VHEDC works closely with the City of Vadnais Heights. A city council member is appointed as a board liaison each year. VHEDC Executive Director meets regularly with city staff and attends council meetings and workshops.
As an organization serving suburban Ramsey County, the VHEDC works closely with our Ramsey County Commissioner as well the Department of Community and Economic Development. The County provides much of the support infrastructure in the local area that makes the community great including road, parks, library, and other amenities such as the Vadnais Sports Center which is located in Vadnais Heights.
The White Bear Lake Area School District (ISD 624) is a valued strategic partner of the VHEDC. The schools and their programs provide a conduit for the future workforce that is necessary for our local businesses to succeed today and into the long range future.
Century College is a two-year community college in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. It is part of the MnSCU system, and is Minnesota’s largest two-year community and technical college. Century College provides the essential training and skills that are needed in our local community. Most recently, the VHEDC has sponsored interns in local businesses who are Century College students.
The White Bear Area Chamber of Commerce is the area’s local chamber. The VHEDC partners with the Chamber on professional education opportunities including our monthly Professional E.D.G.E. program. In addition, through our partnership, VHEDC conducts GrowMN
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