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Jefferson County Growth Association

Serving Businesses & Encouraging Growth in Jefferson County



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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Coming Soon

After  Holiday Bash

January 6, 2023


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
Shop Local Holiday
Holiday Billboard 2022



SOTC 2023 Save the Date - final


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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James Hardie Newsroom
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Missouri Governor, Mike Parson


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

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James Hardie Building Products, Crystal City, 2025

JCGA Businesswomen's Group Information

~ Women Empowering Women ~

January 26, 2023

Meet our Guest Speaker
Lynnea Brumbaugh

Thank You to our Sponsors

Sponsor sign - Brumbaugh

Check out our Businesswomen's Page for upcoming speakers and photos of past events!

Testimonials from the October 27, 2022
JCGA Businesswomen's Event at Villa Antonio Winery
Featuring Guest Speaker, Cynthia Kirkpatrick
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Bio Kirkpatrick

JCGA Executive Director, Sharon Floyd and JCGA Businesswomen's Chair, Kami Kimes speaking about the newly formed JCGA Businesswomen's Group in Jefferson County!


Article courtesy of Leader Publications ~ September, 2022
8 - 2022 Businesswomen's Interview
We are closing the CV-CDBG Microenterprise Grant Program at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, November 30, 2022. To be accepted, applicants must submit their completed application by this date. They have until Noon, Friday, December 2, 2022 to provide any supporting documents unavailable at time of application. Any application submitted after these dates will be returned, ineligible. It’s been a great program and an opportunity to serve our small businesses in Jefferson County who were impacted by the pandemic.
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Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corp

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

  • 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.


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

Barges - Mississippi River

Photo credit - Jefferson County Port Authority

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Shop local, together we can build a strong community!



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 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

Your Tax Dollars Matter
Map of Jeff. County Shop Local with fire police ambulance - for PowerPoint presentation
Bumper Sticker Remake - Sharon 2020 A (1)

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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