Employees of Farm Credit Services of America opened their doors to the public Friday as a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at their new nine-thousand square-foot office facility on the south end of Huron. Huron Farm Credit Services of America vice president Jason Edleman says his employees now have some room to roam…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2012/10/fcsopenhouse1.mp3|titles=fcsopenhouse1]
Farm Credit Services of America has been operating out of the new building since August 22nd. In that time, Edleman says the facilities improved access is being noticed by their client base…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2012/10/fcsopenhouse2.mp3|titles=fcsopenhouse2]
Employees like Rebbecca Gilbert say the move has been nothing but good for themselves and their customers…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2012/10/fcsopenhouse3.mp3|titles=fcsopenhouse3]
Edleman is looking forward to the flexibility the building will provide in the future…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2012/10/fcsopenhouse4.mp3|titles=fcsopenhouse4]
The ranch-style, four-point-three million dollar building is designed to last 100 years with large eaves designed to protect the sides of the building from the sun, and high tech raised access flooring that allows quick access to information systems hardware. The building has no basement but it’s bathrooms are F-E-M-A approved storm shelters designed to withstand winds of over 100 miles an hour.