Stourbridge Project Named Economic Development Project Of The Year

Bottom row from left to right: Susan Shaffer, Director of the Stourbridge Project, Mary Beth Wood, Executive Director of Wayne Economic Development Corporation, Jess Wolk, Programs Coordinator-Workforce Alliance, Helene Mancuso, Director or Workforce Development-Workforce Alliance    Top row from left to right: Wayne County Commissioners, Wendell Kay, Brian Smith, Joe Adams and Chief County Clerk, Vicky Botjer

Bottom row from left to right: Susan Shaffer, Director of the Stourbridge Project, Mary Beth Wood, Executive Director of Wayne Economic Development Corporation, Jess Wolk, Programs Coordinator-Workforce Alliance, Helene Mancuso, Director or Workforce Development-Workforce Alliance

Top row from left to right: Wayne County Commissioners, Wendell Kay, Brian Smith, Joe Adams and Chief County Clerk, Vicky Botjer

WaynePikeNews.com

By Melissa Short 10/08/18 5:16 AM

During its annual fall conference, the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association honored The Stourbridge Project among other organizations across the state for their demonstration of outstanding accomplishments in economic development. Located in Honesdale, the Stourbridge Project was recognized as project of the year. Executive Director of WEDCO (Wayne Economic Development Corporation) Mary Beth Wood, says it was designed to drive investment in the infrastructure, talent, development, and programming essential to grow the professional and technical services businesses and job opportunities in the rural Wayne County Community. Outside of annual operating funds, grant and local match investments for this project exceeded $1.95M, which was secured from a variety of sources. Learn more about the Stourbridge Project online at stourbridgeproject.com.