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"Progress 64 West plays a key role in determining what is needed to support, grow and foster community vitality.  It's what every community needs for a healthy economy" 
                                                                 Debbie Shaw-Franke, President, Progress 64 West

Each committee is led and facilitated by Senior P64 Members. These committees direct the programming of the monthly membership meetings, and actively engage with community partners to advance key initiatives.


From skilled trades such as automotive technology, construction, plumbing, or electrical contracting to fields as diverse as agriculture and architecture, Progress 64 West advocates for the needed labor force for tomorrows community vitality. 


Partners in Education (PIE) facilitators collaborate with volunteers willing to share their expertise or special talents with students.  This community connection enhances the educational curriculum, making learning more meaningful and relevant for students.

Progress 64 West Finishes Strong: 2022 Awards Luncheon Highlights Award Winners, Regional Leadership.
Watch our Excellence in Community Development Awards Video below, where we celebrate the strength of our community and honor the individuals and organizations who have made extraordinary efforts to improve our region. 

Jade Paden (Audio)

Building Lives Keynote 

The Power of Building Lives

Progress 64 West Board member, Jade Paden, was our keynote speaker at our 34th annual Excellence in Community Development Awards. We celebrate Jade and the strength of our community, and honor individuals and organizations who have made extraordinary efforts to improve our region. Jade is a business owner and community leader.


Jade is passionate about education and desires to see the restoration of the trades as a viable career option. Jade's story will inspire and empower you — every individual has something this community needs to build a better life.  

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News from the Progress 64 West Corridor
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