Prelude to Progress Videos

 

Prelude to Progress Series: The Story of Sanford’s Economic Growth

 

This series aims to educate the Sanford Area community about the cumulative financial and intellectual contributions by the private and public sectors to Sanford and Lee County’s economic development.
 

Prelude to Progress Videos

Community leaders share their unique perspective on different aspects of the Sanford Area’s economic growth story. These aspects include: Economic Development, Revitalization Efforts, Workforce Preparedness, Quality of Life, Community Investment and Supporting Youth.

 

Interested in learning more? Read the full stories here.

 
Kirk Bradley, President, Lee-Moore Capital Company; SAGA Secretary

 

 

Economic Development: The Second Century Project

Community Investment: ¼ Cent Sales Tax

Workforce Preparedness: CC Works + Caterpillar Apprentice Program

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John Crumpton, Lee County Manager; Treasurer/Board Member of Airport Authority

 

 

Economic Development: The Second Century Project

Revitalization Efforts: Raleigh Executive Jetport + CCEP

Community Investment: ¼ Cent Sales Tax

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Amy Dalrymple, Chairman, Lee County Board of Commissioners

 


​Economic Development: Sanford Area Growth Alliance

Workforce Preparedness: CC Works + Caterpillar Apprentice Program

Quality of Life: Downtown Sanford + The Arts

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Hal Hegwer, Sanford City Manager

 

 

Quality of Life: Bonds for Parks + Community College

Revitalization Efforts: Raleigh Executive Jetport + CCEP

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Bob Joyce, Executive Director of Economic Development, Sanford Area Growth Alliance

 

 

Economic Development: The Second Century Project

Sanford’s Story: Sanford’s Visioning Process

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Chet Mann, Sanford Mayor, SAGA Investor

 

 

Economic Development: The Second Century Project

Quality of Life: Downtown Sanford + The Arts

Quality of Life: Bonds for Parks + Community College

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Kendra Martin, Executive Director, United Way of Lee County

 


​Supporting Youth: Lee County Education Foundation, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club

Quality of Life: Downtown Sanford + The Arts

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Donnie Oldham, President, Sanford Contractors; SAGA Chairman

 

 

Revitalization Efforts: Raleigh Executive Jetport + CCEP

Supporting Youth: Lee County Education Foundation, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club

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John Ramsperger, Owner, Sanford Real Estate

 

 

Quality of Life: Bonds for Parks + Community College

Supporting Youth: Lee County Education Foundation, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club

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Tom Snell, Principal, One Digital Health and Benefits; Chairman of the Board, Mann Center

 

 

Quality of Life: Downtown Sanford + The Arts

Economic Development: Sanford Area Growth Alliance

Supporting Youth: Lee County Education Foundation, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club

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Jennifer St. Clair, Executive Director, Downtown Sanford, Inc.

 

 

Quality of Life: Bonds for Parks + Community College

Quality of Life: Downtown Sanford + The Arts

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Bill Stone, County Extension Director, NC Cooperative Extension, Lee County

 

 

Economic Development: Sanford Area Growth Alliance

Workforce Preparedness: CC Works + Caterpillar Apprentice Program

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Joy Thrash, CEO, Sanford Area Growth Alliance

 

 

Sanford’s Story: Sanford’s Visioning Process

Revitalization Efforts: Raleigh Executive Jetport + CCEP

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Dennis Wicker, Lieutenant Governor

 

 

Economic Development: The Second Century Project

Community Investment: ¼ Cent Sales Tax

Workforce Preparedness: CC Works + Caterpillar Apprentice Program

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