2016 Community Development Day recap

PCEDC Staff News

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Thanks to our great partners and communities who helped make the 2016 Community Development Day a great success.

The Platte County EDC hosted 70 commercial brokers, real estate developers, community representatives and sponsors at its second annual Community Development Day on Monday, May 9th.

The event provided a full day of networking at The National Golf Club in Parkville through and featured a Community and Sponsor Expo, lunch, golf scramble and dinner.

The day kicked off with a Community and Sponsor Expo where Platte County communities Kansas City, Parkville, Platte City, Riverside and Weston got the opportunity to showcase what was happening in their communities:

Following the expo and lunch, teams took to the 18-hole course for  a golf scramble. The winning team was Chris Williams, Brent Mertz, Keith Baker and Greg Johnson.

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Winning team Brent Mertz, Keith Baker, Greg Johnson and Chris Williams, with Alicia Stephens of the PCEDC and Parkville Mayor Nan Johnston

Second place was Dave Long, Pete Fullerton, Jade Liska and Pat Klein:

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The runner up team was Dave Long and Pete Fullerton, pictured here with Alicia Stephens of the PCEDC, with Jade Liska and Pat Klein

The third place team was Phil Peck, Steve Shaffer, Alex Block and Mark McConahay.

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Third place team was Mark McConahay, Phil Peck, Steve Shaffer and Alex Block

Contest winners were:

Closest to the Pin winner: Chris Williams
Longest Putt winner: Mark McConahay
Longest Drive winner (women’s): Lindsay Bechtold
Longest Drive winner – (men’s): Greg Johnson

Thank you once again to our main event sponsors Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa and the Kansas City Aviation Department in addition to the City of Parkville, City of Riverside, the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City and Mark One Electric Co., Inc. for their sponsorship support.

Here are some more photos of the 2016 Community Development Day, held at The National: