Mission Statement

The Economic Development Center, Inc. (E.D.C.) will combat the deterioration of the community by assisting residents in developing and growing small businesses. In addition, decent housing affordable to low-income and moderate-income;  training and workshops; creating an environment where companies will want to locate within the community, and community residents will have the resources needed to improve quality of life.

Vision Statement

The E.D.C. using a diverse slate of programs will be distinctive in serving the various people of the region, especially the working class and historically under-served and low-income populations. Using a holistic approach to its commitment to the growth and development of the local economy through The E.D.C. will be collaborative, distinguished by partnerships with existing institutions, both public and private.