REAP News

Spotlight on Business: Difficult Economy Spurs New Venture

History seems to repeat itself, and this was evident to Rick Camacho Sr. just a year ago. He worked for a construction business that was busy eliminating departments and reducing jobs, including his. Rick worked in the Mechanical Division for HVAC & Plumbing and Sheet Metal Fabrication.

Business Plan Training in Imperial, Nebraska

Imperial, Nebraska, was the site for a five-week Business Plan training offered by REAP in collaboration with the City of Imperial, Adams Bank and Trust, Pinnacle Bank and First Bank and Trust Company. Nancy Flock, REAP Hispanic Business Specialist, spent weeks meeting with Hispanics in the area to find out if this type of training was needed.

Seward County Business Fair 2010

REAP again collaborated to sponsor the Third Annual Seward County Business Fair on June 17, 2010. The day was filled with informative presentations and a chance for entrepreneurs to get their questions answered about starting or growing a business.

REAP Marks Decades of Small Business Development

The Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) program began in January 1990 and is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. REAP, respected nationally as an outstanding microenterprise development program, is one of the largest rural microenterprise development efforts in the country. The first microenterprise development program founded in Nebraska, REAP set a tone for excellence in the state that continues today.

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