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New Vision Launches Fundraising Campaign to Boost Yakima Economy

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Yakima County launched a new fundraising campaign Tuesday to spur economic growth. Yakima County launched a new fundraising campaign Tuesday to spur economic growth.

YAKIMA, WA -- Yakima County launched a new fundraising campaign Tuesday to spur economic growth.

New Vision, a non-profit working with the Yakima County Development Association, is kicking off a five-year campaign to raise $1.9 million to help local businesses. New Vision hopes the money can make a big impact on the region.

"It's all about advancing our economy here in the Valley," New Vision President David McFadden. "Putting those dollars into activities and initiatives that are going to grow and diversify over economy over the next few years."

The five year plan includes helping regional efforts to recruit and strengthen businesses in the area while creating new living wage jobs.

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