PLATTSMOUTH – Cass County Economic Development recognized former Cass County Commissioner Janet McCartney with its 2022 friend in economic development award.

McCartney, who cited health reasons for her resignation in December, is a commissioner of Cass County Tourism.

The council also presented its business recognition awards to Terry and Teresa Lorensen of Bloom Where You’re Planted Farm and Pumpkin Patch near Avoca. The farm had 10,000 visitors in 2021.

Steve Warga of Cassgram reports on the award for Witte Physical Therapy.

Cassgram: “Witte Physical Therapy was started in 2015 to provide services to areas in Cass County that did not have physical therapy services before. “We were proud to receive a business recognition award from Cass County Economic Development late last month. Being born and raised in Cass County this award has special meaning and only strengthens our commitment to be an asset to Cass County.” 

Cass County Nebraska Economic Development  Council is a joint venture between the county’s public and private sectors.