Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
03/08/2017 Newly released paper examines conservation program in four states

Anna Johnson, Center for Rural Affairs Policy Program associate, annaj@cfra.org,515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/07/2017 Explore business ownership models in free workshop

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org , 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

03/03/2017 Center for Rural Affairs relocates Iowa office closer to the capitol

Stephanie Enloe, stephaniee@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/03/2017 Seed starting workshop and garden signup in Santee

April Goettle, community food specialist, aprilg@cfra.org, 206.255.9784; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/03/2017 Chuck and Barb Francis receive Center for Rural Affairs' Seventh Generation Award

Brian Depew, Center for Rural Affairs executive director, briand@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1015; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo from the award ceremony, please click here.

03/03/2017 Lux honored with Extra Mile Award

Juan Sandoval, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project Latino Business Center director, juans@cfra.org, 402.371.7786; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo from the award ceremony, please click here.

03/03/2017 McClure honored as REAP Friend of the Year

Jeff Reynolds, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project director, jeffr@cfra.org, 402.656.3091; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

March 13 Update: For a photo from the award ceremony, please click here.

03/03/2017 Horner honored as Center for Rural Affairs’ Women’s Business Center Entrepreneur of the Year

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo from the award ceremony, please click here.

03/03/2017 Gonzalez honored as Center for Rural Affairs’ Latino Business Center Entrepreneur of the Year

Juan Sandoval, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Latino Business Center director, juans@cfra.org, 402.371.7786; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo from the award ceremony, please click here.

03/03/2017 Barrera honored as Center for Rural Affairs' Latino Business Center Partner of the Year

Juan Sandoval, Rural Entrepreneurship Assistance Project (REAP) Latino Business Center director, juans@cfra.org, 402.371.7786; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 4002.687.2100 ext. 1025

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo from the award ceremony, please click here.

03/02/2017 Olivas receives Center for Rural Affairs' Bob Steffen Pioneer Award

Kathie Starkweather, Farm and Community Program director, kathies@cfra.org, 402.617.7946; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo, please click here.

03/02/2017 Longneckers honored as Center for Rural Affairs' Entrepreneurs of the Year

Jeff Reynolds, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) director, jeffr@cfra.org, 402.656.3091; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

03/02/2017 Furlong awarded Center for Rural Affairs' Citizenship Award

Johnathan Hladik, Center for Rural Affairs policy program director, johnathanh@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1208; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025 

02/24/2017 Center for Rural Affairs presents 'Vang: a drama about recent immigrant farmers'

Contact: Emilee Pease, executive and development assistant, emileep@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext
1017; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, 
rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/15/2017 Free QuickBooks training offered to small business owners

Contact: Juan Sandoval, Latino Business Center director, juans@cfra.org, 402.371.7786;
Or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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