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The Great Falls Development Authority asks community members to take survey

The survey, which takes about 15 minutes to complete, asks about everything from the business climate and Great Falls’ assets to perceived community perceptions and attitudes.

Great Falls Development Authority approves preliminary draft strategic plan

The plan includes seven major themes, with particular goals for the first two years in each theme. The ideas were derived from two recent brainstorming sessions, GFDA President Brett Doney said.

Great Falls Community Survey – Developing a community "Brand" for marketing the city to visitors, residents and businesses in the year 2012 and beyond.

All who live and work in Great Falls are invited and encouraged to participate in this important community-wide initiative.

Allegiant Airline will add Great Falls, Montana flights next year

He said Allegiant airline officials told him they plan to add 40 more flights to Great Falls between February and April of next year — an increase of about 6,000 airline seats over the same time frame in 2011.

Great Falls’ shortest-in-nation commutes something to honk about

"It’s a quality-of-life issue. I think it’s important to companies and entrepreneurs, as well as just families looking at where to live." Brett Doney – Great Falls Development Authority http://www.gfdevelopment.org/

On The Bubble Workshop, 10/26, Great Falls

Lillian Sunwall, PTAC Business Strategist & Project Manager and John Mack, SBDC Business Strategist will be presenting to contractors and subcontractors on various business improvement topics in preparation for a rough winter.

Great Falls Development Authority studies branding to sell city

Area residents also will get their say in the process of creating a snappy image for Great Falls to use to attract shoppers, tourists and business developers.

Rising Stars sought in Great Falls, Montana

Do you know someone who is having a significant impact on a larger business in our community? What about a small-business owner whose entrepreneurial skills and community vision are making Great Falls a better place to live? This includes those working in the public service and nonprofit sectors.

Great Falls Development Authority strategist , John Mack uses varied business experiences to help local businesses

Under Rebecca Engum’s leadership, the GFDA’s Small Business Development Center has been one of the state’s top performers. The SBA recommended that the Great Falls center receive extra funding from last year’s Small Business Jobs Act stimulus bill to hire another specialist. Mack will help Engum, freeing her up some for other projects.

Great Falls Airport Authority boosts incentives for new flights

The Great Falls Airport Authority voted Tuesday to expand and sweeten its incentive plan to attract new commercial flights in the face of an increasingly competitive market.