"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
New! Sneak-a-peak logo of the new Progress 64 Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund. Website updates coming soon...
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.
Off-site Meeting, March 28th in Jefferson City
Day at the Capitol: Get tickets now for2023 Legislative Updates!
(March 15, 2023) We are excited to announce our first trip to Jefferson City to meet with legislators on topics important to Progress 64 West. To purchase tickets, Click here. This is going to be a wonderful learning and networking experience for all who attend!
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.