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The Guide to Warrensburg (2017 - 2018)

GROWTH AND EXPANSION Building on our rich history, Warrensburg is positioning itself for a bright future and growing faster than ever. In cooperation with the Warrensburg Area Major Employers* economic development partners of the City of Warrensburg, Whiteman Air Force Base 7,682 Warrensburg Main Street, The Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of University of Central Missouri 1,706 Commerce, and the Johnson County Economic Development Western Missouri Medical Center 700 Corporation, several projects have recently been initiated to help the Enersys Energy Products 616 community prepare for future growth. Warrensburg R-VI School District 506 Walmart Super Center 343 Whether you’re looking for small intimate boutiques, major discount Janesville Acoustics 340 stores or unique antique shops, the Warrensburg business community Stahl Specialty Co. 292 offers it all. There are more than 70 restaurants featuring a variety of City of Warrensburg 280 dining styles, hotels, bed and breakfasts, and a bowling alley at Knob Noster R-VIII School District 274 University of Central Missouri, and the Hawthorne Development Missouri Veterans Home 274 project includes a movie theater, MC Sports, Aldi’s and is a rapidly County of Johnson 196 developing area. Retail centers and individual outlets are located Alstom Signaling 156 Holden R-III School District 146 throughout Warrensburg. Rose Acre 126 Historic downtown provides an especially pleasant shopping environment Lowe’s Home Improvement 119 with its ornate 19th-century architecture, much of which is being Swisher Acquisition, Inc. 118 re-energized under the leadership of Warrensburg Main Street Inc., a Northrup Grumman 105 non-profit organization working to revitalize and preserve downtown. The Carlyle Van Lines 104 four points of the Main Street approach work together to build a sustainable All Pro Electrical Technology 100 Crest Ridge R-VII School District 74 and complete community revitalization effort. It works for historic Country Club Care Center 73 preservation through economic development, believing that preservation Wood’s Supermarket 65 happens naturally if businesses are economically stable. It also provides access to national information networks and technical assistance, as well as *Full-time, Part-time, & Seasonal helping with business retention, expansion and recruitment. Visit Warrensburg’s heartland work ethic and community pride make it a great Warrensburg Main Street Inc. at www.warrensburgmainstreet.com. place to do business. Several local companies have grown to national and international prominence aided by the exceptional workforce and Rib Crib Missouri with 1,706 faculty and staff members; and nearby Whitemanaffordable business climate. This has helped to create a diversified jobbase that provides the area with a secure and growing economy.In the public sector, major employers include the University of Central All.end Day.end Tuesday.end –All You Can Eat Ribs & Sides personnel on its payroll. Private firms have contributed to the area’sAir Force Base with over approximately 7,682 civilian and uniformed high employment rate and bright economic outlook. The retention and expansion of existing employers, entrepreneurs and businesses throughout Johnson County are the top priorities of the Johnson County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC). New and expanding businesses and entrepreneurs looking for free confidential site selection assistance, or information on Johnson County’s excellent business climate, workforce, available buildings, sites, financing and incentives can contact JCEDC at (660) 747-0244 or visit www.growjocomo.com. Contributing to the pool of trained, job-ready employees, the Johnson County Board of Services (JCBS) provides job skills development and hands-on job training to individuals with a wide variety of abilities. Through their Employment Services program, JCBS support the individuals they serve in increasing their self-sufficiency and financial Full.end Service.end Bar independence, in turn contributing to a more vibrant and diverse local economy. For more information visit www.jcmbs.com. BBQ - Burgers - Salads - Catfish The Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce provides Desserts - And More! area and their focus is business retention and expansion. Providingmany services to new and existing businesses in the Warrensburg 660-747-2180 • www.ribcrib.com relocating or locating businesses in the Warrensburg area, andinformation on the area to individuals and companies interested in 111 E Parsons Ave, Warrensburg, MO 64093 providing networking opportunities for community business members, is a priority for all. Contact the Chamber at (660) 747-3168, Cater with.end the.end Crib toll-free (877) OLD-DRUM, or visit www.warrensburg.org for personalized business services and assistance. 4 | Discover the Guide to Warrensburg


The Guide to Warrensburg (2017 - 2018)
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