NGage Hosted DED FAM Tour

3 Oct 2014

NGage hosted Nebraska Department of Economic Development staff in Beatrice on Thursday, September 25, 2014 during the first half of the annual DED FAM (Familiarization) Tour.  Twenty participants from the Department and the Lincoln Area Development Partnership visited available sites and property around town and discussed recent developments including at stop at the Beatrice Community Hospital.  Mayor Dennis Schuster and City Administrator, Tobias Templemeyer assisted in  welcoming the group.  A tour of the Ratigan Schottler Manufacturing Company was a highlight of the morning.  After lunch, the tour group headed back to Lincoln for more stops including the Nebraska Innovation Campus, and Lincoln Airport Authority.  Glennis McClure, NGage Executive Director, and Sheena Larsen, NGage Assistant helped organize and facilitated the tour while in Beatrice.    


The DED FAM tour is an annual event designed to showcase for the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, member organizations and communities of the Lincoln Area Development Partnership (LADP).  NGage is a member of LADP, where resources are shared to increase economic development marketing efforts in the Southeast Nebraska area.