REAP News

Fire Ignites Desire to Reopen Auto Repair Shop

Edgar’s Japanese Auto Repair re-opened in Lexington, Nebraska, in May of 2002. Prior to 2002, Edgar had the same business for 12 years in the Los Angeles area. The Gutierrez’s decided to move to Nebraska so their children could have a better place to grow up and so they could have more opportunities as small business owners than the metropolitan area offered.

Columbus REAP Roundtable Members Actively Learning

Members of the Columbus REAP Roundtable group are sharing experiences and learning from one another. In July, members met at Erstwhile Farm, LLC, in rural Columbus. Participants that evening were treated to a delicious meal comprised of products grown or produced at the farm.

About the Reporter

The Rural Enterprise Reporter is an annual publication describing program activities for the Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project, known as REAP. Last year was an exceptional one for REAP.

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