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Rexburg hopes joining REDI will help grow city’s economy

January 30, 2017 GMT

The City of Rexburg announced today that they are joining the Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho organization (REDI) to help promote their community’s business recruitment, expansion and retention efforts and attract talent to local job openings.

By joining REDI, Rexburg will work closely with the organization to market their community locally, regionally and nationally.

“Eastern Idaho is ripe for companies looking for an ideal location to operate. With the extensive pool of young, educated talent in our region, new as well as existing businesses can easily tap into Rexburg’s large pool of ready-to-work residents to fill a wide range of job openings,” said Jan Rogers, CEO of REDI. “We are excited to work in partnership with Rexburg to market and promote economic development opportunities in the region,” she said.

“We believe Rexburg will benefit from joining REDI to partner in their extensive economic development efforts,” said Rexburg Mayor Jerry Merrill. “REDI offers a full range of marketing and promotion services that will provide synergy to what we are already doing in business recruitment, retention and expansion. We look forward to working with REDI in growing Rexburg’s economy,” he said.

Rexburg joins REDI members Bonneville County, Idaho Falls, Ammon, Ucon, Bingham County, Blackfoot and Shelley.