Recent Accomplishments

2019 Accomplishments


Economic & Community Development

  • Developed and hosted our first educational initiative on the economic benefit of racial equity to catalyze others toward cultural change within the workplace. We successfully completed our first training session with more than 30 civic, business and community leaders in North County participating. Our next training will be February 25, 2020. Thank you to the US Bank Foundation for their support of this initiative.
  • Organized and facilitated the development of multiple initiatives by municipal, business, faith-based, healthcare and educational leaders to increase awareness and participation in the 2020 Census. This is critical for our community to help increase federal funding allocations and fair representation for North County. This work will continue through much of 2020. Thank you to St. Louis County and Missouri Foundation for Health for partnering with us in this work.
  • Advocated for appropriate state-wide transportation, education and healthcare funding.
  • Hosted Collaborative Conversations with key business stakeholders to increase understanding of community and economic concerns surrounding their industries.

Education

  • Advocated for equitable public education and increased funding for early childhood education.
  • Supported legislation increasing funding for after-school programs, expanding the investment in higher education and restoration of funding for the Parents as Teachers program.
  • Increasing awareness of public and private schools accomplishments and fundraisers.

Health Care

  • Supported the continuation and expansion of basic medical coverage of Missouri’s low-income population to eliminate health care cost-shifting to employers while calling for reasonable reforms in Missouri HealthNet to reduce fraud, waste and abuse in the State’s Medicaid system.
  • Promoted health care providers’ community educational programs and other initiatives for improving quality of life.
  • Celebrated and promoted the expansion and investment of health care providers to enhance access to and quality of care in North County.

Marketing

  • Launched True North, a long-term community-wide marketing campaign to rebrand North County by increasing awareness around positive assets, celebrating advancement and improving the perception of the community.
  • Hosted events to offer members networking opportunities with community and business leaders.
  • Celebrated exceptional accomplishments of community stakeholders improving North County at the Annual Leadership Breakfast.
  • Hosted NCI Annual Golf Tournament and Anniversary Dinner to help raise funds for NCI advocacy and advancement initiatives for North County
  • Increase positive awareness by promoting hundreds of member events and accomplishments via monthly e-newsletter and social media.
  • Provided marketing collateral showcasing area assets.
  • Supported many community events via sponsorships, volunteering and social media promotion.

Transportation

  • Helped bring the $270 million dollar investment for the I-270 north reconstruction project to fruition. Thanks to Mo-DOT, the MO Transportation Commission and East-West Gateway for prioritizing this investment for North County.
  • Facilitated collaborative conversations with MoDOT, County and municipal leaders concerning the I-270 corridor aesthetics as efforts toward improving corridor advance.


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North County Incorporated

350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241
email: nci@northcountyinc.com

 

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