCAL

Shopping local creates the sales tax money needed to fund our local fire,

ambulance, and police. It also generates funding for road repairs.

" Shop Jefferson County,

it may just save your life!" 

Dan Govero, JCGA President

     If you would like a bumper sticker to show your support and promote shopping local in Jefferson County,

please call 314-210-0211 or send an email with your return address information to jcgaorg@gmail.com

Your Tax Dollars Matter
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One Plan, One Voice   ~   2023

“One Plan One Voice” is a multi-year plan to transform Jefferson County into a destination community attracting businesses, families and tourists for its quality of life and economic opportunity. From a regional brand that illustrates our strengths and enhances regional perceptions, prioritized roadway and safety improvements, support of continued investment in education, broadband connectivity and strategic business and economic development partnerships, JCGA leadership, members and partners create the road map and work together for economic prosperity.

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