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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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SOTC 2022 Save the Date


The Holidays are here and your Tax Dollars Matter!  ~ SHOP LOCAL

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Upcoming Events

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CV-Community Development Block Grant Microenterprise Grant

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  In summary, the FAQ’s help explain these eligibility requirements:

  1. The business must be physically located within Jefferson County.
  2. The business must be a microenterprise, defined by HUD as a commercial enterprise that has five (5) or fewer employees, 1 or more of whom owns the business.
  3. The business must employ five (5) or fewer people at the time of application. This includes the owner, part-time and full-time employees.
  4. The business owner(s) family and/or the business employee(s) must be low-to-moderate income (LMI) as defined by HUD income guidelines.
  5. The business must be a for-profit entity (Non-profit entities are not eligible)
  6. The business must not be permanently closed, out of business, or filed bankruptcy.
  7. The business must be able to document expenses equal to or greater than the requested amount of assistance. Incurred expenses must be on or after March 1, 2020.

Along with the application and guidelines, these FAQ’s can be found on our website,

Let's get this party started! ~ Register now, click on the link below

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Invitation - Businesswomens Social - January 2022

Thank you to all who attended the JCGA 32nd Annual Golf Classic, and to all of our award winners. We sincerely appreciate your generosity in donating your winnings back to the JCGA. We could not have asked for a more beautiful day on the course! Special thank you to all our sponsors in helping to make this event such a huge success, we are looking forward to the next one.

Winners List
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Footage from the 2021 JCGA Bottleneck Bridge Ride.    Thank you to all our sponsors for making this event possible and to all those who came to ride in the event!


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See below for the featured write up in the Jefferson County Leader on the recent JCGA 6th Annual Bottleneck Bridge Ride

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!

One Plan, One Voice   ~   2021

“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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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
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Jefferson College Observatory

“Aim for the Stars” Educational Events Scheduled for 2021


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