Members

Accounting
Contrymen Associates, P.C.
Dana F Cole & Co LLP  
Eskam & Eskam
Next Generation Tax & Accounting

Advertising & Promotions
JHL Creative
Randy Henry

Agriculture
21st Century
Agromac International
Floyd's Truck Center
Fusion Ranch, Inc.
Kelley Bean Company
Panhandle Coop Association
Sandberg Implement
Westco
Western Sugar Cooperative
Walker Farms

Appliances - Household
Main Street Appliance

Architecture
Baker & Associates
Joseph R Hewgley & Associates
M.C. Schaff

Attorneys
CHSCLK PC, LLO
Douglas, Kelley, Ostdiek & Ossian
Kovorik, Ellison & Mathis P.C.
Robert Pahlke Law Group
Simmons Olsen Law Firm
Smith, Snyder & Petitt

Automotive
Floyd's Truck Center
Fremont Motor Companies
Midwest Auto Supply
Reganis Auto Center
Team Auto Center
Thompson Glass, Inc.

Banking
First National Bank of North Platte
First State Bank
Great Western Bank
Platte Valley Companies
Western States Bank
US Bank

Book/Magazine Wholesaler
The Kent News Company

Business Services
Print Express
Vertex Business Services

Carterers
The Meat Shoppe

Church
St. Francis Episcopal Church

Collections
Accelerated Receivables Solutions

Computer Sciences
Bytes Computer & Network Solutions
Connecting Point
Intralinks, Inc.

Construction
Weathercraft Roofing
B&C Steel
Carr-Trumbull Lumber Co.
Fisher Roofing & Restoration
Paul Reed Construction
Rusch's Construction
Twin City Roofing & Sheet Metal
Sandberg Implement
Simon Contractors
Thompson Glass, Inc.

Education
Educational Service Unit #3
Gering Public Schools
Scottsbluff Public Schools
Western Nebraska Community College

Employment Services
Advanced Services, Inc.
Workforce Development

Engineering
Baker & Associates
MC Schaff & Associates

Environmental
North Platte Natural Resources District

Financial Services
Contryman Associates, P.C.
Dana F. Cole & Company, LLP
Eskam & Eskam
First National Bank of North Platte
First State Bank
Fred A. Lockwood & Co., P.C
Great Western Bank
Wiedeman Financial Services, LLC
Platte Valley Companies
SWBC
US Bank
Brad Grote - Cetera Advisors

Floor Covering
Don Schmidt Carpet
Clemens Carpet

Health Care
CARE Chiropractic
Eagle Med
Heritage Health Care
Northfield Retirement Communities
Panhandle Health Group
Quick Care Medical Services
Regional West Health Services
Scottsbluff Pharmacy
Western Pathology Consultants, Inc.
Scottsbluff Vision Clinic
Valley Ambulance
Webb Eye Care

Home Furnishings
Ashley Furniture
Thompson Glass, Inc.

Hospitality
Gering Convention & Visitors Bureau
Hampton Inn & Suites

Heating and Air - Residential & Commercial
Polar Express HVAC/R

Insurance
J.G. Elliott Insurance Center
Lincoln-Overman & Associates
State Farm - Neal Smith
West Nebraska Claims Service

Internet Services
Action Communications
Allo Communications
Vistabeam

Laundry Services
Ideal Linen

Logistics
Ameri-Co Carriers
NJC Logistics

Lumber & Material Dealers
Carr Trumbull Lumber Co
ZM Lumber

Manufacturing
Aulick Industries
B&C Steel
C.S. Precision Manufacturing, Inc.
Couplamatic Systems, Inc.
Furst-McNess Company
Fusion Ranch, Inc.
High Plains Budweiser
National Drinks
The Western Sugar Cooperative
Blue Prairie Brands

Mediation Services
Mediation West

Mortgage
Platte Valley Companies
Kosman, Inc.

Motion Picture Theaters
Midwest Theater

Newspaper Publishers
Star Herald
Kent News Company

Non-Profit
Scottsbluff\Gering United Chamber
Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska
Doves
Panhandle Health Group

Plumbing
Gering Valley Plumbing & Heating
Independent Plumbing & Heating
Northwest Pipe Fittings, Inc.
Oregon Trail Plumbing & Heating

Radio Broadcasting
KNEB Radio

Real Estate
Buyer's Realty
Century 21 Home Team Realty
Champion Realty
Haun Nelson Real Estate
Smith Land Company
Mark Masterton
Rock Step Capital

Restaurant
Arby's Restaurant
The Meat Shoppe
Sam & Louie's Pizza
Scotts Bluff Country Club

Surveying
Baker & Associates
MC Schaff & Associates

Telecommunications
Action Communications
Allo Communications
Vistabeam

Television Broadcasting
NBC Nebraska

Transportation
Ameri-Co Carries
Aulick Leasing
Floyd's Truck Center
Valley Airways
Nebraska Transport Company
NTC Logistics
Smith Systems Transportation, Inc.
Western Nebraska Regional Airport

Truck Repair
NMC-CAT: Rental Services, Power Systems, Material Handling & Truck Centers

Utilities
Black Hills Energy
Nebraska Public Power District

Water Treatment Service
Culligan Water Conditioning

Welding
Matheson-Lindweld

Wholesalers
C.S. Precision Manufacturing, Inc.
Couplematic Systems, Inc.
Kriz-Davis Co.
Northwest Pipe Fittings, Inc.

TCD Government Members
City of Gering
City of Terrytown
City of Bayard
Scotts Bluff County - Tourism
Gering - Tourism
Scotts Bluff County
Village of McGrew
Village of Melbeta
City of Minatare
City of Mitchell
Village of Morill
Rural Scotts Bluff County
City of Scottsbluff

Membership Benefits

 

Board of Directors Priority: Build Economic Development from a Foundation of Professionalism and Integrity.

Mission Statement: TCD supports economic development activities that create jobs and bring investment into western Nebraska.

Vision: Connecting business with possibilities.

Core Values: Community, Integrity, Service, Trust, Leadership, and Innovation

Members support and investment for Twin Cities Development provides the following core
economic development programs including:

Communications

  • We keep our partners and investors up to date with newsletters, blogs, and email notices. Keeping you informed on TCD activities, board actions, and important economic development data and demographics is important to us.
  • Annual Meeting Luncheon: Late fall each year

Lead Generation

  • TCD markets Scottsbluff/Gering/Terrytown/Bayard and Scotts Bluff County area in a comprehensive strategy to 16 counties surrounding our area and to Metropolitan communities of Salt Lake City, Houston, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland-Odessa, and San Angelo and 6 cities in Canada for potential economic development projects in key target industries of agri-business/high technology agriculture; manufacturing and advanced precision manufacturing; value-added food processing; and transportation, logistics, and warehousing.
  • Members can volunteer for Special Task Forces when needed on key economic development actions.
  • Partner with the Nebraska Department of Economic Development on lead generation activities including trade shows, site consultant forums, and special target industry events.

Online Presence

  • We bring exposure to your business through a multitude of media options including our website’s online member directory, hyperlinks, social media sites, newsletter, and emails. We exclusively refer our members daily through inquiries received via phone, mails, email, and walk-ins.
  • The GIS component tool integrated into our website uses customizable layers with market information, demographics, workforce, infrastructure, housing, business, and industry. Members’ sites and buildings are added to the TCD list of available properties and are marketed nationally and internationally. TCD site and building evaluation for economic development projects.
  • Data and Demographics: Customize and share important economic development data and demographics with members, organizations, prospects, and other agencies.
  • Jobs listing on WeHaveJobs website
  • TCD includes the entire region in all labor market analysis for economic development projects.

Entrepreneurship & Networking

  • The eCenter offers office and innovation space for entrepreneurs to develop their business into successful businesses
  • eCenter Coffees: The 1st Thursday of every month TCD discusses entrepreneurship training including marketing, finance, business plan development, “In your own words” new business startup stories on lessons learned in their journey to start a business, and Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) and Scottsbluff/Gering Chamber of Commerce workshops.
  • eCenter Big Idea Thursdays: eCenter Big Idea Thursdays: The 3rd Thursday of every month TCD discusses economic development topics, TCD activities, and programs, special speakers, conversations on the four Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies of TCD (See Core Economic Development Programs above).

Workforce Housing & Workforce Development

  • Workforce housing: Offer short-term and long-term housing to newly recruited employees to the community.
  • Workforce housing grants for housing projects.
  • TCD support and partners with WNCC and SB/Gering Chamber of Commerce on workforce skills development through the TCD eCenter.

Grow Existing Businesses in the Region

  • TCD offers “One-Stop” Business Coaching for business startups partnering with the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBC), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Enterprise Assistance Program (REAP), and Panhandle Area Development District (PADD).  Any existing business or business startup can use this service.
  • Support the Gering LB 840 incentives by consulting with each applicant on their application before it is reviewed by the Gering LB 840 Committee.      
  • Meet with existing businesses to assist and support the growth of their business.