“Each of us is like a brick with unique characteristics that set us apart from one another. Independently we are futile but united we are strong and effective. We must build upon one another with a bond as strong as concrete so that we create an unbreakable foundation. With each citizen and every business we can create and maintain an environment that fosters economic development and encourages a community to thrive.”
As the mission statement declares, the Hardee County Economic Development Council (EDC) works towards planned and positive growth in the hopes of improving the quality of life for Hardee County residents. The EDC is committed to improving the economic well being of the County through growth and expansion of local businesses and the attraction of new businesses to Hardee County. The objective of this planned economic diversification is the creation of high-wage, high-skill jobs that will retain and expand existing, high-value businesses.
The Hardee County Economic Development Council strives to provide the highest level of assistance and service to businesses in order to encourage economic investment and prosperity in Hardee County.