Economic Luncheon 2017

This annual event is hosted by Courier Communications and Community Bank & Trust where guests are invited to listen to some of the nation’s top economist and speakers. Enjoy lunch on us while you are educated on what is happening in today’s world as well as locally.


DATE: Thursday, September 14 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

WHERE: Sunnyside Country Club



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About Ernie Goss

Ernie Goss is currently the MacAllister Chair and Professor of Economics at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and Director of the Goss Institute in Denver, Colorado.  He is also a Research Faculty member at California State University-Fresno.  Dr. Goss was a visiting scholar with the Congressional Budget Office and the National Aeronautics & Space Administration.  His book, Changing Attitudes toward Economic Reform during the Yeltsin Era was published by Praeger Press in 2003 and his book Governing Fortune: Casino Gambling in America was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2007 ( and He is editor of Economic Trends, an economics newsletter published monthly that is distributed to more than 9,500 subscribers. He is the past president of the Omaha Association of Business Economics, and the National Purchasing Management Association-Nebraska.   To gauge regional economic conditions, Goss conducts a monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of 10 states and a monthly survey of supply managers in 12 states.  Results from the two surveys are carried in over 100 newspapers, 50-100 radio stations and scores of other media outlets each month.  Recent citations appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Forbes, and The Economist, as well as regional newspapers such as the Denver Post, the Kansas City Star, and the Minneapolis Pioneer Press.  Recently, Goss has appeared on CNN, Fox Business News, National Public Television and BBC.


Limited seating. RSVP required by September 6. RSVP to Taylor at

319.433.6156 or by email

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