Kern County: Take a Closer Look


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  • Kern EDC Promotional Video Wins CALED Award!

    January 31, 2017

    Kern EDC’s promotional video “Kern County: Take a Closer Look” won the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) Award of Merit last week, in the category of Promotion, recognizing outstanding efforts and achievements in economic development advertising, marketing and...

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  • Inaugural STEMposium Will Link Business and Education in Kern County

    January 9, 2017

    Much is happening at the Kern Economic Development Foundation, Kern EDC’s sister non-profit! Recently, the KEDF board of directors voted to redefine its mission and to focus its workforce and professional development programs on efforts relating to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

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