Russell Hosts wKREDA Annual Meeting

wkreda 2 talbotRussell County is hosting the annual Western Kansas Rural Economic Development Alliance (wKREDA) meeting today and Thursday.

Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Janae Talbott welcomed about 35 participants to the Russell Elks Lodge Wednesday afternoon as the annual meeting began.

wKREDA, created in 1994, is a coalition of the 54 western Kansas counties working together for their common good.

As a volunteer organization, wKREDA is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors. Business Development, Government Affairs, Education and Public Relations are the core opportunities and challenges faced by wKREDA’s membership.