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Bonham Economic Development Corporation

City of Bonham

Emily Porter, chair person of the Bonham Economic Development Corporation, says the Bonham Manufacturers group met recently.  Among the topics were the need for more medium-price housing and greater access to high-speed Internet.  Another subject was the creation of a rural-rail district to bring freight service to industries, now being discussed by the city of Bonham and Fannin County.  Emily also discusses the need for volunteers to help implement Bonham's new Vision Plan.

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Emily Porter, chairperson of the Bonham Economic Development Corporation (BEDCO), says the city is seeking a grant of up to $80,000 to add a new water line that would provide more water for expected population grown in the city and for business.  A new line would also provide more water for fire-fighting capabilities.  BEDCO is working with a company named Aerial Focus in developing a new city map and a new website.  The Bonham ISD board has joined the city and Fannin County in approving the F

Texas State Historical Association

The president of the Bonham Economic Development Corporation and the Bonham Tourism Committee, Emily Porter, says, in addition to the restoration of the Fannin County Courthouse to its original 19th Century appearance, a number of other buildings are being rehabilitated in downtown Bonham.  Also, Emily previews the annual "Quilt Hop" in Bonham and Honey Grove, Friday-Saturday, July 28-29.

City of Bonham

Emily Porter, president of the Bonham Economic Development Corporation, says a sheet-metal manufacturer, Tong Ren International, a Chinese company, is moving its plan in Melissa to Bonham.  And she reports that a new Dairy Queen franchise is being built in Bonham and will probably be open by the end of the summer.

Renlita Doors

Emily Porter, the president of the Bonham Economic Development Corporation and the Bonham Tourism Committee, says Bonham manufacturer Renlita Doors will move into a larger building on Albert Broadfoot Street and will expand its operations.  Renlita builds innovative doors that raise into the ceiling for companies such as Holiday Inn Express. 

Bonham EDC Seeks Executive Director

Sep 21, 2012
BEDCo

BONHAM - The Bonham Economic Development Corporation is asking for someone with experience with 4A and 4B corporations and ability to prepare grant proposals, applications and contracts.

BONHAM - The Bonham Chamber of Commerce receives some much needed funding to maintain operations this fiscal year.