LGC and EDC (501-C6) Fact Sheet

After the Hurricane, the International Economic Development Council called to send help to our community to focus on economic recovery. This assistance was given to many communities across the hard hit areas up and down the coast. Through a grant, they were able to send a facilitator who spent a total of two weeks here helping generate community input. From those sessions, the direction received was to diversify our economy. In order to make this happen, the community leaders needed to form an Economic Development Corporation.

That formation has now come to fruition and the following fact statements help explain the setup.