63
      Tuesday
      90 / 63
      Wednesday
      93 / 65
      Thursday
      95 / 67

      AEDC gives money to AIG AND WT

      Tuesday the Amarillo City Commission voted to grant Western National Life/AIG $1-million dollars to bring a new division to Amarillo.

      AEDC??s Brian Jennings says, "This is our 8th expansion with

      Tuesday the Amarillo City Commission voted to grant Western National Life/AIG $1-million dollars to bring a new division to Amarillo.

      AEDC??s Brian Jennings says, "This is our 8th expansion with AIG in Amarlllo. We want to make sure that they??re happy and profitable. They like Amarillo as a location. When competing with jobs for new divisions and we??re always up against the Philippines."

      The money is projected to bring 120 new jobs to the City.

      The Commission also voted to give the WTAMU Enterprise Center $250,000 annually for up to five years.

      The AEDC says the Center is their way of creating and maintaining small businesses in Amarillo.

      The Enterprise Center??s David Terry says, "So if a company comes into the incubator, this is really kind of a new program and a new foray for helping and assisting small businesses. They're going to be attached to a sales specialist, a finance specialist, a marketing specialist?|"

      Landis Martin of Interactive 360, a company currently residing at the Center says "the coaching that goes on here for early companies and entrepreneurs has been invaluable to our company and our CEO, but just the opportunity to work here and interact with the team at WT Enterprises, it's been a great experience.

      AIG in Amarlllo. We want to make sure that they??re happy and profitable. They like Amarillo as a location. When competing with jobs for new divisions and we??re always up against the Philippines."

      The money is projected to bring 120 new jobs to the City.

      The Commission also voted to give the WTAMU Enterprise Center $250,000 annually for up to five years.

      The AEDC says the Center is their way of creating and maintaining small businesses in Amarillo.

      The Enterprise Center??s David Terry says, "So if a company comes into the incubator, this is really kind of a new program and a new foray for helping and assisting small businesses. They're going to be attached to a sales specialist, a finance specialist, a marketing specialist?|"

      Landis Martin of Interactive 360, a company currently residing at the Center says "the coaching that goes on here for early companies and entrepreneurs has been invaluable to our company and our CEO, but just the opportunity to work here and interact with the team at WT Enterprises, it's been a great experience.